Thursday 12 March 2015

For Mum

Good Morning and Welcome.

An unusually early post from me today. We celebrate Mother's Day in these parts this coming Sunday so my card today is for my Dearest Mum.

Papers are by Pion Design. Die cuts are made using Cheery Lynn circles and MFT Dienamics fishtails. Most edges are inked with DI 'Tattered Rose'. Included 2 doilys amongst the various layers. Lots of pink frantage speckled around for texture and glam, including on the resin angel's wings (angel by Prima). Dotted Stickles 'Mercury Glass' to Angel's eyes. Added a selection of roses that I've dabbed with Snow-tex. The printed sentiment came with a gift from a dear friend of mine so I'm now 'recycling' it. Decorated with wire with pearls thereon and added lots of little pearl dots using a Waco pearl pen. A chunk of pink Melissa Frances vintage glitter is on the spoon instead of sugar - to match the afternoon tea theme.

Wishing all the Mum's out there a very Happy Mother's Day.

I hope your day is kind to you and thanks so much for your visit. It's hugely appreciated!

Nicola x

I wish to enter card to the following challenges:
Live & Love Crafts - Photo Inspiration
Frilly & Funkie - Bring on the Bling
Simon Says Stamp Monday - B is for (Butterflies and Baking)
Inspiration Journal - Spring Blooms / Use Flowers
Craft For The Craic - Bingo (Flowers, Sentiment, Image)
Crafty Cardmakers - For a Special Woman
In the Pink - For A Special Lady
Try It On Tuesday - Pearls for Girls


  1. Oh gosh Nicola that's beautiful! I love the sugar on the spoon and the little angel on this gorgeous card. Thank you so much for joining us at Frilly and Funkie. Jenny x

  2. Wow Nicola, this is some serious Shabby Chic going on here, I love it!!! Wonderful soft, feminine colours and embellishments! Love all the wonderful flowers and bling! Gorgeous gorgeous gorgeous!!

    Thank you so much for joining us at Frilly and Funkie for our 'Bring on the Bling' challenge! Hugs, Pamellia DT :)

    1. Just saw that you also joined us at Crafty Cardmakers and More for our 'For a Special Woman' challenge! YAY, thank you! Hugs, Pamellia DT :)

  3. Call me old fashioned...Well....Old will do, but I love shabby chic. This card is gorgeous Nicole. Excellent! - Jim

  4. What a gorgeous card Nicola!!! This is such a shabby chic beauty!! Love it!

  5. Super gorgeous shabby chic that I am sure your mum will be delighted with on her special day this Sunday.
    Julie x

  6. What a beautiful card using those lovely papers from Pion- Wonderful with all the sweet flowers, and romantic touches !!
    Dorthe, xo

  7. Just AWESOME.. such a wonderful creation!
    I am thrilled!
    Thank you for joining TRY IT ON TUESDAY!

  8. HI Nicola, this is a gorgeous card and so many beautiful details, love the idea of the sugar on the spoon and the angel looks so sweet. Just love it all.
    Avril xx
    Thanks for sharing at TioT too

  9. Wow Nicola, this is truly stunning! Amazing details and a wonderful composition. Thanks for sharing with us at TIOT this time. Nikki x

  10. Oh wow Nicola, this is absolutely stunning! I love the beautiful Pion papers, the gorgeous angel, the little spoon, the wonderful flowers.... You always make THE most beautiful cards and this one is no exception! Love this! Lots! Hugs, Anne xx

    P.S. Thank you so much for joining in our Spring Blooms/Flowers challenge at Inspiration Journal....

  11. A stunning card, your mum will love this. thank you for joining us at TioT's this time.

  12. Absolutely stunning - I love the vintage image and all your fabulous detail!

    Thanks for sharing at In The Pink - we'd love to see you again soon!

    Christine x

  13. so gorgeous nicola.really pretty image and i love your soft shabby chic colours and beautiful detailing ;D

    xx coops xx

  14. What an absolutely beautiful card, Nicola - you can see the love and care which has gone into its making. The laces and flowers are so, so pretty, and I love the vintage image and the little cherub - altogether adorable!
    Alison xx

  15. Oh so gorgeous Nicola, I love all the layers and elements you have added to this beautiful card, it is a real stunner.
    Have a great weekend.
    hugs Brenda xxxx

  16. A beautiful detailed design with a really decorative layout and lots of pretty elements...

  17. Hi Nicola,
    Ohhhh....absolutely love it! Very clever design, such pretty papers and embellishments. Such a soft, shabby and feminine card. Truly stunning. Your mom will be thrilled, I bet. Have a lovely Mother's day.

    Hugz, Sandy
    Owner & Operator @Live & Love Crafts

  18. So feminine! A real treat. Thank you for sharing your work with us this week for the Simon Says Stamp Monday Challenge.

  19. This is beautiful! I bet your Mum loved it! Thank you for joining us at TIOT

  20. Nicola, this is absolutely gorgeous, so shabby and feminine - perfect for your Mum. I love all the special elements but especially the little spoon. Thanks for joining us at Frilly and Funkie.

  21. Very pretty! love the flowers and colors!

  22. What a beautiful card! thanks for sharing it with us at Inspiration Journal. =)

  23. Gorgeous card love all the details! Thanks for joining us at Crafty Cardmakers and More.


  24. Congratulations on top 5 at Crafty Cardmakers and More. So we'll deserved! Your card is gorgeous!!

  25. Huge congrats on TOP 5 @ Try it on Tuesday!!! So well deserved...I squeezed in as the 6th I guess, but your card sure did deserve to be among winners!

  26. This is just stunning Nicola. I love the background papers and your layers/embellishments are perfectly placed. Your mum will love this wonderful treasured make.

    Sending best wishes Annie x

  27. So gorgeous Nicola, those papers are so pretty and I love the little spoon! Thankyou for joining us at Craft for the Craic


Thank-you! Your visit and comment is very much appreciated. Nicola x