Mother's Day, Stenciled Background

Rainbow Mother’s Day Cards feat. Lawn Fawn

Hello friends. Mother’s Day is coming soon and if you need to make a quick card here’s one for you. For this very bright and happy card I used stencils to create a quick background with lots of punch.

For this card, I cut a piece of Neenah 100lb Classic Crest Cardstock 8.5 X 11″ to 10 x 7″ and scored at 5″ to create a card base, and another piece to 4-3/4 x 6-3/4.

I stenciled the background using the Lawn Fawn Corner Rainbow Stencils and Tim Holtz Kitsch Flamingo, Spiced Marmalade, Squeezed Lemonade, Mowed Lawn, and Tumbled Glass Distress Oxide Inks.

I die cut the sentiment from the top panel using the Lawn Fawn Giant Happy Mother’s Day as well as twice from Simon Says Stamp 100lb Black Cardstock. Then stamped the butterflies from the Simon Says Stamp Beautiful Day stampset (This came in the SSS April 2018 Card Kit which is now discontinued) with Memento Tuxedo Black Ink.

I finished off the card by adding some Fresh Snowfall Nuvo Glitter Drops.

I left the inside of the card blank.



Thanks for reading this post. I hope I’ve inspired you to give this Mother’s Day card a try for yourself. Leave comments or questions below or feel free to email.


Good Vibes Card

Hello friends. I think it’s time for a fun and cheerful card. In this uncertain and scary times, it’s nice to send others a little cheer in the form of a card. Also the creative outlet relieves stress; it’s a win win. So if you are finding yourself stressed and worried right now, do something fun, make something, draw something, or just talk to someone. Distractions and connections are super important right now.

This cute card features Simon Says Stamp Good Vibes Stampset which is unfortunately no longer available and was released during Simon Says Stamp’s Stamptember release.

I started by cutting a piece of Neenah 110lb Classic Crest Cardstock 8.5 X 11″ to 5-1/2 x 8-1/2″ and scored at 4-1/4″ for the card base and a piece of Canson Montval Acid-Free Cold Press Watercolor Paper, 140 lb, 18 X 24 in, Natural White to 4 x 5-1/4″ for the card front. Then used Distress Oxide Inks to create a background. I used Candied Apple Tim Holtz Distress Oxides Ink, Squeezed Lemonade Tim Holtz Distress Oxide Ink, Salty Ocean Tim Holtz Distress Oxide Ink, and Seedless Preserves Tim Holtz Distress Oxide Ink. I sprayed some water with the Tim Holtz Distress Sprayer and dried it with some paper towel.

Next, I prepped my card panel with Ranger Ink – Anti-Static Pouch. I stamped the peace sign with all over the background with Versamark Ink and added WOW Opaque Bright White Super Fine Embossing Powder and heat set that with my heat gun. I rounded the bottom corners of the card base and card panel with my We R Memory Keepers – Crop-A-Dile – Corner Chomper Tool and adhered the panel to the card base.

I stamped the cute character with outstretched arms and the greeting “Today Is the Greatest” onto Neenah 110lb Classic Crest Cardstock 8.5 X 11″ with Memento Tuxedo Black Ink. I added a little bit of shadowing and some pink cheeks with copic markers. I fussycut it out and added it to the card panel with some Stampin’ Dimensionals. I finished it off with some Nuvo Crystal Drops in Gloss Simply White.

Card Inside

On the inside of the card, I stamped ” Be Happy” with Memento Tuxedo Black Ink as well as the peace sign with Catherine Pooler Designs Rockin Red Ink, Catherine Pooler Designs Tiara Ink, Catherine Pooler Designs Orange Twist Ink, Catherine Pooler Designs Lime Rickey Ink, Catherine Pooler Designs All That Jazz Ink, Catherine Pooler Designs Suede Shoes Ink, and Catherine Pooler Designs Royal Treatment Ink. And that completes this card.


Thanks for reading this post. I hope you enjoyed and I’ve inspired you to give this card a try for yourself. Leave comments or questions below or feel free to email.