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Marcia shares a Mother’s Day card

With Mother's Day just around the corner,  Marcia's beautiful card may help you with some inspiration. 


Mother's Day Card
By: Marcia Mattos, Artistic Guide

 Finished card size: 6.75" x 5.25"

Manuscript Background (Hero Arts)
Wreaths and Garland Floral Set (Impression Obsession)
Floral Flourishes Set (Inkadinkado)
Alphabet Stamp Set (Making Memories)     
Tattered Rose Distress Ink (Ranger Industries)
Tea Dye Distress Ink (Ranger Industries)
Vintage Photo Distress Ink (Ranger Industries)
Rose Mi Teintes Paper (Canson)
Dark Brown Mi Teintes Paper (Canson)
White Cardstock (Bazzil)     
Rose Voil Ribbon (Brazilian)
Adhesive Pearls (Brazilian)
Homemade Mask
Foam Tape or Pop Dots
Ribbon Tags Trio Shapeabilities (Spellbinders)
Blending Tool (Ranger)
Pearl Button
Flower Layers Die (Sizzix)
Circle Nestabilities (spellbinders)
Ticket Corner Punch
Makeup Sponge


  1. Place your mask to the right side of the 6" x 4.5" white panel.
  2. Using a makeup sponge, apply the Tea Dye and Tattered Rose inks to the white cardstock. Then apply the Vintage Photo ink to the edges of the card and around the masked area.
  3. Stamp the Manuscript Background using the Vintage Photo ink.
  4. Remove the mask and use the Floral Flourishes stamp with the Tea Dye ink. Stamp the vine from the Wreaths and Garland Set around the card using Vintage Photo ink. 
  5. Cut the flower layers using a die cutting machine. Work on the flower the same way as the white panel. Cut a tag from the Tag Trio on the white cardstock.
  6. Now assemble the flower using the layers and pop dots. Add the button to the upper layer. Adhere the flower to the brown circle.
  7. Use the ticket corner punch on the white front panel and the brown 6.25" x 5" panel. 
  8. Stamp the sentiment on the tag and distress the edges with the Tea Dye ink. Add the ribbon and place it to the front white panel.
  9. Now adhere the front panel to the brown piece, and then to the card. Place the flower to the left and adhere it..
  10. Add pearls as you wish.
  11. Sign your art!!

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2 Responses »

  1. Hi Shelly

    thanks so much for your nice words!!!



  2. wow, love this card, great job, now I need to get my studio put together so I can try this!!!