Wednesday, May 7, 2014

Floral Grandma Card

Mother's Day is on Sunday and I made this special card for my husband's Grandma.  She is such a wonderful and giving lady!  I consider her my Grandma too :)
I used the Blooming Card Kit from SVG Attic to make this.  I made the flowers in the colors that she had for her wedding 57 years ago!  I inked all the edges of the die cuts with tan and brown chalk.  Plus I added dimension to the petaled flowers by gently bending the edges of the petals up.  You can see that better in the picture below.
I created the Grandma sentiment in my cutting software and finished the card off by adding brads to the sentiment banner and neutral colored sequins for a little shine.

If you make any project using SVG Attic files, don't forget to link it up to our May Anything Goes Contest!  There are awesome prizes up for grabs!

I hope you have a wonderfully crafty day!

Challenge winner at Craftin Desert Diva's!
Challenge winner at Classy Cards N Such!

Selected as honorable mention at 613 Avenue Create!
Selected Creative Choice at Creative Cutting Challenge!

Entering Here:
May 8 Brown Sugar 
May 9 Jo's Scrap Shack
May 9 Cardz TV
May 10 Suzy Bee's Bloomin'
May 10 HIMCR #03NSD
May 10 Little Scrap Pieces
May 11 Craftin Desert Divas
May 11 Classy Cards N Such (I used 1/4" Scor-Tape)
May 12 My Craft Spot
May 11 Creative Cutting Challenges
May 11 613 Avenue Create
May 12 The Kraft Journal
May 12 TTCRD
May 12 Eureka Stamps
May 12 Scrappy Mom Stamps
May 13 Papertake Weekly 
May 13 MFP Simple Salutations
May 13 Cuttin and Stampin
May 13 Pinspirational Challenge #106
May 14 Cut It Up
May 14 Penny's Paper-crafty
May 14 Word Art Wednesday
May 16 The Squirrel and the Fox
May 31 Scrap it Girl

41 comments:

  1. I love the look of the flowers - very pretty card. Thanks so much for joining us this time at the Paper Crafting Journey!!

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  2. Such a sweet card for a grandma thanks for linking up at CDD

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  3. Your card is so pretty, Beth! I LOVE how you made the flowers with the different papers and colors! And the shape is super fun too along the front edge! Thanks so much for sharing with us over at Craftin' Desert Divas and Cut It Up!!!

    Have a great day!

    Emily
    Mollie's Motif

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  4. This is such a pretty card. I love the flowers! I love the kraft on kraft, too!!

    Thanks for linking to our Mothers' Day challenge at Cut it Up!
    Evelyn
    http://mylittlecraftblog.wordpress.com

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  5. This is a great card thanks for joining us at brown sugar this week and good luck in the draw
    Hugs Tonnie

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  6. SO pretty, Beth. I love your creativity, and it seems that every card you make has such lovely detail. Thanks SO MUCH for sharing your lovely creations in our challenges each week. Your support means so much, and I thank you for playing along. God bless you!
    Karen
    Word Art Wednesday

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    1. Hey Beth! I just wanted to let you know that you can also share this card in this week's challenge at Classy Cards N Such (if you can find anything in their store used on this project - which you most likely can).
      Hugs,
      Karen

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  7. WOW!! This is GORGEOUS!!
    Thank you for joining us at Cut It Up Challenges.
    Thank you so much for joining us at Craftin Desert Divas Linky Party.
    Have a wonderful day,
    Migdalia
    *Crafting With Creative M*

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  8. This is a beautiful card !!! I love the design and those beautiful flowers !!! Thank you so much for joining us at Jo's Scrap Shack !!! I hope you join us again, and have a wonderful day !!
    Hugs,
    Mayra
    Mayrasdesigns.blogspot.com

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  9. What an adorable card! I love these bright flowers and how you've cut the side of the card front to match the curves of the flowers. Thank you for playing in our challenge at the Classy Cards 'n Such blog this week!

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  10. Beautiful card and I bet Grandma is going to love that you have used her wedding colors..how thoughtful!! Thank you for joining us at "Classy Cards'n Such" this week for our "Mother's Day" challenge!!
    Diane CCNS DT

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  11. I think you did a wonderful thing in using the colors of Grandma's wedding flowers. She will love the card and the memory. Thanks for entering our card in the Classy Cards 'n Such weekly challenge!

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  12. I like the layers. Thanks for playing at HIMCR.

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  13. Such a pretty card, love the papers you used. Thanks for linking up at Craftin Desert Divas!!

    Kathy
    Craftin Desert Divas Design Team
    http://3spoileddogs.blogspot.com/

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  14. Very pretty! I'm sure Grandma is going to love this!! Thanks for joining us for this week's Classy Cards 'n Such!

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  15. Thanks for sharing your lovely creation for Suzy Bee's Bloomin' challenge 27 'anything goes' - hope to see you again soon, Hazel, DT - thank you also for entering this for my Patterned Paper May challenge. x

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  16. Adorable Design Thank you for joining us at Suzy Bee’s Bloomin Challenge it is much appreciated without you we would have no challenge, I do hope you will join us again for another fab challenge nest week…. Good luck in the draw…
    Hugs
    Suzy B Owner Suzy Bee’s Bloomin Challenge
    x

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  17. Beautiful card, love the flowers, thank you for joining TTCRD this week.

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  18. Love the happy bright colors for your Grandma card! Thanks for joining us in the fun at Classy Cards 'n Such.

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  19. Wow! So lovely and so special too. I'll bet Grandma will be touched. Thanks for joining us at Creative Cutting Challenge!
    Cindy
    DT Leader

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  20. Very pretty card; thank you for sharing with us at MFP Simple Salutations Challenge.

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  21. Very pretty card. Thanks for joining us this week for our "Mother's Day Flowers Challenge." Come back to join us again and good luck.
    Karal Eureka DT

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  22. Love the way those flowers pop on your card Beth! Terrific Mother's Day card for your grandma. :) Hope you both have a wonderful day today. Thanks for joining us at The Squirrel and The Fox.

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  23. Lovely card and I like your idea using her wedding colors. I have a 50th anniversary for a friend coming up. I'll have to find out what the colors are. Thanks for the inspiration and joining us at {Pin}spirational Challenges.Good Luck

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  24. This is such a sweet card! I love the flowers against the kraft background! I'm sure she will love this card. Thank you for sharing this with us over at the Kraft Journal.
    Anitra

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  25. Oh - those flowers are so pretty! LOVE the kraft background too! So glad you joined us this week at My Craft Spot!!!

    housesbuiltofcards@gmail.com
    www.housesbuiltofcards.blogspot.com

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  26. Very pretty! Thanks for joining us at Penny's Paper-Crafty Challenge!
    Mandy x (PPCC DT)

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  27. Very pretty. Thanks for joining us at MFP Simple Salutations.

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  28. Such a pretty card. Love the colors. WTG!!! Thanks for playing along with us at Scrap It Girl!

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  29. What a beautiful card. Those flowers almost look like they are appliqued on a quilt. Just gorgeous! Thank you so much for sharing your project with us at Word Art Wednesday this week. We are so grateful for all those who participate and support our efforts to encourage uplifting craft projects. Thanks for joining us!
    Diane Noble (DT-WAW)

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  30. Love those big flowers! Thanks for linking up at Cuttin' and Stampin'! Karen N (DT)

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  31. What a wonderful design and great use of color!!! Thank you for joining us at the Cuttin' and Stampin' challenge blog this week! Lynda - DT member

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  32. Such a pretty card! Love those flowers! Thank you so much for joining us at Scrap It Girl! Hope to see you next month! :)

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  33. Just lovely, thanks for joining just at Scrap it Girl

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  34. What beautiful card creation Beth. Love the flowers so awesome! Thanks for playing along with us on Scrap it Girl!

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  35. I just love how you used her wedding colours for the flowers - how extra special for her. It's a beautiful card. Thanks for sharing with us on MFP's Simple Salutations.

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  36. What a beautiful card! Love it! Thanks for playing along with Scrap It Girl!

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  37. I love the idea of including grandma in the celebration! Thank you for joining us at Scrap It Girl this month!

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  38. LOVEEEEEEEEEEE that you did a card for Grandma!...thanks for joining us @ Scrap it Girl!....

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  39. beautiful blooms....thanks for taking the May Scrap It Girl Challenge!

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  40. Very pretty. Thank you so much for joining my Craftyhazelnut's Patterned Paper May challenge with your lovely creation - hope to see you again soon x

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