Thursday, November 10, 2011

Introducing: Willow, day two

First, I must wish my mom a HAPPY BIRTHDAY! This was us back in the 70s with my mom! She looked amazing for having 3 kids in 4 years, huh?

Now here she is in 2011 - 5 children, 10 grandchildren, one grandpuppy.

Happy Birthday Mom!

(On to the release)
I have always loved moss and amethyst together. I thought that this die was a perfect size for this card. A few buttons threaded with some rustic thread, willow tree in white ink, sentiment in lavendar (SU!).

I love this designer paper I found in my stash. The striped paper had a hint of blue in it, so I grabbed some SU! ink and scraps of bashful blue cardstock to create this card. I added some droplets of stickles to the branches on the tree.

Someone so special card

willow stamp set (available 11.15.11)
moss and amethyst cardstock (SU!)
moss (SU!) and plum (PTI) buttons, PTI thread
white PTI ink, lavender SU! ink, nestabilities die

With sympathy card

willow stamp set (available 11.15.11)
White PTI, bashful blue (SU!) cardstock, my minds eye designer paper
Bashful blue and celery ink, stickles, nestabilites circle die

Enjoy every single moment of today!!!!!!


Gabby said...

Your tree stamp is so nice! I like the sympathy card. Nice design and i like the paper and ink combinations. :)

wendy said...

really nice cards!

jintyoo7 said...

Beautiful, Beth - I love this tree and your very sweet post about your mum :o)

Luanne said...

These are beautiful! That tree is very versatile, and is perfect for sympathy and birthday cards.

Elaine A said...

Happy Birthday to your Mom, Beth. Wishing her a wonderful day surrounded by family! I love your cards, especially the lavendar one. So sweet.

Elaine Allen

rebecca said...

Love that color combo too. Your Mom looks great!

jintyoo7 said...

I'm a bit puzzled :o( Il eft a comment here yesterday for you but now it isn't showing.

Anyway, loved reading the story about your mum and your stamp is beautiful!


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