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Mother’s Day Card & Layout

I was quite giddy when I received the Authentique ‘Gathering’ collection to work with! It is stunning! For my first project I’ve made a Mother’s Day card:

Using the pretty ‘Grow’ paper as my focal panel, I wrapped it with May Arts 3/8” grosgrain/ivory stripe & 3/8” lace.

I added the ‘icon’ with the bird’s nest- don’t those nesting birds say ‘Mother’?

Next up I did a layout of one of my favorite pictures of my daughter & I!

I started with the ‘flourish’ paper as my base, which I absolutely love! I used my cricut to cut the “M” for mommy & used the May Arts woven burlap ribbon under the negative of it for a fun twist. I used the Authentique ‘classic type’ letters for the rest of ‘Mommy’.

I used the ‘headlines’ die cut, adding ivory crochet & more of the orange woven burlap ribbon.

I then used a border punch on the ‘reminisce’ paper so that I could thread it with May Arts 1/2” solid/wrinkle ribbon. I tied burlap string between each space- such a fun look! There is a loop of the new wider cotton stripes at the top of the photo, as well as one of the ‘noteables’ stitched in place. More of the bittersweet burlap sting wrapped several times around the whole page.

In case you can’t read the journaling, my daughter is looking at a ladybug on my hand! 🙂

Thank you to Authentique for such beautiful products to create with! And thank you for your time! I hope you’ve been inspired!

Blog post by: Jen Shears

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  1. ~amy~

    Jen….WOW girl….both your card and your layout are amazing!!!  Fabulous work!!!

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  2. Tanya Hulbert

    Well you know I am IN LOVE with that card and I just enjoyed seeing such precious pics of you and Hadley!  I love the "Mommy is my favorite name".  Beautiful job as always!  

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  3. Lisa L.

    love the tag with the lace!  So pretty and great color choices, thanks!

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  4. Trudi Wilbur

    These are gorgeous!  I love how you wove the ribbon through the border!

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  5. Sue D

    Love the bird's nest on the card.  Great layout–I like how you made the  M for mommy.

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  6. Helen LeBrett

    Love the layout:  what great ways you used the ribbon, and I love the sweet picture of you and your daughter enjoying the ladybut!!

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  7. Emily h

    I love the card! The color combination is just lovely!

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  8. nWFlamingo

    Great…especially love the bird card.

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  9. Ashley N Newell

    These are fabulous!

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  10. Bethany Becker

    Great projects!  I love the inspiration!

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  11. Pendra

    Love this gorgeous paperline and the ribbons and burlap are perfect with it!  What a team!!

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  12. Sharon Gullikson

    Their colors are just sooo pretty. And the patterns. I love that your ribbon looks so good with their paper. What a nice friendship.

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  13. Marsha F

    Great projects!  I love your use of ribbon on the layout & the paper is beautiful!

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  14. Jessica Toulmin

    Love the paper and main trim on the card! They are a wonderful contrast, and match so perfectly!

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  15. Becky D

    Wow Jen, these layouts are gorgeous!  I just love this Gathering collection – the colors are so beautiful!  I love the threaded ribbon on your border – great idea!

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  16. Sue McRae

    Fabulous layout, love the colours and how you incorporated the ribbon!

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  17. Kelly Malacko

     

    Beautiful!

     

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  18. Holly E

    I love the projects, I really like how the ribbon was used on the layout!

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  19. Christine Dring

    Beautiful card and stunning layout Jen!

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  20. Teresa Godines #6857

    Awesome layout.   Thanks for sharing

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  21. Charlene

    Aw, Jen…how precious is this!!

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  22. Flo

    I love that mommy layout. There are so many great elements to it.

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  23. Karen L K

    Love this layout. Great use of the ribbon. I like the ribbon threaded through the border punch out and I love the orange woven burplap used. The papers and colors in them is great too.
     

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  24. Virginia Ogg

    Beautiful card.  I really like these papers. 

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  25. conniemelancon

    Love how you threaded your ribbon on the LO!

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  26. Lisa P

    I love how the ribbon is laced through this!  Gorgeous colors, the orange is fab.

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  27. Karen aka Soccerboyzmom

    Great job on both.  Gorgeous paper

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  28. Amanda Coleman

    I love your card!  It is simple, yet stunning.  I know what I will be doing today!  🙂

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  29. Miriam Prantner

    These are wonderful! LOVE the ribbon on the card, bit that ribbon woven through the border and tied with twine is awesome! I am casing that for sure!

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  30. Karla

    so great. The card is so sweet and simple and the LO has so many great details!

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  31. Amy Jones

    Beautiful projects.  Love that paper.

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  32. Michele D

    I love the orange burlap ribbon!

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  33. B. Poteraj

    Hey, I have that ribbon. I guess I must have the papers now. They look so great together!

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