Wednesday, March 31, 2010

Another IO Challenge, just for MOM!

Hi all and Happy Thursday! It's time for another IO challenge and this one, is wrapped up with a bow just for mom! That is the challenge, to pick up our Impression Obsession stamps and create a card for Mother's Day!

Because every mom loves roses, I thought this card would be perfect for my mom. She peeks here, so unfortunately-- the surprise is blown! :-)

I stamped the rose (Alesa Baker's Butterfly & Rose) on watercolor paper. The stamp actually features a rose and a butterfly - but I just wanted the flower for this card. After I stamped and heat set, I painted with a waterbrush and reinkers. I used Ranger Distress inks in Worn Lipstick and Peeled paint. After that, mat this beauty up with some patterned paper, a Spellbinders Labels 8 nestie, some crocheted lace, velvet ribbon and pearls! Voila! A flower perfect for mom!

This is an open challenge! All you need are a few IO stamps and you can make a card and have a chance at winning a $25 gift certificate to the IO store! Click HERE for all the deets!

Want to see how the other IO gals honored their dear mothers? Hop on over and see...

Daniela Dobson
Deborah March
Dina Kowal
Jeanne Strieff
Jenny Gropp
Kathy Menzies
Laura Fulcher

Thanks for stopping by! I'll see you back here soon!

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