Sunday, May 10, 2009

A Mother's Day page!

As usual, I was struggling to find a gift for Mother’s Day. Fortunately, my mother and I had attended a wedding on the previous weekend, which produced some lovely photos. I was inspired by this page by the talented Tiffany, and produced my own version as a result.

I put the finished page in a white box frame, which allowed the die-cut butterflies to remain ‘wing up’. Hope mum likes it.


Supplies: Patterned paper: Bella Blvd. Cardstock: Bazzill. Die-cuts: Amy Butler. Chandelier stamp: Heidi Swapp.
Rub-ons: American Crafts. Other: Cuttlebug embossing, Fiskars Apron punch, Stampin' Up! scallop punch
Detail of page inside the frame

Tabitha cat straightening up the frame (or there was a cat treat caught underneath)

7 comments:

  1. Wow, that's absolutely gorgeous! I'm sure your mom would love it :)

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  2. Funny photo with the cat! I hope she was gentle with your fragile work.

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  3. Oh Belle!!! That is soo gorgeous, thanks so much of thinking of me! First, I love the butterflies and all the dimension on them...perfect! The flourish background color against the white looks just amazing.

    And where did you get that chandelier stamp...very classy!

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  4. What total gorgeousness Belle! I love paper/stationery and I love the embossing the butterfly detail you have there :)

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  5. Fantastic Belle!
    your really good at this paper art. Have you thought about starting up your own invitation business?

    Such a great gift for your mum. Its priceless!

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  6. hi Karen - thanks, and mum did love it.

    hi FFichiban - I tried my best!

    hi Arwen - yes, Tabitha knows when to be gentle.

    hi Tiffany - thanks, your lovely page was great inspiration.

    hi Lorraine - there are some beautiful papers out there, aren't there. So much to buy...!

    hi Leona - thank you. Some day, maybe, when I win Lotto...

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