How to make Mothers Day card tutorial & Craft Competition

How to make Mothers Day card tutorial

 

How to make Mothers Day card tutorial

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How to make Mothers Day card tutorial

 How do I make a mothers day card?

Here is an easy step by step guide on how making a fantastic Mothers day card can be easy and fun! Show your mum you care with a home made card this Mothers Day.

All items required to make this stunning card can be purchased from Stampin’ Up

How to make Mothers Day card tutorial

Step one

Emboss the front of the card blank with the Framed Tulips embossing folder and cut a tag using the scalloped tag topper punch

How to make Mothers Day card tutorial

Step two

Using the Blessed Easter Stamp, obscure the Easter sentiment with some scrap card and stamp the image only using StazOn Ink onto your watercolour paper tag.

How to make Mothers Day card tutorial

Step Three

Colourful the tulips with Stampin’ Write markers, leaving a gap in the middle of the tulip. Blend the colours using a blender pen.

How to make Mothers Day card tutorial

Step Four

Colour the leaves with the Pistachio Pudding marker pen.

How to make Mothers Day card tutorial

Step Five

Tie linen thread in a bow around the tag and mount on the card front with dimensionals. Stamp a sentiment and punch out using the large oval punch and scallop oval punch in contrasting colour.

How to make Mothers Day card tutorial

So that is how you make the perfect Mothers Day card, A chance to show your Mum just how much you care!

The Competition

The lovely people at Stampin’ UP  have kindly given us some fantastic prizes including a Mini Memories Simply Created Album Kit and the Quite a Pair Stamp Set.

How to make Mothers Day card tutorial

Mini Memories Simply Created Album Kit

How to make Mothers Day card tutorial

Quite a Pair Stamp Set.

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How to make a mothers day card
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Stuck for ideas for your mother this year, well don't worry, we have it covered. Why not follow this step by step guide to making a mothers day card.

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  • Danielle Stevenson

    My top craft tip is that I always wear latex gloves when using pen or glue. I always used to smudge my work, or get glue everywhere, so this is really good to prevent this and to help get a good grip when colouring or painting a piece.

  • iain maciver

    enjoy it

  • lorraine stone

    Don’t get annoyed if it doesn’t go right the first time … as I do!

  • Cheryl Kean

    keep all the christmas cards they make great gift tags

  • Lisa Everaert

    Always keep old cereal boxes/catalogues. Theyll come in handy for crafting projects later.

  • Heather Haigh

    never throw anything pretty away – as soon as I do I can guarantee I think of somethink I could have used it for

  • Heather Haigh
  • jennifer thorpe

    just go with the flow and let your imagination float you away

  • C Parkin

    keep old greetings cards to make collages

  • Lyn N

    Never waste anything, it might always come in handy.

  • ajaj

    Keep your desk clutter free so you know where everything is and so that you have more space to work in

  • Ashleigh Allan

    Have fun!

  • Rachel Wells

    Get messy!

  • Spencer Broadley

    Small sharp scissors a necessity

  • lynn mitchell

    wow this would be lovely what a nice card

  • Lesley Bradley

    When crafting with kids,always make sure the tops of the glitter shakers are screwed on tight!

  • http://92three30.com/ Erica Price

    Plan first and get out everything you need in advance.

  • http://www.chezmaximka.blogspot.com Galina V

    Look in charity shops for unusual buttons, or old broken brooches to make inexpensive crafting decorations.

  • Hayley F

    use baby wipes to clean stamps x

  • cherie shaw

    Invest in a glue gun :)

  • Pam

    Let your imagination run wild.

  • Gina M

    Plan what you’re going to do before you start sticking or stamping.

  • helen atkins

    plan ahead and have fun

  • Sandra Clarke

    I always look for bits & pieces at Car Boot Sales to use for crafts. I once found a load of craft stamps, mainly new, which were very cheap.

  • http://dillydrops.co.uk Bek

    Choose only one thing to make at a time. I usually have about 20 ideas I want to do and fail miserably!

  • Kathy D

    Make sure you have the card round the right way before starting. HOW MANY OF US HAVE MADE UPSIDE DOWN CARDS – or is it just me

  • Paula Barker

    Take any trimmings off of old cards to reuse them

  • makila wheatley

    HAVE FUN!!!!

  • ANDREA FIANDER

    i use olf magazines and yogurt pots to make things with
    . and look in the poundshop for cheap craft activites and craft things

  • http://kathcakeblogging.blogspot.com Kathy Cakebread

    look at magazines for inspiration

  • caroline

    I always make sure I have plenty of PVA glue, really handy for all craft projects

  • Harley

    Try to create something of your own rather than copy as you’ll be more pleased with the end result x

  • http://stuckupcow.co.uk Kerry

    Never throw anything away you can always adapt and upcycle you crafty bits

  • laura morgans

    keep it simple – less is more

  • Kate Duckmanton

    Keep everything tidy and organised.

  • felicity smith

    always have a surface bigger than you think you need. Nothing will frustrate you as much as a tiny table or square to work in and not be able to lay things out

  • Allan Wilson

    Collect sea glass every time you visit the beach and use to decorate tea light holders etc. The kids love it.

  • http://www.serenityyou.com Natasha Mairs

    upcycle. use old hot chocolate tubs, jars, cereal boxes, margarine tubs, spice bottle, etc

  • Solange

    Old Christmas cards and/or tags will come in handy

  • Zoe Roxby

    Be as creative as you want to be

  • tracey thompson

    Have patience

  • Sheryl Keene

    I don’t throw away any leftover “bits”. I always seem to need them for another project.

  • Kimberley Robinson

    My tip: Wear an apron ! lol x

  • Rebecca Gransden

    Be organised with your storage – saves so much time.

  • http://agooddaytodye.wordpress.com RachJ

    Craft with the kids – you won’t believe how much bendier their imagination is than yours!

  • Laura Wheatley

    use modpodge, its amazing stuff, I cover things in paper or fabric and it makes them waterproof

  • tiffany callan

    always try something more than once, it may have been an off day the first time

  • ann weir

    let the kids go wild and creative, long as there’s mats/sheets down :-)

  • Annie Costa

    wear latex disposable gloves if working with glue!

  • Hayley Todd

    I keep a crafting inspiration notebook, which i fill with clippings from magazines, sketches, and ideas I see for my crafting sessions.

  • Lisa Wilkinson

    When crafting with kids wear old clothes and get the flannels ready!

  • Sarah Parker

    enjoy it :)

  • Jill Cordner

    Let your kiddies help and do it their way, xx

  • susan willshee

    be tidy and organised with your craft goodies – I often buy things and then ‘lose’ them. I spend as much time searching for the things I’ve bought as I do actually using them :-)

  • Emma Wolski

    Take it slow and don’t rush! I always make mistakes when making cards as I don’t allow myself time to enjoy it!

  • monika s

    Keep your crafting supplies away from children

  • Danika Lloyd

    Don’t take it too seriously – have fun!!!

  • Sue Brett

    Cut buttons off old clothes before you throw them away, and sort and store in small jars – they come in useful for many different craft projects

  • Lynn Heath

    When the kids are getting crafty I always lay newspaper over the table and I have some plastic sheets that go under the table in an attempt to save the carpet!!!!

  • Hazel Rea

    Don’t be afraid to experiment, and embrace ideas that evolve as the project progresses! You might be surprised at the results.

  • Hazel Rea
  • Allan Fullarton

    Don’t get annoyed and stick with it.

  • http://pencollectiongeekery.blogspot.co.uk/ Janine Atkin

    enjoy it and dont worry about perfection

  • GEORGE WILLIAMSON

    superscot & have fun

  • Karen Barrett

    I always save bought cards that we have been sent and recycle by using them in my homemade cards

  • Pam Gregory

    Re-use old greetings cards.

  • jessica agyin

    keep old cereal boxes for craft times

  • Tressa Herriott

    Get your kids involved or hold a crafting party with friends

  • Katie Walker

    Look ariound for inspiration and try everything you never know what you might have a talent for.

  • http://umeandthekids.com/ Julie

    Just create.. There is no such thing as right… it’s what you want it to be.