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Social Stamping Family Theme

time again for some social stamping with a group of wonderfully talented stampers. Thanks to Kelly for organising this each week. Happily we are creating with a "family" theme this week, so of course I have Mother's Day cards to share.

Neither my Mum, or my mother-in-law or any of our children (adults) live near us so I do like to make a nice Mother's Day card to send them each year. This year I have been inspired by Lou who has been whipping up a storm with her Bay Window Cards. (you might remember them from Social Stamping last Saturday). I thought they looked fabulous and made some straight away!
They are really effective and very easy.
You can see Lou's creations here and the instructions (from Alicia Yap) here

I am so glad this stamp set is continuing on in the new catalogue. It has some really wonderful images and sentiments. I painted all of the floral pieces with the inks, using a watercolour brush on Shimmery White cardstock stamped with the brown Stazon ink - it's not quite as harsh as the black.

So thankyou Lou for getting me hooked on this design, I was also thrilled to receive one of Lou's gorgeous cards in the mail this week.

I did quite a lot of painting with these images and created some cards for sale at Our Shop too, also using the floral sprays but a traditional card design.
If you're a mum I hope your Mother's Day is a beautiful day, and that you get to spend some time with your family- whatever form that takes this year.

Next this week is the very talented Jan Mc Queen, I look forward to seeing her creations 

Stay safe, stay well and stay connected.

I hope you have a creative week and remember, 
"don't just post online,
 post something pretty!"
cheers, Liz


  1. Love all of these cards, and the bay window cards are awesome!! You've used this stamp set to perfection and now I'm inspired to get mine out too!! Thankyou!

  2. You have made some stunning cards Liz! I really love them and this fold is so funky I think xx

  3. I’ve been looking at these bay window cards and wanting to give them a go. I really must try them. Love the colours and elements you chose for your version. Lovely.

  4. Beautiful cards Liz, I love this stamp set & you've done a fabulous job!

  5. Bloom and grow is one of my favourites-so happy it is carrying over. Great fancy fold!

  6. The bay window card is amazing - I have to give that a go! Your flower colouring on all your cards is jsut gorgeous. I love the simplicity of the mother's day cards - they aren't super fussy but they are super striking.

  7. Such a clever fold - you ladies have convinced me I need to try it! I love the colours and styling of your version Liz, so deluxe! Happy Mother's Day! Kelly x

  8. I love how Lou has you hooked on this fancy fold! Fabulous creations and I love the bloom and grow cards, one of my favourite stamp sets x


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