Heartfelt Hellos Mothers Day Card FMS620

by Joanne James29. January 2024 14:50

Today I'm sharing a card that I made using Jacquie's layout over at Freshly Made Sketches that also showcases the colour palette over at Hand Stamped Sentiments:


I couldn't resist a quick FMS entry this week since Jacquie's sketch is something of a 'go to' layout for me; the large circle works to showcase either a sentiment or an image with the smaller elements also offering lots of options. Today I decided to go with a sentiment from one of my Sale-A-Bration stamp sets, called 'Heartfelt Hellos' - take a look:


Here's the low-down on today's card:

Heartfelt Hellos - I previously showcased the 'hello' from this set (if you missed that card, you can see it here) so today I thought I'd go with the larger Mother's Day sentiment (ages away, I know but it pays to be organised!) The 'heartfelt hellos' set has 6 different sentiments that work for lots of occasions: Easter, Mother's Day, Father's Day, Dad's Birthday, Valentine's Day, Anniversary, Birthdays and general wishes too. What's more it's FREE with a product purchase of £45 or more - bonus!

Paper Florist Bold Blooms - I used my Paper Florist Dies to create two bold blooms to accent my sentiment circle. I love the bold colour palette from Hand Stamped Sentiments, but needed to add in some white to balance these strong colours. I love how quickly these diecut flowers come together and here they pack a colourful punch:

Basics Embossing - Finally, I decided to emboss the base of my card with one of the 3D Basics Embossing Folders. I haven't used this EF on anything before, but decided that these deep colours and my otherwise clean and uncluttered card could take the addition of the embossed finish. What do you think - do you like the added texture? Do leave me a comment below - I'd love to hear your thoughts.

Here is the visual summary of the key products used on today's project for you to pin for easy reference:


You can see all of my 'How To' summaries on my 'How To - Tips and Techniques' Pinterest board in case you've missed any. 

I'm having a crafty start to my week so I'm off to get back to it! Enjoy the rest of your day and I'll be back tomorrow with another project. Until then, happy stampin'!


Stampin' Up! Supplies Used:

Table built using Product Table Builder by The Crafty Owl - Independent Stampin' Up! Demonstrator.

Comments (6) -

Jacquie Southas
Jacquie SouthasUnited States
1/29/2024 8:04:55 PM #

Love the bold, modern feel of this design, Joanne! Thanks for playing along with us at FMS this week.

Cécile RIBON
Cécile RIBONFrance
1/30/2024 1:22:28 PM #

Lovely floral design, Joanne! Thanks so much for joining us at FMS this week.

VickyUnited Kingdom
2/3/2024 7:38:36 PM #

I love your bold colour palette on this one Joanne. The embossing works well because the design is ditsy enough to almost be just a texture. It would be lovely with OR without the embossing I think! Vicky x

Fiona Whitehead
Fiona WhiteheadUnited Kingdom
2/4/2024 2:32:40 PM #

Great card combining both those challenges.  I really like that embossed background.  Thanks for playing with us again at HSS Joanne

Jenny Engelke
Jenny EngelkeUnited States
2/5/2024 2:35:12 AM #

Oh my goodness, these colors look absolutely perfect with these flowers and layout!  Very nice combo!
Thanks for playing along with us at HSS!

Jolanda E Johnstone
Jolanda E JohnstoneUnited States
2/5/2024 4:03:50 PM #

Hi Joanne, what a pretty card.  Loving the texture and fine floral details.  Looks great in the HSS colors.  Thanks for joining us this round.  Cheers, Jolanda - DT

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