Friday, May 11, 2012

Cards for Mom & Dad

Have you seen the beautiful frames with hanging tags everyone is making? I love this look, but have found the frames expensive! So while I hunt for a good frame at garage sales this summer, I thought I would try the look for in cards made for Mom and Dad with The Robin's Nest. I used the Cricut Fancy Frames cartridge and cut the Robin's Nest Glitter Chipboard with the Deep cut housing blade on a multi cut of two. I love the Robin's Nest Teal Fleur Paper Clips and used them on my card for Mom. For Dads card, I just used some dew drops to look like pins. On Mom's card I cut the silver flower in half from the Robin's Nest White flowers pack, so that it looked like a star burst. The ribbon is from Paris Bliss Ribbon pack. I love this chenille look and layered it on top of some Anna Griffin trim. The paper is Calamity Jane Diagonal and is matted on some plain brown card stock. I used the teal chipboard for creating bitty banners.
For Dad's card, I used the Robin's Nest Very Black Glitter and Yellow Sunshine Glitter Chip boards. I used the Gold Glitter letters for both Mom and Dad and since I did not have ribbon to match Dad's card, I just used some yellow Stickles. I fussy cut some flames from the Flames paper and covered up the sea shells on the Cricut frame. I thought this flame paper was perfect for the Dad who loves motorcycles or hot rods!
 Supply List 
 The Robin's Nest Glitter Calamity Jane Diagonal Paper
The Robin's Nest Teal Fluer RN Paper Clips
The Robin's Nest Paris Bliss Ribbon
The Robin's Nest Terrific Teal Glitter Chipboard
The Robin's Nest Brilliant Brown Glitter Chipboard
The Robin's Nest White Flowers
The Robin's Nest Terrific Teal Chipboard
The Robin's Nest Wind Flames Paper
The Robin's Nest Abracadabra Dew Drops
The Robin's Nest Yellow Sunshine Glitter Chipboard
The Robin's Nest Very Black Glitter Chipboard
The Robin's Nest Gold Glitter Letters
 The Robin's Nest Flame paper
Brown Card Stock
Anna Griffin Georgette Collection Ribbon
Yellow Stickles
Brown yarn


Riet said...

What a gorgeous cards Clare.

Hugs Riet.xx

Rachel said...

Omg sooo cute!! Very good job!

Robin said...


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