Watercolor Painted Secret Garden Mother’s Day Card Plus $30 in Free Product From Stampin’ Up!

Today I’m sharing a Mother’s Day card that I created with the Secret Garden stamp set and Artisan Embellishments Kit from Stampin’ Up!

Secret Garden

I started by rolling my Brayer in Pink Pirouette ink and applying it to the top side of the Fancy Fan Embossing Folder.  Then I carefully placed my panel of Very Vanilla card stock in the inked up embossing folder and ran it through the Big Shot.  I adhered the embossed panel to a panel of Primrose Petals card stock with SNAIL.  I wrapped all 4 types of ribbon and lace (I cut the wide lace in half) from the Artisan Embellishments Kit around the center of the panel and adhered them with SNAIL.  Then I adhered the layered panel to the card front with Stampin’ Dimensionals.

Secret Garden 1

I stamped three of the flowers from the Secret Garden stamp set in StazOn Jet Black ink on Watercolor Paper and I cut them out using the Secret Garden Framelits Dies.  I used my Primrose Petals and Summer Starfruit ink pads and my Aqua Painter to paint the flowers and I set them aside to dry.  I also stamped the two solid flowers in Primrose Petals ink on Watercolor Paper (after stamping them off once on scrap paper), colored the centers with my Summer Starfruit Stampin’ Write Marker, cut them out with the Secret Garden Framelits Dies and adhered them to the card front with SNAIL.  After the watercolored flowers were dry, I layered and adhered them to the card front with SNAIL and Stampin’ Dimensionals.

Secret Garden 2

I stamped the sentiment from the Teeny Tiny Wishes stamp set in Primrose Petals ink on Very Vanilla card stock, punched it out with the Word Window Punch, adhered it to a Modern Label Punch from Primrose Petals card stock, then adhered the layered sentiment to the card front with SNAIL.  I punched an Elegant Butterfly from the 2012-14 In Color DSP Stack and a Bitty Butterfly from Fan Fair DSP, adhered them together with SNAIL, then to the card front with Stampin’ Dimensionals.  I finished the card front by adding three pearls to the butterfly, two pearls to the sentiment and three pearls to the lower left side of the card.

Secret Garden 3

I finished the inside of the card by stamping the flower images in Pink Pirouette along the bottom of the card.

Stampin’ Up! products used to create this card:

Stamps:  Secret Garden (129141 wood, 129144 clear); Teeny Tiny Wishes (115370 wood, 127802 clear)

Dies, Punches & Embossing Folders:  Secret Garden Framelits Dies (131100); Bitty Butterfly Punch (129406); Elegant Butterfly Punch (127526); Word Window Punch (119857); Modern Label Punch (119849); Fancy Fan Textured Impressions Embossing Folder (127751)

Embellishments:  Artisan Embellishments Kit (129328); Pearl Basic Jewels (119247)

Ink:  StazOn Jet Black Ink Pad (101406); Primrose Petals Classic Stampin’ Pad (126858); Pink Pirouette Classic Stampin’ Pad (126956); Summer Starfruit Classic Stampin’ Pad (126991); Summer Starfruit Stampin’ Write Marker (126856)

Tools:  Big Shot Die-Cutting Machine (113439); Aqua Painter (103954); Brayer (102395)

Card Stock & Cuts:  Very Vanilla (101650) – card base cut to 5-1/2″ x 8-1/2″ and scored at 4-1/4″, 3-7/8 x 5-1/8″ panel, Word Window Punch; Primrose Petals (126841) – 4″ x 5-1/4″ panel, Modern Label Punch; Watercolor Paper (122959) – 5 Secret Garden Framelits die cuts; 2012-14 In Color Designer Series Paper Stacks (126910) – Elegant Butterfly Punch; Fan Fair Designer Series Paper (126918) – Bitty Butterfly Punch

Adhesive:  SNAIL Adhesive (104332); Stampin’ Dimensionals (104430)


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8 thoughts on “Watercolor Painted Secret Garden Mother’s Day Card Plus $30 in Free Product From Stampin’ Up!

  1. GORGEOUS….that lace (sure hope we get lots in the new catty!) and the embossing really pop the flowers…really a lovely card!

  2. This is a lovely, elegant design. I no longer have my mother but I am using this card for inspiration for a Mother’s Day card for my elderly aunt. She is such a girly lady and will love it. The Secret Garden bundle has moved to the top of my favorites list – seems as if it’s all I’m using right now. Your designs are fabulous. Thanks for sharing them.

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