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Wednesday, 6 March 2013

A Mother's Day card for a visually impaired mum







My own Mother has been gone a long time but I still make a Mother's day card for my D MIL every year. It is a little harder now as she is rapidly losing her sight. I have made this card as tactile as possible.

RECIPE

The image is a pre -printed one from a local craft shop and i used promarkers to colour it.
The DP's are Craftwork Cards and I really love the blue glittered leaves!
I used a DO border punch on the pink strip.
The three heart embellishments are from Artoz
The sentiment is DO
The brads are from my stash
The letters M U M were cut on my eCraft


CHALLENGES
Whoopsi Daisy - 2 Patterned Papers
Songbird Challenges - ) "Mama, I Love You" / Mother's Day
Paper Playtime - ) Anything Goes
Make it Monday -always Anything Goes
Creative Creations Challenge Blog - ) For Mum
Crafty Bloggers Network - Spring or Pastels
Craft Your Passion - Odd number of embellishments
Bearly Mine #76 Mothers Day
Creative Craft Challenges - Mothers Day
Passion For Promarkers Challenge #188 One for the ladies

21 comments:

  1. Your card is lovely -- I love the texture and colors!! Great design!! :)

    Thanks so much for joining the FUN at Paper Playtime this week!! :)

    BIG HUGS,
    Amy :) at www.lovetocrop.com
    Paper Playtime Design Team

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  2. A very lovely looking card. Love your design and colours. Really charming! Thanks for playing with us over at the Bearly Mine Challenges this week.
    Love n hugs
    Marie

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  3. Your card is just beautiful Jackie! There are so many wonderful touches that your MIL will so appreciate - TFS. Thanks for joining us at Paper Playtime!

    Lucy - DT
    http://love2createitall.com

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  4. what a beautiful card Jackie. I am sure your MIL will love it. Love the center heart and the t on the top. And look at your blog background. I like Mentalist too :)

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  5. Beautiful card Jackie love the colour's thank you for joining us this week at Bearly Mine Challenges
    Hugs Dianne xx

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  6. Gorgeous card, lovely colours and texture.

    Saw your card on MIM.

    Rose x

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  7. Great card! Thanks for playing along at paper playtime!

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  8. Absolutely beautiful and considerate for your MIL! Thanks for playing at Craft Your Passion this week! I'm sure she will love it!
    -Adina

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  9. Stunning creation .Thanks for sharing on Make it Monday

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  10. What a gorgeous card! I love that heart image! Thanks for joining us at CYP! HUgsxx

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  11. Stunnng card you made for your mum, I'm working on a card for a blind crafting friend, just have to find the best things for it!
    Hugs, Elenor

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  12. Beautiful card, love how you have created lots of different raised area for your mum to feel the layout of the card.

    Sylvia xx
    Crafty Bloggers Network Design Team Member

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  13. A gorgeous Ladies card, thanks for joining us at Passion for Promarkers this week

    hugs Vicky xxx

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  14. Beautiful card, love the papers you have used. Thanks for joining us at Whoopsi Daisy. Hugs Christine x

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  15. I saw your beautiful creation on Make It Monday and had to visit and take a closer look. Gorgeous! TFS!

    My entries are: #211, #213, #229, and #235.

    I would love to have you visit my blogs: Paper and Scraps Creations by JuliaMe and Myself on the Dark… and My Art... Healing The Soul.

    Hugs,

    Julia

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  16. A beautiful card!and very thoughtfully made! Thanks for joining us at BMC this time hope to see you again soon
    hugs
    laney

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  17. Hi Jackie, what a gorgeous card. I love the image and your colouring is perfect. Thanks so much for joining us at PFP this week. Hugs, Denise x

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  18. wow wee that HEART - amazing and the little colour to it is so pretty
    Good luck in the challenges, hugs Sarah-Louise My Blog - Tiggertastic

    Designing for:

    Sketch Saturday , Bearly Mine Designs and Kenny K

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  19. This is just such a amazing card!!!

    Thank you for joining us at Songbird Challengeblog :)

    Hugs Linda

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  20. A lovely idea, and a gorgeous card. Thanks for joining us this month at Crafty Bloggers Network

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Thank you for your comments, I read them all and feel so grateful. Jackie