Friday, May 8, 2009

Mother's Day Present - Stella Ruby Card Set

I can't believe it's been 3 days since my last post! My days have been so busy running around and then I've just been tired after putting the kids to bed. It's been all I could do to get my mom's Mother's Day gift finished. We met for lunch today - we both hate the crowds at restaurants on Mother's Day. It's just crazy!
Anyway, you may remember that the Basic Grey Stella Ruby birds gift card set I made a while ago was made with my mom in mind. She really likes all things vintage and I knew she'd love the look of this particular BG paper. (See that post here for details and close ups of each note card.)


I made a coordinating gift box to go with the note card set. It's topped off with a flower made the same way as the ones I did on the Wish layout.
I also stamped each note card envelope with a coordinating bird, but I didn't get a pic of those.
Of course, no Mother's Day present is complete without a card for mom. Again, vintage birdcages, sooo my mom. Gotta love Basic Grey!!

Detail:
Inside:
Including a coordinating envelope, too:

And, finally, here's the whole gift ensemble. I was in Michaels getting the ribbon for the gift box and happened upon the vase of hydrangeas and knew that it was sooo my mother's style.

Details gift box : Paper - The Paper Company, Basic Grey; Fiskars border punch; Michaels ribbon; SU! Sticky Strip tape; Colorbox ink; thread.
Details card: Paper - Basic Grey, SU!, Bazzill; Stamps - Basic Grey, Unity Stamp Company, Hero Arts; Ink - Ranger Distress Ink, Colorbox, SU!, VersaMark; Cricut Wild Card; Fiskars border punch; clear embossing powder; Halcraft blank note card; SU! Pop Up glue dots.
See this posting for details on the note cards.
Now off to work on my mother-in-law's card. She such a sweet woman who is so great with my kids. I've got to come up with something special!

Thank you so much for looking! Your comments are welcome and quite appreciated!
Heidi

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