Mother’s Hug!

Today, I’m sharing a Mother’s Day card that I made for my mom this year using StampingbellaCurvy Girl BIG HUG (eb1019). Our mom is very special to all of us and she was like a mom to several other families growing up as well. She has a heart of gold and is loved by everyone. She loved her card and I hope you do too!

To create the card, I began with a card base of 6″ x 6″ using AC Cardstock – White. Recollections – Matte Gold Foil cardstock was cut to the same size as the base and adhered with double-sided tape. Dollarama – Crafts Designer Paper – 02-3093268 was cut to the size of 5.75″ x 5.75″. The edges were inked with Tim Holtz Distress Ink – Saltwater Taffy and then I popped this piece onto the base card using U-Line Double-Sided tape.

Using my Cuttlebug and Gina Marie Designs – Nested Scalloped Stitched Rectangles , I die cut Recollections – Matte Gold Foil cardstock and Copic Marker X-Press It Blending Card cardstock. I used the dotted lines as a guideline and cut away the outer edges from the Copic Marker X-Press It Blending Card cardstock so that it would fit perfectly inside the gold frame.

Using my MISTI and Memento – Tuxedo Black ink, I stamped the image from StampingbellaCurvy Girl BIG HUG. The image was coloured in with Copic markers. With my MISTI, I stamped the sentiment from the same stamp set using VersaMark ink and then heat embossed it using Ranger – Super Fine Gold embossing powder and Marvy Uchida – Embossing Heat Tool. I cut around the sentiment and then used a UNI Posca Pen – Gold to go around the edges.

U-Line Double-Sided tape was added to the gold rectangle frame, coloured image and sentiment. All were then popped up onto the card. To finish it off, a few PinkFresh Studio Essentials – Ombre Glitter Drops: Sparkle & Shine (#PF113ES) were added around the image and the card.

Card Recipe:

Stamp: StampingbellaCurvy Girl BIG HUG (eb1019)

Inks: Memento – Tuxedo Black, Tim Holtz Distress Ink – Saltwater Taffy, VersaMark

Paper: Copic Marker X-Press It Blending Card, Hammermill – Premium Colour 100 lb., Dollarama – Crafts Designer Paper – 02-3093268, AC Cardstock – White, Recollections – Matte Gold Foil cardstock

Dies: Gina Marie DesignsNested Scalloped Stitched Rectangles

Embossing Poweder: Ranger Super Fine Gold Embossing powder

Miscellaneous: U-Line double-sided tape, Marvy Uchida – Embossing Heat Tool, MISTI – Most Incredible Stamping Tool, PinkFresh Studio Essentials – Ombre Glitter Drops: Sparkle & Shine (#PF113ES), UNI Posca Pen – Gold

Image coloured with Copic Markers:

Skin: E21, E11, E04, E00, E000, R30, R20

Hair: E29, E27, E25, E23, E15, Y38, Y21, YR23

Mother’s Dress: Y19, Y15, Y13, Y02

Daughter’s Dress and Mom’s Shoes: B06, B04, B02, B00

Flowers: R85, R83, R81, RV02, RV000, E13, Y17, Y08

Leaves: G99, G94, G85, YG17, YG13, YG01

Background and Shadow: BG0000, W2, W1, W0, W00

Hope you like it and have a great week!

Happy Mother’s Day Gnomes

Welcome Back KLM Digital Designs Fans!

KLM Digital Designs has just released some brand new stamps this month, and today I’m sharing Mom and Kids Gnomes (KLM Digital Designs)!  This new stamp contains adorable images of a mom, her children and 3 loving sentiments for your mother. A perfect new release for Mother’s Day!

For this card, I decided to create my own family. The digital stamps allow you to resize them to your preference, so I made one boy larger than the other to represent my older and younger brother.

To put the card together, I printed out the main image onto Copic Marker X-Press It Blending Card and the sentiment onto Recollections – Purple Passions 8.5″ x 11″ paper. I coloured in the main image with copics and then mounted it onto purple Recollection’s paper.

I cut a piece of Recollections – Petite Floral – Double Sided paper to 6″ x 6″ and mounted it onto my 6″ x 6″ card base. I went around all of the edges with Tim Holtz Distress Ink – Wilted Violet. Then I cut the previously printed out sentiment to 6″ x 1.25″ and taped it onto the base card. Lastly, I mounted the coloured image with the purple frame onto the base card.

Card Recipe:

Stamp and Sentiment: Mom and Kids Gnomes (KLM Digital Designs)

Inks: HP Printer Greyscale, Tim Holtz Distress Ink – Wilted Violet

Paper: Copic Marker X-Press It Blending Card, Recollections – Petite Floral – Double Sided 12 x 12 in (30.4 x 30.4 cm), Recollections – Purple Passions 8.5″ x 11″

Image coloured with Copic Markers:

Skin: E000, E00, E04, E11, E21, R22, R20

Hair: E47, E44, E43, N8, N6, N4

Pants: B26, B23, B21, C3

Shirts: YG67, YG63, YG61

Dresses: V17, V15, V12

Blouses: Y17, Y08, Y04

Hats: BV04, B02, BV00, R37, R35, R17

Shoes: N8, N6, N4, E29, E25, E23

Boots: E27, E25, E23

Purse: E35, E33, E31

Sky: B60, B01, B00, B000, B0000, C1, C0, Colorless Blender

Grass: YG17, YG13, YG03, YG01

Hope you like it and have a great week!

You can find more cards to inspire you at KLM Designs, KLM Digital Design Team and KLM Digital Designs on the Facebook Fan page from the rest of our design team.

Happy Mother’s Day 2019

Hi Everyone!

Thought I would share my Mother’s Day card that I made for my mom this year! I thought this was the perfect image showing a mother’s love for her child. Our mom’s hugs all make us feel extra special and safe. I think I have the most loving mom in the world and I am truly grateful for everything she has done for me in my life!

I used the lesson from Kit and Clowder – September Pencils Monthly class 2018 to colour this image. The stamp also came with this class. Alyce is a wonderful teacher and she explains each step in detail, both in the videos and booklet that come with the course. She has helped me in so many ways improving my colouring techniques, both with markers and pencils and I am truly grateful to her.

Happy Mother’s Day to all of the mom’s out there!

Card Recipe:

Kit and Clowder – September 2018 Pencil Class
Prismacolor Premier Pencils
Canson – Fanboy Illustration 150 lb. – 250 g Paper
Memento – Tuxedo Black Ink


Mother’s Day 2018

Hi There!

Sharing a card that I made for my mom for Mother’s Day this year! As soon as I saw the image of the mother doing her daughter’s hair, I knew I had to make it. It brought back so many childhood memories of when my mother would fuss over my hair! From the rags to make wringlets, to the huge rollers that I had to sleep with AND every different colour of ribbon that you could think of. LOL!


I am one of the lucky one’s to have had such a loving mother all of my life and hopefully for a long time to come. Happy Mother’s Day to all of the mom’s out there!

Digital Stamp: The Paper Shelter – Don’t Pull So Hard. Coloured in image with Copics and then fussy cut around the image.

Background Paper: Polkadoodles – octaviapaperheavenbundle – paperheaven3

Ink Around Borders: TIm Holtz Distress Ink – Wilted Violet

My mom loved her card! Hope you do to!

Happy Mother’s Day 2017

Hi Everyone and Happy Mother’s Day to all of the moms and Grandmas out there.

This year for my mom, I made this card with bears. Images were stamped using Memento – Tuxedo Black and then coloured in with a mixture of Copic Markers and Spectrum Noir Alcohol Markers.

Here is a close-up of the coloured image.

The background paper is from Follow Your Heart by Rhonna Farrer – Be Happy (6 x 6″ Designer Paper Pad).

Cuttlebug Embossing Folder – Swiss dots

Image is from Woodland Hugs Stamp Collection by Samantha Chaffey.

Happy Mother’s Day – My Creative Time – Happy Everything Stamp Set. (Die cut Happy twice)

Die cut image with – My Creative Time – Stitched Squares Inside and Out

Sentiment – Stampin Bella let us inspire you – The “Woodsies” Collection – Bedalia and Betsy go for a walk eb288.

Used 1st half of sentiment on front of card and second half on the inside of the card.

Inside stamps is from Wild Rose Studio – CL299 – Flowers for you.

Here is a close up of the coloured image.

Die cut image with Avery-Elle D-04-11 Wonky Stitches Die.

Hope you like it!

Mother’s Day Card

Hi Everyone,

Thought I’d share the card that I made for my mom for Mother’s Day.

The stamp is from High Hopes Rubber Stamps – Snuggles and Cuddles T503.


I stamped the image twice. Once as a mask so that I could do my background first and then again with Memento – Tuxedo Black ink. Coloured it in with Spectrum Noir markers.

Here is a close-up.


For the sky I used Tim Holtz Distress Ink – Salty Ocean and Avery Elle – Custom Steel Dies – Made in the USA – D-05-01 PiercedCloudsDie.

For the grass I used a mixture of Tim Holtz Distress Inks – Mowed Lawn, Tim Holtz Distress Inks – Lucky Clover and Tim Holtz Distress Inks – Peeled Paint. Used a little grass stamp that I have to add some texture.

Sentiment is from me created in Microsoft Word and the printed out on white cardstock. “Mom” is from My Creative Time – Mom Stamp and Die set.

Background paper is from Kaitlin – Recollections Signature 12 x12 Paper Pad.

Used Craftin Desert Diva’s Fancy Frames for the stitched rectangle and scalloped edge frame.

Hope you like it!




Mother’s Day Card 2015

Hi There,

Sharing a card I made for my mom this year using Craftin Desert Divas Rain or Shine stamps and Sentiments.

I used my watercolour pencils to do the background. Then I used my Cricut Explore to cut out all of the hearts, mom and red puddle.

The red puddle is supposed to represent a puddle of love. I thought the hearts went with the sentiment for raining down love.

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Here’s a closer look of the little girl. I coloured her in with my Prismacolor Premier Pencils and then blended with Gamsol.

I used my Gelly Roll Pen 08 for the eyes.

For the blue puddle, I cut out the puddle with my Cricut Explore and then added Glossy Accents. I also paper pierced the pattern in the umbrella and added a few small hearts.

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Lastly, I wrote this poem for my mom on the inside. Thought I’d share it with everyone.

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I won a prize from Craftin Desert Diva’s Mother’s Day Linky Party for this card. Thank you so much!