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Create a Mother's Day card using free goodies from Crafter's Inspiration magazine!

It's time to look forward to Mother's Day (which is March 26th!) and we've been busy crafting up a storm to give you fabulous inspiration. Susanne has create a stunning card using freebie papers from the latest Crafter's Inspiration magazine, Issue 13. 

What you'll need to create this gorgeous card!

Extras: Collall decoupage glue

Mother's Day

Steps to create your Mother's Day card

One

Print out the 6 Threader papers from the CD-Rom onto thin card.  Trim 2 strips from each of the papers to 1.5 inches wide.

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Two

Using a tape runner glue the strips to an A4 piece of thin card, alternating colours and pattern.

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Three

Using a guillotine cut the patterned sheet into 1.5 inch strips.  Four strips are needed to make the card.  Line up the strips alternating pattern and trim with guillotine.  Follow the photographs to see how the strips were put back together.  Tip (the finished strips should measure 6 x 6 inches.

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Four

Cut a piece of A3 centura pearl card stock 13 x 6 .5 inches and fold in half to make actual card.

Five

Adhere the strips to the card leaving a small border around edges.

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Six

Cut out the heart die cuts using large heart in pink pattern card, four small hearts in selection of coloured card and the second largest heart die in Neenah white card.

Seven

Stamp the sentiment “a family stitched together with love rarely unravels” and “Happy Mother’s day” sentiment.

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Eight

Using embossing tool and mat gently shape the hearts to give them some dimension.

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Nine

Adhere hearts onto the card with decoupage glue.  Using a pencil draw on small stitched dashes around the white heart.  Add lace ribbon to each side of card for extra interest.

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We'd love to see what you make with your Crafter's Inspiration 13 magazine and also what creations you come up with for Mother's Day!

Happy crafting!

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