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watercolor for Mother's Day

Mother's Day is this Sunday - have you made a card for that special mother in you life yet? Don't worry, I tend to work last minute too! When I think of Mother's Day, I think of flowers and spring and our annual girls weekend up in Duluth at my Grandma's house. It's always a fun weekend for the girls in our family spend time together and do something fun! I am gathering my things together for the weekend and put together the card for my Mom. I used the Papertrey pigment inks to create a watercolor look - so soft and flowery and just right for Mother's Day...


I put together another video tutorial on doing this watercolor look technique and during the card assembly I am sure you might pick up a few other tips and tricks too.

I love the look that I ended up with when playing around with this technique and it's hard to mess up because it is supposed to have a bit of a messy (but yet, soft and watercolor like) look to it.


For more inspiration on projects for Mother's Day, here is the project & card that I made for my Mom last year. Nichole also has a beautiful project here, and at the bottom of the post there is a download for a number of projects and ideas from the whole Papertrey Ink team last year.

Have a wonderful Mother's Day weekend and I will see you back on Monday (the 10th) for the start of sneak peek projects for the May Papertrey Ink release. Thank you for stopping by today and thank you for all of the wonderful comments from my last post and first video tutorial.

Watercolor Flowers Mother's Day Card

(all supplies from Papertrey Ink unless otherwise noted)

stamps: Beautiful Blooms II, Mother

ink: Raspberry Fizz, Orange Zest, Spring Moss, True Black, Fresh Snow

cardstock: white, kraft

other: Raspberry Fizz satin ribbon & button, Rustic Jute button twine, medium scallop die, Tin Types impression plate, water spritzer (Walmart), mini glue dot (Glue Dots)