“Mom, You Are the Best” Card

By  Linda Beeson 

size: 4"x6"


  • Cardstock: white, red
  • American Crafts Thickers Alpha Stickers
  • Faceted domed jewels: red, orange


  • Stamps: Hero Arts Simple Leaf Background; Papertrey Ink Friends ‘Til the End, In Bloom; Simon Says Stamp YOU Stamp Set (SSS101211)
  • Inks: Clearsnap Black ColorBox, Stephanie Barnard Sprays, Strawberry, Chocolate; Ranger Distress Stains, Mowed Lawn, Mustard Seed, Peeled Paint, Spiced Marmalade, Tea Dye
  • Clearsnap Embossing Powder: Clear, Gold Sparkle
  • Paper adhesive

Basic Supplies

  • scissors, ruler, paper trimmer, heat tool
  • 1. Make 4"x6" red side-fold card.
  • 2. Stamp Black leaf background on white cardstock; heat emboss with Gold Sparkle powder. Spray with Strawberry ink, keeping background irregular, not saturated. Trim to 3-3/4"x5-3/4" panel; adhere to card.
  • 3. Stamp Black flower and leaves on white cardstock; heat emboss with clear powder.
  • 4. Color flower and leaves with Distress Stains. Remove sprayer from Chocolate ink bottle and flick nozzle tube over flower center with fingers. Fussy cut flower and leaves.
  • 5. Stamp Black sentiment on white cardstock; cut into banner shape.
  • 6. Adhere flower, leaves, and sentiment to card front. Adhere "mom" letter stickers above sentiment.
  • 7. Adhere jewels to card as shown.