Sweet Soiree for Mother’s Day

I am trying to use up all my designer series paper, and doing it “wisely”!  Here you can see I used the Sweet Soiree Specialty Designer Series Paper on my cards, and the Foil Frenzy Specialty Designer Series Paper to cover those yummy chocolates!

With just one piece of 4″ X 12″ Sweet Soiree Specialty Designer Series Paper, I made these 3 pretty cards.  I like how they turned out, and I love super quick, super easy, and super cute!  Do you see the new Pearlized Doilies I used here.  They are going to be the perfect size for cardmaking.  I am loving them, pearlized on one side, and a matte finish on the other so you can color them to your hearts contact to match all your Stampin’ Up! colors!

Here is a close up and much better picture.  I used Berry Burst Cardstock as my base, and added some 3/8″ Berry Burst Metallic-Edge Ribbon too.  The sentiment is from the Eastern Beauty Stamp Set as these will be gifted tonight to 3 very dear friends of mine, when we gather with out husbands to play a card game called, Hand and Foot!  We’ve been playing this card game for over 10 years…….so much fun!!

Since this is Mother’s Day weekend, I wanted to give them each a fun piece of “happy”, and chocolate usually does the trick.  I prettied up the chocolates bites with some Foil Frenzy Specialty Designer Series Paper (yep using it up friends), and prettied them up a bit.  I love how pretty the Foil Frenzy Specialty Designer Series Papers shines, and matches my card beautifully.

Here is a close-up of the dolled up chocolate candy.  I would much rather received a simple piece of chocolates dolled up like this, wouldn’t you?  Just makes the chocolate taste better, lol!

Thank you for stopping by today to visit with me, and I hope I have inspired you to go create something beautiful, and share it with someone. 

I appreciate your business, and to make things easier for you, I have included all the products I used below, simply select the item below, and you will be taken to my online store.  Now the card details.

Card Details:

Berry Burst Carstock:  4-1/4″ X 9-3/4″, scored at 5-1/2″

Sweet Soiree Specialty Designer Series Paper: 4″ X 4″

Thick Whisper White Cardstock: 4″ X 4″ for inside layer, 2-1/2″ X 2-1/2″ for the sentiment

Blessings, and until the next time, remember to hug the ones you love, none of us are promised tomorrow!

One Comment

  1. Carol Carriveau

    Very pretty ideas……too acidosis not have this suite!

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