Sunday, May 11, 2014

Happy Mother's Day

Work day for me, but hope you mother's are having a lovely day.  Always a little sad with my mom & grandmas gone, but happy memories of those loving women that made a difference in my life.  I'll get kisses from puppy Fritz when I get home--he's a sweetie!  
I don't usually decorate envelopes, but didn't want to miss the PTI MIM envelope wrap challenge.  I pulled out the card I made for the watercolor splotches challenge & made a very simple wrap with room to write the recipient's name.  The Distress Inks are what I used for the card: faded jeans, broken china, salty ocean & peacock feathers.  Stamps are PTI Snowflake Flurries.  I splattered the envelope with the same inks mixed with some water.  Dots of Stickles add a touch of sparkle, just like on the card. Fun idea--might make some more for cards I hand carry.  Thanks for taking time to visit my blog.

14 comments:

  1. Gorgeous card and envelope Greta! Love the inky background and beautiful color palette! Happy Mother's Day!

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  2. This is beautiful Greta ! Love the card too with the beautiful blurs and silver bow. Sorry you have to work and that you are a bit sad,I would be too. Hugs!

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  3. Wow, Greta! It's really lovely! The shades of ink you chose are gorgeous together and the image and sentiment are wonderful! Love the water splat look too!

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  4. Wonderful set with the envelope Greta, happy Mom's day to you, enjoy your fur-baby kisses when you get home!

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  5. Happy Mother's Day Greta! Love the card <3.

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  6. you always do such a great job with the MIM challenges, greta... your envelope wrap is wonderful!

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  7. Beautiful Greta, love the card and envelope. So clever

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  8. Sweet sweet card Greta! I love the stamps you used too, so cute. Wishing you a happy mother's day too.

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  9. So sorry you had to work on Mother's Day, but I"m sure Fritz will give you a BIG welcome home!! I love that you made your PTI challenge envelope to match a former PTI card. It's wonderful too!

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  10. I love everything about your wonderful creation Greta! Gorgeous design and so much fun too!

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  11. A very pretty envelope Greta.

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  12. This is definitely a WINNER Greta! Stunning!!

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  13. Puppy moms should celebrate too!
    I love how this turned out - absolutely perfect for that card!

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  14. Belated Happy Mom-Puppy Day!! Hope you were spoiled by little Fritz, as well as your husband! Your envelope sporting its most stylish wrap = gorgeous!! I need to watch more of the PTI videos; even though I don't own anything PTI, I can always innovate with what I have ...maybe...Love this card/envie combo!! Hugs~c

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