Border Punches by Martha Stewart
Bees by Jolee's
Check out a few more Sweet Summer cards HERE and check out all of the submissions for Paper Pal Arts 250 Color Challenge HERE....and wait...there's more...I made this Mother's Day card below for my dear MIL using inspiration from two card ideas I recently saw on Pinterest:
Here are my inspirational pins:
the letterpress technique pin:
The pin above will take you to a terrific tutorial showing two ways to letterpress using a Cuttlebug or other similar device....and then I saw a wonderful butterfly treat stand on Inkin' Idaho's blog:
...and I knew I had to make one to go with my butterfly Mother's Day card and my cupcake box (described in a previous post HERE):
I just realized that I have to add a row of pearls to the butterfly body.
..and lastly...one of my favorite humorists, Erma Bombeck, once said, "The hardest part of being a mother is having to show up for the job EVERY day!" To the amazing women in my life who are mothers, I'm wishing you a Happy Mother's Day!