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Tuesday, August 15, 2017

Dies R Us Mid-Month Challenge 79!

Hello sweet friends! 
Welcome to our new mid-month challenge at Dies R US! Our challenge today is anything goes using dies. So anything you want to create, any theme, any style... just use some dies on your project. 

So here is the card that I created for today's challenge.

I wanted to make a birthday card for my mom as her birthday is a week after my daughter's. My sweet daughter's birthday is on the 19th (This Saturday, turning 14!!!) and then my mom's follows next week on the 27th. So being that I already have my daughter's made, I figured with this challenge being anything goes, I would take the opportunity to make my mom's birthday card! So I started off by using the largest die in the Floral Ovals dies by Spellbinders to create my card base. I used GP cardstock for the base and I cut out another layer from beautiful shabby paper pad from the Paper Studio. I then cut out the Impression Obsession- Paper Cone Die from wood paper in the same paper pad. To the middle of the cone, I added some beautiful washi tape with gold edges. I cut some ferns, also from Spellbinders to put inside the cone. Once that was finished, I added in some beautiful flowers that I had cut using Impression Obsession- Bunch of Blossoms Dies. I added in some glitter to my flowers using my Spectrum clear sparkle pen. The sentiment was cut also from a Spellbinder's set called "Sentiment one" and I cut it twice in pink and black as I wanted it to have that black shadow effect. And to finish off my card, I added in one simple gold heart to bring out the gold in the washi tape. I hope my mama likes her birthday card this year!


  And that completes my card! All of the dies that I used are highlighted in the links above and can be found in the Dies R Us store HERE

Well that is all I have for you today my friends. I appreciate you for taking time out of your day to visit me and see what I am up to. Please don't forget to stop by the Dies R US challenge blog to see what the rest of my design team sisters have created for you today. And make sure to link up your own project too! And for more inspiration, check out the Dies R US Inspiration blog . You will find yourself browsing for awhile. There are so many gorgeous projects that will surely inspire you! Thanks again for stopping by!

Until next time, Enjoy life's blessings~


  1. Fabulously created Jo with all your pretty details and design, your Mom will love it!!

  2. Gorgeous card!! Happy Birthday to your daughter and mom!

  3. I am sure she will adore her card. I have never seen the cone die and I love how you used it with the gorgeous flowers.

  4. Your mom will absolutely love this card! It is gorgeous!The flowers are so pretty.I love the little gold heart detail.You did an amazing job my friend.

    I want you to know that you and your family are in my heart as well as in my prayers.
    Hugs & Love
    Crafting with Creative M

  5. Wow, this is so elegant and gorgeous!! I love the design!! The flowers look amazing!! So beautiful, my friend!! Happy birthday to your daughter and mom!! Have a great day!! Big hugs :)

    A Mermaid's Crafts

  6. Wow, this is just gorgeous Jo! I love the pretty base and gorgeous flowers~ the embossing gives it great texture and I love the mix of washi tape! Wow!! I am sure your Mom will adore it Jo!
    Have a great day!
    Sherrie K

  7. Oh WOW! So BEAUTIFUL Jo! Such an Elegant Birthday card! Your Mother will just LOVE it! The Embossing is wonderful and I love the flowers.... really Birthday! And Happy Early Birthday to your Daughter & Mother! :) Have a wonderful day!


  8. This is just beautiful Jo and I know Mom is just going to LOVE IT!! What fabulous use of dies and that unique shape ... AMAZING!! Happy 14th to your daughter ... time sure flies doesn't it! Happy Birthday to Mom too! Hope you are resting up for all the excitement coming your way! Hugs

  9. THis is such a gorgeous card, and I'm sure your Mom is going to love it and treasure it! The details are amazing, and I love the flowers inside of the cone, but that little gold heart caught my eye first - it's a perfect little accent! BeautifuL!

  10. Wow--what a special card with so many details!


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