Motherhood: A Sheltering Tree, Stampin’ Up

Hey all you stampers! I thought I would give you one more lovely idea for a fairly simple, but gorgeous Mother’s Day card 🙂

This card has lots of layers, which makes a huge impact. But you could use this for SO many other card styles as well. You could even switch out the color scheme to blues, or a tone on tone neutral version.

I will say what makes the card is the sponging on the edges….it really gives a feel of so much beauty and effort with a very simple technique.

There is much more info on the video, so I hope you’ll give it a glance!

As always I love to hear your suggestions and comments, so please drop me a line below,

and until next time…….Stay Crafty !!

no sentiment

Button and  hand trimmed flagged end sentiment


Measurements below

Card Base Early Espresso: 4 1/4″ by 5 1/2″

Pear Pizzazz layer: 4″ by 5 1/4″

Blushing Bride layer: 3 3/4″ by 5″

Whisper White layer: start with 3 1/2″ by 4 1/4″ and tear down to your liking 🙂


Mother’s Day sentiment



# 13163 Sheltering Tree photopolymer mount stamp set

# 100730 Whisper White card stock

# 131201 Pear Pizzazz  card stock

# 131198 Blushing Bride card stock

# 119686 Early Espresso card stock

# 126983 Calypso Coral ink pad

# 126973 Garden Green ink pad

# 131172 Blushing Bride ink pad

# 126974 Early Espresso ink pad

# 140931 Archival Black ink pad

# 104332 Snail Adhesive

# 102845 Blender Pens

# 101610 Stampin Sponges

# 129327 Very Vintage Designer Buttons

# 138429 Whisper White 3/8″ Stitched Satin Ribbon

# 120907 Decorative Label Punch

# 126889 Stampin’ Trimmer

# 126199 Stampin’ Pierce Mat

# 103579 Paper snips

# 104430 Dimensionals

# 102300 Bone folder


# 126200 Stampin’ scrub

# 102394 Stampin’ mist

# 129851 Clear block starter set

# 131527 Whisper White Envelopes

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