Happy Mother’s Day

Hi Everyone,

We are fast approaching Mother’s Day so it is time to dust off the Vintage papers and create a card for your Mother.  This one is actually a gift for a friend so I still have to make a card for my own Mother.

I have seen this card used by many different people and I absolutely just love it so I had to give it a whirl.  It’s called a Pop Up Book Card and you can find the tutorial here.

CLD77---Front

I am really happy with the way it turned out.  What I like about this card the most is the inside.  We normally do not give much attention to the inside but this fold is all about the inside.

CLD77---Inside

Since this was a gift for a friend I also made a special box to hold the card.  You can find my tutorial here.

CLD77---Box

Here’s a list of the dies used for this project:

B226 – Happy (Set of 2)
B227 – Love (Set of 2)
B232 – Mother’s (Set of 2)
B235 – You (Set of 2)
B236 – Day (Set of 2)
B308 – City Girl Edger
B311 – Chrystanthemum Strip
B315 – Ivy Corner Flourish
XM-8 – XM Scalloped Oval
DL140 – Dutch Scallop Square
Flourishes Stamps – Motherly Love

I hope you can find some time to visit the challenge this week and put in your entry where the theme is Mother’s Day!  With your entry you will have a chance to win a $20.00 shopping spree at Cheery Lynn Designs!

Thank you so much for taking the time to visit my blog.  I hope you enjoyed and visit again soon.  I love to read your comments, they just make my day!
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About Castlepark Designs

My name is Joann and I live in Halifax, Nova Scotia with my husband Miles. We have one son who is in the Royal Canadian Navy. I have worked full time in the Finance and Insurance industry for the past 29 years. I absolutely adore all things paper & glue and have been involved with crafting in some way for most of my life. I have a great admiration for creating projects from paper that may not necessarily be made from paper. When not in my craft room, I enjoy spending time at our cottage enjoying all that nature and suburban life has to offer.

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  1. Oh WOW Joann I love this! Just love this shape, thank you so much for the Tutorial link. I love the papers you have used, and the finished creation is just fabulous with yourk Joann touch added. Lovke it! Happy weekend, Judy x

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  2. Oh My Word – Joann the inside is FABULOUS. A truly gorgeous creation! Nicola x

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  3. that is so pretty and your right we always forget to do the inside of the card. thanks for the tutorial on it. thanks for sharing God Bless.

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  4. oh my is that ever gorgeous, love the vintage image and embellishing!!

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  5. This is so beautiful! So very nicely done…thank you for the links for the tutorial…

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  6. STUNNING !! Wow Joanne this is so fabulous ! I thought it was beautiful on the outside, but the inside is, well, WOW ! I’ve got to figure out how to see your blog on my Google reader thing, because I hate missing your fabulous creations. I’ve been going back through your blog and have seen so many beautiful things. I love everything you do !

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