Bumble Bee's Craft Den

I enjoy crafting and like to try my hand at different things. If there is anything that you see on here that you would like made, please feel free to contact me bumblebeescraftden@gmail.com or by going to my page on Facebook www.facebook.com/bumblebeescraftden. You can post on the wall or send me a message there. I appreciate any comments that people leave so please feel free to comment!!!

Monday, 21 March 2011

Mother's Day Card

Mother's Day is fast approaching - 3 April so I have had an idea in my mind of the card I wanted to make for a while now.

I bought a pack of swan shaped cards in Poundland, I wanted them just for the swan shape itself and not to use as cards!!  I decided to do a sidestepper card and covered it in some Kate Knight paper that was free with a magazine recently.  I used a MS loopy punch and made some flowers using a die and an X cut punch.  I've used Sakura pens on most of the edges on this card.  For the swan, I used a couple of feathers and some purple gems to cover the 'stalk' part of the feather.  I also put a flower and some embossed leaves cut with an X Cut punch and I drew the eye on and used a tiny purple gem. 

The sentiment was a freebie downloaded from the net which I changed to purple ink and mounted it on a mat which I cut using nesties.

I'd like to enter this card into the following challenges.

Dream Valley - Mother's Day
Pile It On - Pearls and Rhinestones and Bling
Sparkles Forum - Mother's Day
A Gem of a Challenge - Anything but Square
Craft Your Days Away - For Mum or Special Lady
Easy Craft Projects - For Mum!
Diecut Dreams - Mother's Day or Special Friend


  1. Absolutely stunning and such a great idea to use the card as a template. Claire xx

  2. Lovely card, love the design and colour

  3. VERY nice, love how you have done this..

    Thanks for joining us at SFC, good luck.

    Huggies Angel

  4. This is gorgeous I love the way you have added the feathers
    Thanks for joining in at SFC this time

    Jackie x

  5. Fabulous card Angie, I love the swan shape that you used and the feather is just inspired!

  6. lovely card! just adore that feather & shape! thanks for playing with us at PIO & hope to see you again! hugs!

  7. Great design, I love the natural paper.

    Bee happy x
    Have a delicious day!

  8. Beautiful card,love everything about it!....thanks for joining us this week at A GEM Of A Challenge.

    Take care
    San x

  9. Really lovely! Thanks for joining us at A Gem Of A Chall! xx Jenny xx

  10. Angie, two things, firstly I haven't forgotten about you I've just been having major issues with my email... and secondly I've left you a little pressie on my blog. Jaqui x

  11. Wonderful, I am heading down to poundland! love what you have done with these swans, Thanks for joining Anything Goes, K x

  12. Oh this is absolutely fantastic. Thank you for joining us at dream valley challenges

  13. What a great idea to recyle a bought card into a hand made card. Lovely colours too. Thanks for sharing with us at DCD this time.
    Dawn x

  14. Such a gorgeous card Angie, what a fab idea to use the swan on the card. Thank you for joining us at Craft Your Days Away for our Mother's Day/ for a Special Lady challenge, good luck xxx


    LIZ XX

  16. Nice idea with the swan and the feathers. Lovely colours too! Thanks for joining us at Dream Valley *Hugs* Sarah


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