Sunday, May 15, 2011

Mother's day




I made this card for my Mom using my leftover blooms from the SVGCuts challenge (I had cut extra on purpose ;-)). The background paper is japanese paper, and the flowers match perfectly (both have that cute little indentation I like so much). I like this card but there's something bugging me, I can't quite put my finger on it... I think it is probably the lack of contrast between the blooms and the background paper (although it's not as bad in real life since there is a texture difference between the 2), and maybe the fact that the dark brown branch is the only thing really contrasting? Also I think I could lose the embossed white band at the bottom, but then it would be even more monochromatic... Or maybe it's because I don't like the color combo pink + purple?...
I'm pretty sure however, that my Mom won't mind and that she will be less critical!... ;-)

5 comments:

Thienly Azim said...

Well, I personally think that this is beautiful and there's nothing wrong with it. I was just looking at the pretty card that you sent me, and you really do beautiful work. Your mom is going to love this, I know it!

Bee's hive said...

It really is gorgeous...Try that layout with different colors, then send one to me and I'll critique it:)

designer pens box said...

love mother !

Jani said...

Very pretty.

alexandra said...

Beautiful card !

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