Thursday, May 11, 2017

Mother's Day Zig Zag Card

Mother's Day is just around the corner and when we visited the Home and Garden Fair last Friday, I found exactly the right plant gifts for my DD and DDIL.  Woo Hoo!  Master J accompanied us and I begged him not to tell his Mama about her present but... he is only 4 nearly 5!

I wanted to try and make a zig zag card with a shaped top edge and by welding all kinds of triangles and squares together, I managed to make a straight edged template in DS.  Then I added the bases of the flowers I chose from the Bits and Pieces, Serenade and Hello Kitty carts and welded them in a pleasing arrangement along the top edge.  Easy peasy!

I inked the flowers, and added them to the card remembering to glue them on the opposite side of the middle fold.  (Note to self - add them to the back of this section too!  It looks so unfinished.) 

Then I had a great time adding bees and butterflies, ladybugs and caterpillars to each of the 5 sections of the card.  Pearls, glitter, vellum and Wink of Stella - embellishment heaven!

Such a fun card to make and I already have another zig zag card with a shaped top ready to cut in DS3.  : )

I am linking my card with the Mother's Day Challenges at Fantabulous Cricut Challenge Blog # 300
and the Bitten by the Bug 2 Happy Mother's Day challenge.  Pop over and have a look at the lovely projects.   I have tons of ideas for next year!    Thanks for visiting with me today.  : )  Christine


  1. What a beautiful card. I've never seen one with this type of design. It's so pretty I would love to make one for myself. Happy Mother's Day. Thanks for joining us at bitten by the bug this week

  2. What a fantastic card! I'm sure it was a labor of love to go to all the trouble of design in Cricut Design Space. You did an amazing job with your beautiful creation! Thanks so much for sharing it with us at Fantabulous Cricut challenge Blog. Hope you will join us again soon!
    :) Marie--FCCB DT

  3. I love all of the beautiful flowers and the card fold. This card is so pretty! All the butterflies and bees make this even more fabulous. Thanks for joining us at BBTB2.

  4. Happy Mother's Day, Christine. Love, love, love your card. You are such a clever lady with all your welding. I'd have not thought of welding triangles to squares to get the angles. I'll need to scrutinize your screen shot.

  5. Oh, I love your card and the beautiful flowers you used down the angles. I did one similar to this for my father's day card last year and he loved it! All the little additions to your card are adorable! Great Job! Thanks for sharing your talent at Fantabulous Cricut.

  6. Love love love this card - it is so fun! Thank you for joining us at FCCB! Blessings, Jamie

  7. Beautiful card! Thanks for sharing at Bitten By The Bug 2!
    ~DT Janis

  8. Congrats on winning at FCCB. If it wasn't me who won the Amazon GC, I'm glad it was you with your beautiful card.


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