“Mom’s The Word”

How many times have you intended to make your mom a special, one of a kind gift but then simply put it off and run out of time? Well, this can be the year that you change your ways and surprise her with a hand crafted keepsake that is sure to make YOU her favorite. Check out this project and then email me to order all the supplies to create this one of a kind frame she will treasure forever. Everyone who orders by Wed., April 30 will also receive a handmade card to slip into your gift!







  • Baroque Motifs
    (set of 6; 109403; $25.95)
  • Define Your Life
    (set of 28; 109523; $47.95)


  • Certainly Celery card stock: 5-1/2″ x 2-3/8″
  • Naturals Ivory card stock: 5-3/4″ x 2-5/8″; 3″ x 3″; 2 pieces at 2-1/2″ x 1″
  • Spring Silhouettes Designer Series paper: 6-3/4″ x 5″; 2 pieces at 5-3/4″ x 1″; 5-1/4″ x 2-1/4″
  • On Board Lots of Letters


  • Chocolate Chip Classic Stampin’ Pad
  • Soft Sky Classic Stampin’ Pad
  • Chocolate Chip Craft Stampin’ Pad


Accessories & Tools
  • Dazzling Diamonds Stampin’ Glitter
  • Kraft taffeta ribbon: 8″
  • Linen thread
  • Ice Circle Rhinestone brads
  • Aged Copper Hodgepodge Hardware
  • Pretties Kit
  • Stampin’ Dimensionals
  • Crafters’ Tool Kit
  • Slit punch
  • Sponge daubers
  • Watercolor brushes
  • Hobby blade
  • Frame
  • Sewing machine and thread
  • Spray adhesive

These supplies and instructions are for general guidelines only.
Measurements will differ depending on the size of your frame. The size
of this finished piece (minus frame) is 6-1/2″ x 4-1/2″.

  1. Ink On Board “M,” “O,” and negative image from “M” with Chocolate Chip Craft ink using sponge daubers. Set aside to dry.
  2. Punch
    scallop edge along two pieces of Spring Silhouettes Designer Series
    paper (5-3/4″ x 1″ each) using Slit punch. Adhere to back of Naturals
    Ivory card stock.
  3. Using hobby blade and cutting mat, cut three
    1-1/2″ x 1-1/2″ square windows from Certainly Celery card stock. Stitch
    around windows. Place Spring Silhouettes paper (5-1/4″ x 2-1/4″) under
    Certainly Celery card stock, and use a pencil to lightly mark position
    of windows on paper.
  4. Attach Aged Copper brads to corners of Certainly Celery card stock. Tie ribbon around lower corner; trim.
  5. Ink flower from Pretties Kit with Soft Sky ink using sponge daubers. Adhere to Certainly Celery card stock.
  6. Adhere letters to marked Spring Silhouettes paper:
  7. Adhere On Board negative image “M” over first marked square.
  8. Stamp
    flower from Baroque Motifs in Certainly Celery ink on Naturals Ivory
    card stock (3″ x 3″); cut out. Position On Board “O” over stamped
    flower. Adhere flower and “O” over second marked square. Pierce hole
    through center of all layers using paper-piercing tool from Crafters’
    Tool Kit, and attach brad.
  9. Adhere On Board “M” over third marked square.
  10. Adhere Spring Silhouettes paper to Naturals Ivory card stock.
  11. Layer
    Certainly Celery card stock over Naturals Ivory card stock using
    Stampin’ Dimensionals, so that letters show through windows.
  12. Stamp
    definition in Chocolate Chip Classic ink on Naturals Ivory card stock
    (2-1/2″ x 1″). Distress edges, crumple, and then smooth out. Adhere to
    Certainly Celery card stock.
  13. Stamp baroque image in Chocolate
    Chip Classic ink on Spring Silhouettes paper (6-3/4″ x 5″). Layer
    Naturals Ivory card stock on paper.
  14. Stamp “Cherish” in
    Chocolate Chip Classic ink on Naturals Ivory card stock (2-1/2″ x 1″).
    Cut out letters, and adhere to stamped Spring Silhouettes paper.
  15. Lightly spatter Chocolate Chip Classic ink over entire project using watercolor brush.
  16. Spray adhesive over entire project, and sprinkle with Dazzling Diamonds. Insert artwork into frame.


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