Handmade Mother’s Day Flower Cards

Hi everyone. Vera here today to share a couple Mother’s Day cards.

If there’s one thing in my life that I am very, very grateful for that would be my mom. I wouldn’t be where I am today without her wisdom & guidance. And, I am blessed that we have such a close relationship. Whenever I can, I do love to show my mom how much I appreciate her. Of course with Mother’s Day just around the corner, I don’t pass the chance to show her how much she means to me.

This week May Arts is teaming up with Authentique to create Mother’s Day projects and I immediately based my project based on what my mom loves. Flowers. She enjoys tending to her garden and with that in mind I created a couple flowery cards using Authentique gorgeous papers.

Here’s the first card.

My supply list for this card:

For the flower, I die cut it using Silhouette and piece the flower and leaves together. Now, this particular shape, come with a hole in the middle. So, after I stacked & glued all the layers together (make sure you keep the hole open), I threaded in one end of the skinny silk ribbon, tied a knot three times to make it thicker (so it wouldn’t slide through the hole) and threaded  that end back into the hole, leaving the bump as the flower center.

Or, if you familiar with French knot, you can do that as well. I didn’t have any needle that would fit the ribbon, so I opted for the technique I mentioned above.

For the card panel, I simply layer 3 rows of lace ribbon, top it off with silk ribbon, then top it off again with the sheer dots ribbon. Tuck the ribbon end behind the panel and adhere panel to the card base.  Then add the flower.

To finish the card, I cut off a strip of patterned paper and stamp it with Happy Mother’s Day sentiment.

I love playing with Authentique paper so much that I decided to make another card and here’s the 2nd card.

The supply list for this card:

To create this fun shape card, I die cut the patterned paper using the Spellbinders die and then repeat the process on white cardstock. Score a line about 1cm from the top of the white cardstock, add glue and adhere to the back of the patterned paper.

Add twill ribbon. Die cut the flower, layer all the pieces together (for extra dimension I used Helmar Liquid Scrap Dots in between each layer, it acts just like pop-dots), add pearl sticker for the flower center, and adhere to card. Stamp sentiment.

There, 2 flowery cards in honor of Mother’s Day. I hope you like them. Thank you so  much for stopping by here at May Arts. I hope you find some inspirations from your visit here and have a wonderful day.

Blog post by: Vera Yates


  1. Angie Hall

    What great flowers you made for your focal image. They are terrific. Thanks Vera

  2. Trudi Wilbur

    Oh I love these cards and those flowers and that paper and the ribbon 🙂

  3. Melinda Wilson

    OMGoodness! Beautiful cards!

  4. Karen aka Soccerboyzmom

    Great job and very springy.

  5. Jennyfer L

    These are lovely! I need to get a Silhouette!

  6. Laura Cox

    Very sweet simple cards….thanks for sharing them!

  7. Aundria B.

    What cheery cards – thank you for the inspiration!

  8. Beatrice Lawson

    The die cut flowers are lovely and they add so much dimension!

  9. Susan Jensen

    Love flowers & poka dots. Anybody want to adopt me as a grandmother?? Or Mother??

  10. Kelly Malacko

    Cute projects.

  11. Yvonne Williams

    Beautiful cards!  Love the die cut! I love the twill ribbon!

  12. Kathy P

    Great inspiration and I love the die cut flowers!  Two inspiring cards with similar but different looks!

  13. {vicki}

    great cards

  14. DebbieC.

    Two great cards and beautiful flowers. I like the lace and ribbon together on the first card.

  15. maria langston

    i love the flowers the cards are so unique. thanks

  16. Sue D

    Very pretty floral cards!

  17. SuZeQ

    Beautiful cards … you must be so proud!  Thank you for sharing.

  18. alice hancock

    Beautiful cards!

  19. Kristie Maynard

    Beautiful, just beautiful!

  20. rush

    nice cards.  thank you for sharing.

  21. nWFlamingo

    Let's hear it for MOM!  HipHip Hooray!

  22. Cynthia B.

    Your paper-piecing of these flowers is spot-on! And of course the ribbons – esp. the twill ribbon on the second card – are just calling my name. 🙂

  23. Piali

    Beautiful Mother's day cards ,Vera!!! Love the blooms and the ribbons!

  24. Holly Elliott

    Great cards! I love the flowers!

  25. Carmen

    I love flower cards – thanks for the inspiration!

  26. lisa l.

    love the lace ribbon on the first card! And those flowers beautiful!

  27. Bethany Becker

    Very pretty flowers!

  28. Karen McAlpine

    SWEET cards!!  Love the big flowers and the white lace.  Soo Pretty.

  29. Lisa Peeples

    the flowers are amazing.  Love the yellow paper on the cards.

  30. Emily h

    More amazing ness! I love the colors and the dimensions!

  31. Yvonne Williams

    Beautiful cards.  I love the twill ribbon on the second one.   Very cool.

  32. Marsha F

    Great cards!  I love the flowers & the paper you chose!

  33. Amy Jones #8546

    Oh these are great cards.  I love the dots.

  34. Virginia Ogg

    Beautiful cards.  Love the Sheer dots especially. 

  35. Flo

    Very pretty cards.

  36. Ashley N Newell

    WOW!  This are gorgeous!  I love the big statement flowers!

  37. Amanda Coleman

    Love these cards!  I am going to have to bust out my Authentique for Mother's Day this year!

  38. Sharon Gullikson

    I'm really into flowers, and put them on most of my cards, even if it's only a tiny flower or two. They make me happy. I like the yellow ribbon–how it goes off the edge. It looks great.

  39. B. Poteraj

    What great flowers! I'm going to try to make some.

  40. Michele D

    Love the layers of ribbon on the first card and the fun shape of the second card!

  41. Karla

    great cards! very pretty paper. I love the lacy ribbon 🙂

  42. Miriam Prantner

    Loving all the bright colors in these cards, and those flowers are fantastic!

  43. delphia kay mcbride

    very pretty cards your knot looks very close to a french knot, lot easier to make than a french knot too.  my favorite is the first one, i just love lace ribbon.

  44. Tanya Hulbert

    Love the combo of polka dots and the flowers!  You just can't go wrong!

  45. Jingle

    Very cute cards!


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