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Cards | Happy Mother’s Day

Today, we’re making a big announcement for National Scrapbook Day!

Please welcome to Scrapbook Update the Card Annex design team! The Card Annex team was founded late last year as part of another Nally Studios property, and is now taking up permanent residence at Scrapbook Update to strengthen our creative offerings here.

Our ten card designers will be bringing you content several times per week to highlight products and teach techniques. Today, you’ll be getting their first three posts for Scrapbook Update, but if you would like to see more, you can visit the Card Annex archives on our site.

First up today, Scrapbook Update’s Card Annex team designer Corri Garza is bringing us a card featuring the products of designer Lori Whitlock, but from two different companies!

The beautiful pink papers on this card are from the Valentine’s Day collection called “Love Story” that Lori designed for Echo Park Paper Company. Who said that you have to put away your seasonal products when the season is over? Lori’s beautiful feminine pink designs in “Love Story” are perfect for Mother’s Day, and would also do well for other occasions like birthdays and baby girls.

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In addition to the Echo Park paper collection, there’s more beautiful Lori Whitlock elements hiding in this card! Lori also designs cut files for the Silhouette Online Store. The 3D flower (which coordinates beautifully with the roses in the patterned paper), the leaves, and the tag are all Lori’s designs. I’ve been wanting to try making 3D flowers, and after seeing what Corri did with this file, it is definitely going on my Silhouette wish list!

Supplies | Patterned Paper: Echo Park (Love Story by Lori Whitlock). Cardstock: Recollections (pink), Bazzill (green). Button: October Afternoon. Cord: Hemptique. Ink: Ranger Tim Holtz Distress (Worn Lipstick, Peeled Paint, Antique Linen), Tsukineko Staz-On (Jet Black). Stamps: Scrappy Moms (All In The Family). Digital Cutting Files: Lori Whitlock for Silhouette (Flower, 1 Piece Leaf, Tag).

Designer: Corri Garza

Corri began paper crafting in 2009 when she purchased a Cricut at a Black Friday sale. She started following some blogs and immediately fell in love with card making. Recently, she added a Silhouette Cameo to her craft room and she loves working with die cuts to create cards, gift boxes and altered items. Corri lives just outside San Antonio, Texas with her husband and three kids. When she’s not in her craft room, she is watching her twins playing sports. They are involved in volleyball, baseball and softball, so there is always a game to watch!  Corri also enjoys photography, especially taking nature photos. To learn more about Corri, visit her blog.

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2 Responses to Cards | Happy Mother’s Day

  1. Pamela Haskin May 4, 2013 at 11:52 am #

    So excited to see you featuring cards. I love your blog, but mostly create
    cards. Can’t wait to see what all you have for us!

  2. Gab May 6, 2013 at 6:43 am #

    What a pretty card!

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