Hello, Creative Embellishments friends!

Sandi here with you today sharing my newest CE project.

I created a little vignette on one of the new Fleur de lis Circle pieces. This collection of circle pieces are 8 inches in diameter. My idea was to use it much like an altered embroidery hoop while also giving a nod to the upcoming Mother’s Day.

Yes, this is me  … on Day One of being a first-time mom. When I look at this photo, I remember soaking in every tiny thing about my little baby girl. Her long lashes, dark hair, every newborn noise, the way she made a little O with her mouth, those big stretches with some big ole yawns. You can see that she’s checking me out as well! What a privilege to be her momma. Then and now.

And for those ladies out there who might have negative emotions on Mother’s Day, please know that I understand.  The reality is often that life can be just plain hard. I see you. I feel your loss. Scroll on by if you need to. In fact, I had to do less on this project than I would have liked because old grief just bubbled up and I needed to re-direct my thoughts. Big hugs.

As for the project, I painted my chipboard white and misted it with creamy/gold mist. When it was dry, I backed it with some 13 Arts In Bloom papers.  I painted the A Mother’s Love … title chipboard with white and then went back in with a peachy/pink Spectrum Noir Sparkle pen. I applied several coats until I got my saturation as I needed.

Here’s a little close-up of the chipboard pieces. As a finishing touch, it was dabbed with white gesso when I was blending the project.

I had a little shelter-in-place crisis with my light box light bulbs at exactly when I needed to photograph my project. Finding non-essential photography do-dads isn’t easy right now! Anyhoo, I included this one photograph because although my background is dark, the chipboard stands out nicely.

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Creative Embellishments products used: 

Fleur de lis Circle, 8 inch

A Mothers Love Endures …..