Mother’s Day Coupon Book -Flashback

In celebration of Mothers everywhere, I am sharing a Mother’s Day coupon book on the Designer Crafts Connection Blog Hop for May. Making this for a Mom would mean so much and the coupons could be for a special shopping trip together, a relaxing pedicure or even the promise to do chores around the house.

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I began with my Sizzix Pocket Page & Tag die. This die cuts a double-sided pocket page with a scalloped edge and ring binder holes. The holes are spaced so you could fit it inside a standard 3-ring binder as a little pocket. The die also comes with a tag shape that fits inside the pockets. I love all of the things you can do with this die.

For this project I used paper from my Cosmo Cricket stash. It is no longer available but any two-sided 12×12 cardstock would work perfectly. On the cover I made flowers using the Flowers, 3D die.

Here are the inside pages with their removable coupon tags.Pages1Pages2Pages3.jpg
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I began with four sheets of double-sided cardstock. I also cut additional tags out of solid colored cardstock. I folded all of the pages along the crease lines.Step1

On the cover, I die cut the 3D flowers and lightly inked the edges. I adhered them to the cover and glued a small pearl bead to the center.step_cover_detail

I used foam dots to add dimension to some embellishments.step_page1

For the lace, I first stitched the lace to the cardstock and then used pink rick-rack to cover the stitching.
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I love vintage buttons and use them wherever possible. The card that reads “Bon Appetit” had a straight edge along the top which did not match with the scalloped edge of the pocket so I used the buttons to hide the edge.
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I used a scrap of zigzag paper to soften the edge of the straight red card. The brad was meant to read “WOW” but everyone knows that MOM is WOW upside down.Step_page4

I added a few bits of bling to the center of these flowers because moms sparkle.step_page5

I kept the last page very simple. I thought that this would be where you could add a note to thank Mom for everything she does. This could also be the page where you could include the gift certificate to the spa {hint, hint, in case my son reads this}.
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Happy Mother’s Day to all of the Moms out there. Please visit all of the great Mother’s Day project created by the talented designers at Designer Crafts Connection.

Product Links
Sizzix Pocket Page & Tag die

Sizzix Flowers, 3-D

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About Lynda

Senior Product Design for Sizzix and lifelong crafter on a mission to make the world prettier, one project at a time. I share my fun and crazy life with my English boyfriend, race-car-driving son and Carly, an Australian Shepherd mix dog. Please join me on this creative adventure.

8 Responses

      1. Hey! Thanks for linking up! I’m happy to let you know that you will be featured in our next party! It starts tomorrow at 6 so stop by and share anything else you might have laying around! : )

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  1. MidMichiganMom

    I love how elaborate and colorful these are! I would be thrilled to get this for Mother’s Day =) Thank you for sharing this with us on Welcome Home Wednesday. I look forward to seeing more of your crafs.

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