My mother's birthday is Wednesday. This is the card I sent her the other day. I think it turned out very elegant and pretty. I hope she'll like it too. It also fits the Pals Paper Arts Challenge 82 (PPA82) to use scallops. Enjoy!
Uses Elizabeth a la carte stamp and Occasional Quotes Hostess Level 3 Clear-Mount Set plus Clear-Mount Block G, Baja Breeze Card Stock, Crumb Cake Card Stock, Soft Suede Card Stock, Elegant Soiree Designer Series Paper, Soft Suede Classic Stampin' Pad, Crumb Cake Classic Stampin' Pad, Stamping Sponges, Modern Label Extra-Large Punch, 1-3/4" x 7/8" Oval Large Punch, Baja Breeze 1/2" Seam Binding Ribbon, Basic Pearls Jewels, Big Shot Die-Cutting Machine, Extended Cutting Pads, Tasteful Trim Bigz XL Die, Sticky Strip, and Stampin' Dimensionals.
It's hard to tell in the scan, but I did sponge the edges of the Crumb Cake card stock layer with the Crumb Cake Ink to distress them a little.
The Tasteful Trim Bigz XL Die is one of the carryover products from the Holiday Mini. It's not pictured in any of the current catalogs, but is still available for purchase for $42.95, item #120893.