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Saturday, 14 March 2015

Spring is in the Air

Happy Saturday,

Well, it's been a busy one this week - including taking a class of 28 eight year olds to Filey for the day! I am absolutely shattered - so lots of rest this weekend and hopefully spoiled for Mother's Day.

We have a brand new challenge starting today over at my challenge blog 'FANTASY STAMPERS' and the theme for the next two weeks will be

'SPRING IS IN THE AIR'

Well, I certainly hope it is anyway - here is what I created for my DT inspiration ...


I had lots of fun with this one - layering up different elements. The background layer is a piece of custard cardstock and I stamped a flower all round the edge using Scattered Straw distress ink. Then I layered up a piece of milk cardstock, together with a piece of lemon design paper from my stash.

The topper used a rectangular die-cut which I cut down the middle to make a little smaller for my image. The image is another LOTV called 'Hand Picked' (anyone would think I am addicted!) - coloured with my Promarkers.

All the flowers were die cut from the milk cardstock, then stamped with one of my script stamps and coloured with a little co-ordinating distress ink, before being layered on the card with a few die-cut leaves.

I made the lettering (which is only just visible in the picture) on my pc and finished off with a few self adhesive pearls.

I hope you will come and join us over the next two weeks with your own Springtime projects.
Hugz, Jan xx

10 comments:

  1. A gorgeous card and image,love your sunny colours.
    Have a lovely weekend x

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    1. Thank you, Sue - you too, hun xx

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  2. Beautiful card, I love the yellows :) super cute image too. Jo x

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    1. Thank you, Joey - yellow wouldn't be my first choice of colour scheme, but it definitely reminds me of spring xx

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  3. Gorgeous card Jan, I love that sweet image and all of the yellow... one of my fav colors!
    Hugs, Tammy

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    1. Thanx, Tammy - I am totally addicted to my Lili of the Valley images, it's hard not to turn to them every time xx

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  4. What a bright cheerful card Jan and a LOTV image as well!
    It's been v dreary here today, lost a lamb overnight, got too wet and cold.:(

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    1. Thanx, Jules - sorry to hear about the wee little lamb xx

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  5. Hi Jan this is a gorgeous card the image is so cute and the flowers are beautiful. Hugs Jackie

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    1. Thanx, Jackie - I love stamping and cutting my own flowers, then building them for my cards xx

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