Saturday 25 February 2012

A Breath of Spring

It's nearly spring, yay!  I love to see the crocuses in my garden poking their heads up.  As a sufferer of SAD, spring means more daylight and a reduction in my meds til October when the clocks change again.  Spring flowers are such a cheerful reminder of longer days just around the corner.
This lovely image is from A Passion for Stamps, designed by the talented Ruth.  I've coloured it with my Promarkers and Flexmarkers and added little drops of Anita's 3D gloss to look like dew.
The plain papers are mainly Papermania and the patterned paper is Papermania Forever Friends Spring Time pack.  The embossing folder I've used is Divine Swirls by Cuttlebug.
I'm not sure where the sentiment stamp is from, it's been in my stash for years!
I've used Distress Ink in Spiced Marmalade around the edges of the scalloped blank and used it it stamp the sentiment.
Some gems and a bow embellished with a Papermania brad finish it off.
I am entering this card in the following challenges -
CRAFT - #143 - sketch
Play Date Cafe - #120 - colour combo


  1. This is so beautiful Wendy:) Sandra H

  2. Love your gorgeous card Wendy,fabulous

  3. Hi Wendy. This is gorgeous - lovely and bright.The blue "dotting" around the crocuses looks great. Ruth x

  4. Superb card Wendy, love the look of the raindrops. Teresa xx

  5. Beautiful card and such a fresh feel to the card. Thank you for joining us at C.R.A.F.T. this week. Jeanette

  6. So gorgeous Wendy...

    have a lovely evening hun...hugs Vicky xx

  7. This is gorgeous Wendy, I love Spring, it's my fave time of year :) And this card brings it to life perfectly :)

  8. Another beautifully made card and such lovely details. I too have SAD and cannot wait till the sun returns again. This has made my day brighter already. A lovely lovely card.

  9. so stunning wendy.gorgeous image and i love the dewdrops and pretty spring colours :D

    xx coops xx

  10. Hi Wendy, You did a fab job with my sketch. Your card certainly makes us feel like Spring is here. Love the image and your colouring is superb. Thanks for joining us at CRAFT this week good luck Sheryl (madmarchhare on docrafts!) xx

  11. Beautiful Wendy, you have me longing for spring!

  12. Thanks for joining in the fun at CRAFT challenges this week . Your take on the sketch is stunning...well done

    Sylvia xx

    ps love the name of your blog!!!

  13. I see those pretty dew drops on the flowers! You've colored the image with such a light hand, it's gorgeous.

    Thanks a bunch for playing with us at THe PLay DAte Cafe!

  14. Great project, thank you for joining us at CRAFT Challenge this week and good luck! Don't forget to check back with us again on Thursday for our new challenge and to check if you have won or made our Top3.
    Jo and Tigerlover.

  15. Hi Wendy, I believe you have so far not yet claimed your prize, please contact us asap or you will loose your claim on the prize.

    Jo. (CRAFT Challenge)


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