Monday, 11 February 2013

Spring has Sprung

I decided to make a start on my Easter cards and thoroughly enjoyed using zesty citrus colours alongside this cute Penny Black stamp.
I coloured the stamped image with Promarkers and inked the edges of the topper with Squeezed Lemonade and Mowed Grass Distress Inks.
The papers are Papermania Spring Chic, to which I added some lemon pearl card and inked all the edges with more Mowed Grass.
To make the daffodils, I punched flowers with a Nellie Snellen punch, snipped of the serrated edges to make smooth petals, and added a piece of upside down Card Candi, which I shaped with a ball tool to make more of a cup shape, to the centre of each.  A blob of Yellow Stickles in the middle of each Candi is meant to look like the stigma.
To embellish, I used a yellow ribbon, a bow, some tiny orange pearls and little green gems.
I'm entering this card in the following challenges -
Bunny Zoe's - flowers and pearls
Stamp and Create - spring
Tammy's Scrapin' Corner - #49 - handmade embellishments
There She Goes - #194 - flowers
Crafty Ann's - #82 - tie a yellow ribbon
Delightful Challenges - think spring
Penny's Paper-Crafty - #113 - ribbons and bows
Sweet Sketch - #192 - sketch

27 comments:

  1. Wendy this is such a gorgeous card. I love the image, I think the Penny Black stamps are just magic. Love your colours, kate x

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  2. Gorgeous card Wendy. I love the cute PB stamp and you've coloured it beautifully. The fresh spring colours look fab too.
    Lorraine x

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  3. This is gorgeous, Wendy. Love the cute image and the flowers.

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  4. This is gorgeous, I love the sweet image and beautiful flowers.
    Sue xx

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  5. Oh Wendy what a lovely Easter card. I had forgotten that Easter is very early this year. What a wonderful image and I just love love love your colours used and your added embellishments. This is a great card, thanks so much for joining us this week over at Sweet Sketch Wednesday hope to see you again next week and good luck.

    Hugs
    Kathie SSW-DT

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  6. What a fun image! Great card!

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  7. You know Im a fan. Another wicked awesome card. Xoxo Denise

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  8. Just so adorable!
    Thank you for joining us at Penny's Paper Crafty and I hope we see you again soon!

    Hugs

    Laurian

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  9. This is gorgeous Wendy,love the image, colours and layout. Marlene

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  10. Wendy your card is so pretty the image and the colours are so lovely x

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  11. Wendy,
    This is just the cutest! Perfect for an Easter card, love the colors. Thanks for joining us at SSW.
    Hugs, Heide SSW-DT

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  12. Wendy, this is just precious. I love the little sun flower along the side. And, your image is just the cutest thing ever!! Thanks for joining us at SSW. this week.
    Hugs, Nancy SSW-DT

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  13. This really made me smile, it's so adorable, I love the colours and layout and the cat is just soooo sweet
    Lindsay xx

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  14. Oh my, just look at this little sweetie of a card! Soooo adorable. Thanks for joining us at Sweet Sketch Wednesday.

    Linda

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  15. Gorgeous. That image is sooooo cuuuuute. Thanks for joining us at Tammy's Scrapin Corner for this challenge.
    Margaret, DT

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  16. Love your gorgeous, adorable card.
    luv
    Debby

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  17. beautiful card Wendy. I love those daffodils. Thank you for sharing with us at SSW this week. Holly xx

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  18. Very pretty Wendy, the image is so sweet. Thanks for joining us at Crafty Ann's this time. Carol DT x

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  19. This is so cute. I love the beautifully colored image and your embellishments are great. Thanks for joining us this week for hand made embellishments.
    Karal DT for Tammy's Scrapin Corner

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  20. So springy and so pretty! Thanks so much for joining us this week at Sweet Sketch Wednesday.

    Peace & Luv,
    Jeannie

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  21. This is very cute.
    I really love this creation.


    we are so glad you ,
    entered into the challenge this week.
    we hope to see you back next week.
    Hugs Tammy Ortiz - Owner of Tammy Scrapin Corner

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  22. Such a gorgeous creation. Love everything about it. Thanks for sharing your talent with us. Good luck. And don’t forget to take part in our Valentines Blog Hop.
    Hugs
    Desíre
    {Tammy’s Scrapin Corner Senior DT Member}
    {Doing Life – my personal blog}

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  23. How precious! My mama would flip over this card. I love the color choice and image. Thanks for joining us at Delightful Challenges.
    Hugz,
    Christine Dt

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  24. The cuteness just continues ... this is adorable. What a wonderful image and your coloring brings it to life. I love the design of your card and as always ... your extra little touches are perfect. ♥ Denise

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  25. A gorgeous card!
    Thank you soo much for taking part in our "Ribbon & Bows" challenge…
    Hope to see you again in our new challenge.

    Hugs,
    Melanie
    (DT Penny's Paper Crafty Challenges)

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  26. Really pretty Wendy, thank you for sharing it with us at Crafty Ann's
    Ann x

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