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Friday, February 25, 2011

Spring Smile

Hello , welcome to my room . Hope that you and yours are going to have just the best weekend .
I managed to create a card today for a challenge " Spring" theme for craftysentiments

Now I figured that Spring is like Autumn , an  in between season . Sometimes bright and sunny , sometimes cool not so warm . That's where I drew my inspiration from . The season of Spring itself .

The card base of Very Vanila and the first layer of Crumb Cake represent the mildness of Spring . In contrast,  the yellow dotty designer series paper from the Brights Collection , the bright Melon Mambo and the Whisper White are the hint of the warmth of coming Summer. The jug of flowers is  from the set A Flower For All Seasons. The sentiment is from set Fabulous Phrases. The little daisys at the bottom are from Hero Arts. I embossed the first layer to add texture and added jute to tie the elements together.
hope that you found this card to be worth a visit to my blog . Thank you for calling in .
 Am entering this in the http://craftysentiments.blogspot.com/2011/02/spring.html challenge.

Catch you again soon , cheers for now Shirley-Anne.

8 comments:

Rose Petal said...

Beautiful card Shirley-Anne. Love the colour combination and the image is so very delicate. Happy crafting.
With love, Sandra xxx

Annmaree (Emu) said...

looks great, love the colour combo!

Lisa Jane said...

Hi Sirley what a delightful image .. i just love spring
Lisa ;)

Monica said...

Another great card, Shirley-Anne, love the dull and bright in it. You have such a knack for doing that... I must learn that, too. The image is so very sweet and the jute looks great. The daisies at the bottom add a lovely touch to complete the pretty card.

xxx Monica

Marlene said...

Very pretty! I keep forgetting you're on the other side of the world...so your seasons are opposite ours!

Michelle said...

Hi

Great card!

Love the layering and the string is just the right touch.

Michelle :-)

Doreen said...

Love the image and embossing.xxx

Hazel (Didos) said...

Ah this is super, I love it and the embossing is super too, Thanks for playing on Crafty Sentiments this week Hazelxoxo