Tuesday, February 18, 2014

Shhh...is That Spring I Hear?

Love the inspiration challenge over at JUGs! These colors remind me of spring! The university baseball team had their first practice outdoors this afternoon! What is next? Robins? Waking to the sound of chirping birds? Crocuses popping up their cheery little heads? Come on SPRING!



Three Bloomin' Jugs
~Base card aqua card stock
~Layer of card stock (the Paper Studio Little Safari with Glitter)
~Flowers: Sizzix Framelits die set with Hero Arts Flowers and Butterflies - colored with Copics, stamens dotted with Stampin' Up Crystal Effects (I promise the leaves are NOT the green that photographed - they are NICE green - for real!) I hate it when a photo gremlin takes over!
~ Attached the flower stems directly to the card - popped the blossoms up with Stampin' Up Dimensionals
~Dry wall mesh colored with  a Sharpie (I haven't even put a small dent in the massive roll I have)
Challenges/Inspirations
JUGs - three colors
Crafting from the Heart - anything goes/flowers
Cuttin' and Stampin' - spring is here
ABC Challenge - flowers
Der Challengeblog - spring flowers

Here's to robins, flowers, and gremlins,
Nancy in Iowa


15 comments:

  1. I've got to remember to pick up some of that dry wall stuff! It's so pretty on this Spring looking card. Very pretty blossoms and a beautiful card.
    You wouldn't hear spring around here just yet - but you can certainly feel it with the warm temps we've been having! I'm more than ready!
    Lynn

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  2. How pretty is this card! Dispute the ridiculous amount of rain we've been having, my bulbs are pushing their way up through the soil, far earlier than they usually do too! Hope things are warming up for you! Julie x

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  3. Totally LOVE these flowers - great coloring too - Thanks for joining in at JUGS!

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  4. I love your Spring card with the pretty flowers reaching up to the sky. Great colors! I actually heard some birds chirping the other day. Maybe Spring is not that far off. Thanks for joining us at Just Us Girls!

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  5. What a pretty card! I love how cheery and bright this is! Thanks for playing at Crafting From The Heart, I hope you will join us again next week,
    Tina - DT member

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  6. I've never seen building material used quite like that before but it looks fabulous.Thank you for playing at Crafting From The Heart, hope to see you again soon. Tracy DT

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  7. Fab card. Thanks for joining us at KE-Challenge! Hugs, Susanne.

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  8. Very pretty card.Thanks for joining us at KE-Challenge! Hugs, Susanne.

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  9. Love the bright colors! Thank you for joining us at ABC Challenge! Good luck and please join us again!

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  10. Super cute card! Thanks for sharing with us at Cuttin' and Stampin'

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  11. Great card. Thanks for playing at Crafting from the heart. Hope to see you next time. Good luck.

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  12. Waw looks really pretty. Thank you for joining us at ABC Challenge. Hugs! MOjca

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  13. What a perfect Spring card!! I love the adorable flowers... you did such a nice job coloring them! :)

    Thanks so much for playing along & sharing your project with us at Cuttin' and Stampin'! :)

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  14. Fabulous card, love the flowers and your BP's, many thanks for sharing with us at Crafting from the Heart, best of luck hun xxx

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  15. very nice card. love the flowers. thanks for entering the Cuttin' and Stampin' challenge.
    cathyplus5.blogspot.com
    DT member

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