Friday, February 16, 2007

*Feels Like Spring!*

WOW.... welcome to Calgary... where the temperature can reach a high of only -22C one day.... and be +4C the next! (that's -8F and 39F). We had a lot of snow at the beginning of February and now it's a big slushy mess out there!

But that's OK... I like it warmer instead of cold!

It was so warm yesterday that the kids spent 2 hours outside playing behind the school.... sledding, fort building, snowball fighting... they came home only because they got too warm!!!

So... these spring-like temperatures make stamping for spring SO much easier!

I got the idea for this card from a card that Erika had on her blog a few days ago.

I started by stamping the flower from Doodle This in versa mark ink on Regal Rose, So Saffron, Almost Amethyst and Certainly Celery. I embossed them in clear embossing powder. After they had cooled, I cut them out. I cut up the green one to make leaves. I then put a piece of this great ribbon (Michaels) along the bottom of a Very Vanilla card and then added the flowers and leaves. I added some bling to the centres of the flowers and did some faux stitching on a piece of Regal Rose and cut it out with the word window punch.

Spring...

10 comments:

Cindy Keery said...

Very pretty, Nancy!! I love all the little details... the faux stitching, the leaves peeking out from behind the flowers, the ribbon, the bling... it all works together so perfectly! I will have to copy this one with my hero arts flower.

Quilt Nut said...

very springy Nancy! i might have to CASE this one

mjb coffee said...

OH!!! OH!!! I love this card, such pretty colors amd lovey layout. thanks for shring this one with us!!!!

Creative Expressions by Stephanie said...

wow, it all ties very nicely together!!! Very pretty card!

Tracy.H said...

Very pretty, Nancy!

Peggy Maier said...

Really spring-like card! Very pretty colors.

ipkstampshappy said...

Nancy, This is so pretty and I love the ribbon you used on this card. Very dainty and so refreshing. Ida

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Jennifer R said...

Nice and bright. Well done!

scrapstampindiva said...

this is a great card nancy - i love it! :)

Julie Mutch said...

Beautiful card, Nancy! :) I love Spring-like cards...maybe if we all make enough of them, Mother Nature will send Spring our way a little sooner!