Tuesday, February 23, 2010

Happy Spring....

Well, I'm posting two cards tonight because I decided to walk down the street to visit with Danderella last night and was too tired to post when I got home. :)

This first card is based on this week's sketch over at Get Sketchy. I used that funky color combo again - but I love how bright and cheery it is! Thanks Donna for letting me try out the nestabilities that I used on both cards, I may need these ones in my new collection now that I have my bug...

For this one, I used a Whiff of Joy image that Danderella shared with me months ago. I finally got around to coloring her and I love how she turned out. I have used the sketch from Lili of the Valley to complete this card. I must admit that I had some difficulty incorporating the two strips on the side and deciding where to place my sentiment, but I think it turned out ok in the end.

Here is a close up - you can tell I have used my SU spritzer tool again! LOL, I love that thing! I embellished with flowers that I picked up at DAT'S the other day $1.99 per pack of 24. Umm, I like flowers a lot...and I think I need more of these....
Since I used stitching on both cards, I am going to enter them over at Crafty Creations. And since both are spring themed, I am entering them at Stamp Something as well.
Off to visit a few blogs and then retire early as tomorrow is a travel day for work...
Shanna :)
Deets for card one:
stamps: CTMH Springtime, Mar & April word puzzle
inks: cocoa brown, sunflower, crystal blue, CTMH markers
embellishments: brown brads, prima flower, machine stitching
papers: Bo Bunny, CTMH crystal blue, brown bazzil
Deets for card two:
stamps: Whiff of Joy, April word puzzle
papers: MME, brown bazzil
embellishments: misc ribbon, prima flowers, brads, buttons, machine stitching


  1. Wonderful!! So glad you joined us at Crafty Creations challenge with these sweet stitched cards!!

  2. Both of these are sooo wonderful. I LOVE that first one..the colors are so cheerful. Wish I had gotten that set!

  3. Oh I love your cards...especially your happy spring one!!

  4. Both cards are great! I just love that color combo in the first one and the second one is so pretty!!!

  5. Beautiful cards, I love your GS card, so cheery! I so need to ink up those boots!

  6. Thanks for joining us at Crafty Creations Challenge!

    Saskia :)

  7. Gorgeous Shanna! Love your WOJ!

  8. These are so cute! Thanks for joining us at Stamp Something this week.

  9. Both your cards are great!! I just love those boots....and the that image is so adorble..Wonderful coloring!!

  10. fabulous cards, love the spring colours that spritzer thing looks amazing! hugs debx

  11. Wonderful card for GS, thanks for playing!

  12. i loooove the black on the spring card - it totally makes it pop :D

  13. What a gorgeous card.I love your image and choice of colours. Thanks for joining us on LOTV

  14. Beautiful card and colouring of this super sweet image. Your floral and ribbon detail are gorgeous. Thank you for joining us at Lili of the Valley.
    Nicola -x-


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