Friday, March 10, 2017

Spring has Sprung!

Wow, has it ever, at least here in California, so I decided to play with some of the new Watercolor Collection digi papers I got from We Are 3, available at Miss Daisy Stamps to make a Spring card.  The sentiment is also available at Miss Daisy Stamps HERE, but comes as a bonus with this sweet little bunny. So why didn't I use him?  Well, the March challenge in the Miss Daisy Stamps FB Group is asking for a sentiment only, so a sentiment it is.  I changed the color of the Spring sentiment in my Printmaster Platinum program and cropped out the digital butterfly so I could add a punched one.  All three butterflies are from Martha Stewart punches.  I used a Spellbinders Fancy Tags Two and Petite Ovals to cut the sentiment and strung a piece of DL.Art Pink Champagne crinkle ribbon from the Vintage Vineyard Bundle

BTW, Miss Daisy is also offering a gorgeous FREE sentiment, for a limited time, to use if you'd like to join in the challenge.  You can find the link by joining the Miss Daisy Stamps FB Group.  I didn't use it here because I didn't want to cover up too much of the beautiful paper but I hope to do another soon.

The flowers are hand made using a tutorial from Lisa, at A Mermaid's Crafts, with the same Watercolor digital paper. Although I couldn't even begin to do such lovely work, I did have fun with the flowers and used Spellbinders Blossoms Three instead of the dies Lisa used.  I snipped the petals towards the center before proceeding as she does and added centers from my stash and crinkle ribbon leaves from the DL.Art Spring Bundle #2

I'm also entering this in the Outlawz Festive Fridays Spring is Coming challenge (sorry, I finished this late and was too tired to blog yesterday so they have new themes today), the DL.Art March Linky Challenge, the DL.Art 200th (WooHoo!) Thankful Thursday Flowers Challenge , Lil Patch of Crafty Friends #53 AG, (and more after breakfast).


  1. Beautiful Donna, the flowers came out great and your card is so feminine and sweet. I love it.
    Thank you for entering the DL.ART THANKFUL THURSDAY challenge #200- “FLOWERS” or Thank you” for this challenge. Have a blessed day
    DIANA L.


  2. Super gorgeous Donna. I love the flowers. Thanks for the TuT link :-D

    IKE xx

  3. Fabulous and fun card. Loving the flowers. Thank you for sharing the tutorial. Big Texas Hugs from one of your Followers, Antoinette


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