Wednesday, March 20, 2013

Simon Says.....Spring or Easter

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Happy Wednesday, my friends, and almost Happy Spring!  It's time for another challenge at Simon Says Stamp, and this week our theme is Easter or Spring!  

Simon Says Stamp Challenge Blog

The design team is playing with one of my favorite companies, Memory Box  I chose a beautiful stamp and a die made by them to make my card:

I stamped the beautiful Hope Collage on white cardstock, then colored in the flowers and stems with markers.  the panel was trimmed out and framed with a spring green cardstock.  My pink printed paper panel is from Carta Bella's Beautiful Moments pad.  To finish I added the Perched Reed Bird, adding a black pearl eye and popping him above the stamped panel, and some pale pink pearls.

I also recently received this Memory Box Blooming Violet die and my first KaiserCraft paper pad; this one is called Hey Birdie, and I thought the colors were perfect for spring.  Violets are a sure sign of spring for me.  I added a Hero Arts sentiment from an old SparkleClear set called Happy Thoughts, and some candy pink pearls to the flower centers.

I hope my cards and those of my teamies have put you into a Spring mood!  What will you make this week?  Heidi has provided another $50.00 gift voucher for the random winner!


Please come visit us at Simon Says Stamp to see what my teamies and Guest Designer Dee made you this week!


Barb said...

Wonderful cards, Lin! That Hope Collage stamp is so beautiful and love your pretty pink violets!

Lorraine A said...

Gorgeous cards Lin :-) both are absolutely fabulous :-)

Lols x x x

Maureen Morton said...

Love them both, Lin - a nice spring treat to start my day. The pink with the kraft is stunning and I'm crazy for your glitzy birdie! Sweet Spring.

stampingandstitching said...

Lin, both your cards are so pretty! Love your designs and colours and of course all your special little touches!

Melissa Bove said...

Gorgeous cards Lin!! They both scream Spring!! Love it!!


Heather said...

Both gorgeous cards Lin, fabulous colour schemes and great designs - I love the little birdies hopping along the bottom - they brought me a smile to my face!!!

Heather xx

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Two lovely cards and perfect embellishing, Lin! :)

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Cindy C. said...

Both cards so lovely!

debby4000 said...

Beautiful cards Lin.

Jo Nevill said...

Love your gorgeous cards Lin. Very pretty


Jo x

Angel said...

I love your beautiful Hope Collage card, it is stunning.

Barb Ghig said...

Your cards are so pretty, Lin! Definitely inspires me to create something with a spring theme!

Lisa Carroll said...

Both are gorgeous! Love the bird perched like that, and the colors of the second are sooo pretty! Beautiful designs! :)