Saturday, 21 March 2015

Spring has Sprung...

Good Afternoon...

....and what a super one it is for the first day of spring!

I could n't resist making this card, everything about it just seemed to match 'today'.

I have used a lovely Lili of the Valley Stamp 'spring bunny with daffs' which I have coloured with copics.  I really tried to go for a clean and springlike look to match the lovely weather so I resisted the temptation to add lots of layers and embellishments.  (That took a bit of chocolate I can tell you)!

I used a single piece of core'dinations whitewash collection card stock which I embossed with clouds and rubbed down with a sanding tool.  I mounted the coloured image on the card and added a piece of green saddlestitch ribbon from my 'collection'.

Finally I added a pretty green blossom from The Ribbon Girl and some flower buttons and embellishments from my trinket box.

Here we are - a 'sprung' spring bunny...


I would like to enter this card for the following challenges -
The Ribbon Girl - Going Green
Papertake Weekly - Happy....Anything
Cute Card Thursday - Spring Fever
Bunny Zoe's Crafts - Spring Colours
Simon Says Stamp Monday Challenge - Lions and Lambs
Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Challenge Blog - Spring Pinterest Inspiration


Ingredients
Lili of the Valley Rubber Stamp - Spring Bunny with Daffs
Copic Markers
Core'dinations ColorCore Cardstock from The Whitewash Collection
Die'sire Embossalicious Embossing Folder - Clouds
Ribbon and flower buttons from my trinket box
Green Resin Flower by Papermania
Green Flower - Pastel Mixed Pretty Blooms from The Ribbon Girl
Memento Ink Pad in Black
Tim Holtz Paper Sanding Tool


Inks Used - Memento Black
Copic Markers - E40, E41, E42, E43, R000, R00
YG63, YG91, YG93, Y15, Y38, BG000

Thank you for visiting...
Happy Crafting...xxx

(PS - an update for last time's passers by; my son, Als passed his driving test)!

Please leave me a message if you pop by, I really appreciate them and do enjoy reading them all...xxx

7 comments:

  1. Hmmmm...guess my first try at leaving a comment didn't work; let's try again, shall we?

    That bunny image is just TOO CUTE! Thanks for sharing your talent with us! It's rainy and gray here today; trying to get my crafty mojo in gear. Looks like it may require donuts. Congrats to Alan on passing his driving test!

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  2. Darling design and coloring, Sue! Love the green that you chose. The details and embellishments are lovely!! Thanks so much for playing Simon Says Stamp Wednesday “Easter Spring/Pinterest” Challenge!

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  3. Oh this is lovely, what a pretty spring card x

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  4. Oh this is lovely, what a pretty spring card x

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  5. Love your pretty Spring card.

    Thank you for joining us at Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Challenge.

    Jo x

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  6. This is such a beautiful Spring card Sue... perfectly CAS! I love the picture in my head I have of you having to eat chocolate to stop adding embellies - I'd never thought of doing that - such a good idea!

    Hugs
    Christine x

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  7. Aww this is so pretty!! Love the green and the flowers along the top! Fab design perfect for spring :-)
    Lucy x

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