Monday, March 20, 2017

Spring Begins

Good Monday Morning!  Spring begins today!  Yippee!
Back on the Dies R Us Blog to share a pretty Spring Garden card with you all. 
I can't stress this enough, if you have the best dies that our Dies R Us Store sells, then you can surely create a beautiful doubt!

This card will be entered into the Challenges at; Simon Says Wednesday, Bit O Green and Paper Smooches, Greenery ( Pantone's Color Of The Year 2017)
Here's today's feature:
Many, many dies used on this creation.  Let's start from the beginning.  I created my rolling hills using the Stitched die from Paper Smooches.  I then added the Burlap Border by Cheery Lynn.  I always try to look at dies from every angle.....sure it's a great die for adding texture, but turn it all around and see the different it is now a pretty white trellis for my Spring flowers.  I then topped my 'trellis' with this fabulous Ivy Corner Flourish also by Cheery Lynn.  I die cut several and then snipped them apart, placing them where I wanted them to grow.    

Then I added a white picket fence, isn't that every one's dream?  This Picket Fence is perfect, it's by Amy Design.  Adding a wheelbarrow full of pretty posies just made sense to me.  The Wheelbarrow is by Impression Obsession and was cut in silver and black card stocks, which were just layered together.  After stamping my sentiment, I still felt this needed a bit more, so I added the Lace Corner Deco H die by Cheery Lynn.  Sentiment stamped in Black Licorice ink, by Gina K Designs
 And now for some planting!  

The pretty posies in the wheelbarrow are from the Large Madison Window set from Poppy Stamps.  I die cut the flowers and vines from different color card stock and filled my wheelbarrow.  All of the flowers, large and small, have seed bead centers.

The larger flowers on my trellis are Cherry Blossom Branch by Cheery Lynn.  I could have used the 'vine and branch' that came with this die but decided to use that pretty Ivy instead.   Adhesive Pearl accent, Flower Punch on inside.
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  1. Just gorgeous Donna! A really pretty card for the first day of Spring. You have created a wonderful outdoor garden scene with the fabulous selection of dies. I wish I had all of it in my garden! :-) Fabulous inspiration, thank you!

  2. This is so pretty Donna! I just got that burlap border and now I can't wait to use it. Happy Spring my friend!

  3. Hi, Donna! This Spring-Time card reminds me of your garden photos from last summer and autumn. BEAUTIFUL scene! That little wheelbarrow with the smallest paper details and "pearl" hardware is the cutest little thing I've ever seen! Adorable! And those tee-tiny flowers, beautifully growing up the trellis. Donna, this is a fabulous card. We are sending warm, balmy winds of Spring Time freshness your way! love, de

  4. Gorgeous spring creation!! Nothing says more of spring then a trellis filled with flowers, a fence and a wheelbarrow!! Love the seed beads as centers for the flowers!

  5. What a wonderful scene you have created. I love your choices of dies and how you layered to get the pretty spring scene.

  6. A wonderful card design with all those pretty flowers and layers. A great way to welcome Spring.

  7. What a perfect, beautiful spring card. The burlap die makes a wonderful trellis. You can never go wrong with a picket fence, wheelbarrow, flowers and rolling hills on a spring card. Love the finishing touch of the lacy corner

  8. Pretty, pretty, pretty!!! LOVE how you have used all those fabulous dies to make this fabulous card. Lovely spring colors and great design. It just makes me smile. Love that corner treatment too....the perfect final touch!!!

  9. You got the first day of spring just right. I so appreciate your blog more now when I read it. (wink, wink) Love how you have used so many different dies to make this beauty. I keep looking at it and all of the elements that you have added.

  10. What a darling design, Donna! I can't wait for that time of year to get here! Thanks for sharing your lovely work with us at the Simon Says Stamp Wednesday challenge!

  11. This card certainly celebrates Spring. I love the wheelbarrow filled with those pretty flowers and the climbing flowers on the trellis....such a wonderful scene. Beautiful card!

  12. GaLORious!!!! I love your spring card and the layout. I don't have any of their dies. But maybe some day..... The flowers are so much fun ♥

  13. WOW- that lattice is AMAZING! THANKS for joining in the fun for the March challenge! Hope you join in our April SHOWERS challenge <3

    ps... sorry I'm late in leaving comments- I didn't realize I was on vacation for the first week of April! LOL!