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Monday, 28 March 2016


This is one of the cards I nearly threw in the bin, I love this stamp but never seem to be able to make a decent card with it, however I have persevered and finally finished it.  Think I've been a bit heavy handed with the Twisted Citrin ink but its such a lovely spring colour. Cheery Lynn doily die and Creative expression delicate fronds die.,lace flower from stash.

I'd like to enter this into these challenges

Fantasy Stampers - In the Springtime

Luna Girl Moonbeams - Flowers and birds

Eureka Stamps - Spring is in the air

Vintage Stamping  - Layers ( at least three)

Ooh La La Creations - Feathered friends


  1. This card is so lovely and does have a great Spring feel. I think I own that stamp too and have never known how to colour it. I really like the way you have coloured the bird. It looks very real!

    The inky lemony colour looks great!

  2. Very pretty springtime card, I love the bird and the bright green!

  3. I love this shade of green! It's the color of the leaf buds on the trees when they first appear. In my crayola box it was actually named Spring Green! And such a sweet little bird on her nest. Thanks for sharing this beautiful card in my Spring Flowers and Birds challenge at ~ Karen

  4. I am so pleased you persevered Joan and it's a beautiful Spring time card.

    Many thanks for sharing it with us at FlonzCraft Vintage Stamping Challenges.

    B x

  5. Beautiful card Joan love the embossing folder and your little flower..
    Hugs Babs x

  6. So glad you didn't throw it in the bin, it's a beauty! Thanks for sharing your work with us this week, in our Spring Is In The Air challenge at Eureka Stamps!
    Good Luck
    Dawn xx

  7. A beautiful springtime card Joan. The colours look lovely.
    Yvonne xx

  8. I hope I have picked the correct card to comment on. It is lovely. Thanks for joining us this week at Eureka Stamps for our Spring is in the Air Challenge. We do ask that you link to the actual card post and not just the bog. Karal DT

  9. Hi you linked your blog instead of this post. Be careful. Nice card. So representative of the spring around us.Thank you for entering our challenge Spring is the air at Eureka stamps. Good luck.

  10. I love the 'Twisted Citron' ink, Joan - it adds a lovely spring feel to your design. Thanx for sharing with us at Fantasy Stampers.
    Hugz, Jan (DT) xx

  11. A beautiful card, so pleased you didn't put this in the bin. I love the Twisted Citron, it is perfecdt on the card. Sending hugs. Thanks for joining us at Fantasy Stampers. Caz DT.

  12. This is such a pretty card. Thank you for sharing with us, for our 'Feathered Friends' Challenge at Ooh La La Creations.
    Alli xx


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