That’s right, it’s spring . . . well at least on the calendar!! This is the time of year where we do get some lovely sunshine and warmer days, letting us know we are past most of the winter, and warmer days are coming. Where I live we will still get some more snow, but I do love those warmer days we are treated to. My card today has a real spring feel to it with butterflies and flowers.
Join me to make a stack of greeting cards so you won’t miss any upcoming occasions!
It’s almost Spring, and soon (we hope) the weather will be warm enough for the motorcycles to come out of winter storage. I don’t ride, but MSH (my sweet husband) does, and I know he has a buddy at work that wants the snow to go away and the nice weather to start so they can ride together. It is those thoughts that inspired today’s card.
It is always nice to have some extra birthday cards on hand, because let’s face it, sometimes we forget someone’s birthday until the last minute. It is then that you really appreciate the fact that you made a few extras a while ago, and have a beautiful handmade card ready to send!
I love when I find the perfect sentiment already in a stamp. It makes card making simple, and helps create a card that is just right for the person I want to send it to. This masculine card has just the right amount of teasing fun!
The Stampin’ Up! Only Challenge #SUOC218 right now is a colour challenge, and includes some beautiful bright colours, Granny Apple Green, Pool Party, and Lovely Lipstick. You could also use Mango Melody, but for this card I did not.
A girlfriend of mine has a lot of family stuff on her plate right now, and I wanted to let her know that I’m thinking of her as she works through these tough times. I made this card to send her.
I used to own a 1966 Mustang coupe. It was Tahoe Turquoise, and I loved it. When spring arrives and all the old classic cars hit the road again I really miss having it. Since I was playing with the Classic Garage Suite, I decided to make one with my car on it
A good friend of mine belongs to the same ski club I do. Many Wednesday’s through the winter you will find us together on a ski hill in the Collingwood area. Read the full post to find out why I made this card.
They may not be the type of cards we enjoy making most, but sympathy cards are necessary, and can make a big difference to someone who has lost a loved one. Hand made sympathy cards let your love and caring pour through the card, to the recipient.
As a Stampin’ Up! Demonstrator, I belong to a group of demonstrators that have a weekly business chat. The woman that facilitates these chats is fantastic. She has been a demonstrator for many years and has lots of great experience and ideas. She openly shares these with us, along with research she has done on each topic.
Recently she lost her son, a devasting but very real life event. I wanted to make a sympathy card for her. Something simple that would let her know that at a terrible time there were people that wanted to support her.
If you follow my blog, you know that I am in love with the new In Colour Grapefruit Grove. It is showing up in a lot of my cards these days!! I love how it easily coordinates with so many other colours in our collections, and how bright and cheery it is. Today I have used it with Rich Razzleberry and Pear Pizzazz for my card.
If you love today's card, you need to act quick! I have used some items that are only available while supplies last, and only until the end of May. One of those items is the Peek-a-Boo Peach card stock. I really like this soft summery colour and will miss it when it retires.
The Global Design Project this week is a colour challenge, and they are bright colours that make me think of flowers. I decided that in addition the Global Design Project Challenge, I would also challenge myself to use only these 3 colours, and not even add in a neutral.