Thursday, February 20, 2014

Peachy Celebrate Spring

Hi Dreamers!
Although it feels absolutely nothing like Spring here in Michigan, I wanted to make something to remind me of Spring.  I used a floral bouquet stamped on news print decorative paper to try to elicit memories of long ago Spring.  I am tired of snow.

Stamps: Serendipity Stamps
Ink: Coffee Archival; Rusty Hinge Distress Ink
CS: Calypso Coral, Crisp Cantaloupe, Chocolate Chip -Stampin' Up
DP: Tell your Story stack - Teresa Collins
Distress Markers: Rusty Hinge, Dried Marigold, Spun Sugar, Worn Lipstick
Sheer Ribbon
Coral Satin Ribbon
Coral Fabric
3-D Zots
Candy dot embellishments
Stickles Glitter Glue


  • Make a card from  Calypso Coral CS and layer with Crisp Cantaloupe
  • Stamp the image on the DP with Coffee ink
  • Color the flowers with Rusty Hinge, Dried Marigold, and Spun Sugar markers
  • Color the Vase with Rusty Hinge and Worn Lipstick markers
  • Layer onto Chocolate Chip CS
  • Stamp Celebrate with Rusty Hinge ink

  • Add the embellishments: glue the color ribbon pieces folded in half and some doodad poofs made from fabric--cut a circle and run gathering stitches and pull up gathers; knot thread--makes a poof.
  • Glue a piece of the sheer ribbon behind letting it peek out from the edge
  • Glue the stamped piece to the card front with 3-D zots
  • Add Glitter Glue to the heads of the candy dot embellishments and to the centers of the flowers

*******************Challenge for my Peachy Celebrate Spring Card:
Serendipity Stamps: use newsprint or sheetmusic + Serendipity stamp
Paper Take Weekly: lovely layers
Crafting Desert Divas: glitter
Shopping Our Stash: make an embellishment
4 Krafty Girlz: anything goes
Divas by Design: use a rubber stamp
Penny's Challenge: lots of layers

Up next in Dreamland: A fun project made with Lost Coast Design Stamps!!  Fun!  See you then!  Love ya.


  1. The perfect card to make me think of warm spring weather! Love your color palette!

  2. Beautiful, Karen! TFS how you did it all. Your colors and the ribbon are just fantastic!

  3. So pretty Karen is your card and the colour is gorgeous!

  4. I am with you, Karen, I am so tired of snow

    Your card is lovely...great colors!

  5. This is beautiful Karen, I love your ribbon treatment.
    Thanks for joining us at SSCB!

  6. Beautiful - a really elegant card and I love the flowers stamped on to script paper.

    Thanks for joining us at the Crafty Girls Challenge.

    Helen x

  7. Great card, I love the warm colours. Thank you for joining us at Divas by Design this week.
    Sarah-Jane x

  8. This is so beautiful!! I love the pretty flowers and the colors!! What a fabulous card!! Thanks so much for playing along at Craftin Desert Divas!!

    A Mermaid's Crafts
    Craftin Desert Divas DT

  9. I like the fun poofs. I like even more that a poof is a thing. :) Thanks for joining us at Shopping Our Stash!

  10. Beautiful elegant card.
    Thanks for playing along with The Divas this week.
    Good luck.
    Debs xx

  11. That image looks fabulous stamped on the newsprint!! Love all the ribbon tabs!! Thxs for joining us at SSCB!!

  12. Your card is stunning! Thanks so much for playing with us this week at Craftin Desert Diva sparkle challenge. Hope to see you again soon :)

    Purple Monkey Moments

  13. This is beautiful! I love the color and the pretty ribbon treatment you did with the bow and on the side. Thanks so much for playing with us at the Serendipity Stamps Challenge Blog.

  14. Gorgeous project! Thanks for joining us at Crafty Girls this time - good luck! hugs Angelie


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