Tuesday, 2 March 2010

Spring is in the Air!


Spring is definitely in the air here, we've had two days of sunshine even if it is still a bit cold. To celebrate the end of winter (am I tempting fate here?) I've created this card using a sentiment and image from the Live Out Loud set of stamps by Elusive Images.
The image has been stamped and embossed with black sparkle embossing powder. I've coloured it with distress inks (tattered rose, broken china, peeled paint and tea dye), I've then added perfect pearls - gold on the birds and white on the sun.
The paper is from Basic Grey and I've used a borderline mask from Tim Holtz to stencil the border along the bottom of the card.
The flowers are from a blog candy that I recently won (thank you Tracy) and the leaves have been made with a Leone Em punch.
This card is for the following challenges:
Creative Card Crew - Celebrations
By The Cute and Girly - Spring is in the Air

15 comments:

CelticWoman said...

oh what a wonderful spring card, just love it, the colors are terrific. Sandi

Clare said...

This is a stunning card. The image and colours are beautiful.
Clare x

LINANNA DESIGNS said...

Afternoon Jen, wow hunny what a sensational card this is! just loving them bird stamps you've used, your work is exceptional!!! clever girl you. received a flourish mask today through the post that i forgot i had ordered!!! now what kind of idiot does that make me? stop laughing!!! have a lovely afternoon catch you again soon, hugs Linda x

Lora said...

wonderful Sping card! Just wish Spring would hurry up and make an appearance lol.
Thanks for joining us at BTC&G
Lora x

Jenni said...

Great card, I love the stamps and the lovely spring colour scheme.
Jenni x

Paula said...

Wow Jen this is so stunning i adore the bird stamps and what fab details. Thanks for joining in with our Birthday celebrations over at CCC please dont forget to pop over to my blog to enter my Candy.
Paula xxxx

Maria Matter said...

Gorgeous hun! this is a piece of artwork!!!

blessings, maria

pinky said...

Lovely piece of work, very artistic. Thanks for sharing with us at By the Cute and Girly this month. Hugs
Pinky

Pinkllilac said...

Wow Jen this is stunning and so love the image and sentiment.
Hugs Linda

Pauline C said...

Wo jennifer this is totally stunning -v ery stylish and love the sentiment. Thanks for joining in the CCC Challenge this time and good luck with my blog candy :-)
pauline x

nnalorac said...

Wow! stunning card, so much detail, beautiful image and love the sentiment. Thanks for joining us at The Cute And Curly. hugs nnalorac.xx

Biscuitlid said...

fab card - I love that proverb

Thanks so much for joining in with our birthday celebrations at Creative Card Crew
Hugs
Victoria
x

Linda Coughlin, the funkie junkie said...

This is so beautifully classic. Love that proverb too. So happy you could join in the celebration this week with Creative Card Crew. And thanks for entering my blog candy giveaway. Good luck in the drawing.

My Creative Outlet by Janna said...

Beautiful card! Thanks for entering my candy! Good Luck!

Janna :)

Samantha said...

not sure how I missed this another stunning work of art hunny! Samantha :0)