Tuesday, March 22, 2016

Hello Spring!

Hello.  Happy Spring!

Yay...spring has arrived and I've got this beautiful image for a card to celebrate the season.

I see the clematis (armandii) vines blooming everywhere around my neighbourhood, so I've incorporated their flowers into my card.  I love clematis!!!

A closer look at the digital stamp from A Day For Daisies.

This image is called Morning Dew Fairy.

I've done my colouring with my coloured pencils this time, except for a couple of markers that I used to create the dotted background.  I've added glitter to the fairy wings.

Challenges for this card:
A Day For Daisies Challenge #143 - Add Pearls or Beads
Craft Your Passion Challenge #304 - Anything Goes
Glitter 'N' Sparkle Challenge #180 - Anything Goes
Love To Scrap! Challenge LTSCB #74 - Anything Goes
Polkadoodles Challenges Week 11 - Spring Colours
Sketch Saturday Week #404 - Sketch
Simply Papercraft Challenge #25 - Anything Goes
Star Stampz Challenge - Think Spring
The Cutie Pie Challenge #97 - So Fairy Cute
The Ribbon Girl March Challenge - Any Image (yes, there's a yellow ribbon there, under the flowers)

That's all for now.  Thanks for stopping by.  I appreciated the visit.  Enjoy your day and have a wonderful week!

Materials and Tools Used:
Sentiments:  Computer generated
Designer Papers:  Recollections Purple Ditsy Floral and Bold Basics paper pad
Dies:  Spellbinders Petite Ovals; Bosskut Design-a-flower #0680 Flowers; Whimsy Stamps Large Leafy Flourish; Dee's Distinctively Floral Leaf Set 2  
Punches:  EK Success Corner Rounder; Carla Crafts Medium Cosmos
Miscellaneous:  Ranger Tim Holtz Distress Ink stamp pad Walnut Stain; Glitter Ritz microfine glitter; pearls from my stash

Colouring medium:  
- coloured pencils:  Faber-Castell Polychromos and Art Grips, Prismacolor Premiers and Verithins
- dotted background:  Letraset Pantone Trias 5507-T, 5527-T 


Veronique said...

Beautiful Norma :)

Unknown said...

Gorgeous card, love the colours and the pretty flowers :)
Hugs, Kaz x

Robin said...

Absolutely stunning! I love all the flowers on this...beautiful. Thanks for playing along with us at LTSCB and good luck. Hugs, Robin

cats whiskers said...

Hi Norma what a fantastic card, love the Fairy image set off with the Clematis one f my all time fav flowers, your colouring is brilliant

Whisper said...

Ooooo WOW simply stunning, Luv Sam x

Catie Cuddles said...

This is sooooooooooooooooooooo gorgeous. The colouring, the clematis and the papers all work so well together and love the dotted background technique.
Thanks for joining us at Craft your passion challenges.
Happy crafting! Catherine ( DT ) x

Suzanne Reynolds said...

Great image and coloring and love the design papers you have used. Very pretty card. My best friend back east has clamatis all around her home on trellises and boy did they bloom.

Hazel (Didos) said...

WOW this is stunning, what a beautiful card. I love your colouring its amazing. Thanks for sharing with us on Sketch Saturday, Love Hazelx

Denitsa Andreeva said...

Very beautiful card. Thanks for joining us at Craft Your Passion.

Deni Xx

coldwaters2 said...

Stunning Spring card Norma
lorraine x

Gail said...

What a beautiful and outstanding card. I adore your fairy and now will have to go over to ADFD and look her up. This is colored magnificently and is just wonderful! Thanks for joining us at The Cutie Pie challenge for our Fairy Cute challenge! Hugs, Gail

Czarna dama said...

Jest śliczna, wydaje się być taka delikatna :)

Danielle Champagne said...

OH! wow... I reapeat: this is stunning Norma! Hello Spring... but the little fairy would freeze in Montreal today, dressed as she is! Wonderful image, such delicate flowers. I love love your papers. Awesome.

Unknown said...

Beautiful colouring and the flowers are gorgeous! Thanks for entering the Use Spring Colors challenge at Polkadoodles, Jackie DT x

Beth Norman-Roberts said...

Such a beautiful card. Your colouring is terrific.

Karon said...

Stunning card. Thanks for joining us for our Spring Colours Polkadoodles Challenge

Karon DT, Polkadoodles

Denise Goeldner said...

Beautiful card, love the colour combo. Thanks for joining us over at Star Stampz, good luck and hope to see you again.
Denise DT

Cathy P said...

Love the shading on her wings! Your flowers are gorgeous, too. Thanks for playing along with out Pearls Challenge at ADFD> Hugs, Cathy

everything with stickles.blogspot.com said...

Beautiful card love that image, thanks for sharing at Glitter n Sparkle Chris DT x

Niki Rowland said...

THanks such a beautiful card, I adore the flowers and gorgeous image. Thanks for joining us at Sketch Saturday this week, Niki xx

Grenouille Greetings said...

Gorgeous colouring, Norma! No surprise there! Lovely papers too and I adore your little flowers. It's a real treat to see you join in at Sketch Saturday this week. Thank you so much for playing along with us! Hugs, Lesley

Unknown said...

A stunning creation. Love the colours and image.

Thanks for sharing with us at Glitter n Sparkle.

Tracey Dtxx

Julie Odil said...

Beautiful! I live way too far north for anything to be blooming yet. We still have snow. Soon! Thanks for joining us at Star Stampz spring challenge. Julie, DT member

Crafty Moone Cards said...

Lovely card, thanks for joining us @ Cutie Pie's. Sue x

Sarah said...

Absolutely BEAUTIFUL!! Thank you so much for joining us at The Cutie Pies!! Sarah :))

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