Another Spring inspired card.

You may remember a couple of days ago I did a Spring Inspired Card Challenge for Simply Less Is More. Well while I was finishing off that card I had another idea pop into my head and today I decided I would have time to try it out.
The Paper Players also have a Spring inspired Challenge which finishes today so I thought I would use this for their "Thankful for Spring" Thank you card.

Do you think this reminds you of Spring?
(click on photo to enlarge)
I stayed with the yellow and green theme using Daffodil Yellow, Pistachio Pudding, Crushed Curry, Old Olive, Whisper White and Crumbcake card stock.
The fence is created with the lovely Hardwood Background stamp in the All Occasions Catalogue that you all know by now that I Love! I just stamped in Early Expresso onto the crumb cake and cut out the wood panels.

Do you like my groovy colour panels at the bottom. Crushed Curry, Pistachio Pudding layered onto the Daffodil Yellow main card stock. All corner rounded with the Envelope Punch Board.
I used my handy dandy Colour Coach p. 139 to match the colours. Did you know Daffodil Yellow and Crushed Curry went together?

I just have to show you my mistake. See if you can spot it. This was my first photos of my card.
I will give you a hint. Look at the top little flower. Now can you see it?  I have accidentally used a Gumball Green centre instead of Old Olive! Ugh! You will if you click on the photo and enlarge it!

Try as I might I could not ignore it. So I pulled it off, replaced it and took more photos.
Ahhh. Doesn't that look better! LOL!

Flowers: Flower shop stamp and pansy punch, Petite petals stamp and punch. (little flowers from retired SU 3 flower punch. Colours: Crushed Curry and Daffodil Yellow. Coloured the SU pearls with a yellow sharpie.
Leaves: Owl builder punch in old olive card stock.
Bushes: Betsy's Blossoms - Pistachio Pudding
Thank you greeting: Early Expresso, Blooming with Kindness stamp set.
Wood fence: Hardwood Background Stamp, Early expresso ink on crumb cake card stock.

Have a great weekend and remember you still have time to enter the Paper Players Challenge if you want.
Thanks for dropping by. Come back soon. Vx


  1. You are such a perfectionist Vicki! What a fabulous design this is! Vicky x

  2. Absolutely stunning, Vicki! I love your creative use of the Hardwood stamp. Thanks for playing with The Paper Players this week!

  3. Vicki, this is absolutely gorgeous! I love the spring scene you created and the fence is a great touch. I laughed out loud at your comment about fixing that flow center and retaking the photos. I have done that a few times myself. Ha! Thank you so much for joining us this week at the Paper Players! :)

  4. The wood slabs are a terrific idea. Lovely cad.

  5. Beautiful card. Love how you did the wood slats.

  6. Oh WOW! I am in love with your card!! It sure does speak of spring. I especially love your "hardwood" You are going to make me need to shop! : )

  7. This card is so beautiful. I love the card. Where did you get the fence stamp. I love the colors. Thank you for sharing. You are amazing. Happy Stamping. Ellen Hinds

  8. Jackie Clark June 15, 2014
    When I saw this card, I said this has everything! I have to make some to share. Thank you for sharing Spring with us.

  9. Vicki, I love this card! I hope you don't mind if I CASE it. I was glad to see you are from Australia. I've been in Melbourne since June. I hope we can meet in person if you are attending the SU convention in late April this year. I love your work!! :)

  10. Oh my goodness, this card is absolutely awesome. I love it. I must case it. I love the fence you made. I must watch your work. I really love this card. Gorgeous!!!!


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