Saturday, March 21, 2015

Springtime Blog Hop

Welcome to my stop on our Yahoo Group's Spring Blog Hop! 
My card is composed of a wreath of colorful punched flowers and leaves surrounding a little bunny from my Seasonal Silhouettes stamp set. To aid in keeping the wreath somewhat round, I attached the flowers all around the edge of a 3" round piece of cardstock in the same color as the background. I then attached the round to the center of the frame. It's a little cheat but it works great. The bunny was embossed with Pearlescent Ivory embossing powder followed by a pale pink dye ink applied with a foam dauber. I finished the flowers with Cream Pearl Pen centers. I hope this card gives you a little inspiration to join in our seasonal card making challenge which starts today.
Now, hop on over to my friend Hetty's blog for a real springtime treat! http://craftchaos.blogspot.nl/


25 comments:

Hetty said...

What a sweet card,Mikeand indeed with a real Springtime feeling.

CarlavdM said...

Lovely flower card Michael on this 1st sunny Spring day here in Holland.
Off to do some hoppin'

April Puzzuoli said...

Spring is certainly in the air w your card, if not outside my windows. Love this one, Mike. I'll be copying your ideas on some cards.

Laura said...

Your card is soooo pretty! Love the
soft pastel colors of your sweet wreath and the cute little bunny in the center!

Anonymous said...

What a beautiful spring card. Loved the way you used the punches. I;m ready for S{RING.
Sarah Stainback

Lyngo said...

Hi Mike ;
I live in the maritimes of Eastern Canada and we are smothered in snow so this " burst of spring " is a welcome treat .
TFS

Lynn G.

chaoscorner said...

This makes me want to get my punches out again - lovely spring card Mike. Will have fun following the spring hop.

CraftyJo said...

Very pretty Mike, I rarely use flowers on card but I really like the fact that these are quite flat as well as beautiful (easy to post!).

Heidi said...

Love the use of flowers here! Such a sweet bunny!

Diana Enns said...

I also like the way you used those colorful flowers. Happy Spring to you all!!

KT Fit Kitty said...

What a cute card! I love the bunny! Nice spring-y die cuts too! I am new to your stamps - saw them on Hetty's blog! I'm doing the hop so I can see more of your stamps! Thank you for the inspiration!

Dorly Weitzen said...

Mike, it sure feels like spring! TFS
Dorly Weitzen. Israel

Confettiny said...

What a colourful card, Mike!

greetings, Trix

L. Levy said...

This is very colorful and springy. Very cheery.

mamablitger said...

Oh love your spring wreath. And this little rabbit... Oh she/he is adorable. The layered flowers looks great...thanks for sharing.øhugs from Monica... Spain

Jan Castle said...

Such a sweet wreath...and the bin is adorable! Love all the accents you added!
Paper Hugs,ljan

Jan Castle said...

Not bin....it should read bunny!!!! LOL!
Jan

Rosie Guiher said...

Very colorful and spring like. Love the little bunny in the center.

Shelly Schmidt said...

Love your floral wreath and a great way to add the sweet bunny image too! Love this card, and also love the tip using the circle for the wreath.

C. M. Taylor said...

So good see the punches in use again. I only seem to dust them. Great inspiration to use up some scraps as well. Thanks Mike.

C. M. Taylor said...

Makes me want to dust off the punches and give it a go. Great way to use some scrap paper and make something pretty! TFS Mike.

Anonymous said...

Thanks for your tip for making the wreath round! This is such a cheery card and can be adapted for other occasions such as a Get well card or for a birthday! Diana Craig

Mistys Mum said...

A beautiful springtime card & like other comments - time to dust off my punches I think!

Jill P said...

beautiful card

Marie-José B said...

Great card, Mike.
I also love the happy colors.