Thursday, April 4, 2013

April Showers . . .

 . . . bring May flowers and in the case of my card--blue skies.  A cheery little card for someone who might be in need of some day brightening.

Challenges:
Eureka Stamps #33--stripes and/or circles
Flat Friends #7--stitching real or faux (I actually pulled out my sewing machine for real stitches)
Timeless Tuesday #214--layer two ribbons
Celebrate the Occasion #106--April Showers (must use an umbrella)
Tuesday Morning Sketches #192--sketch
Fab'n Funky #165--April Showers
Flutter byWednesdays #234--flowers + butterfly/fairy (my flowers are tiny--under the little pearls on the left side)
Inkspirational Challenges #14--pink, banana, slate (it looked bluish to me, so I went with a slate-y blue)
Word Art Wednesday #74--anything goes with an uplifting sentiment

Supplies:
Stamps: Emma Canning "Under the Weather" digi; Verve "Blue Skies" sentiment
Dies/punches: spellbinders ovals and scalloped ovals, large; Martha Stewart butterfly punch; flower hand punch

19 comments:

Danni said...

Pretty card! Thank you for playing along with my Flutter By Wednesday Challenge!

Karen Letchworth said...

Hi Heather! What a darling card, and super creative. THanks for sharing with us at both of the challenges. I really like your art, and hope you have a blessed week.
Karen
Word Art Wednesday
Eureka Stamps

P.S. One more where you can share is V's Sweet Ideas - Anything Goes
www.vssweetideas.blogspot.com
Hugs!
Karen

Cheryl said...

I love the little girl standing under the umbrella.

Thanks for joining us at Eureka Stamps this week.

sandie said...

This certainly is full of summer hope and cheer, love the bright colours and beautiful sentiment. Thanks for joining us at Inkspirational.

Emma Canning said...

Absolutely gorgeous card hun - I love the colours and wonderful stitching - wish I could sew by machine - it looks sooo good x x

Anna Jasiolek said...

Fantastic background paper, makes this card so cheerful. Thank you for joining us at the Celebrate the Occasion challenge and hope to see you back again.
Hugs
Anna xxx
P.S. I've got blogaversary candy on my blog!

Adrian said...

Cute, thanks for playing @ CTO!

Mynnette said...

Heather, this is just darling! LOVE your butterfly trio and I adore the sweet image! Thanks for joining us at Inkspirational! :)

Carole Robb Bisson said...

Heather
Your colors are just perfect.
Thank you for sharing your wonderful artwork with us this week.
Carole Robb Bisson
Word Art Wednesday
The Blessing of the LORD be Upon You!

Tonya said...

Great card, very pretty. Thanks so much for sharing your talents with us at Celebrate The Occasion.

Ruth M said...

Such a pretty, cheery card Heather, guaranteed to brighten someone's day! Beatiful accents too! Thanks so much for sharing your card with us at Inkspirational, please come back soon! Ruth x

Pat said...

Lovely card, great image and colours. Thanks for joining in our challenge at Fab'n'Funky this week. Hope to see you again.

Pat xx

Debbie said...

This is so cute!! Love that image and all the spring-y colors!!
Thanks for joining us this week at Tuesday Morning Sketches!!

Vicky F. AKA Crafting Vicky said...

oh this is so pretty and fresh. Love the little butterflies you have added.

Thanks for joining us at Eureka Stamps this week. Hope to see you again next week. DT Crafting Vicky

Lucianna Dilsaver said...

Beautiful colors, I love how the background paper makes everything stand out! Thank you for joining us @ CTO for our "April Showers (must use an umbrella)" Challenge :)

Melissa Craig said...

How sweet Heather! Look at those knees! heehee. Thanks for joining us at Tuesday Morning Sketches.

Esther said...

Lovely card!!!
Thanks for joining us at CTO this week!!

Beccy said...

lovely card - thanks for joining us at Fab n Funky this week hope to see you again soon.
Beccy x

Anne-Marie said...

Your card is delightful, really good image that you've coloured in.

Thank you for joining us at Fab 'n' Funky, and of course the best of luck.

We've had rain here in Oxford today, so I picked a great theme.

Anne-Marie x x