Wednesday, April 11, 2012

Spring is in the air...

Hi Everyone!
I hope everyone had a WONDERFUL Easter and hope you are enjoying the break (if you have it off). I am limited on time, in fact I'm posting this while my son and his friend are eating lunch :) 
I have a card that I made for someone special. I followed the guidelines for quite a few challenges and came up with this spring card.
Simply crafts - make any kind of project using the umbrella cut on the Paisley Cricut cartridge.
Fantabulous Cricut - Make a project with at least one button and bow on it.
Paper Playtime - USE AN UMBRELLA on your project & any type of Die Cut!  (The flower on the umbrella is a cricut cut from Bloom cartridge).
Exploring Cricut - create a card, layout, or papercraft project that contains at least one Cricut cut flower.  (The flower on the umbrella is a cricut cut from Bloom cartridge).
Celebrate the Occasion - Just Because (must use pink)
Die Cuttin Divas - The Challenge...Use Pastel Colors
Reasonable Ribbon - Buttons & Bows

Card - 4.25"
Cricut Cartridges - Paisley & Bloom
Paper - K&CO
Ribbon - Little Scrap Pieces
Machine stitched
Button - MM
Stamp - My Creative Time Color me happy
Jute Twine
Tattered Angels Glimmer mist - Cranberry Zing


Karen said...

oh Shelly this is so so pretty love all the pastel colors and I really the stitching. The upside down umbrella with the flower is an inspired idea love it! I have a versatile blogger award for you at my blog. Big Hugs! Karen

Sharla Laursen said...

Shelly, I just love this, it's so pretty and springy! I love the pattern paper and the umbrella is darling. :)

Diane said...

Very beautiful card! Thanks for entering our challenge at Exploring Cricut.

GiGi said...

This is GORGEOUS! I love the flower on the umbrella and the stitching! Super card!

jessica said...

Oh My Word Shelly!! This is so beautiful! Love the papers and love the umbrella with the stitching!
Thanks for sharing your awesome project!!!

Docerela said...

awww this is such a cute card. Perfect for my bridal shower. :0)



Kate said...

So Beautiful I just love it. Love the colors and the stitching looks awesome.


Amy said...

Beautiful card!!! Love the papers and flower embellishment!! :)Amy

Lisa said...

WoW, Shelly, this is just gorgeous!! I love the soft colors and the stitching is amazing!! The flower is so beautiful!! What an absolutely stunning card my friend!! I hope you are having a fabulous week :)

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Adrian said...

So pretty, thanks for playing @ CTO!

Suzanne said...

This is so pretty. Love the twine, the upside umbrella and the flower. A very adorable card. Thanks for joining us at FCCB challenge this week.

Annette said...

Fabulous card! Love your take on the challenge. Thanks for joining us at Exploring Cricut.


Sherrie K. said...

Shelly, your card is AWESOME!! I love the pastel colors. The umbrella is super cute along with the fun stitching you did. Fantastic card my friend!

Thanks for your sweet, kind words Shelly and always coming by for a visit-your the best!
Sherrie K

abusybee - DoubleClick Connections said...

So sweet Shelly! Love the great colors and the awesome stitching!

Sharon said...

Ohhhhh sooo pretty!!! I love the colors! So soft. The umbrella, flowers and ribbon/button are wonderful. Thank you so very much for joining our challenge at Exploring Cricut and for playing with us at Paper Playtime!!!! :)

Simply Pam said...

This is such a pretty card! I love the papers you used and the flower is so fun and gorgeous. Thanks for participating in the Simply Crafts challenge!


The Creative Mommy said...

BEAUTIFUL CARD!!! Love that cute umbrella and of COARSE the flowers!!! I dont have that cartrdige, but may have to look into it now :)

Thanks for joining us at Exploring Cricut!

Crafty Hugs,

Gerda said...

Wow, what a adorable card you made, Love the colors and the little flower. Great job.
Thank you for joining us at DCD this week.

Judy said...

Hi Shelly, this card is so adorable your use of color is fantastic, and the umbrella so cute.
Thank you for stopping by my blog too.

Arcy Scraps said...

Oh Shelly, your cards is BEAUTIFUL! I totally love the color combo you chose! Looks fabulous!
thank you for joining us at fccb!
♥ Cyndy

Norma said...

WOW! Shelly beautiful card and love the wonderful colors!!

Kel said...

WOW.. this is gorgeous. So bright and colorful. Love the papers.

Amy said...

This is a beautiful card!!!! The colors really pop, and I LOVE that bow with the button and twine in the middle! Gorgeous!!! :)

Dilsaver Designs said...

Love the stitching and your fabulous color combo, beautifully done! Thanks for joining us this week @ CTO for our "Just because (must use pink)" challenge :)

Gloria Shirr (purpleglo) said...

What a cute little card Shelly. Love the colors and your style. Gloria

Visit my blog - would love more members.

Esther said...

Lovely card!
Beautiful flower on your darling umbrella :)
Thanks for joining us this week at CTO!

Cindy said...

Hi Shelly,OMG your card is just GORGEOUS!I LOVE the pretty flower and the color combo,BEAUTIFUL job my sweet friend!:)

Glora said...

WOW talk about GORGEOUS!!!! Your machine stitching is beautiful and adds so much to this card. I also just love the colors and patterns you chose! Awesome job! Thanks for joining our Simply Crafts Challenge! Hugs- Glora

Kate (Small Bits of Paper) said...

This is such a gorgeous card, Shelly! I love the paper combinations - and the flower is a beautiful touch! Great job!!

AmyJRockstar said...

This is just darling and the colors you used are perfect for Spring! Congrats on making the Top 5 at FCCB! :)

XO ~ Amy Jo (FCCB DT member & follower)
amyjrockstar at gmail dot com