Tuesday, January 12, 2010

Think Spring!

So this doesn't count as being an 'obscure' occasion for us... 'but January is National Hobby Month and that means we get to celebrate what we love to do all month long.

I am so sick of snow, frigid temps and being house-bound... how 'bout you? So I chose to make something that reminded me of Spring. Daffodils fit the bill as they are one of the first bulbs to flower. I love daffodils.. just wish the local deer wouldn't use them as snacks!

Today's card is for a few challenges. I used the sketch from Mercy's Tuesday sketch challenge #56 for this week, did some Cuttlebug embossing for the dare at Digital Tuesday Challenge, and added a grosgrain bow and button for the challenge at Tuesday morning sketches.

This digital image is one of my very first digis I purchased when I found it at Sketching Stamper. Artist Christine Dark does amazing botanical designs great for coloring enthusiasts... I love her work!

Thanks for stopping by, enjoy your day and think Spring!!

'Til next time have fun and be safe in all you do!

Details: Daffodil image from Sketching Stamper, Cuttlebug embossing folders, prisma pencils with OMS, ribbon from Michael's, button from my stash, misc DP, Neenah white cardstock.


Sharon Keanly said...

A lovely card Peggy, well one. Hugs Sharon

craftingmanda said...

what a beautiful card it makes me feel all warm, I am soooo ready for summer and daffodiles now

eiyiyi said...

Daffodiles are one of the few things I miss about living up North. Thank you for sharing them! Your coloring, as always, is amazing! hugs to you, eileen

Chris said...

You always amaze me with the way you bring the drawings to life Peggy and this one is no exception, it's a stunning card and colouring. As always thank you for your very kind words and support my friend. Take care and you aren't alone with all the snow :) Chris

coldwaters2 said...

Wow Peggy this image is stunning oh how I wish Spring was here now like you I am sick and tired of snow and the cold it will be great to wake up one morning and see it all gone lol. Thank you for sharing this beauty with us at Digital Tuesday it certainly brings some fresh and brightness into our life.
Lorraine x

Lelia said...

Just beautiful, Peggy! I am with you on the snow...I have been cooped up for almost a month now! Talk about cabin fever! Can't wait for some of this to go away so we can get together! I miss our coloring days!


JazzyH said...


Anonymous said...

beautiful card! It's warming up here, so glad!
Pam Going Postal

Leigh Ann Baird said...

Spring would be nice right about now since it hasn't been this cold here this long since the 1940's or something like that. I am not used to below freezing temps! Your card is gorgeous!

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