Friday, 1 March 2013

Flowers and more flowers .... and a Dragonfly :)

Hi everyone and Happy St David's Day. Until this year I had lived in Wales for most of the last 25 years so it seems strange to hardly notice the significance of the day at all.

This is my latest card. Loads of bright and cheery flowers to will the thought of spring along. I'm itching to get out in the garden but it is still too cold here.

This is only a small card - A6 with the bottom cut off to make it square. I'm trying to use up some of my older, enormous stash of ready made cards while I still have the time and incentive :)

The flowery background is made using watercolour paper on which I have stamped some tiny flowers from a set of Docrafts stamps. I have used water based pens directly on the stamp, then washed over the whole paper with clean water to make the images run a little. The tag is a ready made one from my stash, the flower is made from a couple of silk flowers and a pearl brad. The 3D dragonfly is from Anitas dimensions stickers.


I just realised I have used my favourite colour combo again - note to self - use some different colours!


Hope you like it and would love if you could leave a comment,

Happy Crafting,  Janice x

Entered in the following challenges

Joanna Sheen  Layer it up
LEJ Designs  For a lovely lady
Visible Image  Spring
Lacy Sunshine  Favourite colour combo
Simon Says Stamp  Anything Goes
Divas by Design  Anything goes
Ladybug Crafts  The colour Blue
Crafting Cafe  Favourite colours

26 comments:

  1. Hi Janice, you card is very beautiful, and it also contains my 2 fav. colours. the background paper is gorgeous.
    Janet

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  2. Lovely card Janice. Really gorgeous backing paper.

    Thank you for joining us over at the Lacy Sunshine Challenge. Good luck.
    xx

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  3. First of all, I'm jealous of your time in Wales. I always regret not having made it over there during my time in England. Second of all, your cards are beautiful!! You're very talented!

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  4. Nice design and the colors are certainly beautiful. Thanks for sharing.

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  5. Beautiful colours and such a pretty card - Happy St David's Day.

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  6. Beautiful card,love the colours.xxx

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  7. I love dragonflies so this card design is a winner for me!

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  8. Gorgeous dragonflies and beautiful colours. Thank you for joining us at Lacy Sunshine Challenge this time.

    Hugs
    Linda xxx

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  9. A gorgeous card, the colours are so pretty x

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  10. I love the color choices. Some of my favorites as well. I'm also a huge fan of the dragonfly. :D

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  11. This is beautiful Jan...love the gorgeous colours and design too hun.
    Hugz, Lorraine xx

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  12. Lovely cheery colourful card makes me think of spring, love those colours.
    Hugs Rachael :) xx

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  13. Beautiful card - love those soft subtle colours
    xx

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  14. lovely card Janice.

    greetings karin

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  15. Super pretty card.
    Thanks for playing along at Divas this week.
    Good luck.
    Debs xx

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  16. Great card. Thank you for joining us at Divas by Design this week.
    Sarah-Jane xx

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  17. This is gorgeous. I love the pretty colours and beautiful stamped flowers.
    Thank you for taking part in the Joanna Sheen Challenge
    Sue xx

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  18. Beautiful card!! Love the pretty pastels!!

    Thank you very much for joining us this week at the Simon Says Stamp Challenge Blog!

    Hugs...
    Melissa

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  19. Love your colour scheme! Thank you for joining us at The Crafting Cafe this month!
    Claire xx
    CC DT

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  20. Lovely as always Janice. Amanda x

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  21. Beautiful, such a lovely colour combination x
    Thank you for joining in the challenge at the Crafting Cafe x

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  22. A lovely card - fresh colour combo and so pretty. Thank you for joining us at Ladybug Crafts this month. Ali x

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  23. Great card! I love the colours you've used! Thanks so much for playing at The Crafting Cafe this time!
    Good Luck
    Hugs
    Dawn xx

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  24. Such a soft and serene card, very beautiful! So glad you joined us for our Fave Color Challenge at The Crafting Cafe!

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  25. Gorgeous card! Beautiful flowers and spring colours. Thank you for entering our 'Spring' challenge over on our blog. Helen xx

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