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Skip into Spring with Daisy May

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This card sings…. Spring to me.

Hope you have all popped over to Daisy May Digi Stamps to collect your freebie.

This card has been made for a very special person’s birthday, will be putting a name and sentiment on the card later.

Linnie has written on her blog – Fill her basket with your choice of embellies … which I did … flowers, flowers and more flowers … This has given the card a lot of height so I am in the process of making a box that matches the card, will post when done.

Because Daisy May is looking behind her my interpretation of the image was … something falling out of her basket. She has been coloured with both Pro Markers and water colour pencils. Cut her out with a nestie frame (scalloped edge one) then cut out another frame with DP, cut off the scallops and edged around the image. Matted and layered her. Used a MS deep edge punch – floral vine, which at the moment is one of my favourites. Picked a scalloped and a straight stitch for the papers which are all from K & Co, lace flowers and jewelled brad from stash.

Shirl

14 Responses to “Skip into Spring with Daisy May”

  1. linnie says:

    OMW!!!! this is just fantastic i really loooove it
    luv
    linniexxxx

  2. Sharon says:

    Oh My Goodness! You are so right…This card really sings! I love it.
    Those flowers are gorgeous and so is the stitching.
    The papers are pretty and you’ve coloured the image so professionally. Fantastic work.
    Thanks for joining us at the One Stop Craft Challenge,
    Sharon xx

  3. Irene Chillman says:

    Shirl, gorgeous card, the cascading flowers really make the card extra special.

  4. Jacki R says:

    Shirl, OMG! this is a knock your socks off kinda of card. It is gorgeous! All the stitching and the flowers just make is so stunning!

  5. joanne says:

    I can’t wait to see your box to hold this stunning card.
    come visit and follow my blog.
    joanne

  6. Mary C says:

    Oh Shirl this card is stunning. I love your interpretation of her basket and the flowers make the card come to life. The crocheted lace is adds a perfect touch of delicate detail. I just love everything about this card! You out did yourself, great work!

  7. Avril says:

    Shirl you have made a fantastic job with Linnie’s freebie, are’nt they just the cutest off images to work with…? thank you for joining us at Sophisticats this week. Hugs avril xxxxx

  8. JanJay says:

    Oh this is such a beautiful card, I love how you’ve put the flowers coming out of the basket – stunning card!

    Thanks for joining us at Sophisticats this week – best of luck!

    Jan x

  9. Nikki says:

    How lovely is this. What a great way to use the flowers. Stunning. Thanks for joining us this week at OSCC. Nikki xx

  10. Mary S says:

    Thanks for stopping by my blog and your wonderful comments. I love your blog. You’ve got a new follower. I must say.. I saw you and the kids and I could have sworn those were your kids!! NOT your grand kids. Your cards are gorgeous. I will be back often.

    Big Mamma

  11. Steph says:

    Wow, what a fab card. Love the zingy colours and the use of flowers is so beautiful. Love it!

  12. COD says:

    Wow, love the cascading flowers… fab. Stunning card- I’m sure the recipient will treasure it. Just got back from being weather bound in Lutton airport for two days- no craft shops in Covent Garden to get blending or bow makers!!! Snowed in in Monaseed- so gonna make cards for 2 days !!!

  13. Kim T says:

    Wow what a gorgeous card, love the image and the colours used but those flowers are something else that look is so beautiful. Thanks for playing along this month.
    Kim xXx – Crafty Calendar Challenges.

  14. Georgia says:

    Such a stunning card – wow! I love the colours and those flowers look so, so beautiful! Thanks for joining us at the Crafty Calendar Challenge! 🙂
    Georgia xx

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