Friday 10 March 2023


 Good morning, it's time for our new challenge over at Crafty Catz- this week we're hosted by our lovely Bridget, the OPTIONAL  twist she has chosen is SPRING. There are no sponsor's this week, the challenge is just for fun.

It's not feeling spring like here just now- Wednesday we had snow, followed by rain and sleet, which melted the snow- yesterday it rained all day, which added to the melted snow in our local woods and turned all the pathways into mud slicks- I can honestly say Marvin has never been so muddy- even his face was covered in mud, not that it bothers him in the slightest- it's a good thing he's perfectly happy to be hosed down when he gets home! I wouldn't fancy putting a mud-caked Marvin in my bath or shower twice a day...or even once!

Anyway- back to the card. The daffodil stamp was a magazine 'gift', coloured with copic markers and cut out. The sentiment stamp is LOTV. The circle dies are tonic studios and the DP is very old, can't remember the brand. I've added some pale blue fibres and blue stone drops.

Head on over to Crafty Catz where you will find the lovely spring time creations my teamies have created, hope you're inspired to join us this week.

thanks for visiting today



Challenge entries:

ellibelle March Challenge

colorthrowdown #733

paperminutes #785

shoppingourstash #491

welovestamping March Challenge

Thefourseasons March Challenge

theflowerchallenge #78


As.I.Do.Rodos. said...

Absolutely stunning I love the embellishments Ginny
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meg said...

The muted tones in the background showcase the slightly darker yellow shades in the daffodils perfectly a beautiful Spring card

brenda said...

Same weather and muddy paws here as well Chris, now it's snowing like fury again and promise of -4 later.

But it is Spring apparently and your card is a delight, I always thinks blue and yellow work so well together.

B x

Janette said...

Beautiful card Chris, love the Daffs look amazing, I do love them and the circle dies look so pretty, its gorgeous.xx

tilly said...

a gorgeous daffodil wreath, a lovely flower that gladdens your soul, pleased it's not me having to wash Marvin in this cold weather lol. xx

crafty-stamper said...

Plenty of muddy paws here too,love the beautiful daffs and dies
Carol x

Liz said...

Beautiful spring themed card, Chris. xx

aussie aNNie said...

Beautiful card, love it! Great colours and gorgeous design as well. Daffodils are a stunning flower and I love your creativity Chris x

brenda said...

Me again Chris, popped back to thank you for linking up at We Love Stamping, thanks so much.

B x

Lisa said...

I love this stunning floral image and I have to say I have some of that paper you used on the card base. I think it has been in my stash for 15 years. Gorgeous card with that paper.

dj said...

Beautiful....just beautiful!! Love your soft colors and rugged edges!! Way to go shopping your stash!! Thanks for play along with our "Flowers, Flowers Everywhere" challenge over at Shopping Our Stash!!
—Deb Horst, DT #SOS491 said...

A beautiful Spring card and your daffodils are so pretty. It certainly doesn't feel very Spring-like at the moment with the latest flurry of snow! Michelle x

Pat said...

Beautiful card Chris, great design with the circle dies and lovely flower stamp. Snow all and we have had beautiful sunshine for the past two days though still very cold.

Pat xx

Mrs A. said...

This is so pretty with those circle dies. I have just the just the image to use for the challenge. Hugs mrs A.

Mervi said...

Lovely springtime card!
Thank you for sharing at We Love Stamping Challenge;-))m

KraftyKoolKat said...

A lovely creation to hopefully start spring off soon here in the UK. Thank you so much for sharing your lovely creation with us at We Love Stamping.


Aileen said...

Beautiful card Chris, love the flowers used and the whole design so fresh and welcoming for spring. Thank you so much for joining us at The Flower Challenge and we hope to see you there again soon. Aileen DesignTeam

Curly said...

Hi Chris I'm so jealous that you have had snow, I love the white fluffy stuff and how it goes so quiet.
Your card is stunning, so beautiful and bright.
Have a lovely week
Hugs Bridget x

Darlene said...

WOW this is so beautiful Chris! Love your overall design and the colors are so happy ... brought an instant smile! Thanks so much for joining in the fun at our Four Seasons Challenge! Good Luck and we hope you’ll come back again soon.

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Karen Letchworth said...

Lovely! Thanks so much for sharing with us at The Four Seasons Challenge.

Ginny said...

gorgeus, hope your day was too :)

Broni said...

This is definitely a great Springtime card! Love the daffodils! Thank you for joining us for the Color Throwdown this week!

Ellibelle said...

I love daffodils and this card turned out so beautifully!
Thanks so much for joining in at my Crafty Wednesday challenge this month!
Ellibelle's Corner

Chrissy said...

Beautiful spring card Chris, love the dies and papers and gorgeous design..


aussie aNNie said...

Chris, if you want to just join my facebook group and nothing else you are welcome... I have freebies like Jeanette Deans showed on her blog, challenges and heaps of fabulous tutorials....

pinky said...

It is always so nice to see Spring on our cards Chris and this one is just beautiful. We are expecting torrential rain here tonight! It's been a seriously wet and cold month!!