Tuesday, 24 January 2017

Spring flowers calendar


Well I hadn't decided what to spend my $50 winnings on at Simon Says Stamp until I made this card.  I made a hash of stamping the yellow flowers and had to stamp them again over the top, so my winnings are going on one of the new Tim Holtz stamping platforms!  Well I always figure a 'present' should be something you would never buy yourself, and I would never have spent so much on something that wasn't a stamp or dies!
Anyway, I was so late with Mum's calendar page last month (I was at least a week late!) that I thought I'd get ahead of myself with February.  I used my Simon Says Stamp flowers and coloured them in nice bright colours to look like crocus blooms.  Coloured with watercolour pencils and then I went over my flowers with my clear glitter pen to give them a nice shimmer.  I've used my lovely MFT alpha set again, reckon this one is going to be a firm favourite!

10 comments:

  1. So pretty and springlike, Lynn!

    love Mags B x

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  2. That sounds like a fine thing to spend your winnings on Lynne. However, those crocuses actually look brilliant as does the new letter stamps xx

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  3. Those flowers do indeed look like crocuses. So pretty! Have fun with your new stamping tool. I sure do love mine!!!!!

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  4. Gorgeous Lynne! and thanks for sharing with us at Crafty Calendar Challenge hugs Sue J xx

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  5. Such a pretty calendar page
    Thank you for joining us at Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Challenge this week.

    Jo x

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  6. Gorgeous calendar page Lynne the image and colours are perfect for the season of Spring
    hugs
    lorraine x

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  7. Adore these flowers with the stitching... Very springy and sweet. I am doing a monthly calendar for a friend and this is a great idea writing it out. I always wait to buy one, will try this next year.

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  8. This is so beautiful Lynne!
    Love it!
    So glad you joined us at CASology!

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  9. What sweet doodly flowers! Thanks so much for joining us at Power Poppy this month!

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