Saturday, 4 February 2017

Flowers and more flowers

 We had a beautiful bright sunny day today, the sun was beating through my kitchen doors (and showing up all the dust!!) so I got stuck into my kitchen cupboards and got them all cleaned out.  Best result of the day was getting my plastic containers which had taken up nearly 2 shelves, down into one half one! Next time you see me put a handy little container into the cupboard, please stop me ;)

This snazzy DP has been in my 'too nice to use' pile for such a long time, I reckon I never used it before as it's so busy, it's hard to know what to do with it!
I think that's why this sketch worked well with it as it covered a whack of it up!
I've used my old Whipper Snapper stamp - coloured with watercolour pencils and the flowers covered with my clear glitter pen.

I couldn't get a good photo of this one, think it's all that white that my camera can't cope with.
This is an oldie Lili of the Valley stamp - coloured with watercolour pencils and then clear glitter over the roses. I also splattered some of the pink over my base, but it's not showing up well here.  I also went over my heart border with my clear glitter pen, so it's all nice and sparkly :)


  1. Two wonderful cards, love them both. the vase of flowers with their soft colouring and the cute puppy with his bouquet of flowers.

  2. Oh my these are absolutely gorgeous Lynne I love the chevron patterned paper and vase of flowers on the first one the second is such a glorious colour and full of cuteness and delight, terrific work
    lorraine x

  3. These two floral beauties are brilliant Lynne, the colours on the first are so pretty and the little dog on the second is adorable. Glad I am not the only one with a storage container you had mismatched lids too??!!! xx

  4. Lovely card with a very sweet image. Thank you for sharing it with us at Crafty Cardmakers and good luck with the challenge, Angela x

  5. I always like your cards with that Whippersnapper image. The LOTV image is super cute, as well. I really like how you used three of the hearts from the border die-cut for a little additional embellishment.

  6. Such darling cards, both are stunning. Thank you so much for joining us at Simon Says Stamp Monday Challenge. Hugs, Sandra

  7. Two fabulous cards, Lynn! The puppy is adorable; the vase of flowers, incredibly pretty! A delightful way to "make your mark"; thank you for sharing this gem in the ATSM gallery! I'm also impressed with your cleaning/organizing spree today; good to know I'm not the only one who 'collects' handy plastic containers! You've inspired me to do some whittling down of my own!

  8. Both cards are wonderful, Lynne. I love that jar of flowers and I know what you mean about using up some wild paper that you love but don't know what to do with it. Thanks for sharing your card with us at Addicted to Stamps and More.

  9. Lovely cards, Lynne. Thanks for playing along at HLS WC Challenge with your beautiful bouquet.

  10. Two beautiful cards. The bottom one the image is just too adorable.

    Thank you so much for joining in with my Love, Love, Love challenge this time.

    Crafty Cardmakers

  11. Beautifully coloured - love the coordination between the graphic chevron colours and the organic flower colours! So glad you joined us at SugarPea Designs!

  12. What a pretty and vibrant card - and yay for you using your treasured paper stash!
    You remind me that all my cupboards need a clear out. Maybe tomorrow. Or the next day. Or
    Thanks for sharing with us at Happy Little Stampers and I hope you will join us again soon.
    Carol x

  13. 2 lovely cards, love the second one, it is colored so beautifully, thanks for joining the card concept.

  14. Such an adorable card . Thanks for joining us at ATCAS!!

  15. Beautiful watercoloring! Awesome design and detail! Thank you so much for joining us at Happy Little Stampers Watercolor challenge this month and I hope you will join us again soon. Sending hugs, Gloria


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