Tuesday, April 26, 2016

Spring Photos and TMS card

TMS349---Barb-Derksen

I needed to make a “Thinking of You” card and I thought I’d pair it up with a challenge.  Lucky for me today’s Tuesday Morning Sketches #349 Challenge is a perfect fit for my creative thinking today:

Lucky for me, the designer paper I chose did all the “polka-dotting” for me.  It is “amplified” by American Crafts. My sentiment is from Penny Black – the “eloquence” set. All I had to do was add some distress ink around the sentiment, pop a couple of teeny tiny diamonds on the “i”s on the sentiment and add some twine and wool in coordinating colors. 

Thanks so much for stopping by – I’ll leave you with a couple of random springtime pictures I’ve taken recently:

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The fruit is all early this year.

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What a magnificent Magnolia – this was about a month ago

at the coast.

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Violets make me all sentimental – what florals do this to you?

4 comments:

  1. Such a pretty card. Don't you love it when this paper does (almost) all the work for you? Your card does inspire me to try creating my own background, though. I love freesias. When I was a student, I would buy them a lot. They were cheap (in the Netherlands), they lasted long and they had this wonderful fragrance that would fill up the entire room. When I got married to my current husband 15 years ago (and 1 day), I had pink freesias in my bridal bouquet...

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  2. Beautiful card! Excellent take on the sketch. Thanks so much for playing at Tuesday Morning Sketches this week.

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  3. Love your card Barbara! Your card is so well put together it looks like it would have been more work - good thinking to pull out just the perfect paper :o) Your flower pics remind me so much of my mom she was always taking flower close ups. Thanks for sharing everything and joining us over at Tuesday Morning Sketches!

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  4. Beautiful card! I love your paper!
    (My candy is from Ganong - a chocolate company in New Brunswick. Soooo delicious!!)
    Thanks for playing along this week at Tuesday Morning Sketches!!
    Debbie (TMS DT)
    Debbie's Dash of This and That

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