Saturday, 31 March 2018

So this month at 2 Crafty Critter Crazies we have some wonderful images from Linda Simpson Designs
I printed the  birds  then chose this from the four images and selected some colours to complement it.
The card is 7" square white card which I edged with terracotta chalk cloud ink
Cut a slightly smaller piece of kraft card and a vintage blue paper a little smaller to layer ontop - I ragged both around the edges and added a little more ink to make it look aged.
I cut a piece of patterned paper approx. 5" square and added this to the card at an angle, then added a strip of crochet lace along the bottom before I attached to the card base using foam pads.
Cut a second piece of kraft card approx. 5" square and another smaller piece of blue paper, I aged the edges to this and added a little crochet lace to the top and added this also with foam pads.
The image was inked around the edges then torn and curled, I did the same with the cream card, which was slightly bigger, and added to the card with foam pads.
I used the Royal Fern tonic die to add the greenery.
Then stamped the sentiment - words of wisdom FTLOS  - and used the circle punch. Hot glue was used to add this to the crochet lace.
bunch of flowers 2 die - Elizabeth craft designs - was used to create the flowers and I popped little yellow stamens in the centre
Then I added a little wink of stella to the flowers on the image.

I hope you like.


  1. Such loveliness, Cheryl! Your color combination is so springy and sweet, with wonderful flowers and fines. I feel like I'm in a magical garden gazing upon these delightful creations! Beautifully done, teamie! hugs, de
    {Creative Smiles - my little crafting world}

  2. Fantastic design. I love those flowers and lace. hugs & smiles, Teresa

  3. Love the crocheted lace, the violet flowers and all the layers on your beautiful card! That bird image is the perfect Spring image!