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Mar 23, 2010

DTC #51 --- Happy Spring

Happy Tuesday everyone! Hope everyone is having a great start of spring. It actually snowed here most of the first day of spring and I had the chance to make another snowman on sunday with my daughter. But now it is all melted again and spring is definitely here!

Our theme this week at digital tuesday, chosen by Paula is "Happy spring". We also have a brand new sponsor, stitchy stamps. They generously let us design team members choose an image or a set to use. I went with the image "splash". I thought it would be perfect for our theme.

The coat, boots and umbrella were paper pieced. I added flowers to match the designer papers and then turquoise brads as flower centers. Did some machine stitching and applied glassy glaze to the umbrella and puddle. There's also some glitter on the smaller flowers, but it's not showing on the picture.
My sketch is from Friday Sketchers.

Thanks so much for visiting me today. Hope you'll get a chance to play our challenge this week for a chance to win some goodies from Stitchy Stamps.

Stamps: digi (stitchy stamps), warm words (SU)
Paper: Stampin Up (some retired)
Ink: HP inkjet, choc. chip, soft sky, copics
Accessories: flowers, brads, ribbon, stickles glitter, glassy glaze
Tools: label 8 nestabilities die, martha stewart flower punch, SU spring bouquet punch (retired), big kick, sewing machine


cheryl said...

oh love this hunny fab layout and such super detail too love hugs cheryl xxxxx

dolls like us said...

Ellie I like the theme rain with april coming up.

Guylaine Seyer said...

very cute and adorable card

Jacee said...

Love the colour combo, the flowers look fab.

Maria Matter said...

this is wonderful Ellie! I love these colors! A lovely springtime card!

Blessings, Maria

you should enter this in Creative Card Crews...going dotty challenge! I love polka dots, they make everything happy! :)

stitchy said...

Ellie, I love this..the colors are perfect for a splash in the cool how you made the umbrella shine so much..coloring is beautiful, you are so very talented..thank you so much for using my image, looks fantastic..

stitchy xx

Amy Johnson said...

Fabulous card Ellie! I love the paper piecing and how you did the umbrella. There is just so much intricate detail in this card!

Linda . J said...

Gorgeous card Ellie and love the design and details, the colours are beautiful.

Hugs Linda