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Tuesday, April 2, 2013

Spring Flowers - PSC73

Good morning and Happy Wednesday.  I hope your week is going well and you weren't the brunt of any April Fools' jokes.

Since today is Wednesday, that means it's time for another Perfect Sentiment challenge.  This week's challenge is to make a card with the sentiment of Sympathy/Thinking of You.  Don't forget the sentiment goes on the front of your card.

Our sponsor this week is Robyn's Fetish and she will award 5 free digis from her store.

Now on to my card for this week --

Materials Used: 
  • Image - Robyn's Fetish - Spring Flowers
  • Sentiment - Stampin Up - Thoughts & Prayers
  • Cardstock - Stampin Up - Soft Sky and Close to Cocoa; Xpress It Blending Card
  • Designer Paper - First Edition - Breeze
  • Accessories - Martha Stewart Border Punch; Stampin Up Scallop Oval Punch; Prima Flower
  • Copic Markers - BG0000, BG01, BG11; E31, E35, E37; G12, G24, Y35, Y38; 0; YR02, YR16, YR82; white gel pen
  • Layout - My Favorite Things - MFTWSC86
Now it's your turn.  I hope that you'll join in with us this week.  Hop on over to the Perfect Sentiment Challenge Blog and see what the rest of the Design Team has created for your inspiration.  You can also find the list on the left side of my blog.

I'm submitting this card for the following challenges:

Ladybug Crafts Ink - Anything Goes
Papertake Weekly Challenge - Anything Goes
Through the Craftroom Door - Anything Goes
A Little Bit Crafty - Anything Goes
Lexi's Creations - Punches or Dies
The Paper Nest Dolls - Anything Goes
The Pink Elephant Challenge - 3 different papers and your favorite embellishment (flowers)
Challenges 4 Everybody - Anything Goes
Lacy Sunshine - Anything Goes
The Outlawz Monday Greeting Card - Anything Goes


  1. Really pretty card, love the papers & image you have used!
    Hugs Shell xx

  2. Pretty image and love the colour scheme and the little punched border.

  3. Love the color choice, Maggie. And how you always seem to do the one thing I can't remember to do... set my mats akilter. Maybe I should start my brain on 'What Would Maggie Do?' when I'm designing a layout LOL Hugs & Blessings!

    1. Thanks Kelly. That was a last minute Executive Decision! I was using a MFT layout which had a straight mat and I just decided to offset it and I really like the way it turned out.

  4. I like the design and the pretty papers. The flowers are so pretty!

  5. Very pretty - great papers!!

    Thanks for joining us at Ladybug Crafts Ink!! ~Michele

  6. Such a pretty card! Love the way you colored the florals and how great it looks with the papers and trims.

  7. Such a lovely card Maggie. Really pretty papers and image.

    Thank you for joining us over at the Lacy Sunshine Challenge. Good luck.

  8. Such a very sweet creation, the offset layer and those yummy subtle colours...great job!

  9. Very pretty Maggie - love the brown tones you have incorporated.

  10. lovely creation - Many thanks for taking part in the first challenge set by "A Little Bit Crafty"

  11. What a lovely sympathy card. Beautifully created.


  12. This is beautiful, Maggie. I struggle so with sympathy cards but this is a beauty. x0x0

  13. Sympathy cards can be difficult to make, but yours is so beautiful and calming.

  14. Gorgeous creation, Thank you for joining us at Leix Creations.
    Hugs Julie x

  15. Such a lovely card, thank you for joining us at The Paper Nest Dolls challenge..... xo

  16. Very pretty! I love the layout.

  17. Really Pretty. Thanks so much for joining us at TTCRD magazine.

  18. Lovely card Margaret.
    Best wishes from Margaret in Sydney, Australia

  19. Your card is so pretty! Sympathy cards are tough ones to design. Turned out wonderful!

  20. Such a pretty card- and love the DP you used. No funny April Fools jokes here- we usually about you???

  21. Very pretty card! I love the image and the soft colors in the background are perfect!

  22. This is gorgeous!

    Thanks for joining us at Lexis Creations for our Punch and Dies Challenge, hugs Susan x

  23. Your cards are always so pretty Maggie! Love the layout, colors & that image you used! FAB coloring as well....TFS!!!

  24. Lovely! Thanks so much for playing along with The Pink Elephant!

  25. Lovely colors! I like the layout also!

  26. Such a stunning project :-) Thank you so much for joining us at A Little Bit Crafty this time, hope to see you in the next challenge too! Elaine DT -xxx- ps I have candy if you would like to pop by and enter :-)


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