Sunday, April 5, 2009

Spring Beauty

Growing up, each spring I would watch for the wildflowers in bloom. My grandparents influenced this. Each spring Grandma and I would talk about which plants were blooming and I'd run to keep up with my grandpa in the woods when we went out to identify trilliums, spring beauties, may flowers, and more. My grandma was born April 13 and in this first year after her passing, I've been thinking about her lately. She was a spring beauty-a quiet soul who awoke with spring's wonders. This card reminds me of her. Spring Beauties were her favorite flower next to daffodils. I used the yellow of daffodils and the simplicity of spring beauties.

Stamps: Pocket Silhouettes, Matchbox Messages
Paper: Barely Banana, Baja Breeze, Whisper White, A Walk in the Park Designer Series Paper
Ink: Baja Breeze, Barely Banana
Accessories: Scallop Circle Punch, Soft Subtles Brads, Paper piercing tool, matte, and template, Satin ribbon

The sketch came from the Mojo Monday Sketch Blog

I gained inspiration from this elegant and beautiful card I received from my upline Connie. Getting one of these is always a treat. Plus, it means I was in her group's top ten for sales in February!

May you find your own inspiration this spring!


  1. This is a wonderful card, a tribute to Grandma.

  2. SOunds like you've got some great memories of your grandma. Love your tribute card...I got your e-mail but couldn't open the file, but it's Ok. Have you had any bites for new recruits? What a great deal! Are you going to post anything you made at regionals here on your blog? Or is it top secret?


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