Tuesday, June 5, 2012

Spring Card Exchange...

Over at the Hero Arts Flickr group there was a Spring Card exchange.... Now it might be spring over in the Northern but today is very wintery here in Auckland.   After the amazing weekend, the weather turned nasty today.    Anyway, I took part in the Spring exchange.  I got to make a card and sent to Janet in Texas.

Spring Card Exchange


I started with some pretty PP that I found here on Astrid's Pinterest.  It really looked spring like to me.  I printed it out to fit the front of the card, distressed and added some distress ink round the edge.  Added a Martha Stewart border punched edge and a ribbon.  The bird cage and bird are Tim Holtz/Sizzix dies.  The sentiment and the little dragonflies are by Hero Arts.   A little ribbon and it's finished.

And look at what came to me all the way from Cindy in Canada

HASE 2012 - card for Dawn

Isn't it awesome.  It really looks stunning and I like the added touch of a real stamp on it.   Thank you Cindy.


And a quick little peek at the sunset the other night.  It look really awesome.

Thanks for stopping by.

Dawn

10 comments:

Barb said...

Wow! What an amazing sunset photo, Dawn! Sorry your weather has turned so nasty. Love the card you created for Janet - the paper is so pretty and your birdcage and bird are perfect! Cindy's card is beautiful too! Love these card exchanges! :)

joy said...

Hi, Dawn! That sunset is just beautiful! I know it would just be breathtaking in real life.

Love the card you made for the spring exchange and the one you received is so sweet, too! I'm still waiting to hear if my recipient got hers. Thanks for sharing your cards with us!!

Elizabeth Allan said...

Beautiful cards coming and going!! Janet must have smiled with delight when she open yours!

Fantastic sunset...

Isha said...

Both the cards are lovely Dawn. I am sure Janet was thrilled to get yours. Love the sky colors:)

Sue said...

Great Card Dawn you have made full use of the Pp which is wonderful because it is beautiful.
Smiles:)
Sue

MaxineD said...

Love both cards Dawn, and the fact that you printed the paper to size, rather than cutting it down for your card.
Great photograph.
Blessings
Maxine

Suzanne C said...

Cool skyline! Lovely cards! That vintage paper from astrid looks beautiful on your card.

Kara Lynne said...

So lovely with the birds and dragonflies. Love the coloring of it too. Thanks for sharing a photo of that sky!

Maureen Morton said...

Janet is one lucky gal - this card is lovely, Dawn! And to think that you had to think Spring when you weren't enjoying one. Funny. Thanks for sharing that amazing sky picture - WOW! Love your card and also Cindy's. What a nice thing to do.

Greta said...

So bummed I missed the card exchange this time. Love the one you got & the one you sent, Dawn! Amazing sunset photo!