Thursday, April 3, 2014

Mother's Day Greetings


Good morning everyone,
A big thanks to everyone who stops by and those that have time to leave comments.  I always enjoy reading them and visiting your blogs to see your fabulous inspirations and clever ideas.

For today's project I combined the two Impression Obsession dies to create the birdhouse and then die cut a circle for the opening.  I added some punched flowers to the vine and tucked several Hollyhocks behind the house.  For the sentiment I ran cardstock through the printer and then used the Ribbon Banner die cut.

Materials
Impression Obsession Brick House, Square House & Hollyhocks
Spellbinders Shapeabilities Ribbon Banners (sentiment)
Memory Box Woodland Branch & Lavish Branch
Poppy Stamps Nestled Bird
Martha Stewart Hydrangea punch

25 comments:

  1. Such a beautiful card, love the birdhouse and the colours you've used work perfectly.
    Rebecca.

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  2. Very charming and just in time for spring!
    Exellent job!

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  3. Beautiful card Diane. Hugs Rita xxx

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  4. A really pretty card, love the little birds x

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  5. Good evening from a very miserable North East Scotland.
    Your beautiful creation cheered me up.
    I love what you have done, another really pretty "scene"
    Hope all is well and you are not missing your hubby too much
    Sending extra (((((hugs)))))
    Patricia xxx

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  6. I used to collect birdhouse but don't know if I ever had one this cute! Just precious and love the hollyhocks. Great card for Mother's Day!
    Lynn

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  7. Diane, I am loving those hollyhocks and I love anything to do with a bird. This is a beautiful card. Any mother would be more than happy to receive this card.

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  8. Gorgeous card Diane! I love all of your fabulous die cuts, the flowers are beautiful!
    Tammy x

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  9. Very pretty! I took note of your use of IO dies immediately and you really did them justice!! Your colors are warm and vibrant too! A really pretty Mother's Day card!!

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  10. Beautiful use of the dies/punches, pretty flowers around the birdhouse! I need to get my hydrangea punch out, haven't used it in ages. ~hugs

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  11. What a pretty card. The flowers really add a nice touch. Lovely Mother's Day card.

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  12. Very pretty, and Thanks for popping by Diane!

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  13. Stunning! Everything about this card is beautiful, Enjoy your weekend!

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  14. Thanks for stopping by my blog and leaving such neat comments.
    This card is adorable.
    Myrna

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  15. Hehe that should have read...thanks for calling by.....I think my ipad has a mind of its own today :-)
    Hugs,
    Annie x

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  16. Absolutely sunning Diane, lovely scene with beautiful colours, hugs Kate x

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  17. You always make lovely scenes on your cards Diane:) this is gorgeous have a great weekend huggles Sue x

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  18. What a gorgeous card you have created. That birdhouse is wonderful and those flowers are so cute.
    Hugs
    xx

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  19. oh wow diane. this is gorgeous. fab flowers x love the colours x

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  20. A beautiful card Diane, very pretty, love all the flowers too.

    Welcome to my blog, its very good of you to come and visit, I very much appreciate it and I have welcomed you on todays blog, late I know so I do apologize.

    Love & Hugs

    Jacquie J xxx
    http://jewelscardcraft.blogspot.co.uk/

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  21. Oh this is adorable Diane, love your birdhouse with the pretty flowers! Hugs, Ira x
    Ira’s Crea Corner

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  22. Delightful birdhouse decorated with all the gorgeous bright blooms. Loved the filigree trim and that cute little bird perched in his doorway. Another beautiful card to enjoy. TFS & Hugs

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  23. absolutely stunning Diane love the bird house and the vine grgeous.
    Hugs Beth

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  24. This is so pretty…love the colours.

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  25. This is one adorable card. Love the bird house with the holly hocks at the back. Bright and cheery!

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Thank you for stopping by for a visit, and leaving a comment. I enjoy reading each and every one of them, and they are really appreciated. Thank you so much,
Diane

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