Thursday, April 14, 2011

Thinking of Spring

Hi again, I am really beginning to see that Spring has arrived. My 8' snow banks are gone, the grass has a slight tinge of green and looks like it could use a raking but it is too wet.

I can't wait to plant flowers this year. I have not done so for many years, because the yard I had got so much sun I could not keep up with the watering, the hose was on the neighbours side which made it more work than it was worth for me.

At our new house I have a hose that is placed in the correct spot for watering and the previous owner has left me many old whiskey barrels to plant. I also like them because they are a little higher off the ground making it easier to work with. Of course I can't not plant anything for at least 6 weeks but I can start to think of what I would like to plant and keep an eye out for where the sun is at different times of the day.

My card today is of course flowers, I am anxiously awaiting my pre-order from Stampin Up with new stamp sets that are masculine. As well, they are water themed being that they are ships. Living on Lake Winnipeg there are many boaters here and I hope to sell some cards to them. Although we don't get many tall ships I am sure they will appreciate them anyway.

Here is my card, nothing fancy, used the masking technique.

The stamp sets I used are Fast and Fabulous and Watercolor Trio. All the ink was Early Expresso except for the sponging I used Soft Suede. Thanks for stopping by.


MarĂ­a said...

I adore all your beautiful creations! Thank you for the inspiration! :) I know for sure your garden will be stunning!!

Tiffany Bauer said...

This is just beautiful!! I will be featuring this on My Crafty Picks #12 on 4-17-11. If you wish to decline please email me at

Take care

Bev said...

This is stunning!

Anonymous said...

Wonderful combination of these 2 sets. Beautiful! Kit Marie