Monday, April 1, 2013

Spring on the Inside




I was blessed to take a trip to Keukenhof
about
8 years ago~

that's what enters my mind when I try to grow tulips.






Needless to say...


my garden will NEVER EVER meet my expectations~


since I can't shake that memory of rows of living color!



Now, paper tulips are another story...





I whipped up this centerpiece with two files from the Silhouette Cameo.

I assembled five enlarged 3D tulips and stuffed them into this 3D Gate basket.




  I'm sharing this centerpiece with the


Spring Home Decor Challenge in the Moxie Fab World.



I also put together a spring thank you card.



I used my Papertrey Ink Rosie Posie Step 2 shading for the "bursts" at the corners of the ribbon, with gorgeous colors represented at








It was snowing a little this morning...winter is putting up a last-ditch effort to hold the season~I hope it relinquishes its title soon!!!




stamp: WPlus9 Written on Ribbon,Rosie Posie Step 2
dies:WPlus9 Written on Ribbon,Spellbinders scalloped circle and Large Labels
Jennifer Wambach 3D gate basket and Snap Dragon Snippets 3D tulip(Silhouette Cameo) 
other: Kaisercraft Basics Light Purple,Crop-A-Dile corner chomper
paper:My Mind's Eye All is Bright,Teresa Collins Tell Your Story,Georgia Pacific White
ink: Hero Arts Soft Cantaloupe and Soft Olive






10 comments:

  1. yay for spring.. love your picture and love it all... Happy Spring..

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  2. So pretty, Marlena. The tulips (real and paper) are awesome :)

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  3. Adorable basket of flowers and sweet card. We had snow flurries here too this morning. Crazy weather. Ha! Hugs to you.

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  4. What a sweet surprise to see this picture of you in the Keukenhof!
    I'm from the Netherlands and this is the first time i've seen a picture so typically Dutch!
    Almost spring now and even thought we had some snow this weekend, the small daffodils are popping out everywhere, soo pretty!
    Have a wonderful day and keep crafting!
    May God bless you in what you like to do most!

    A 'sister in Christ' from the Netherlands,

    Marjolein

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  5. Love your projects! Found you by your Moxie Fab entry!

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  6. Very cute!! Good luck with the Moxie Fab Challenge!

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  7. Beautiful! Thanks for playing along with the Wplus9 Monday Mood Board!

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Thank you for your kind words and taking the time to stop in! ;)