Is it Spring yet? SSS Spring Flowers

Hi there friends - probably like most of you, I am ready for Spring! We have had crazy up and down temps, 50's one day, 30's next... and lots of sickness going around. :(

BUT I was determined to make a bright and happy card! Our youngest daughter has a co-worker that is leaving the company, she really likes this co-worker so I made this card for her. Our daughter didn't work Saturday, but it was her co-worker's last day, so she drove about 20 minutes one way to deliver the card and tell her goodbye - sweet!

I used that smooshing technique that I love so much with Black Soot in the background. Once dry, I spritzed with water and blotted up the excess, then I added drops of Tattered Angels in shimmering white; it fades back to be very, very soft.

I cut a white frame using Lil Inkers Dual Stitched dies, just taped the 2nd and 3rd sizes together. I also cut the same frame from fun foam for extra dimension. The flowers were stamped on Ranger water color paper and colored with Zigs, I added some white gel pen for accents and then assembled all the pieces. BTW, the far left flower has the stem turned upside down - HA - I wanted it to curve the other direction, but didn't think about it before I stamped the image so I 'made it work'!

Thanks for stopping by!


Stamps: SSS Spring Flowers, MFT Amazing
Papers: Neenah 80 lb. white, Ranger water color, vellum, misc. black/white striped paper, MFT Silver Shine
InkVersaFine Black, Hero Arts Intense Black, Black Soot
Accessories: SSS Moonshine Sequins, Zig Clearn Color Brushes, fun foam, Lil Inkers Stitched Rectangles, washi tape, SSS Spring Flowers die, MFT Amazing die

  SSS - Anything Goes


  1. This card is simply AMAZING! Love the dramatic background and those fabulous gel pen accents. GORGEOUS!

  2. Love everything about this card. The background looks fantastic and love the bright flowers, you totally made the stem work.
    Thank you for sharing with us at Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Challenge X


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