Saturday, February 26, 2022

Think Spring

 Hello Friends, thanks for stopping by today!

We have a new challenge starting today over on our new Can You Handle The Pressure Challenge Blog and the TWIST theme is 'Think Spring'.  Remember, the twist is optional but you MUST use an embossing folder on our projects to qualify for the prize.  Heat embossing is also permitted but only in conjunction with an embossing folder.

Today's card shows the combination of the two techniques and I LOVE how it turned out ... hope you do too!

For the background I embossed a light blue panel with a Darice 'Cloudy Sky' embossing folder then sponged over the clouds with a finger dauber and white craft ink.  My spray of spring flowers is a stamp from Hero Arts and I've colored it using Tombow markers. 

For my heat embossing, I've die cut three panels of this pretty Frantic Stamper 'Spring' die from white card stock ... glued two together for dimension then on the third panel I stamped it with Versamark and heat embossed using Lindy's 'morning glory' embossing powder.

Challenges to share in:

I do hope you'll come check out our new blog and play along.
AND yep ... we will be offering prizes at our challenges ... that's always a fun surprise!

Here's today's prize offering . . .

Thanks so much for taking the time to stop by today,
I appreciate it more than you'll ever know!!

As always . . .


  1. Wow this is absolutely gorgeous, love this beautiful flower. Stay safe in that ice. xxxx

  2. Beautiful Spring card, the flowers on the cloud background are so pretty and kuddos to you for using both heat AND dry embossing!!

  3. What a sweet nod to spring you've created with this pretty card! I hope spring is just around the corner, although that ice yesterday made me a bit skeptical on the timing! Let's blame that silly groundhog, ok? :)

  4. I love the gorgeous flowers, and they are so pretty against your cloud sky!!

  5. Lovely flowers, and another great idea and different way for how we can use our embossing folders!

  6. Lovely spring card. You've got me thinking spring thoughts! So glad you joined Die Cut Divas for our February challenge to "Angle It".

  7. Oooh, there's that pretty, pretty stamp again! I love that you are enjoying it to the fullest. I would always play the twist in this awesome challenge 'cause it makes it just that much more fun. The spring twist is great and your embossed clouds make such a fun and pretty background!

  8. hele mooie kaart
    bedankt voor het meedoen aan onze challenge
    groetjes jolanda bongers
    dt creative sketchy girls

  9. Wow! Love this Darlene! The little clouds are fabulous with the big splashy "Springy". Your flowers are beautifully colored too! A fabulous make!

  10. So pretty! Love the spray of Spring flowers and how you've angled it on your card. The texture you achieved with the embossing folder is great. Thanks for joining us at Die Cut Divas.

    sue n.

  11. What a fabulous card ! i love the spring bouquet and the beautiful embossing the colouring as absolutely gorgeous.


  12. Very elegant card, love it. Anesha x

  13. You created a beautiful card! Thank you for joining us at the Polkadoodles Craft Challenge. Hope to see you again.

    //Eivor DT Polkadoodles

  14. So pretty, Darlene! Thanks for joining in at My Time to Craft!

    love Mags B x


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