{ a catch up post}

just one view of one small piece of our front yard. and so, weed water and repeat season is in full swing at our house.
I have been begging for poppies for years and years and hubs always says to me... they look like a weed... no... and so, we started some flowerbeds out side of the fence near the street last year with things that don't need as much water. some lilac's some yucca, some red hot pokers... and drum roll please... Hubs started some red and salmon colored poppy plants from seed for me in his greenhouse last year... this year we came home to them blooming.

I needed a lot of thank-you cards when we got home so this is the closed outside of one, its held closed with the tulle.
what it looks like open.

Now while we were gone the featured stamper was Brenda. and I seen this notifying for the favorites
thread and I was struck by how cool all the gift sets she had made were and I got the idea to attempt that but, my cards did not really look anything like her's so. I never put them into the gallery. this pile was inspired by her though. :)
Then the weekend we got home there was a new featured stamper and I had seen something in her gallery that kinda looked like this (but not really) she had used this spellbinders die as a card base. so, I killed a lot of paper before I called it a not going to happen for me thing and managed to get one to cut out completely and used that as a mat on the front instead.

 Before we left one of the guys at work wanted a card to cheer up his gma who is battling breast cancer. and his request was to make it pink, to make if floral-y and to use these two sentiments that he had seen on other cards I had made... so, that was something that was stuck in my head for a while with the oh my gosh what are you going to do bwahahaha... so, this is what I did. ( he loved it, his gma supposedly loved it too)
the other sentiment on the inside. this one ended up boxed as it was pretty fluffy in real life. everything else I have made is a VSN sample and the wait is almost over for those. the challenges start going live tomorrow.

1 comment:

KarinsArtScrap said...

wow gorgeous front garden Stacy and beautiful cards you have made.
Gr Karin