Hello! I can't believe it's March already! Very soon, we'll all start making Christmas cards again!! =) I am surprised that I haven't made any holiday cards this year. Really, it's never too early, right? =) Here is a card that I made using one of the February releases from Whiff of Joy Stamps.

Isn't this a sweet image? Gardening with your kids. Sigh... I wish we had a garden, that way we can do some gardening with our cat children, too! =) Okay, they may want to chase butterflies or birds more than gardening, but it would be nice to see them play in a garden though. =)

This image is called Gardening and it's stamped on Papertrey Ink's Stamper's Select White cardstock, colored with Copic markers then cut and embossed using a Petite Ovals Small die. The piece is then matted with a piece of patterned paper cut using a Petite Ovals Large die. The sentiment piece is cut and embossed using a Standard Circles Large die and matted with the same patterned paper using a Classic Scalloped Circles Large die.

The patterned paper is from Farmhouse 6x6 Paper Pad by Crate Paper and the sentiment is from Cracked Egg - Bouquet set by Purple Onion Designs.

Here is a wallet card that I made for Whiff of Joy Inspiration & Tutorial Blog.

Henry with Large Bow is colored with Prismacolor Colored Pencil. Please visit this post to find out how I made it. Thanks! =)

That's all for now. Have a fabulous day, my friends! =)

Thanks for stopping by!


cardstock: (kraft, white) Papertrey Ink
rubber stamps: (Gardening) Whiff of Joy Stamps, (Cracked Egg - Bouquet) Purple Onion Designs
patterned paper: Crate Paper
dye ink: (Tuxedo Black) Tsukineko
archival ink: (Jet Black) Ranger Industries
accent: (orange, yellow, blue buttons) Papertrey Ink
dies: (circle, scalloped circle, oval, scalloped oval) Spellbinders, (scalloped border) Papertrey Ink
tool: (die-cut machine) Provo Craft, (Corner Chomper) We R Memory Keepers, (sewing machine)
other: (foam tape) 3M, (foam squares) Recollections
Copics used:
Henry: E19, E17, E15, E13, E11, E01, C9, C7
overalls: YR09, YR07, YR04, YR02
Henry Jr.: E17, E15, E13, E11, E01
cart: BG78, BG75, BG72, BV29, BV25, BV23, E08, R08, R05
plants: YG09, YG07, YG05, Y26, Y21, Y11, V09, V06, V04, E37, E35, E33
tools: E08, R08, C7, C5, C3
ground: E59, E39, E37, E35, E33, E31, E30, E0000
card size: 5" x 5"


yyam said…
Wow! These are lovely! The shading looks awesome Alice. Great use of those patterned papers too!
Beate said…
Alice, both cards are lovely!
I love the paper you used for the first image. The second is just tiny and cute. As always, your coloring looks wonderful.
Have a great day! Hugs and smiles
Geraldine said…
Gorgeous cards, love the images, so cute, best wishes.
Lin said…
LOVE that first card, you always bring these images to life!
Mary J said…
Just wonderful alice, lovin them!
Jeni said…
They are both so beautiful, Alice! I love your bold coloring on the gardening one. ~jeni :)
Marie-Louise said…
Great card. Such a cute image and lovely backing papers.
BabyBokChoy said…
Mice after my own heart!! LOVE it :)

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