Blogging Friends Blog Hop – April Showers

Welcome to this month’s Blogging Friends Blog Hop!

Who are the ‘Blogging Friends’? We are Stampin’ Up! demonstrators all across the U.S. and Canada. Most of us haven’t met in person, but love Stampin’ Up and want to share with you! Please join us on the 1st Friday of every month to see what wonderful things we have created!  Each month we’ll have a different theme! This month it’s April Showers!

When I hear of April Showers, I think of Springtime and a poem with May flowers.  I’m not in any rush to get too far into spring, but I did want to stick with flowers! So my card is going to call Spring our friend, and after the cold weather we’ve had here in Ohio for a while… we will be happy to see it come soon!

I’ve used one of our new Sale-A-Bration Bundles that comes with both Designer Series Paper and the coordinating stamp set, called Painted Seasons. Here is the card I made:

I love the brightness of the paper, and it has plenty of flowers! I stamped one of the flowers and a few extra leaves, then cut them out using the new coordinating Four Seasons Thinlits.

I covered all the Poppy Parade colored flowers with Wink of Stella for some extra shimmer.

The Stitched Rectangle Framelits worked great as a frame for the sentiment. That came from the Well Said stamp set, and the Friend thinlit from the Well Written Framelits – which are in a bundle together!

I hope you enjoyed today’s project and don’t forget to check out the other fabulous entries in this month’s hop by clicking on the frog button below!!

If you would like to do some shopping for the products used here, please head over to my online store by clicking here and start earning FREE products during Sale-A-Bration!


9 responses to “Blogging Friends Blog Hop – April Showers

  1. Love your card Mary Ann! Loving the Well Said Bundle to. Fabulous card!


  2. A very pretty card Mary Ann. The DSP is just beautiful. I am looking forward to a little cooler weather here in Aussie land. I think we have had the hottest summer ever.


  3. Hannah Townsend

    Love the card, I think this pattern is my favorite out of all the Painted season DSP. The use of the layering rectangles to frame your greeting adds just enough. Great Card


  4. Love your rich colors, totally different coordination then I had chosen. I love it!


  5. Love your card, Marianne! I love how you made the beautiful paper a main focal point. I also love how you used the stitched rectangle framelits, the die cut word and the beautiful stamped flower. Love it all!


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