Wednesday, March 12, 2014

Wheeeee.......Spring Sprung!


A sure sign of spring down in the area is when the mesquite trees start to bud out.  We saw our first little shoots on those trees yesterday - SO, that means no more freezes and spring is HERE!  Even though we never get terrible weather like the northern states, we do get chilly so I'm more than ready for some warmer weather.  My pocketbook is extremely happy too since it won't be shelling out money right and left for propane/electricity in order to keep warm!  Guess that means I can spend more on crafts now!  Wheeeeeee......

This image is from Squigglefly (Sassy Cheryl) and isn't she a cutie!  I colored her up with Copics and framed her in a Lil Inker die.  The patterned paper is from "somewhere" once again and the background is embossed with a Sizzix folder.  That's all for today folks!

Thanks for stopping by...........
Lynn


33 comments:

Benzi said...

Oh, she really is a cutie, Lynn. I think she is afraid of smelling that flower due to allergies. That's what I'm dreading because I'm quite sure that is my fate. :-(

I know what you mean about the heating bills. I think our lowest temp this year was 3 degrees one night. The heat never quits running on those nights.

Deepti said...

She is adorable :) I love that yellow panel n the blue dress. I agree I need spring now, today there was a prediction of a snow storm out here but thank God... It's raining ;)

vicki said...

Hi Lynn wow this is beautiful! She's super sweet and coloured in lovely! Love the die it looks great on your card! Do glad spring is on the way too :)

Hugs
Vic x

Jeanette (Forest Ranger) said...

Oh my goodness! I love the look on her face! Fun image! CUTE card!!!

Doreen said...

This is just gorgeous,fab image and details.xxx

Anne Temple said...

Too cute! Love the stitched die you used to cut her out and your design is perfect for this sweetie.

Tammy said...

Awww she's a cutie Lynn! Fabulous coloring and I love that Lil Inker die!!
Tammy x

Darnell J Knauss said...

Oh, my, yes, she is such a cutie, Lynn! I just love your design layout! But what the heck is she going to do with that flower?! It looks like there's a bug hiding in the petals that she wants to EAT!! Hugs, Darnell

Princess Judy Palmer said...

Mesquite is all fine and dandy until it starts in with that yellow fuzzy stuff. I'm allergic to the color yellow!

Cute card! It's fun and frisky.

Linda Simpson said...

Oh my Lynn, I do so love this image she sure is a cutie. Beautiful background and loving the splash of yellow.
Hugs
Linda xxx

Shelly Schmidt said...

Darling card! Love your colors and what a cute expression on her face!

Diane said...

My gosh Lynn is that the cutest image, love her expression. Fabulous embossing, papers, and stitching.


Hugs Diane

Tammy said...

Adorable card and super sweet image! I really like the embossing folder you used for this cute gal!

Carol L said...

I'm just going to have to invest in one of those Lil Inker dies, because every time you use it, I think to myself I have to have one of those! It defines the image perfectly! Great coloring and embossing too, and enjoy your spring!!!

Bonnie said...

I love all this white with the pop of yellow! So fresh and clean! Yep, pollen will be falling soon. I can see it coming on the trees and my eyes are already feeling it. Spring is almost here.

Shirley said...

She is just too too cute! Loving those knees!!

Sassy Raggedy said...

What a cute cute card. I love it...Hugs, joann

MaryH said...

Oh she is just plumb cute! I bet she is one mischievious little imp, and I like those snuggled down sox too. Great coloring, love the diagonal embossing with that pop of yellow. Gotta get some of those Lil Inkers, cause I love, love that stitching. Perfect for this cutie. Well done. (I hear propane is pretty pricey..we have Nat'l gas, and it ain't as cheap as it used to be either. Not so bad as propane I'm thinkin'. ) TFS & Hugs

Davi said...

She is a real cutie and looks great the way you colored her Lynn! I really like the diagonal embossing with her too. Boy we are supposed to hit the 90s the first of next week, going to be a VERY long summer around these parts!!

NanaConnie said...

Too cute, Lynn! What a cute image. Somehow reminds me of myself as a kid -- a true tomboy at heart forced to wear a dress and be 'girly'!! Love the embossed background and the ribbon. Well done matching the bows in her hair and the patterned dp. :-D

Maxine D said...

That might be all for the day, Lynne, but it is a fun card beautifully made - love it!!
Blessings
Maxine

Donna Hanley said...

She just made me smile when I looked at this cutie. Nice coloring job and it looks great with that embossing folder and the touch of color in your paper. So glad you are getting warmer weather. Oh I see a shopping trip to a craft store real soon in your future. We got a dusting of snow this morning.

Brenda said...

What a fabulous card Lynn! I am loving the embossing folder and I love that yellow paper, so sunny and springy! I also love that image, she is just to cute but she is looking like she is up to something. lol Love how you have colored her too. I am also loving these mats that have the stitching on them-been seeing them everywhere. I think me needs some! lol Hugs

Mary Anne / MA54K said...

Beyond cute, Lynn! Things always work better when your tongue is out!

Becky said...

wow, this is fabulous. Love the cute image and love the embossing.

Faye Wynn-Jones said...

Pretty colours, fab card, I love it xx

Monica said...

She is so funny, she made me smile and trust me that is just what I needed sooo.

Marilyn said...

Another fun card and great image! She sure is cute!

JD/ Jill said...

This image is so cute! It made an adorable, card...definitely brought a smile to my face!

gale said...

What a cute card!! I am looking forward to seeing a few flowers after all the darn snow we've had.

*Vicki* said...

AWW!! She's just as sweet as can be!! I love your embossed background too! :)

Joan Ervin said...

LOL...I love the way you think, gf...every girl needs more craft stuff!!!!!!!! Love your sweet card with that adorable image and your pretty coloring..ya can't get any cuter than Sassy Cheryl!!!

Ellen Taylor said...

More money for crafting is always good!Staying warm at the same time is a real bonus! Super cute card Lynn~Love the yellows and your coloring is fantastic on this cutie pie!