Monday, April 4, 2011

Spring is Here!

We had a gorgeous weekend.  A little windy, but lots of outside play time for the whole family.  Collin and Marcel were outside for almost the entire day on Sunday and have sun kissed little cheeks.  Spring break is over and they were not really happy to go to bed a little bit earlier to get ready for school tomorrow.  They were exhaustion.  Exhaustion meant:  Collin calling Jonathon the "b word" (so his night ended even earlier)  and Marcel crying that he doesn't like school.  Marcel then showed me on his fingers how many more days of break he would like to have.  All is well though...they'll get back to their routine quickly.

Now...onto my card inspiration.  I was looking for a new spring wreath for my front door.  I didn't see anything I liked so I decided to make one.  I found the container and all the flowers at Michael's yesterday.  It's a bit heavier on the left side, but I love hydrangeas!
I decided to use this as inspiration for my Stampin' 411 card for this week. 
Ingredients:  All Stampin' Up except PTI Sentiment Stamp from Beyond Background Basics

Here's the fun sketch from this week's challenge.
Hope your week gets off to a great start!

15 comments:

  1. Oh Lynn this is so beautiful, and I'm not saying that because I'm partial to that gorgeous hydrangea!! Love the combination of patterns & soft colors. Great job making your own door decoration too :)

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  2. Gorgeous door decoration! I really like the container it's in.
    Glad the weather is improving and hope the boys are feeling better today! ;)

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  3. Beautiful wreath! Oh, and your card is gorgeous as well!

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  4. Wow...stunners! I actually saw the container last Friday as I blew through Michael's without kids. Love what you did with it! The card is beautiful, too! Love your DP choice and the ribbon!

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  5. What a beautiful way to greet your visitors! I love hydrangeas too and your card is so pretty with that lovely paper! Have a good week, Lynn. . .hope the kids adjust to being back at school soon! :)

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  6. So glad to hear you had a wonderful weekend, even though a couple of the boys had some bumps. I sure know what exhaustion can do. LOL

    Lynn, your new door decor is gorgeous! Those hydrangeas look amazing in that container and I love how they inspired your beautiful card with soft and soothing colours.

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  7. Beautiful card! Love the colors! You make lovely bows!

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  8. what a beautiful inspiration for a beautiful card!! I have to laugh at your boys because I didn't like coming back after spring break either...I would want 10 more fingers/days!! LOL

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  9. What a wonderful inspiration to draw your card from, really pretty and delicate, love the way you trimmed out the flower!

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  10. Gorgeous door wreath and card. Both are just as lovely as can be.

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  11. Just beautiful!! Love how you cute out that flower!! Great job!

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  12. Beautiful bow and love the buttons next to the flower element!

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  13. Absolutely gorgeous (as always)) I love the vase you found too! The hydrangea's are awesome

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  14. Love this! I can't wait to see the hydrangeas pop out from the ground!

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  15. So soft and pretty. I love your take on the layout. TFS

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