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make it yellow…

Hello everyone. It is so nice to be typing this post and thinking about all the wonderful blog friends that I have made through the years. Life as a full time teacher has gobbled up my life, leaving little in the way of hours or energy to devote to other tasks, so I’m delighted to make some time at the craft table! The Double D Challenge is about yellow, a lovely color that I rarely use. There is a beautiful yellow tea rose that is currently in bloom in the garden. It grows on such long lovely stems and takes its’ time unfurling lemony petals. When I made this card a couple of weeks ago, the yellow rose bush wasn’t in bud. If it had been, there surely would be a yellow rose at the center of the card today 😉 I pulled a number of favorite stamp sets to include in this sunny birthday card…

 

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I plucked some patterned papers from my scrap drawer, adding some small stamping to a printed burlap bit. A garden tag along with a stamped postcard help to deliver the message. The little bird is from an old stamp set that doesn’t see ink often enough…

 

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A paper doily and a bow made from one of my favorite batches of multicolored, hand dyed seam binding were the final embellishments, This challenge does remind me of the lovely, sunny and cheerful color that I too often leave behind! I hope you will join us in the Double D Challenge.

 

Wishing you sunshine and flowers,

  • Stamps; Out on a Limb by PTI, Birds & Nests by Cavallini, Le Jardin by Lily of the Valley, Notes by Lily of the Valley
  • Doily; Wilton
  • Copic mkarkers
  • Inks; tuxedo black by Tsukineko, classic kraft by Papertrey Ink
  • Seam binding; hand dyed

 

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8 comments to make it yellow…

  • Holly Saveur

    Great so see you were able to some time again at the craft table….missed your creations…
    Hugs Holly.

  • Oh so nice to see you posting and with such a happy and pretty card … I hope all is well and you are enjoying teaching … sending big hugs

  • Gorgeous card Rebecca, so soft and pretty with all the pretty details you have added!! And lucky you to have a Rose blooming, we have and will have again snow on the Spring blooms…Mother Nature has not been kind to us this Spring! Anywho, I am glad to see your beautiful post and hope you can find some ‘me’ time soon! Have a wonderful day!!

  • Lovely, cheerful card! Seems like you are enjoying the teaching, but I bet you miss creating 🙂

  • What a beautiful design Rebecca! All the elements go so well together! Hopefully you’ll find the time in your busy schedule to share a photo of that beautiful yellow rose you talked about when it does bloom. I am always inspired by the beauty of your cards … thanks for making the time to create and share with us all.

  • Kathy Krug

    Love the papers and the doily on this card. the birt and post card gives it a vintage feel, but it is still cheery. wonderful take on the challenge.

  • This is absolutely gorgeous Rebecca! I love all those beautiful vintage elements.
    Amelia

  • Holly Saveur

    Dear Rebecca….I send you an email..did you receive it?
    I saw you are pinning things…so you must have had some spare time….
    (it makes me sad you never responded…..)