Monday, April 3, 2017

By Simple Means - H2H April - Wk 1

Team Emerald - Hostess Melissa 
April Week #1 "April Showers"


Please join us this week and other challenges in April... Remember you have all month to create to be eligible for recognition as one of the Top 10 "Darlings" 

AND if you create a project for each challenge in the month of April, you will earn a badge as an H2H Addict for Perfect Attendance.  For additional inspiration on this Challenge hop on by to see what other Design Team members have created.  Hope this gives  you some inspiration and enthusiasm to link your artwork as a participant ... we look forward to your creativity.    


For my H2H DT card "April Showers" chose a Digital from Craftin' Desert Divas...Inspiration was "Spring".  

The image was printed on two of the Design Papers in Happy Times and adhered to white cardstock.  One of the design papers was used as the base (full umbrella); and the second design paper was fussy-cut alternating panels and then glued to the full umbrella base. 

The same image was printed on white cardstock and full Umbrella was adhered to this image with 3D foam tape to add dimension.  The legs and hands were colored with Flesh Pen, and the boots and raincoat were fussy-cut from the design papers and glued directly on printed image.  

The completed image was glued to the floral background design paper.  I chose this paper because it framed the umbrella with the small flowers making it appear as a shower of flowers.  Sentiment added, paneled and glued to background.  




Also sent to the following Challenges


CTMH Products Unless Otherwise Specified
Design Paper 
     Happy Times 
Cardstock 
     White Daisy 
Digital Image 
     Craftin' Desert Divas "Rainy Day Girl" 
Stamp Set 
     C1597 Rainy Day 
Other 
     3D Thin Foam Tape 



6 comments:

  1. Adorable! Love your paper piecing and fab "shower of flowers". So pretty, Sue. xxD

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  2. Awesome paper piecing and lovely colors. I love how you used "may flowers" for the background!

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  3. This is one of my favourite paper packs and I love the paper pieced umbrella. Such an adorable card and perfect for the theme!

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  4. Comments from The Outlawz DT Paper Ala Mode

    Vickie Yeakley, DT on April 3, 2017 at 5:28pm
    Super cute and sweet! Thanks for sharing.

    Holly Young DT on April 3, 2017 at 7:16pm
    So cute Suzanne. I love the paper piecing and the background - it's raining flowers!

    Camille Short DT on April 3, 2017 at 11:34pm
    Such a beautiful spring time card. The papers are very lovely.

    NanaConnie on April 7, 2017 at 10:17am
    This is a precious image, Suzanne! Love your color combo and the paper piecing. Great dp choice for the background.

    Cindy Potentier, DT on April 7, 2017 at 10:43am
    awesome job paper piecing on this little gem, great card Suzanne! :)

    Rhonda Zmikly DT on April 7, 2017 at 10:48pm
    Love the raining flowers! And the colors you picked are so perfect!

    Donna Mundinger on April 8, 2017 at 9:49am
    Gorgeous colors and I love the paper piecing, Suzanne!

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