Saturday, March 5, 2011

Waiting for Spring...

If you've never been thrilled to the very edges of your soul by a flower in spring bloom, maybe your soul has never been in bloom. ~Terri GuillemetsHello! It's March! Spring is on it's Way!! :) I don't know about you, but I so Tired of Winter this year, I want to get outside, to shed my layers and soak up some Vitamin D courtesy of the sun!! I am NOT, however, looking forward to the time change on the 13th! UGH!!!

To lighten up the winter dreary feeling I have going on I grabbed a few of my favorite things...Prima and Zva Roses, Ribbon, Gems, Pearls, Webster's Pages Paper and Stardust Stickles. I was also intrigued by my newest toy...a pretty hat pin my friend Michelle sent me! (I cut the pointy part off with some needle nose pliers to shorten it and to avoid a repeat of her recent injury!)

I love this paper...see that adorable bunny? It is a more muted color palette than most spring designs, but it brings to mind sunny, cool Spring days to me! And see the clock they hid in, Daylight Savings!

Stamps: None
Paper: Garden Gala (Webster's Pages,) Textured Card (DCWV,) Martha Stewart Embossed Lace Reply Card
Ink: Distress Ink
Misc: Gems, Pearls, Rose (Zva Creative,) Rose (Prima,) Button, Ribbon (PTI,) Stardust Stickles, Hat Pin, Divine Twine

Clean & Simple:
Little Claire's: Flowers
Easy Craft Projects: Green
Wee memories: Woodland Friends theme
Card Makin Mamas: Something Green
Stampin For The Weekend: Spring
Delightful Challenges: Welcome Spring
Fab n Funky: Spring into Action
Scrapbook Sisters: Spring

Marcea's Music Saves My Soul is one of my favorite Saturday blog stops, I am adding mine this week in honor of March, St Patrick's Day and the possibility that I will be seeing them in concert soon with two dear friends! Enjoy Flogging Molly's Rebels of the Sacred Heart...


  1. VERY pretty! I love your perfect rhinestone placement, flowers and use of papers!! So glad you used the pin! I think I will cut my ends off of them too. No more poking!! Hugs,

  2. thanks for playing with us at cmm! awesome card!!

  3. Awesome! I picked a Flogging Molly song this week too!

    I love your card! Gorgeous details.

  4. Wow,two Floggin Molly songs this week - Uamhnach!! or in English Awesome!! Hope the concert will be great craic too ;o))
    Hugs from Ireland xx

  5. Great card thanks for joining us at Wee Memories this week!

  6. Lots of Irish music picks this week :) TFS!!

  7. Oh Rachel - that card is gorgeous. Love the look and feel of it.

  8. Fantastic card! Thanks so much for joining us at Wee Memories this week.

  9. What a very cool card this is. I like the details and the borders. Very nicely done.
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  10. Beautiful card, Thankyou for joining us at FnF this week

  11. I love that dp - what a beautiful card!

  12. A gorgeous card, thanks for joining us at Fab n Funky this week x

  13. Such an adorable card. Glad you chose to share it with us at Scrapbook Sisters card challenge. xxx

  14. Love it, a fabulous card, thanks for joining us at Delightful Challenges this week. WendyR xx

  15. this is beautiful so much attention to detail.Goodluck at SFTW this week.

    clare x

  16. A beautiful card Rachel, love the colours and your finishing touches!
    Thank you so much for joining us this week at Little Claire's x

  17. what a superb pick - perfect for setting us in the mood for St. Patrick's day.

  18. Oooh, lovely card! Thanks for playing at Wee Memories this week!

  19. another fine tune this week, thanks for sharing it hun xxx

  20. Wow its so pretty.



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