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Yellow Birthday Birds:

Is it the weekend yet, is it pretty please?!  It's been an overload of crafting this week, throw in work and I don't have much time to do anything else. 

It is also the first day of Spring, though you would have NO IDEA by looking out the window here.

We have had excessive amounts of snow this year and we are running out of room.  There is just no where to put it anymore!

No lie, I took this photo of our house yesterday morning.  Yesterday!!! 

No, we don't have a tiny house, the snow really is 6 feet in spots.  The forecast is calling for another 20 cm (8 inches) by the end of the week.

I am not complaining, I love our winters, but sometimes it would be nice to see some flowers blooming :)

This week's challenge at Papercraft Star is "birds"

Since Spring is more than a wish away, I created Spring on my card:
Card Ingredients:  The Graphics Fairy digi, MME and K&Co papers, Recollections cardstock, Wild Orchid flowers, AmyR sentiment, Craftsmart Gold and Chocolate inks, Tim Holtz Frayed Burlap ink, Recollections gems .  Tools:  sewing machine, Oval and Scalloped Oval Nesties, Simon Says banner die.

I made this card for the following challenges:  'ABC' Challenges - flowers, Sparkles - birds.

Don't forget to check out the rest of my teamie's beautiful creations:



Chrissy said…
Beautiful spring card Deanne.Gorgeous the yellow and white, so pretty, gorgeous design too, love the papers..and look at all that snow...spectacular..I dont get snow where I live.

shaz earl said…
Fabulous card! love the colours
Thank you for joining us at Sparkles Monthly
good luck in the draw
Hugs Shaz DT xx
Lynne said…
Such a bright, beautiful spring birthday card! Phenomenal in every way. Oh, the lucky recipient!
Mary said…
Deanne, your card sings spring. Beautiful! May spring come to your world soon. Our flowers are in bloom and I love them. I'll share!
Ros Crawford said…
OMG I can't believe that snow!! (Gorgeous house BTW) And I love your card ... so beautifully done ... I adore the framing Deanne ... really is so Spring like ... Stay warm!
Allisa said…
Fabulous card, love how you framed the birds. After seeing your snow pics, I am never complaining about snow here again! I don't think I could leave my house if it snowed 6 ft!
Wow - what a beautiful spring card! I absolutely love the yellow and green and the way you framed your main image. Thanks so much for joining our challenge this week at ABC Challenges - Flowers.

I am amazed at your snow. It has been cold where I'm at and is snowing tonight yet again - but I'm quite certain it isn't going to amount to what you have - eek-!
AnnMarie said…
Absolutely gorgeous!! Thank you for playing along with us over at ABC Challenges! :)
Sleepy Stamper said…
Wow Deanne! That is a crazy amount of snow! I love your bright and cheery card! The colors are gorgeous! Wish I could send you some of our spring weather from here in Texas!

Jo said…
Gorgeous card......and wow, all that snow looks amazing!Thanks so much for joining us at Sparkles this time & good luck!
Hugs Jo x