Tuesday, July 18, 2017

Sending You Love - Winnie & Walter

Hi, Friends.....

Things have been crazy around here, so the few cards I have managed to make still haven't been blogged yet.  Eek!!  I got super-inspired by the Winnie & Walter Color Combo Challenge for July. You might already know that color challenges are my favorite kind of challenge and W&W has one each month. Yay!! So much fun.

Take a look at the fabulous inspiration photo and color palette that
Heather H. chose for this month....YUM!!!: 

My Dad's 94th birthday was last week so I used these colors for his card that I sent him along with some home-baked cookies.....which he loved. (He didn't mention the card....lol....)

I do lots of layering of backgrounds on my cards and find that the "middles" of the panels are often covered up and "wasted".  The tag on this card is cut from one of these hidden lower layers.

Aren't the little birdies in the W&W So Tweet set the most adorable things? I couldn't resist placing a sweet envelope in this one's beak. Now the little guy is ready to wing his way over to my Dad with my love.

Supplies used include:
Winnie & Walter - LS Exclusives: So Tweet with Evelin T Designs stamp set
Winnie & Walter - LS Exclusives: So Tweet with Evelin T Designs die set
Winnie & Walter - Essentials: Katharine Cutaways die set
DCWV burlap, cardstock, and scraps
Distress Inks for coloring
Baker's Twine from a recent W&W package <3

Thank you for stopping by today. I know I am rather hit and miss on my blog posting in the last couple months. I am so glad for the W&W challenges that give me a great excuse to play in my craft room even when so many other crazy things are happening in my life!! I hope you will join in the fun and play along, too!


Thank you for the honor of entering this card in the following challenges:
1. Winnie & Walter Color Combo Challenge for July

2. Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Challenge - Use Plaid 
3. Crafty Hazelnut's July Patterned Paper Challenge
4. Word Art Wednesday Weeks 290-291 - AG Family Friendly 
5. DL.Art July Linky Party
6. Pixie's Snippets Playground - Week 289-290


  1. What a lovely card too cute. I love it.
    Thank you for joining my DL.ART Thankful Thursday Anything Goes JULY Linky Challenge. Have a blessed day
    DIANA L.

    DL.ART crinkle ribbon

  2. Janis, I really LOVE this card! I love the pattern of the little diamonds, and you made that sweet bird look so adorable I want to rush right out and order that set from W&W ASAP!Very cute card!
    Take Care!

  3. that cat in mail box is adorable!
    very nice card!
    have a wonderful day
    lots of hugs

  4. Gorgeous card Janis :-) the little bird is adorable and I love the plaid background design :-) I am sure your Dad loved his card, even though he forgot to say so ;-) (my dad would do the same, remember the cookies more ;-))

    thanks for joining us on the Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Challenge
    Lols x x x

    haha, love the cat in the mailbox LOL

  5. What a sweet way to send LOVE ........TFS......Lis

  6. Gorgeous card and the little birdie is just too cute especially the fab idea of the little envelope - genius x

  7. Great card for your Dad Janis! And I bet he loved it just as much as the cookies :) Such a sweet little bird - and 'gutting' card when the centre is to be covered up is a great idea as well. Lovely to see you in the Snippets Playground - I missed the puddy tats - today's is priceless :)


    Di xx

  8. Every time I see a card with this cute bird image I just want to grab him and squeeze (but not too hard!). Love the combination of patterns that you used, and your clever use of a tag cut from the layer of another card. That envelope full of love was the perfect addition!


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