Spring flowers

Hi there!  This week the challenge at Less is More is calling for Spring flowers.  I can totally understand how desperate for Spring those in the northern hemisphere must be after the severe winter weather they have experienced almost everywhere.  Of course, here in Australia we are in Autumn, rather dry and brown in our gardens (we have been trained to conserve water) but the weather is glorious for the most part - sunny, dry, clear blue skies.  But I do love spring flowers, especially tulips, with their gloriously waxy petals, so I have chosen that flower for my entry.  Meanwhile, over at Annabelle Stamps, the challenge is a colour one - lime green, yellow, and a shade of purple/eggplant.

The image, coloured with Copics, is from ABS set 'Easter Hope', and the sentiment is also ABS - from the set Branch Out.  The oval frame is a Creatables by Marianne Design.  Hope you like it and for those in colder climates, hopefully Spring is truly just around the corner.


  1. Oh my, this really is stunning Ann and the perfect use for this great colour combo! Thanks so much for sharing with us at AnnaBelle Stamps!

  2. Ann this is lovely! Unfortunately this is one layer card week so it isn't eligible for Less is More this week. Hope you'll join us again soon

    Anne (Guest LIM commenter)

  3. it's a love;y card, this weeks challenge at less is more is one layer cards though :-)

    Thanks for joining us this week
    Jen xx
    Less Is More

  4. So sorry Jen and Anne - I'm not sure how I missed that very obvious criteria!

  5. This is just beautiful Ann, I love this flower and how you've coloured it!
    TFS with us this month :)

  6. Simply gorgeous! LOVE your card and all the detail and I'm simply loving that oval frame, just yum!!!
    Thanks for sharing with us at AnnaBelle Stamps!

    Take Care,
    Kylie X

  7. A really elegant card Ann and a well deserved Top 3 at AnnaBelles :)


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