Here in the backwoods of Maine we've had lots of snow this winter. As I write this, they are talking of another storm coming through. All I can think of is SPRING! The warmth of the sun, the smell of the earth and seedlings springing forth from the ground. So, that is our challenge. Anything and everything you can think of that says "Spring".
Our sponsor for this month's challenges is PaperWishes !
If you don't know who they are - please follow the link and check them out. They not only have a wide variety of paper crafting materials - but they are full of ideas and inspiration. The Mom's Warehouse Sale is something I look forward to - as you can pick up some amazing deals and also build your stash of products!
For my project this month, I used "Womens Collage - Artsy Collage" from Hot Off the Press that I got at Paper Wishes. I used the papers to decorate a ceramic frame that I had painted a lavendar. I added some Dazzles, also from Paper Wishes and some fiber and charms that I had gotten in one of their Card Making Kits of the Month.
The booklet above is what I used for my frame and card - the ones below show some other choices offered at Paper Wishes. They have some really great papers and kits for altered art projects.
Now, on to my project!
I tore the papers and applied them to the ceramic frame base with mod-podge. When dry, I added some Dazzle Celestial Design Stickers, some fibers and a charm.
I love these "Dazzle" stickers, because they are so thick and heavy - they stick really well to the frame and add a lot of sparkle.
For the matching gift card, I used some of the coordinating papers. I cut the pot of flowers from the Freshly Picked Cartridge at 2 1/2" and used a Hampton Art Stamp "Spring". Of course, it wouldn't be finished without some stickles and pop-dots to set it all off.
I even have enough paper left to make a matching gift bag!!!! YAY!
NOW, it's your turn!
1. Leave a comment telling me what your favorite thing about spring is! (Mine is making maple syrup with my family and getting the greenhouse started with seedlings)
2. Become a follower if you aren't already.
3. Link up your SPRING project!
4. Make sure to visit the other 'Creative Sister', for another chance to win some blog candy.
What's the blog candy on this challenge??? Well, we don't know yet - but we can tell you it will be a "sweet collection" from Paper Wishes. We will post it right here, as soon as it arrives. There will be blog candy here and at Linda's site - so be sure to leave a comment for both of us.
PRIZE PACKAGES HAVE JUST ARRIVED!!! Thank you Paperwishes for your generous sponsorship!
I love being creative and to share that creativity with friends. I'm a stay-at-home Nana for two little girls that I love beyond all reason. Rascal, Biscuit and Trixie are my yorky children and obsession. Like potato chips, you can't just have one!