Thursday, 9 March 2017

Spring Blues and Teddy too!

Ok so firstly I want to give my Son a huge shout out
 I am a Very very proud mum this week
My son has made and posted another short film this one is as part of his
University Application to Edinburgh Napier
I SOOOO love it and enjoyed helping.

and if you have time please have a peek and click like if you love the film
Thank you in advance :)

 Spring has arrived and it's going to be glorious!
I took a few photos to share with you they started on a Blue theme but soon some little creatures turned things yellow and green :)

Tulips and

The Next selection of photos were taken through my glass patio door because opening it would have scared them all off...

Now this is where the Blue starts to turn green and yellow
Yes a lovely Blue Tit Visiting and checking out the Bird nesting box yay!

But Here is another little birdy having a peek too!

Its a Siskin and they are so pretty I love them as much as the Blue Tits

This is the Male and a Female on the feeder the colours are more vivid in real life but had to photograph through glass

Arent they stunning!

OK So onto this fortnights challenge at As You Like It Challenge is

Favourite Favourite Stamp Brand  (& why)
and the lovely Squirrel is our host this time

The sponsor of this challenge is

Crafts U Love
£10 voucher

I just love distress inks and blending them and using them in conjunction with stamps is
This was so much fun to create a background and then stamping with just wanted to make a pattern from My favourite zigzag background stamp which is Hero Arts
why this one well its great for all kinds of cards including mens and the Sentiment is also Hero Arts too :)

and here are a few challenges I will be playing along with:

Simon Says Stamp Monday - Make your own background - distressed
Color Throwdown - Color Challenge*
Stampin' Royalty - Favorite Technique Distress ink and stamping
Inky Chicks #79 - Happy Birthday
Cards in Envy - Flat CARDS only - Keep It Simple

Happy Crafting :)


  1. Very cool birthday card! I love seeing your Spring photos too! I just love Goldfinches! Thanks so much for playing along with us at the Color Throwdown this week!

  2. A great combination for a card. Lovely photos, spring is in the air. Elaine

  3. Awww love your photos hun, and your card is stunning too.

  4. your spring pics have me jealous! Wonderful masculine card--so vibrant! So glad you joined us at Cards in Envy!

  5. A super card for a gent Samantha, love the effect of the background, it looks so dimensional...a great technique. Spring is arriving in our garden too, it's wonderful to see everything waking up. Loved your Son's film, so beautifully done xx

  6. Great example of keep it simple card. Love your pictures of spring too! Appreciate you joining us at Cards in Envy for "Keep it Simple". Take care.

  7. Love your embossed background! beautiful card! Thanks for joining us this week on Simon Says Stamp Monday Challenge Blog! Barbara

  8. How fun! it reminds me of a retro 60's pool party!! Great job! Thanks for playing along with us at Stampin' Royalty!


I really appreciate your comments thank you! hugs Samantha :0)

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