Sunday, March 16, 2014

Backyard fun.....

 Oh I so remember at my grandma's she had this swing my grampa made for me, that  I would spend a lot of time on....It was just an old piece of wood that hung from an old tree. My friends and I would take turns seeing how high we could get. Oh the sweet ol good ol days! I tried to create the backyard fun scene....used some sweet magnolia's and a tent card idea.
 I sponged some clouds in the background and added lots of layers of punched grass. I made a tree template and ran it through the cuttlebug using a  die that looks like wood grain and then sponged it with distress inks, walnut stain. I then punched lots of Martha Stewart leaves and layered them to make it look like an old tree. I want to thank my friend Beth for cutting my adorable fence die for me. I love the look of that fence!
I am hoping that spring will be on it's sweet way soon.  Enough of winter....bring on the sunshine and the warmer temperatures!
Have a wonderful day!!!!

9 comments:

  1. LOVE your "lovely fence"!! ..... gorgeous card and in my fav colours, purples ... I can so imagine swinging in grandma's back yard .... VERY well done

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  2. This is beautiful!! A lot of work, I love it :)

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  3. Another clever creation Christine! Cute-ness!!!!!!!! The tree is such a great idea! Love this fun 3D project!
    Have a wonderful day!!!
    Dena

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  4. OH SO LOVELY my dear friend!!! The perfect scene as only you can create!!!!! AWESOME colouring (as always)...I love your rope swing, tree and your cloud background...MWAH!!! I love the tent style...it's perfect for showcasing the many details of this lovely spring day!! BRING ON SPRING!!!!

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  5. Adorable Christine. Love the colours and the butterflies. You are so creative.

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  6. What a beautiful scene you have created Christine! I love the soft lavender colors, and your Tilda's are so sweet! I really like the depth you created with all the layers, FAB!!! Sending hugs and some sunshine and warmth your way! Joanne

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  7. Gorgeous, lots of work gone into this x

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  8. I love this, Christine! Tent cards are on my to-do list but still haven't gotten around to making one. Such a sweet scene you've created . Superb colouring of the two adorable Tildas. I love how you've made the swing. Creative of you to use the MS leaf punch for the tree.
    Hugs,
    Norma

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  9. Christine you have so much talent and I am so envious. This is AMAZING!!!
    I love love love it. Hugs Paola

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