Friday, 4 March 2016

Spring is coming....

OK it may not feel like it, I know a lot of the UK woke up to their first significant snow of the winter today, but the birds are definitely pairing up in the garden and there's serious blue tit activity around the nesting box, so spring really can't be that far away!

I was really taken with these sweet little bird and nest embellishments when I went to the Make It show last week, they are perfect for decorating a spring themed card.

The background is a daffodil-printed vellum from a very old issue of Making Cards, topped with a die cut doiley using card to match the birds. The die is an old unlabelled one but I'm fairly sure I bought it from The Range which means it's probably an X-cut one. Ready made doileys are all very well but sometimes it's nice to be able to have a customised one! Then scraps of hessian and ribbon were all that was needed to finish the card.

I'm sharing this with:

Lunagirl Moonbeams - Spring Flowers and Birds
Cuttlebugmania - Welcome Spring
Craft Rocket Challenges - Feathers and/or Fur  


  1. A lovely spring card - I love the bird and nest embellishments too.
    Kath x

  2. Absolutely beautiful! I love the little blue birds and I love daffofils! So perfect for my March challenge ~ Spring Flowers and Birds ~ thanks for joining in at ~ Karen

  3. The little bird and the nest were a real find. Absolutely adorable. It looks so pretty on the hessian and blue doiley die cut. Barbxx

  4. Great spring card. The little nest are so cute. xx

  5. What a great creation TFS Craft Rocket Ch Lis DT

  6. Oh Jane, this is just adorable! LOVE the teeny little best :)

    Thank you for joining in with Cuttlebug Mania!


    Di xx

  7. This is sucha cute card, That nest is amazing, thanks for joining us at Craft Rocket, xxx

  8. So sweet, a lovely creation. Creative Blessings, Tracy x

  9. A lovely card for Spring That little bird and nest is so clever Thank you for joining in at Craft Rocket Challenges - Karen DT


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