Happy Spring

Challenge #270 – Spring is in the Air

One of my previous posts used the floating technique and I was left with the negative part. After adding some foam strips to the back of this piece (more floating) I adhered it to the black background. In my recent sort out of older items I came across the daffodil. In Canada the Cancer society does a fund raiser using these daffodil pins, similar to the poppy campaign, and I guess I put this one away and then forgot about it. I decided to use it here and added some other scrap die cuts to denote leaves. I played around with the piece on the card front and liked it best as you see it even though it wasn’t a perfect square shape. I trimmed off the over hanging edges. The sentiment comes from an old GKD set and I stamped it on a smaller star so it could be placed in the corner. Taking some dark green gems I added a few scattered about and this is the result. I quite like it, always a bonus when that happens.

12 thoughts on “Happy Spring

  1. So cool that you saved your floating element negative part and that you actually cut the star out pretty perfectly. I like too that it’s layered on black

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  2. What a great way to use up what would otherwise have been wasted negative space. The black background makes for a striking contrast to the floating strips and your bright flower. Thanks for joining us again at As You See It Challenge.

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    1. I’m known in my group for using up scraps – lol. Thanks for commenting and I enjoyed the challenge.

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  3. So cool, I love scrappy cards, Johanna! I really like how all these elements came together, and that “built” daffodil is super clever! Thanks so much for playing at As You See It!

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  4. I like how you cleverly made use of a number of stashed items! I wish I was as resourceful, Johanna! This reminds me both of spring and St. Patrick’s day with the luscious greens and coppers! Thanks for joining us at As You See It Challenges!

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