Friday, April 25, 2014

April Showers-May Flowers



This is my last week to be guest designer for Crazy4Challenges. Thank you, Joanne, for asking me and thanks to the rest of the girls for letting me join them for the month of April.

This week's challenge, C4C233,  is Rain Showers. Knowing that April showers bring May flowers, Joanne wants us to show both on our cards.

I'm using a La Blanche meadow stamp and a Rubber Hedgehog raindrops image. The sentiment is from Mark's Finest Papers and Stamps, Blessings.

I love the curved borders. This one is Spellbinders Borderabilities Curved Borders Two.  I used an unknown yellow cardstock behind it.

The image is colored with Copics.

That's it! Hope you all have a wonderful, warm, sunny weekend. You can find me working in my yard this weekend.  I hope to get some flowers planted.

31 comments:

Angel 007 said...

Guten Morgen liebe Benzi. :))) Sanfter Frühlingsregen fällt auf die wunderschönen Genseblümchen. Die Idee ist wunderschön. Ich habe diesen tollen Stempel von La Blanche selbst aber leider nicht die tollen Regentropfen. ;)
Genau wie auf Deiner Karte ist gerade bei uns in Deutschland das April Wetter.

♥ Viele liebe Grüße und ein schönes Wochenende wünscht Dir, Carmen

Desire Fourie said...

Definitely so cheerful and beautifully designed.
Hugs Desíre {Doing Life}

StampOwl said...

Love that curved border on your card. Thanks for being a great Guest Designer this month.

Doreen said...

This is just beautiful,lovely image and design.xxx

Dotty Jo x said...

Totally beautiful! Jo x

Donna Hanley said...

Wow, super pretty card, Benzi. I love that bunch of colorful flowers. I've never seen that SB die before, it is beautiful. Enjoy your weekend.

Cathy said...

This is just beautiful! I love that curve!
Wow the colors are wonderful! I also love those rain drops! Have a great week end Benzi!

Skyline Spirit said...

pretty nice blog, following :)

JD/ Jill said...

So pretty! Nicely done card for the challenge. I really love seeing all these spring cards. Spring is my favorite season, and it is finally starting to look like spring my way, with the beautiful flowers starting to pop up. My Lilac bush has buds, now if it could just get a little bit warmer...smile...

Kristine Reynolds said...

Such a pretty card! Perfect for today's challenge!

NanaConnie said...

Magnificent, Benzi! Your coloring is superb and I love the punched border -- especially since you punched it higher up on the card and not at the border. Very clever. :-D

Darnell J Knauss said...

I love the curved borders, too, Brenda! This design and your coloring are excellent!! Such a perfect spring card! Have a great weekend! Hugs, Darnell

Sue said...

What a lovely card Benzi love that die its gorgeous and the stamp is so so pretty have a great weekend huggles Sue xxx

jimlynn said...

LOVE that border!!! Stunning card and love that image too. Just perfect in every way!
Now.....send some of that rain down this way!
Lynn

Sassy Raggedy said...

How wonderful Benzi...I love the flowers and that die is awesome. Hugs, joann

Carol L said...

I LOVE the curved border with yellow behind it! WOW!! That really gives this card one heck of a fabulous twist! Beautiful coloring of your image and a welcome invitation to spring! YES!!

Beebeebabs said...

Wow such a beautiful card - love the border and flower stamp thanks for sharing!!!

Becky said...

OH Brenda, this is stunning! What a great design.

Bonnie said...

The yellow is so pretty peeking through the beautiful curved border! Love your pretty flower garden! We just had rain and a bit of thunder yesterday. Nothing severe around here. Our neighbors east of us were hit hard. Hope you can stay safe with the storms coming next week! Enjoy your yard!

Shirley said...

Love your die cut border and your beautiful image too! The rain is a fun add! The colors are grand wonderful!

Lynne in NI said...

Beautiful card .... is that a new border die?!!!!!!
Have fun in your yard - I've got my potatoes planted yest and aim to get my peas, tomatoes, strawberries and sweetpeas planted today :)

MaryH said...

I'm late getting 'round for visits, but I'm so happy to enjoy this beautiful flower card this sunny Sunday afternoon. Love this image, and the raindrop image is one I've not seen yet. Of course you know I love that curved border inset. A really lovely Spring card, with the bright yellow behind the lacey border. TFS & Hugs

Jackie W said...

So pretty! I love the dandy lions:) Just not in my yard. It's so pretty when the lot across the street from us is one huge mass of yellow. You know for sure spring is here. Thanks for a taste of things to come (still lots of snow on that lot yet).

Betty Wright said...

This is terrific, Brenda! The border just sets the whole card off! Fantastic!

Joanne (jojot) said...

This is just gorgeous with the lovely garden and that fabulous swirled border....love it

Donna Ellis said...

oooooooo! how pretty, Benzi! I have that die and it is still a virgin here. LOL They will miss you at Crazy4Challenges. You have carried them theme off beautifully! The bright yellow is a fabulous color to use considering all the rain April brings! Hope all is well with you! I have been packing up my craft room! hugs, de

~Tammy~ said...

We have more of those April showers on the way!

This is such a pretty design! Love the yellow peeking out!

Maria said...

Absolutely lovely! It speaks spring loud and clear! I'm still waiting on my yellow tulips to bloom. But, they are very close!:-)

Pops Origami said...

Beautiful work

nwilliams6 said...

love that die and the flowers - such a lovely card!!! Hugz!

Colleen Dietrich said...

Beautiful meadow of LaBlanche flowers! I like the die cut border too....that's really cool.