A View of Things to Come

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I’m looking out the window at all the snow and willing it to melt!  Come on spring.  Oh, how I’ve missed you!  But seriously, in honour of spring I thought I’d share these two flower pictures I made for the Out of a Hat Challenge this week.  These will also look splendid in my bathroom.  I did a little remodel last weekend – new flooring and paint – to brighten things up a bit, and now need something for the walls.  First up is this sunflower.IMG_5687I started off with a burlap background stamp from the Close To My Heart Distressed Backgrounds stamp set.  You will be able to see it a bit better in the closeup.  The sunflower was stamped onto a piece of cardstock and then coloured with Copic markers.   I cut out the flower and glued it to the background.  I debated whether or not to put an inspirational saying, but sometimes it’s just nice to look at a pretty image.  ‘Nuff said! IMG_5690My next picture starts off with the same background stamp but showcases a different flower.  These roses are from the CTMH Love Blooms stamp set.IMG_5696I stamped the floral images onto some older CTMH B&T paper, cut them out and pasted them onto the background.IMG_5692Thankfully, I had these black frames, complete with white matting, in storage.  They are now housing some new art!  My pictures are pretty straight forward – nothing complicated here – but they are sure to add a bit of sunshine to my bathroom reno.  Have a great day and thanks for stopping by! 

~Tracy

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About papercraftnut

I am a working mom of two great kids and married to a wonderful man who is very supportive of my paper crafting addiction! I discovered paper crafts while organizing birthday parties for my kids. It was so fun to make the invitations, decorations and loot bags. The fun hasn't stopped and now I LOVE anything paper!

5 responses »

  1. Fantastic pictures Tracy they will look amazing in your bathroom. Great to have you join in the challenge at Out of a Hat this week

    Love Chrissie xxx

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