Thursday, April 2, 2015

A work of ART

Spring is in the air... I believe Spring is one of Gods best art work. Who else can make the flowers bloom and all those beautiful colors just pop out. So much eye candy. If we didn't go through summer, fall and winter... would we really appreciate SPRING? Maybe, maybe not, but I choose to enjoy it. Every minute of it that I can. In my craft room I have 2 beautiful big windows that I can see outside. One of them I have a hummingbird feeder  hanging right at eye level and when I open the window I can hear the hello hum of them. That is there way of say thank you for feeding me I will repay you with my song. I hear the birds, chirping away not a care in the world... knowing that God is going to provide for them. 

So here is my hello spring card. 

 I embossed on water color paper with clear embossing powder Polkadots (simon says stamp sparkle and shine set) and then water colored over the top to create a rainbow effect. Kinda looks like rain. Because you can only see the rainbow when the rain and the sun meet... another cool little artistic thing God does.

 I then die cut the paint brushes (paper smooches) out of brown paper  4 times each and the brush part out of a metallic fusha color and purple I then die cut the paint pallet (paper smooches) out of clear acetate because I wanted to be able to see the sentiment ( which is from Impression obsesstion )

 I tried to get a close up of the little pallet which I think is just adorable and I put one of the brushes through 2 of the holes because how else do you adhere something that is clear without having it be noticeable?

 I want to link up to week-217 challenge 3 previous challenges : My 3 challenges are 1. week 38 polka dots 2. week 135 water color 3. week 157 rainbows

 I want to link up to city-crafter-challenge-blog-week-255 challenge Polka dots

I want to link up to papersmooches anything goes challenge anything goes and since I used their products...btw I just love them!

I want to link up to week-140-spring at Casology

Aren't all our cards a piece of art.. a piece of our soul. Creativity is an expression of ourselves I think, and when you look at spring you get a glimpse of how much God loves us to give us all these beautiful things to look at in a sometimes harsh world. I know spring helps me to keep my chin up! 

I hope you enJOYed.


  1. This is a clever combination of challenges Leslee and a terrific creation. Love the watercolour effect!
    Thanks so much
    "Less is More"

  2. What an awesome and lovely card, thanks for sharing with us at CCCB!

  3. Amazing card, gorgeous background and very clever design.

    Love and hugs

  4. Fabulous card and watercolouring Leslee - certainly puts me in a springy mood!
    Thanks as always for playing along and sharing your cards.
    Sarah x

  5. Beautiful creation! Thank you for joining CCCB this week!!
    Samra DT

  6. Super colours and I love that tiny palette LesLee!
    Thanks so much for combining challenges at LIM!
    Less is More

  7. Such a fab and beautiful take on our them. You nailed it!Thanks so much for joining us at CCCB; Happy Easter!

  8. What a great watercolored rainbow over emboss-resist polka dots, LesLee! And the little pallet with the brushes is just divine!! I, too, love springtime and hummers!! I wish you a Happy Easter and thank you so much for playing in the City Crafter challenge!! Hugs, Darnell

  9. This is one fabulous card!! Thanks so much for playing along at CCCB!!

  10. Gorgeous rainbow of colour! So glad you joined us at CASology this week!

  11. OMG OMG OMG!! This is AWESOME!! LOVE the Water Colored Background and the Neat Die Cuts that you did especially the Accetate Paint Palette!! What a FUN Design!! =) THANKS SO MUCH for joining us on the Paper Smooches SPARKS Challenge Blog and I hope you'll join us again this week!! =) Have a FABULOUS Easter Sunday!! =)

  12. Pleasant technique.

  13. Love, love, love this card! It just makes me smile. The colors are fantastic and your polka dots are perfect.

  14. oh so pretty, that watercolored background is amazing. thank you so much for playing with the paper smooches sparks challenge.