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Thursday, 19 March 2015

French memories of spring




Good day

I saw some beautiful images of first signs of spring with crocuses in the snow. My memories of spring in Europe were poppies. I know, by the time the poppies bloom it is almost summer, but still, I used to love these delicate flowers. Were I stay now, we do not have poppies.

With this week's colour challenge at The Outlawz I was a bit in a flat spin. But when I decided to play with the red, black and green it all came together. The image is from Beccy's place. Papers are from The Serenade Collection from BoBunny. Dies used Spellbinder's A2 Locking Loops & A2 Curved Matting Basics A and 2Die4 Leaves 1.

Challenges I'm joining:
The Outlawz Tuesday Colour Challenge - red, black & green
TuesdayMorning sketches #292
The Paper Shelter #195 - Spring delight
Fan-Tastic Tuesday #77 - Square
Beccy's Place March Challenge
Sassy Studio Design #273 - Anything goes
Die Cutting Divas #207 - Welcome spring

Thank you and have a fantastic day!
Hugs from Africa!
Olga

10 comments:

Shelly said...

So pretty! The image is gorgeous!

Thank you for joining us at Die Cuttin Divas!
Shelly

Notes by Nina said...

Wonderful card, the poppies are so pretty and I like the matching papers. Thank you for joining us for Tuesday Morning Sketches.

Kris B said...

Beautiful take on this week's sketch! Lovely poppy image, wonderful colors and pretty flower accent! Thanks so much for joining us this week at Tuesday Morning Sketches!

Debbie said...

What a gorgeous card! I love the paper and image and that delicate die is a perfect frame!
Thanks for playing along this week at Tuesday Morning Sketches!!
Debbie (TMS DT)
http://debbiesdashofthisandthat.blogspot.com/

CA Scrapper said...

So beautiful! Thanks for joining us at Die Cuttin' Divas this week.

Leslie

Nikki Stalker said...

Pretty card with a lovely image beautifully coloured. Thanks for joining us at The Paper Shelter.

Nikki

Beccy said...

What a fabulous card Olga, you have done a wonderful job with the image. I love the way you've coloured the flowers and then added a little dimensional paint to the centre. I also love the lattice die cut you placed behind the image panel and I think the patterned paper you added is perfect for the design. Well done!
Cheers,
Beccy

Judith said...

Just beautiful Olga - I just love that image, what a fabulous design - thank you so much for joining in with our challenge at TPS this week hugs Judith x

Kim Kelley said...

Very pretty. The papers work so well with the image. Thank you for joining us at Sassy Studio Designs and the DTBST challenge this week! HUGS

Kim
SSD DT

Diane said...

Wonderful card, the poppies are stunning.

Hugs diane