Soft Spring cards with Laurie Schmidlin

Happy St. Patrick’s Day!!  I don’t have anything green to share with you today (my bad), but how about something soft & cheerful instead?  :-)

  GDS Enjoy Today

I have to admit, this first card is my favorite!  Just looking at it makes me long for even a hint of Spring!  Even though that might take a while (we live in an area where Spring comes very late), I can dream…and stamp using Spring inspired colors!
After running my background piece of patterned paper (Scarlett Wallpaper from Glitz Design) through my die cutting machine using an embossing folder, I lightly sanded it to give a slightly distressed look.

GDS Spring Love

For my next card, I kept the same basic color scheme, but went for slightly brighter shades.  I just adore the sweet image of the bird delivering a love note…it’s sure to brighten anyone’s day!

Thanks for joining me here today!  I hope your day is full of wonderful little surprises!  ~Laurie

Enjoy Today Card
Glitz Design Scarlett Papers:  Scarlett Wallpaper
Glitz Design Rub Ons:  Scarlett
Other:  Enjoy Today sentiment (Amazing Wishes from Verve Stamps), White cardstock, Vellum cardstock, Faded Jeans Distress Ink, Daffodil Delight grosgrain ribbon (SU!), Sewing Machine, Dew Drops, Corner rounder punch, Stardust Stickles

I Love You Card
Glitz Design Love Nest Papers:  Love Nest Stripe
Glitz Design Rub Ons:  Scarlett, Love Nest
Glitz Design Clear Stamps:  Fancy Frames, Distressing Set 3
Other:  White cardstock, So Saffron Ink (SU!), Chamomile Vintage Touch Ink (PTI), Rhinestones, Ribbon

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