Carolina Girl (Cely)
Ahhh yes, the dogwoods are in bloom, temp is rising, loving the feel of the sun on my face and beauty of our dogwoods in bloom.

It's April Release Day at Doodle Pantry.  Stay turned for  another "release" toward the middle of the month.  I have the honor of creating with the Texas Dogwood Set. (It comes pre-colored/b/w, matching papers and sentiments.)  Be sure to participate in April's Challenge (starting at noon) in order to receive a pre-selected set and a chance to win some free sets.

All I chose to do was cut around the image, adding a lovely frame and including a pretty poem with the image on top...anything else would had taken away from the simplicity/beauty.  The process was pretty quick and easy, so I made 4 more to send to friends.

A2, stitching, pop-ups for dimension,  curling of blossoms, Cheery Lynn Japanese Garden die



19 Responses
  1. Deloris Says:

    A real beauty! Love it!


  2. Lawren Says:

    Cely, this is so pretty! That die just makes your card pop!


  3. Pat (mspfd) Says:

    Cely, this is a sensational design! Gosh the frame is gorgeous and the dogwood blossoms look fantastic with your wonderful sentiment.


  4. Myrna Says:

    Cely
    Wow, this is so pretty.
    I always say roses are my favorite flowers but I think maybe dogwood just might be number one.
    Might have to try making one out of vellum. lol
    Myrna


  5. Cely,
    I love your card! The dogwoods wonderfully frame your sentiment (which I am going to have to "steal" and use!) Wonderful card!
    Hugs,
    Georgia


  6. Marsha Says:

    Oh, how pretty. I knew you would come up with something fabulous with the new dogwood set and sure enough, you did !!! Very creative.


  7. Gorgeous die cut and the dimensionyou created with the cut out dogwoods is really so beautiful!


  8. Donna Says:

    Gorgeous Cely! Your poem is beauitful and the dogwood blossoms match it. Great job for the release!


  9. Lola Says:

    Your flowers are a perfect accent to your poem and frame. Such an elegant card.


  10. Cheryl First Says:

    So very pretty! A perfect sentiment to frame with that beautiful die!


  11. Debbie Says:

    This is beautiful, Cely!! I love that die cut frame and the dogwoods look so pretty fussy cut and popped up!!


  12. Mary Ann Says:

    Beautiful card!Love your sentiment...


  13. Jackie Says:

    What a beautiful sentiment and a gorgeous card :o)
    Jackie xx


  14. NanaConnie Says:

    These really are stunning, Cely! I love that die cut frame you chose and the sentiment is absolutely perfect. I'm going to have to play with these lovely dogwoods later this month.


  15. Very pretty frame and card. No dogwoods in bloom yet here in VA, but some redbuds are coming out, and forsythia!
    Evelyn


  16. Hello - I love receiving your eMails and your designs, although I don't always Comment... Always busy making my own and posting my blog - Wanted you to know, though. This Sentiment I have used many times...as my last name is BLOSSOM!! ;-} Love it -
    Lynden
    http://aneleganttouch-lynden.blogspot.com
    https://www.facebook.com/pages/An-Elegant-Touch-/162889457132788


  17. Patti P. Says:

    So pretty, I love this set and your poem. What a wonderful card to send.


  18. Dawn Frost Says:

    Gorgeous Cely, very simple, totally touching! LOVE the frame you used for the sentiment.


  19. Beautiful card, love the poem as the focal point and of course those gorgeous dogwood flowers!
    hugs
    Glenda


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