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I started this blog in April 2012 so I could join Challenges. I am now on some design teams. I hope you like my cards. I started stamping in 1995 but my cards are still mostly cute.
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Friday, 4 April 2014

Daydream Designs Blog Hop

Welcome to the Spring Has Sprung Blog Hop sponsored by Daydream Designs!  We are so glad you are joining us!  we hope you'll join us each day since some of our design team will be posting each day of the hop with new projects to inspire your spring crafting.
This is a unique blog hop because EVERYONE WINS!  There will be free digi stamps on each DT blog available only for the duration of the blog hop.  So grab them while you can.  Other prizes for qualifying participants:  3 winners get 3 FREE stamp sets, 2 winners get 2 FREE stamp sets, and 1 person will win 1 FREE stamp set...all from Diane's Daydream Designs Stores.

To qualify, comment on each DT blog (one time for each DT is sufficient even if they post each day.  Start the blog hop at Diane's blog and continue through the list 

You should have come here from Karen's blog.  If not go back to Diane's blog to start from the beginning

This is my card for the first day of the hop

Freebie has been deleted.  Blog hop has finished

Stamps and papers on my card are from Daydream Designs sets
I have layered pre coloured image from Bouquet of Daisies onto paper from the same set.  Added Lady bug from Doodle Garden color set.  Added bee from an older set Mother's Garden of Wishes.
Sentiment from Bouquet of Daisies set.

Come back over the next two days to see some more samples of the new sets.

Don't forget to leave a comment.   Your next stop on the hop is

I would like to enter this card into Word Art Wednesday

Crafty Hazelnut's Patterned Paper challenge

Fantastic Tuesday-use patterned paper


  1. Lovely card creation - like your layout!

  2. This BEE likes your Bee & Sunshine card. Like the colors, layers & sentiment.
    "Sunshine HoneyBee"

  3. Fabulous Design and lovely Papers, perfect for our challenge over at Fan-Tastic Tuesday, thank you for joining us this week we would love you to come back and join us again next week for another fun challenge...Good Luck,
    Suzy B Owner Fan-Tastic Tuesday

  4. What a pretty card. It sure looks like spring! I love the polka dot papers. So pretty!

  5. Beautiful card. Love the sentiment. Thanks for freebie.

  6. Love your card Margaret! Nicely done..very cheerful looking.

  7. Looking at your card just makes me smile. I love the layers and layout. Just a very cheery card. Great job.

  8. your card and the way you've combined images. So pretty. Just a happy little card, that will spread lots of cheer. Thanks for being a part, Margaret!

  9. Your card is lovely! Such a beautiful image! I love the sentiment - thank you for the freebie! This is a fun blog hop! Wishing you a joyful day!

  10. The mattes really accent the beautiful image. Blessings, Carole

  11. What a fun card! We all need to see these cheery colors right now!! Thanks for sharing!

  12. You did an amazing job with this card. Thank you for joining us this week at Word Art Wednesday. Blessings, Carole

  13. Such a pretty card love the colours and layout, beautifully done hugs xx

  14. Pretty spring card, thanks for joining us at Fan-tastic Tuesday this week

  15. Your card is absolutely beautiful. I love the background papers. Thanks for the cool freebie. Can't wait to see what you create for tomorrow.

    Emily T.

  16. Adorable card; love the images you used.

  17. I love the simplicity of this card.

  18. Wow, so very cute, just love it

  19. I LOVE the way you layered the images on this fabulous card, Margaret! SO pretty! :) HUGS and have a wonderful weekend!

  20. Love the happy bright card for Spring, thanks for the wording. xxx

  21. the link from Karen's blog didn't work, but luckily I had the link already.

    Thanks for sharing and letting me know about this blog hop
    cheers Sheila L

  22. I like how the image is printed on the dotted paper. Cute! Thanks for the saying...I love it!

  23. Some great cards. Thanks for sharing.

  24. Definitely a sunny card. TFS

  25. So cute! I love daisies. They always MAKE ME FEEL BETTER. tHEY ARE SUCH A CHEERFUL FLOWER THAT HAS STRENGTH AND ENDURANCE. Thank you for sharing. . Edwina Brown

  26. This card is so cheerful and made me think of my mom and how much she would enjoy it.

  27. Lovely card, Margaret! So bright, cheery and spring-like! Love how you used the images!
    Hugs! Sandie

  28. Thank you so much for joining my Craftyhazelnut's Patterned Paper April challenge with your super card - hope to see you again soon x


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