Monday, April 12, 2010

A Green Thumb

I do not have a green thumb! I love this time of the year when all of the flowers are blooming but I like looking at other people's flowers as I just can't seem to keep mine alive.  I am fortunate that the house we live in now, a previous resident took the time to plan out the landscaping so that there is something pretty blooming most of the months of the year (and I don't have to remember to water them!).  I love being surprised at what pops up as each season changes!


This is a card I made a few months ago from PTI's "Green Thumb" set.  It is about as close as I'll get to planting my own blooming flowers! :)  It is another very simple card but I like it because it is simple. 

Do you have a green thumb?  What did you plant this year?  Do you plant a garden or just flowers?

Thank you for visiting my blog today!  I appreciate each and every one of you!


Supplies
PTI Green Thumb, Kraft, Ivory, Scarlet Cardstock, L'amore Red & Burnt Umber Ink, PTI Aqua Mist ink, EK Success Border Punch

25 comments:

Kara said...

Beautiful card. I love the simplicity too. I can't seem to keep plants alive either. I just visit my mother-in-law's beautiful garden when I need a fix!
Kara

Nadine said...

Love the colors you used, makes me think of spring. I can't keep my flowers alive either so I don't even bother anymore. Thanks for sharing your beautiful card!

Lauren said...

Great card...love the pop of color! The only flowers I can get to look good are on paper and made from ink.

Barbara said...

Gorgeous, Jen! Love the CAS look. I like to think I have a green thumb :)

Elizabeth S. said...

Beautiful card!! This is a great time of year to use this set.

Angy said...

Simply beautiful! Really like what you did with this set.

Rhonda said...

Love the card.

Heather P. said...

This is soooooo pretty! Love, love, love the colors!

Lisa Voerg said...

Love how you placed the flowers in the watering can. I love to garden so I am always buying floral stamp sets. I have had success with any flower that is hardy. Right now I have a patch of very fragrant hyacinths.

Christina said...

Very pretty card! I really like this color combo. I love digging around in my garden, though I tend to buy everything that looks pretty with no regard to how it will look in my landscape! Still, like you I enjoy watching new things appear as the seasons change.

Carol's Ink Spot said...

This is a lovely card! CAS and just right.

Amy Kolling said...

Jen.....This card is adorable! I didn't know that Green Thumb had a "dandelion" image!! You've just enabled me.....hehe Love it!!

Pat said...

Love this watering can filled with flowers. Who cares if you can't grow flowers? You can sure stamp pretty ones!!!

Anonymous said...

Another beautiful card! Great colors. rita w

Kristie W. said...

This is so cute!

Laurie said...

So cute! I love those colors on that Kraft cardstock!

Janelle said...

Love the colors! And, so clever to have the flowers popping out of the watering can. Love it!

Maria said...

What a great card, love it. And yes I garden. Vegetables and Preannuals.

Gayatri said...

Gorgeous card!

Dana said...

Very Pretty Jen. I like the aqua and red together with kraft. Lucky for you the previous owners did all the work, right? *smile*
Both my DH and I are gardeners at haeart, and he's also a landscaper, so we're set with multiple flower, herb, and vegetable beds, plus the orchard we're working on!

Anonymous said...

Very pretty Jen. I love the clean and simpleness of this card! The colors are great too!

Diane Jaquay said...

This is so beautiful! I love the whimsical feel of the flowers in that pot! I'm not familiar with this set, must go look :)

Shannan said...

Very cute! This is one of my favorite PTI stamp sets. I love all the ways you can use it.

Sherry said...

LOVE it!!

Sandy Kay said...

Just now noticed this card on your blog - I don't see that many cards made with the watering can - how pretty! I need to use mine!
Sandy (Sankada)

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