Saturday 23 March 2013


Hi everyone! Over at Addicted to CAS it's time for a new code word! Are you ready?
Harriet is our host for this challenge and she has chosen -
Spring is in the air for most people except over here in Australia it is Autumn now. Living in a more northern part of Australia (so it is warm most of the year around), we don't even get Autumn. I do miss all the colours that Autumn brings. I moved from my hometown of Canberra just over 10 years ago and I really try not to go there in the cooler months because it's not just cooler, it is freezing! So, I haven't seen a 'typical' Autumn for quite some time now.
But! Enough of that and onto my DT card -
I'm in two minds about this card. I only coloured in one of the flowers to give the card a focal point, but to me the card seems unfinished. I'll leave it for you to decide.
The sentiment is from an Inspired by Stamping set called Birthday Greetings. I loved that the sentiment included the word 'sunshine'.
The flowers are from my Mixed Bunch set.
Simply stamped with Memento Tuxedo Black and then I coloured the one flower with Daffodil Delight.
I hope to see you over at ATCAS so we can all see your Spring inspired cards. Don't forget that Spring may mean something to you other than flowers etc. Does it remind you of the spring that Tigger has or even a Spring Roll?.... lol
Pop over to see the wonderful inspiration from the DT and check out the awesome prize on offer from our amazing sponsor at
Clearly Besotted Stamps
Thanks so much for looking xx


  1. Spring roll !!!! Now why didn't I think of that! I love spring rolls !!! Fab card doesn't look unfinished to me , makes me think that it is the start of spring so i like the fact that only one is colored.

    Wishing you a wonderful weekend ( still working on the nickname ) PF has made a few suggestions but they to cruel even for me lol )


  2. Gorgeous card Kylie - perfectly coloured too - i love it like that - Jacqueline xx

  3. I totally agree with Marie, doesn't look unfinished and it does give the sense of spring being just around the corner (unless it's wistful thinking for us in the northern hemisphere, lol!). Great inspiration and great sentiment too!

  4. Send some of that warmth to the UK please Kylie lol Your card is stunning & I'm honoured to be sponsoring Addicted to CAS :) x

  5. Brilliant card Kylie - please don't change it. It's stunning with just the one flower coloured........suggests what's to come (although it's not coming over here in the UK!!!!). Thanks for the generous invite - definitely thinking of taking you up on that!

    Karen x

  6. Hi Kylie
    I think your card looks brilliant, step away from your card (LOL) and don't change anything. I love how you gave it a splash of colour in one corner. Love the sentiment too!
    Shame you are missing the Autumn season! I love Autumn colours! It's meant to be Spring in UK but snowing at the moment. I think my blooming flowers in the front of the garden are not going to last!
    Michaela xx

  7. Fab card, Kylie, great stamping!

  8. Hi Kylie. I like the card the way you have it. Great focal point and love that it's in the one corner. Fabulous sentiment too. Loll xx

  9. What a great card! I really like your idea to color only one flower. Beautiful!

  10. Kylie I love that you only colored in one flower!! our card is beautiful! When I picked Spring I was also thinking about other things than the season so thanks for putting that in your post!! Hugs, Harriet

  11. I love this sentiment and that you colored just one of the flowers!

  12. Great card Kylie, I like just the one flower coloured too, it has more impact and draws your eye up to read the sentiment. Fab. Xx

  13. Brilliant card Kylie. Love how you have just coloured the one flower. It really draws your eye in and then around the card following the the circle centers of the other flowers.
    Hugs, Florence x

  14. Kylie your card is super just as it is, and the yellow coloured flower gives the eye somewhere to start before it follows the others around to the lovely sentiment. Fab!

    Bev x

  15. Oh nice Kylie - I love the fact that you colored just one of those flowers - wonderful! I wouldn't change a thing about it. Hugs D

  16. Love the monochromatic with just a touch of pretty!

  17. Kylie,

    to put color only to one flower is such a great idea, it adds an awesome accent and keeps the focus on the sentiment.
    Great card!



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