For two years now, Sheltering Tree has been one of my favorite stamp sets. There was something in the set for each season. But, now it is on the Retiring List. Sigh. We are having beautiful spring weather here so I decided to make a “Hello” / spring card.

Sheltering tree, hello card, Stampin' Up!


What says spring more than a bike ride and a blossoming tree? OH, yeah, there is pollen. but let’s not talk about that.

Design Notes for Sheltering Tree Spring Card:

I tried to keep this card pretty simple. A little hill, a little sky, and a bike. I used some Thick Whisper White Card Stock and a Blender Pen and added some sky in Pool Party ink. Next, the tree trunk in Soft Suede ink then the leaves in Pear Pizzazz. The bike was Basic Black ink. To stamp the frame, I used Basic Black as well but stamped off first. The sentiment is from the Crazy About You stamp set and stamped in Pool Party ink.


Supply List for Sheltering Tree Spring Card:

Sheltering Tree in one of the retiring set, Crazy About You also. So, if you love them, get them now!



Give Away!!!!

Did you see my post on Sunday?  I am giving away a Paper Pumpkin kit from this month. To be eligible, just subscribe to Paper Pumpkin before May 10! Easy as that. Get all the subscribing details here.

I just did Face Time with my god daughter’s 11 year old daughter. She was working on her kit while we spoke. And she was loving it!. She is donating her cards to a local woman’s shelter. Isn’t that wonderful?


Hope you are enjoying some nice spring weather. Maybe a bike ride?