Timeless Tulips Hope of Spring

Hope of Spring…

Here in Michigan we love Tulips. Not far from our home is a yearly event called Tulip Time. Thousands of people attend every year. Not this year, sadly. 91 years in the making, no Tulip Time this year cause of the Corona Virus. It had to be done, people come from all over the world to attend and we need to stop the spread.

Look Up Holland, Michigan Tulip Time. Many amazing photos. I never get tired of Tulips.

My anxiety level was through the roof yesterday. I was in such a tizzy. I have not felt that way in years. I usually can keep it under control. My husband even said “you aren’t going to wig out on me are you”. He knows I am ok but like all do not like the lies of our President. I worked for 3 weeks on our limited income to prepare. I did not listen to him, he said it was a hoax. I watched the news about Italy and my heart broke with all the deaths in mass quanity. With my health issues, age 62 and all, I am now in the house and in place. I walk the dog now 3 or 4 times a day…he loves it.

Seaside Spray – 4-1/4” x 11” card base scored at 5-1/2”
Seaside Spray 3-3/4” x 5” panel
Whisper White – 3-5/8″ x 4-7/8″ panel,
three Tulip Builder Punches,
Mini Curvy Keepsake die cut,
4” x 5-1/4” panel (inside card)whisper white

First, stamp the tulip images from the Timeless Tulips stamp set in Merry Merlot ink on a panel of Whisper White card stock.
Punch them out with the coordinating Tulip Builder Punch .
Ink the leaf image from the Timeless Tulips stamp set in Pear Pizzazz ink, sponged a little Mossy Meadow ink along the edges with a Sponge Dauber and then stamped the images on a panel of Whisper White card stock.
Punch the leaves out with the Tulip Builder Punch.
Attach the middle and left tulip and all three leaves with SNAIL and the right tulip with Stampin’ Dimensionals on the card front.
Tie a small bow with Seaside Spray 1/4″ Metallic Ribbon and attach with a Glue Dot. Stamp the sentiment from the Timeless Tulips stamp set in Seaside Spray ink on a panel of Whisper White card stock and then cut it out with one of the Mini Curvy Keepsakes Box Dies. Tie the sentiment to the bow with Linen Thread and then attach to the card front with a Stampin’ Dimensional. I added a Rhinestone Basic Jewel to the sentiment to finish it.

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Published by Betty Bickford

Stampin Up! Independent Demonstrator who shares the love of paper crafting

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