Wednesday, May 2, 2012

The Tree Card

We have a delightful ornamental tree in our front yard that produces thousands of white blooms for about a week every year.  We call it the Popcorn Tree.   When the wind isn't howling, you can hear bees buzzing and watch them collect pollen.  And it smells fantastic!  A good, deep whiff of this tree is so soothing.   This tree was the inspiration for this CAS card.

For this card I used Paper Smooches Gently Seasoned stamp set to create a lovely little tree and added a bit of jute twine.   Being inspired by the fruit in the photo for the Sparks challenge, I had intended on stamping an apple tree, but as I was finishing the leaves, I liked the tree just the way it was. 

Our Popcorn Tree:
 
I am also sharing this card with the Girls Friday over at CAS-ual Fridays for CFC50.

Happy Spring to you!

-Amanda

4 comments:

Audra said...

That is super cute! I thought that your tree was super pretty when i drove up. great pictures. Love the card.

Linda Beeson said...

What a sweet little tree, such an adorable use of the Paper Smooches stamps.

Virginia L. said...

LOVE this CAS card, Amanda! beautiful stamping all around! Thanks so much for playing with us at CAS-ual Fridays!

Desire Fourie said...

Amanda your tree is just beautiful and I love your very elegant card.
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