Wednesday, June 29, 2011

~~~ Hummingbird Feeder ~~~

Hi Y'all! The hummers love feeding on the lantana we have planted all over the yard.( I just wish those lil dare devils would hurry up and visit us ! ) I picked a bloom the other day and looked at almost all my carts with flowers on them and couldn't find a bloom that resembled lantana, so I made my own! I used a mat from Cindy Loo and placed one on top of the other, in different directions and welded them together and got the look I wanted,as subtle as it is.I used a small sun punch for the middle of each flower and added a drop of yellow stickles.I used Home Accents for the hummer and the stem and Walk in my Garden for the leaves. Used several border punches, added some beeeeeeuteeful Crinkle Ribbon and Bakers Twine, from added some buttons and pearls and gave the entire card a spritz of Glimmer Mist. The paper I have been using is from the Watercolor Bouquet Collection, by KnCompany. Thanks for taking a peek!!!



Beautiful card- I love the papers and the glitter on the inside of the flowers add such sparkle! TFS!:)Amy

Sonya need to come teach me how to make these gorgeous works of art!!! I'm so impressed!


What a stunning card, Joy! I love everything about it! The flower is gorgeous and I really, really like the look of the Glimmer Mist along with the inking. I hope you get to see those sweet little birds real soon!


soooo pretty Joy!!! love this, the hummers don't seem to like my flowers or feeder this year. wish they would show up around here also!
I don't know my flowers, but this sure is pretty!
have a good one!

Sherrie K.

Gorgeous card Joy! I love the paper, crinkle ribbon and the shimmery look is beautiful! TFS!
Sherrie K




Oh my! How beautiful!!! I haven't seen a Hummer here in a week or so but DD has one that visits her every day! :)


Oh Joy this is beautiful! This looks just like the lantana we have too. Same color and everything. So sweet! xxD

Diane Hodrick

my MIL used to have tons of lantana...and then she dug it up to put in a pool....we used to love the butterflies it drew....this looks so real...what an absolutely gorgeous card....who are you making all these gorgeous flowers for...cuz I'll have to change my name again? ;)

Sentimental Scrapper

Absolutely gorgeous!!


Beautiful cards! You are so talented! I just found your blog through the Cricut forum! I'm an Alabama girl too!

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GORGEOUS! Love what you did with the flowers and your choice of paper is awesome!


Amazing Artwork!


Joy, this is absolutely beautiful!!! TFS! :-)

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