So Sweet of You

Today I have a card using another birthday gift, this time the Grand Madison Window die and flower box by Poppystamps.  I got this last week from Renee of It's a Patchwork Life, and I love it!  Renee started the window box craze back in January when she sent that as the main ingredient of our 12 Kits of Christmas club kit.   Since then, I am seeing these windows...everywhere!  So glad I have one now too.  To thank Renee, I made a little card using the die and some pretty flowers in the flower box.
Aren't those pretty flowers so springy?  I was excited to discover that so many images from Papertrey Ink's Vintage Picnic and Waltzingmouse Stamps Bountiful Basket Additions can be used to fill up the flower box.  I just stamped them three times, colored and cut them out, making sure to have a few overhang the flower box.  I used patterned paper from My Mind's Eye Lost and Found Market Street and a little stitching.  The sentiment is from Papertrey Ink's Signature Greetings and I added a touch of lace as a valance for the window.  I have so many ideas going through my head that I can use for this die, and I am sure I am going to use this die many, many times in the future.


I can almost feel the warm air around those daisies! What a pretty card! Love our lace valence in the window too. I can hardly wait for my window die and accessories to arrive. I'm saving your card for my file for inspiration. TFS

Joyce said...

Wow--this is the cutest way I have seen that window and box used ever. I ordered the window box, but the windows were out of stock. Now, I want it more than before! Love the colors you used and those flowers look perfect. What a sweet friend you have in Renee, to send you such a wonderful gift.

Marybeth said...

Love this one! I really like the way you used WMS flowers in the window box. This turned out gorgeous! Yes, Renee did start the craze. Hope she gets a cut,:)
Such a wonderful birthday gift. Love the window in this bright color too!

What great colors on this sweet card Cathy! love the window with the pretty curtain and lovely flowers!

Kara said...

this is your little lace curtains!!

Well isn't this adorable. I wish I had a window box full of gorgeous flowers like the ones you have here. Your sweet lace makes great curtains. Truly amazing!

Such an adorable window. Love it Cathy.

Jeanne J said...

Wow Cathy! This is the sweetest little scene ever! I love the box full of flowers and that valance of lace at the top - just the perfect addition! You nailed this - LOVE IT!!!

Super cute card Cathy! Love the little window and the lace trimmings!

This is such a gorgeous card!!! I love the window and the flowers and the lace curtains inside the window!

Cathy, I'm seeing these windows around everywhere now, too! This looks awesome with the window box, and I love the lacy "curtains" you added, too!

Amy said...

Oh Cathy! I just love how you've found some other things to go in the window boxes! This is just darling! Please make more with this die!

Melissa said...

So pretty, Cathy! I love those flowers in the window box and the lacy curtains! So fun!

Sharron said...

This is SO charming & sweet, Cathy! The Vintage Picnic flowers are perfect for the window box! Love the lacy valance too!

This I saw yesterday, too, and it made my jaw drop! I love those curtains in the window and those happy little daisies in the windowbox! Those colors are just perfect and such a smart way to use those stamps!

Susan said...

Ahhh!! This is SO adorable!! I love that you used the tiny flowers from the Picnic set. Brilliant!! I love these window dies too but have been struggling with my creativity lately. I love that curtain and the wall paper is just gorgeous!!

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