Today, when I checked in on The Paper Players Challenge, I saw that Sandy posted a Clean and Simple Spring theme. I created this card to celebrate Spring and wanted to feature it in today’s Simple Sunday Sampler blog post. I thought it would be perfect for the Challenge also.
A few days ago, I noticed a few birds in my yard beginning the work on their nest. As I watched them carry small twigs to the tree, I thought that soon enough their little ones will be popping their heads just above the nest while their mother feeds them. So, I titled this card “Two New Wishes”. Isn’t this a nice way to celebrate Spring? Year after year, the birds make my weeping cherry tree their home and it seems this year is no exception.
I chose Night of Navy because it’s so classic and peaceful… I just love those blues! Of course, the silhouette stamped image is simple and serene, as well. It’s from the “World of Dreams” stamp set.
The silhouette stamp image is so detailed that I wanted to keep the card clean and simple to emphasize the image. By design, I chose a sentiment that would blend with the image so the image would remain the focal point. The “wishes” sentiment is from “Endless Birthday Wishes”.
So, I’m watching the nest take form and soon enough, I’ll know when the “little ones” arrive.