The Heart Desires Challenge #9: Hello Sunshine

Thanks to everyone that joined us for Challenge #8!  The gallery is full of beautiful projects!  We’re unveiling Challenge #9 today:

Challenges will run from the first Wednesday to the last day of each month.
Enter up to 3 times and combine with no more than 5 challenges, including ours.
Include the inspiration pic as well as a link to the challenge in your post.
The challenge winner will be invited to be a future guest designer.
Most importantly, have fun!!!!

Isn’t that the most perfect breath of spring?!  I’m so excited by the inspiration photo and colors, how about you?!

Here is how I was inspired:
Confession:  I have a TON of 6×6 paper pads so today I decided to focus on those for my project.  I was able to combine the My Favorite Things – Farm Fresh Gingham with the Doodlebug Design – Fun in the Sun 6×6 Paper Pads.  

The pin cushion in the upper left hand corner really inspired my project.  I liked the idea of the block design.  The marshmallow wool felt and heart dies are from my stash but I really liked how that turned out.  I originally was going to use cork but decided that the felt would really ‘soften’ up the design.

The ‘hello sunshine’ strip is from the Doodlebug paper pad.  The safety pin was on my desk…LOL.  It all worked out beautifully.

I can’t wait to see how my teamies were inspired!  Make sure you pop over to The Heart Desires blog for more inspiration and to see who our February Guest Designer is!

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24 thoughts on “The Heart Desires Challenge #9: Hello Sunshine”

  1. Hey Amy! Oh yes, good call on the marshmallow felt with the lime & white patterned paper … so pretty! Way to dip into your 6×6 collection : )

  2. My paper pads sit…mostly unused and aren't even displayed prettily! Love the mix of patterns on your fun card.

  3. Green. *sigh* This is just soooo sweet! My Grandma Violet used to make pincushions…I have one in my sewing box, and one in the attic tucked away. You've really captured that image in the inspiration photo. This is just darling. LOVE that sweet little felt heart. I hope to play along, too! : ) Bev

  4. Your combination of paper is PERFECTION!! I love the addition of the felt heart and the tiny pin that attaches the sentiment. All these little details make up one adorable card.

  5. I love the colors! They look so fresh and happy 😀 but I think that little felt heart stole my heart away <3

  6. oh my golly this is just the sweetest Amy. I love that little sentiment tag with the safety pin. So sweet.

  7. Ohhhhhhhhhh I loveeeeeeeeeee this! LOVING the green and the heart!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  8. it's as cute as the adorable images in the inspiration board, amy … I going to dig around for a little gingham goodness!

  9. What a fabulous card Amy! I see your signature green and I love the layout and great papers you used!

  10. Yes, if most certainly did work out beautifully! Great way to use/combine papers…and the safety pin! Right on!

  11. Very pretty Amy! Great interpretation, you (pinned it) lol. You get it, instead of you nailed it, you pinned it, sorry I had to, lol. Thanks for sharing and inspiring.

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