Wednesday, February 6, 2013

Park Bench

Wouldn't you love to be sitting out in the park on a bench enjoying nice warm weather.    I used some of the new Poppy Stamps dies to create this relaxing scene. 

I started with a piece of design paper from the Websters Papers "Ladies & Gents and Trendsetter" paper pad for the background.  The bench is the Poppy Stamps "Madison Park Bench".  The side pieces were die cut using brushed gold card stock (to look like metal) and the bench was die cut using black card stock. I love how this die works to create a very dimensional bench.  The lamp post is the Poppy Stamps "Antique Lamp Post" and the flowers are in the new Poppy Stamps "Hanging Flower Basket".  Memory Box has a die with the perfect little flowers for the basket called ""Floral Delights".  To get the tiny leaves I used pieces from the Cheery Lynn "Princess Tree".  I think this little hanging basket is so cute!   The little butterflies were cut from the Memory Box "Butterfly Vine". The wings were sponged with Distress Ink.  

To ground the bench, I die cut a bunch of the MFT "Fresh Cut Grass" and layered it under the bench.   Since I had the butterflies flitting around, I thought it would look cute to add that little Poppy Stamps "Curious Cat" watching them. The corner looked like it needed something, so I created a flower with the Cheery Lynn "Sweet Williams" die.

Poppy Stamps "Madison Park Bench" 881
MFT "Fresh Cut Grass"
Poppy Stamps Antique Lamp Post 858
Poppy Stamps Hanging Flower Basket 885
Memory Box Butterfly Vine 98458
Memory Box "Flora lDelights" 98349
Cheery Lynn "Princess Tree" B1880
Cheery Lynn "Sweet Williams" D137
Poppy Stamps "Curious Cat" 872
Webster's Pages "Ladies & Gents and Trendsetter" paper pad



nan cee said...

You cards always catch my eye and thanks to you I just HAD to order the new dies from Joan! Love all your cards!

Elly said...

Great card Selma! Love the way you used the lamppost to hang the flowerbasket! Thanks for the idea :-)

Paper Crazy Lady said...

This is such a cute scene. Great idea, and thanks for sharing.

Pssequimages said...

This is so cute. Love the new dies, Selma


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