Time for Spring with Rhonda

Happy Monday Cheery Lynn Designs friends!  It's Rhonda here to host the blog today.

This weekend was a big step forward in the direction of Spring for us here in the United States. We observed Daylight Savings Time where some of us move our clocks forward an hour and gain a bit more sunshine in the later part of our day.

In honor of this event, today's project theme is… time!

You can see the de-bossed background kraft paper that I used a bit of pink ink on. To achieve the effect, I simply rubbed my pink chalk ink lightly onto the raised metal embossing plate, then embossed per usual. (Be careful not to press down or you'll have more smudge marks than you might want.) 

The effect was a subtle pattern with a hint of color.

I've layered our Pocket Watch with the Ship's Compass, then added the Sentiments Frame #2 on top of those. I did trim off the directional stations from the compass, and kept the flourish to use under the 12. The relief hearts from the Frills and Hearts Border and the clock hands from the Pocket Watch were re-purposed as random embellishments to add a touch of whimsy.

Cheery Lynn Designs dies used:

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Thanks so much for stopping on over!  Enjoy your week!


  1. So clever love colors and style. But daylight savings was to short boo

  2. With your attractive card, we get closer to the spring!!!

  3. Rhonda, I love the card, how you used half the clock on the bottom and that fab embossing plate on the background. Very artsy card!

  4. Rhonda, this card has so many interesting elements. I love the way you created the look of 'timeless' beauty and romance with the clock and stopwatch on the embossed clocks with the beautiful flowers and combination of feminine and masculine dies. Brilliant!


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