Sunday, December 23, 2018

Poinsettia Gardener

     My mom was one of the few people who could successfully transplant potted poinsettias into our yard and they often grew to as much as 5 or 6 feet tall!  We had the loveliest border of poinsettias along the west side of our home.  She was a school teacher and poinsettia plants seemed to be a favorite gift from one or more of her students.  She was, indeed, a 'poinsettia gardener.'


     This sweet image of a poinsettia snowman is from Beccy's Place and I use it as a salute to Mom.  :-D  The image is fussy cut (by hand) and popped up on dimensional tape.  The fabric tape was a gift from my friend, Christi, who sent me a whole box of goodies!  Thanks, Christi.

     The sentiment is part of the image set and I hand cut it before adhering it.  The little white bow is one of the ones I make by the dozens and toss into my stash for future use.

     Challenges:
A Gem of a Challenge
Cardz TV
Crafty Calendar
Crafty Hazelnut's
Di's Digi Designs
Jo's Scrap Shack
Outlawz Festive Fri.
Pattie's Creations
Winter Wonderland

     Happy Crafting.  NanaConnie

12 comments:

  1. This is so cute, love the wonderful gardener. Have a wonderful Christmas my dear friend.
    Hugs
    Linda xxx

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  2. Lovely card, the little snowman gardener is adorable. xx

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  3. What a beautiful salute to your Mom, NC, thank you for sharing the story. I love poinsettias too, but I very much doubt that I could grow one. And of course, given that I live in Australia they would flower in July and August rather than at Christmastime. Great job on the card!
    Cheers,
    Beccy

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  4. A Beautiful card with lovely memories attached. We have successfully had a poinsettia last through all year, no red leaves though, ah! well we tried LOL.
    Wishing you a Happy Christmas and New Year.
    Faith
    x

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  5. What lovely memories of your mother. The image
    is very cute and coloured very nicely. Thank you
    for taking part in Pattie's Creations Design Challenge.

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  6. Lovely memory of your Mom and you're an awesome fussy cutter! Thanks for sharing with us at Crafty Calendar. Happy New Year! Donna - DT Member

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  7. So cute christmas card! Thank for playing with us at Di's Digi challenge.
    Nathalie DT

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  8. A lovely card and a great image. Thank you for sharing at Winter Wonderland.
    Kath x

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  9. Superrrrrr, really Great Christmas card. Thanks for joining us at Crafty Hazelnut Christmas Challenge

    Hugs
    Claudia
    DT Crafty Hazelnut Christmas Challenge

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  10. Lovely card, super cute!......Thanks for joining us at Di’s Digi Challenge:)
    Wendy xx

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  11. Super cute card,love it and the design too.
    Thank you for joining us at A GEM OF A CHALLENGE,hope to see you again.
    Željka DT xx
    Polkadoodles

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  12. Super sweet card. Thank you for joining us for our 'Anything Goes' Challenge #234 at A Gem of a Challenge.

    Why not join our other other challenges at Polkadoodles and Digi Choosday.

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