Thursday, June 21, 2018

Orange Blossoms

Hello Everyone!

I have been on an exhaustive search for a paper collection with some lovely peach papers in it and was having no luck. I couldn't figure out why Pion Design doesn't have peach in their colour palette, so I emailed the owner of Pion Design and requested a peach collection. I didn't hear back from her, so I continued my search and finally came across a paper pad from Recollections that had a couple of sheets of peach paper in it. This is the birthday card that I created using them.

I am now very proud and excited to announce that the owner of Pion Design heard my cries for peach and is releasing this gorgeous collection very soon!! I am beyond excited and can't wait to get my hands on this set of papers!! THANKS PION!!!!

Summer is in full swing and it is passing so quickly! I'm hoping we get some rain this year, it's almost the end of June and it's really only rained once, and it was only for a few minutes. Thank goodness for my patio full of lush foliage, bright flowers and water fountain because it's starting to turn brown in the parks again. Silly global warming!

An adult male Blackbird enjoying the blossoms...

A female Sparrow enjoying the sun...

Omg, it's Little Kate! Isn't she just the sweetest thing!

This was taken the first time she saw daylight. As you can see, her eyes were having problems adjusting. What a dollface!

"The grass is green, the peanut lady is back... I'm so happy!"
~Miss Cherie~

"Everybody Freeze! There's a peanut throwing creature roaming the woods!"
~Betty Boop~

"Oh boy, oh boy, oh boy! Sun's shining, flowers blooming, and the peanuts are fresh! Oh boy, oh boy, oh boy!" 

I don't get a much of a chance to take macro shots of rain drops (since we are in a drought), so I had some real fun with my water bottle mister and the blossoms on this tree!! lol

That's it for today. Thank you for stopping in and for all the amazing comments. If you have any questions or interesting tidbits about today's wildlife, please let me know.


  1. Beautiful card! I love all the lace and the flowers too. Glad to see you'll be getting your peach paper soon. (: Wonderful photos too!

  2. Stunning as usual Pamellia beautiful flowers and layers-gorgeous texture,lace and fabulous shabby bow
    Carol x

  3. Lovely birthday card full of sweetness and blooms, Pamellia! Really love the sweetness of the colours and those gorgeous laces between your layers! Fabulous frame and arrangement, the whole design is just delicious! So happy that the owner of pion has hear your asking and created a peach paper pad!! :)
    Here has rained a lot, but now the last hot days have dried the river and nature needs water again...
    That Blackbird have a fabulous gold orange on his wings!! How elegant and beautiful bird! Lovely sparrow, too!
    Little Kate is sooooooo cute!!!!! :D Such sweet ball of fur!! :D Your new squirrel friends are adorable!! Love your photos, especially that big happy smile on Miss Cherie's face! :)
    You made me laugh with the trick on spry water mist... I you haven't said it, we didn't known! :D
    Big hugs

  4. What a gorgeous card!! I love the layers and the beautiful laces!! The colors are so pretty!! The flowers and frame are fabulous!! I can't wait to see the new Pion papers!!

    Your pictures are amazing!! The shot of the red-winged blackbird on the blooms should be framed!! Little Kate is the sweetest!! And that shot of Betty Boop is so cute!! I hope you had a wonderful spring and happy first day of summer!! Have a great day!! Big hugs :)

    A Mermaid's Crafts

  5. Hi Pamellia, your card is as ever gorgeous with all those layers of paper and lace, such beautiful embellishments and lovely paper. Pleased to hear that your cries have been heard.

    What a handsome Blackbird, nothing like our Blackies. As usual fabulous photos, Kate x

  6. Your card is so so gorgeous Pamellia !! Love all the delicate details, the layers, flowers, great Art piece!! Lovely photos you have shared with us, thank you very much.
    I wish you a very nice afternoon, big hugs, Caty
    Thank you !

  7. Hi Pamellia,
    what a very stunnig and super creation.
    Love tose pachy papers used and your design is ace as always.
    So many wonderful elements to look at.
    As always you photogaphy is excellent also.
    Lots of crafty love. Jenny L.

  8. Sorry that should have read peachy

  9. Beautiful peach coloured papers for this wonderful card. I can imagine you are waiting very patiently for the new Pion set to be released.
    Great photos of the birds and animals.
    Yvonne xx

  10. Beautiful birthday card Pamellia and the colours are glad you heard back from Pion and you will get you peach colours..peach was my Mums favourite colour so I'm sure she is happy great to see so many forest animals out and about, love the photos.

    Luv CHRISSYxx

  11. A gorgeous creation Pamellia, love your use of layers and lace!
    Your photos are stunning - our blackbirds do not have the orange flash on their wings... Your photo of Miss Cherie is perfect, and your macro shot of the water is exquisite.

  12. Une très jolie carte et de merveilleuses photos d'animaux! Quelle chance de pouvoir les photographier d'aussi près!

  13. Beautiful card, Pamellia! Need a process video! Love Betty Boop's photo!

  14. I am so pleased that your quest for peach is finally over Pamellia!! I can't wait to see the outcome, but am sure it will be amazing just like today's beauty. Love the gorgeous photos too xx

  15. A GORGEOUS creation and beautiful photos, how lovely that Pion, heard your plea. A quick one today as I am sooooooo short on time. Good to see Beautiful though.

  16. Love this make Pamellia and I too love peach but it is difficult to find.

    You should check out Blissful Peach from Anna Marie designs she is an amazing shabby chic designer and I was lucky enough to go to one of her crafting retreats last year in the Cotswold's.

    Here is a link to her shop Anna Marie Designs.

    Long time since I have hopped on over so off to see what I have missed. Take care.

    Warm crafty hugs from Shirl x x x

  17. This card is stunning Pamellia!! I so love all the layers and the gorgeous laces! Peach is such a pretty colour and I am so glad you found some papers that you liked and I can't wait to see the new Pion collection.
    It's been a while since I visited (time seems to be getting away from me lately) and I've really missed your gorgeous photos!! Loving the birds and little Kate is just adorable!! Have a wonderful weekend!! hugs xx

  18. So pretty as always Pamellia with lots of interesting details. How fab that Pion listened to you and are producing a peach collection, I'm sure it will be very popular.
    Love the nature shots - that raccoon is just adorable we don't have them in the UK
    Have a great weekend
    Anne xx

  19. Pretty card with refreshing colours gorgeous layers and embellishments.
    Have fun
    Jules xx.

  20. I do not know where to start today. Congratulation on inspiring a whole paper collection, peach is a difficult colour to get hold of, but not any longer it seems. How exciting.

    Your card is fabulous, so frilly and girly and I love all of the flowers and lace. Beautiful.

    As always, amazing nature photographs, I just love them all but I am totally blown away by the photo of the blackbird in the blossoms, it is stunning and definately goes in my imaginary 'Calendar by Pamellia', I am guessing this would this be the May page? Your macro shot is also a winner.

    I wonder if you have seen this ...

    Dionne x

  21. Your card is Gorgeous Gorgeous!! Glad Pion listened to your request! You critter pics and always inspiring I LOVE looking at them :)

  22. I have at last had a catch up although I have only left you comments on this and the post before! I hope you don't think I've been ignoring you - things just got a bit much and then we went away with no connection! Hopefully I'll be back on track soon! This is fabulous, and how exciting to have a request met by Pion!I shall look forward to seeing what you do! Hugs, Chrisx