Monday, March 27, 2017

Macaron Monday

Welcome back to another Macaron Monday.  Today I am sharing some gorgeous lilac hued macarons.  Makes me think of my lilac bushes and I can't wait for them to be in bloom.

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Once again, I am sharing the card that I was inspired to create.  I used some older My Mind's Eye papers (Jubilee) and fussy cut the flowers out which of course is made easier with the CTMH Micro Tip Scissors.  To create the frame I used the Basic Rectangle die by Simon Says.  

I then mounted the cup of flowers on foam squares for some dimension.  The word because is a die from My Favorite Things. 

I am playing along with the:

As always, I must share some products that fit well with the theme.  The Dancing Lilac wrap is one of my favorites and I can not wait to wear it again.  It looks so pretty on it's own, but equally as pretty layered.

Did the photo inspire you?  I would love to see your creation based on the Macaron Monday photo.  Please link up below:


  1. Beautiful card, Laurel! Such a pretty and delicate design with the detailing on the tea cup and pretty, tranquil colours. Gorgeous make! Thanks so much for playing along with us at Less is More :)

  2. Ooozing elegance here Laurel and your subtle colours are simply wonderful. Great use of the frame to showcase your little scene and thanks for playing along with us at Less is More this week. Sarah x

  3. These gorgeous blooms look fabulous in the delicate China tea cup, Laurel! I absolutely love the soft colour palette that you have used too. Thank you for joining us at Less is More this week :)

  4. Wow! What patience and skill you have Laurel - that fussy cutting is superb. Pastels always make a card look so pretty and feminine and your choice of theme goes along with that perfectly. What a beautiful card. Thanks so much for sharing this with us at Less is More xx