Afternoon Picnic!

By the time February rolls around, most of us are ready for spring – flowers, sunshine and picnics on the deck.These lanterns, flowers in painted glitter vases and butterfly straws made with Afternoon Picnic Designer Series Paper from Stampin’ Up!® are sure to remind you that spring is just around the corner.

This pretty picnic ensemble comes to you designed by Buffy!


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Posted on : Feb 18 2014

46 People have left comments on this post

Feb 18, 2014 - 03:02:50
Susan said:

Beautiful, Buffy! Love the flowers. They look so real!

Feb 18, 2014 - 03:02:12
Jeanne Kupsh said:

So fun and so pretty!! Another masterpiece!!!

Feb 18, 2014 - 03:02:26
Rob said:

Great project, Buffy!

Feb 18, 2014 - 04:02:32
Liz Bowman said:

Wow Buffy! What a great bouquet. Bring on spring! 🙂

Feb 18, 2014 - 04:02:30
karen huber said:

your designs give me hope that spring will come! i really love the color combo of your flowers & the lanterns are adorable! thanks for sharing your creativity ~ smiles, karen 😉

Feb 18, 2014 - 04:02:20
Deb Vranian said:

Buffy, this is just what I needed up here in the tundra of Michigan: the hope of spring! What a beautiful project!

Feb 18, 2014 - 04:02:12
Patti-Tn said:

Buffy, beautiful design. Love the lighted lanterns and flowers.

Feb 18, 2014 - 05:02:07
kath said:

As always I love your projects!

Feb 18, 2014 - 05:02:42
Darrah said:

Oh, I love the beautiful springtime colors.

Feb 18, 2014 - 05:02:12
KatheD said:

i love the lanterns – so clever – and the butterfly straws!

Feb 18, 2014 - 06:02:13

Wow, Buffy – those lanterns are so cool!! I can just picture a warm evening, sitting outside with those little lanterns glowing….okay, now I AM ready for spring! 🙂 Love your projects; thanks for sharing and a chance to win!

Feb 18, 2014 - 06:02:19
monika davis said:

Oh, these are so, so pretty! Love the pretty blue and lilac hues, the flowers… those lanters are amazing!

Feb 18, 2014 - 07:02:36

At first glance, I was in love with the vintage-y look of that vase of flowers. So stunning. Excellent job on this project!!!

Feb 18, 2014 - 07:02:49
Sandy(Susan's group) said:

Your flowers look gorgeous. Have tried making them, so know the work you put in to make them.

Feb 18, 2014 - 08:02:30
Marsha Reed said:

Beautiful projects, Buffy! Love the flowers and that little tea light.

Feb 18, 2014 - 08:02:01
Christy Fulk said:

What a pretty set, Buffy! You did a great job!

Feb 18, 2014 - 09:02:18
Jean Fitch said:

What a lovely breathe of Spring. Thanks for sharing the hope that Winter will soon fade. Lovely projects Buffy!

Feb 18, 2014 - 11:02:48
Sharon de Vos said:

Love that colour combination – just stunning. Tfs Buffy.

Feb 18, 2014 - 12:02:40

Love those colors so much. What a great”ensemble”.

Feb 18, 2014 - 12:02:13

What a sweet set of projects – perfect for a little girl’s birthday party too.

Feb 18, 2014 - 02:02:20
Gail Allen said:

That does it – now I really have to get that die! Love the bottle. I even have some of those. Love the way you have arranged the photo.

Feb 18, 2014 - 09:02:30
Angie Jones said:

Fantastic project – love those flowers.

Feb 19, 2014 - 08:02:01

Beautiful flowers and I really love those butterfly straws. Gorgeous pic of you too, Buffy!

Feb 19, 2014 - 05:02:52
Yapha Mason said:

Absolutely stunning! I especially love the butterflies on the straws!

Feb 20, 2014 - 05:02:20

Such a creative, unique and elegant project!!!!! The color combination is wonderful and those flowers are stunning!

Feb 21, 2014 - 02:02:34
Betty Snapp said:

Thanks for sharing this project. It is Springy,vintage, and so pretty. I love the flowers – but the butterfly straws are my favorite. I plan to make some of those.

Feb 21, 2014 - 11:02:45
Carla Keith said:

Lovely spring colors and light and airy designs. Beautiful!

Feb 22, 2014 - 02:02:31
Julie Beltramo said:

Love, love, love this project! The little lanterns are adorable, and I’m loving the new flower die!

Feb 25, 2014 - 05:02:30
Kathy said:

Love this, Buffy! Can’t wait to make the butterfly straws and put them in my old blue/green mason jars!

Feb 25, 2014 - 06:02:33
Sarah Fravel said:

I love this! I especially like the butterfly straws!! Great job!

Feb 25, 2014 - 06:02:58
Ginger Na said:

Wonderful colors. Whimsical butterflies. Winning design!

Feb 25, 2014 - 06:02:15
Liz Saum said:

Love the butterflies! So creative,

Feb 25, 2014 - 06:02:58
Sandy D said:

Love it! You have inspired my to spend the day in my craft room!

Feb 25, 2014 - 06:02:27

Your flowers are gorgeous….I really love the butterflies on the straws, fabulous idea!

Feb 25, 2014 - 07:02:15
emilie Boyd said:

Great job Buffy. I love it.

Feb 25, 2014 - 08:02:52
Janet Crossman said:

I love the straw idea. The flowers look so pretty. The lanterns are too cute!!!

Feb 25, 2014 - 09:02:41

Wow, Buffy, these are neat. I love the flowers, and especially the glazed glass for the vases. And I can imagine using the straws with different colored butterflies to keep track of which glass of lemonade is yours. Very, very nice. Come on summer, I’m ready!!!

Feb 25, 2014 - 12:02:56

Another WOW project! Buffy, you are so-o-o-o creative, a true artist!

Feb 25, 2014 - 01:02:18
Tara W said:

Beautiful projects, Buffy!

Feb 25, 2014 - 01:02:11
Zachary said:

These are beautiful! I love those flowers!

Feb 25, 2014 - 01:02:15
Samuel said:

You are amazing, Buffy! I love this!

Feb 26, 2014 - 01:02:16
Shelley W. said:

Great project. Love the colors.

Feb 26, 2014 - 03:02:11
BeeVee said:

Understated elegance. It is delightful.

Feb 28, 2014 - 02:02:06
Nancy Dawson said:

Makes you want to have a picnic even in all this SNOW! TFS

Mar 1, 2014 - 07:03:07
Cris Jones said:

Love those colors! They would go really will in either of my daughters’ homes.

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