... Good morning! I've got an Easter card to share with you this morning. I used a couple of challenges for the card:
Stamps: Waltzingmouse - Spring Baskets
Inks: Stampin' Up! - Crumb Cake; Memento - Tuxedo Black; Distress - Antique Linen
Dies: Spellbinders - Nested Eggs (S4-264); Die-namics - Fishtail Flags Layers Stax
Accessories: SU Design Paper - Melon Mambo, So Saffron; SU - Everyday Enchantment DP - Lucky Limeade; Promarkers - Carmine, Pear Green, Pastel Yellow, Khaki, Pastel Beige, Warm Grey 1; SU Markers - Melon Mambo, So Saffron; White lustre card from stash
I really like the sketch - it has so many possibilities and those colours are so fresh and spring-like; both are just right for an Easter card, . I started off by cutting several fishtail flags in patterned papers and attaching them to the card. I stamped the basket and eggs onto white card and then used my dies to cut the egg shape. I coloured the images with Promarkers. While the egg was still in the die, I added a touch of colour to define the shape. I stamped the bow onto a piece of Melon Mambo DP, cut it out and attached it to the basket. I used warm grey 1 to highlight the basket of eggs. I used my spritzer tool and marker pens to create the spatter pattern. I stamped the sentiment in Crumb Cake and finished off by attaching the Easter egg with dimensional tape. A clean, simple Easter card and reasonably flat so will go in the post okay!
I managed to wrench my back yesterday morning while shovelling the snow from the front door step. I was silly, I tried to lift a very large shovel of wet snow and just pulled a muscle. Well, I suppose it's a good excuse not to shovel any more snow!!! I wish! That's all for now - I hope to be back later today with another of my Easter card collection! See you soon.
- Deborah Frings
- Northville, Michigan, United States
- I'm married to my best friend, Jonathan, and he's very supportive, or should that be tolerant, of my crafting addiction!!! We have two wonderful children, Ben and Kathryn. I am blessed with a loving family and am surrounded by friends, both virtual and real-life. I believe in life-long learning and graduated a couple of years ago with a BSc in Chemistry. If I'm not in my craft room making cards, then you might find me reading, taking photos, or simply being with the family.