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Monday, March 26, 2012

Easter Cards

I hope I am able to complete several Easter cards
in the next couple of days.
(Posted Friday, March 30)

I used some DCWV Spring Garden DP and shiny cs that has been in my stash for a couple of years, I think.  The butterflies were cut from some scraps that I have also had for quite some time. The stamp came from a LSS - it has no name.  I colored with metallic gel pens - including gold highlights of the sentiment.
The sketch:  http://sundaysketchandstamp.blogspot.com/
Easter:  http://lexiscreations.blogspot.com/
            http://www.craftysentiments.blogspot.com/
            http://paperplaychallenges.blogspot.com/

Easter, use up (!!!) pastel papers:  http://clearitoutchallenge.blogspot.com/




 (Posted Thursday, March 29)

The image is by Paper Inspiration, stamped on CostcoDP, and the sentiment is computer generated.  Also: Lavalier Circle by Memory Box, Petaloo flowers with a Paper Pizzazz rhinestone center.  Misc. green and white cs, and a piece of ribbon from my stash.
Sketch:  http://cardpatterns.blogspot.com/2012/03/sketch-158.html
Spring /and/or/Easter:
http://craftycatzweeklychallenge.blogspot.com/
http://reasonableribbon.blogspot.com/search/label/challenges
http://sentimentalsundays.blogspot.com/
http://lexiscreations.blogspot.com



 (Posted Mon. March 26)

For this one I created my own sentiment on the computer as my stamps seem to be in hiding.  I used a martha Stewart border punch to punch the end of the tag, and attached with pretty, shiny Amazing Aqua Dream String (twine from Pizzazz Aplenty).  This can be included in my hoarded stash, as I got some twine several months ago, and this is the first I have cut into this one.  I punched the butterflies with a Marvy punch, using a bit of CS in my stash of scraps that I save for this purpose. The bg is dry embossed with Stylized Flowers (Cuttlebug).
The sketch:  http://skippingstonesdesign.com/
Spring cleaning: http://tuesdaythrowdown.blogspot.com/
Easter:  http://sweetstampsblog.blogspot.com/
Monochromatic: http://artimpressionsstamps.blogspot.com/
Using twine: http://annabellestamps.blogspot.com/

16 comments:

  1. Hi Dorothy, I didn't know you had a blog but checked it out and signed up to follow you. Your card is beautiful! Love how you fixed the tag with the aqua string, love that stuff! I'll be checking in often.

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  2. So Pretty and Springy! Love the embossing and Sweet little butterflies too! Thanks so much for playing along with us at Tuesday Throwdown! 8-)

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  3. Very pretty! Thanks so much for playing along with us over at Skipping Stones Design!

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  4. What a pretty card. Thanks for joining us at the Art Impressions weekly challenge.

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  5. So, soft and pretty! Thanks so much for joining us this week for the sketch challenge over at SSD!

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  6. Really lovely- your colors and textures and those sweet little flutterbys make for a beautiful card!

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  7. pretty cards, thanks for sharing with CRAFTY CATZ x carol

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  8. this is stunning and thanks for joining us at Crafty Catz

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  9. Beautiful card,perfect for our challenge!Thanks for entering at Lexi's Creations this time and good luck!
    Jo x
    DT

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  10. Beautiful card :) Thank you for joining us at Really Reasonable Ribbon
    hugs,
    Cheryl

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  11. Such pretty holiday cards. Thanks for joining us at Sentimental Sundays. Olivia

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  12. great use of the sketch, lovely cards. Thank you for joining us at Sunday Sketch & Stamp.

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  13. All of these are very pretty! Thank you for playing along at Card Patterns!

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  14. Cute card! Thanks for playing along with us at Sentimental Sundays.
    Hugs, Janne

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  15. Wonderful card, thanks for joining us at Sentimental Sundays.
    Hugs, Bente

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