Monday, March 22, 2010

easter greetings

I have created this Easter card using this Easter chick image that Jolanda has sent me from her shop, Cards Etc. Shop. Isn't it just adorable?

Jolanda is from the Netherlands. She has started her own on-line shop. She sells her own Digi Stamps and Cuttingfiles…

Digi Stamps – printable stamps to resize, print and colour
Cuttingfiles - files in SVG or Scut format to cut with your Cricut (Expression) using the 'Sure Cuts a Lot' or 'Make The Cut' software! – bags and boxes and shaped cards.

All these files are downloads, so no shipping costs and no waiting for the mail carrier!
And you can pay with PayPal. You can hop over to Jolanda’s store here.

I wanted to use both images on the same card, so I decide to do a gate fold card. I went looking through the current challenges and found this sketch at Sketch Saturday.

While searching through the challenges, I also found the following challenges that I can use this card as my entry to:

Stamp With Fun -- Challenge #51 - Easter
Stamping for the Weekend -- Challenge #35 - Easter
A Spoon Full of Sugar -- Challenge 95 - Easter
Allsorts -- Week 44 Spring is in the Air
Secret Crafter Saturday -- Challenge 75 - Spring has Sprung
Crafty Catz -- Challenge # 24 - Spring
The second image is of course for the inside of the card.

That's it for today. Thanks for visiting. Appreciate you dropping by. Enjoy your day!

Stamps: Digi stamps from Card Etc. Shop. Sentiment is computer generated.
DP's: Chatterbox Scrapbook Walls violet dahlias and light parlor stripe. I don't know the make of the ochre-coloured paper--not writing on the back.
Tools: Martha Stewar border punch rings, Marvy Uchida scallop circle punch, Colluzle circle template.
Misc.: Reflections half pearls.


Lizzy said...

WOW this is gorgeous ~ luv both images they are just so cute :o) fab colouring, lush papers & the card design is ace xx lizzy xx

Anonymous said...

I absolutely love it Norma, a stunning card indeed!!

dolcreations said...

Oh have done such a darling Easter card! I love how it just opens right up to see more of your gorgeous creation! Beautiful card Norma!

Anonymous said...

Love your chicks and eggs Norma! Lovely coloring, creation and card design! I need to get out my Chatterbox papers and get to using them...really look nice here! Thanks for inspiring!
Pam Going Postal

Farm Girl said...

WOW how amazing is this card!!!!

Only by His Grace said...

Oh wow Norma! what a darling card. They are such cute images. I love the design of the card and the colours are so lovely. All your stitching is so perfect. Love it all and of course you colouring.
Hugs marion

kmassman said...

What a darling Easter card!

Kelly Schelske said...

Oh Norma, this is so sweet!

coldwaters2 said...

Oh my Norma this is totally wonderful the colours that image both inside and out are just perfect WOW I love it.

Lorraine x

Lena said...

Oh! Norma, this is absolutely fabulous. They're such cute stamps. I love the design and colours are so lovely!!
Really is a great job!

cabio's craft corner said...

Smart idea making a gate fold for this sketch Norma. Very cute and adorable card with beautiful coloring on these images :o)


Hi Norma
A gorgeous card and i love the image,thankyou for joining us at Craftycatz for this week's challenge,
Hugs Dianne xx

Debbie Pamment said...

Oh this is tooo tooo cute! You've done a WONDERFUL job - but then you always do!!!

Esther said...

This easter chicks are very nice to see and so is your card.

Hugs Esther

Gunn (Merete) said...

This is so beautiful. Love the design. Beautiful papers and the image is so sweet.
Thanks for joining us at SFTW.
Gunn :-D

Tracy said...

Totally gorgeous Norma, fabulous colours and image, love your design.
Happy crafting
Tracy x

Viipula said...

This is so beautiful card! Gorgeous!

Hugs x Viipula from Finland

Dora said...

Awww awww this is so cute and love the gatefold about it. Beautiful xxx

Tammy said...

What a cute me an idea to do this type of design...Thanks for sharing...

Mersol said...

I have taken a "tour" of your blog, and I must say you make very beautiful cards. Picked up a few tips. Thank you for inspiration.
Have a nice day:)

crafty amy said...

What a great easter card I love those images and you have coloured them so well,the colours are so fresh.
Thank you for joining us at stampin' for the weekend and good luck.

x Amy x

True :) said...

Such a sweet card Norma!
Love the fold and how your inside is as pretty as the outside. Your coloring ROCKS also!
True :D

KarenB said...

That is just the sweetest image! Your cards are sensational. I linked across here from (somewhere?) and I've found so many creations to explore. Thanks so much.

Dunja said...

the easter card is so cuuuute. i love it. brilliant coloring.

hugs dunja

Emma (metalicbutterfly) said...

This is just beautiful..
I love the sweet chick images and the papers are perfect

Thanks for playing at Allsorts

Emma xxx

detenish said...

Очень красивая открытка ! ))))))

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