2nd batch of Easter Cards

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Well goodness! I forgot to keep posting cards! Before I get to Mother’s Day cards I better post the rest of Easter 2020.

Easter Embossed Cross

I made this card for a couple customers that wanted a Christian themed Easter Card.
April Inspirational Card Challenge – embossing

SUPPLIES:
Cardstock: Bazzill (white, Sunbeam, Heather, Pansy)
Embossing Folders: Darice (Cross with Script, Scroll Flourish Corner)
Accents/Tools: pop dots

Easter Embossed Cross - all three

After I made one for orders I decided to make some for my friends and family. So I made them in three colors that I felt fit the receiver.

April Inspirational Card Challenge – embossing

SUPPLIES:
Cardstock: Bazzill (white, Limeade, Blossom, Flamingo, Blue Oasis, Tropical)
Embossing Folders: Darice (Cross with Script, Scroll Flourish Corner)
Accents/Tools: pop dots

Coloring Eggs - outside

Coloring Eggs - inside

As I was working on Easter Cards I saw this photo journaling card and got to thinking about how I could turn into a Easter Card. I came up with the ideal to add the dots and the rest of the sentiment. I had my friend make it sound good and this was the finished product. I came up with this ideal because I like the fun part of Easter but also remember that Jesus is the reason for Easter. I sent this to my new adopted Niece and Nephews and they loved it!

April Inspirational Card Challenge – Inspirational Photo – I went with the Easter theme and the eggs.

Used Create with Connie & Mary Sketch #602 for my inspiration.

SUPPLIES:
Cardstock: Bazzill (Blue Oasis)
Patterned Paper and Journaling Photo Card: Doodlebug (Bunnyville)
Accents/Tools: pop dots, Queen & Co pink dots

Easter Chic on Eggs

One of the ladies wanted a card for her dad that is into gardening and native Nebraska flowers. So I learned that the daisy is a native Nebraska flower! So I added the flowers to the journaling photo card and then used Sketch #594 at Cards with Connie & Mary (I flipped it).

I made two cards so I decided to give one to my friend Dale.

April Inspirational Card Challenge – Product – patterned paper.

SUPPLIES:
Cardstock: Bazzill (Blue Oasis, American Poppy, Intense Kiwi)
Patterned Paper and photo card: Doodlebug (Bunnyville)
Accents/Tools: Doodlebug Sprinkles (spring), SVG daisy cut file

Happy Easter Egg

So I make cards for a guy at work and then I also make cards for his mother. I made Easter cards for the mother to give to her friends and son (watercolor paper cross card). Then I made this card for the son to give to his mother (parents). She wrote me today and said she loved it! The mom likes flowers so when I saw the journaling photo card I knew to pair it with this bright happy flower paper! I cut down the journaling card and put the dotted frame around it. I used Create with Connie & Mary Sketch #598 as my inspiration. I used a flower punch to add to the strip below the egg. Because some of the journaling photo cards are big I bought 6 1/4 x 6 1/4 envelopes so this card is 6 x 6. It’s big but not too big.

I made 2 of these and sent one of these to my Aunt Barb! Happy Mail!!

April Inspirational Card Challenge – Product – Patterned Paper.

SUPPLIES:
Cardstock: Bazzill (Blue Oasis, Bubblegum, Intense kiwi, Orange Juice, Mexican Poppy)
Patterned Paper: Doodlebug (Easter Parade, Bunnyville)
Accents/Tools: Doodlebug Sprinkles (spring), flower punch, Sizzix Dotted Rectangles framelits dies, pop dots

He is Risen - all three

I needed a card for a lady to give her son. So he got the green/yellow one since that was more manly. I used an older image from Clearly Digi Stamps (no longer in business). Since I’m not good with inks and watercolor I used paper that was already done for me!!

April Inspirational Card Challenge – Photo Inspiration – Easter theme

SUPPLIES:
Cardstock: Bazzill (Kachina, Watermelon), American Crafts (lipgloss)
Patterned Paper: Recollections color splash 6 x 6 paper pad
Digital Image: Clearly Digi Stamps/Clear Dollar Stamps (Jesus Paid It All) (No longer in business)

Easter Cards 2020 – 1st batch

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Happy Easter House scene

Making Easter cards and this one is super simple. Used the photo card and added the Happy Easter border on the bottom!
Challenge: March Inspirational Card Challenge – theme – spring

SUPPLIES:
Cardstock: Bazzill (Intense Kiwi, Mexican Poppy)
Patterned Paper/Photo Card: Doodlebug (Bunnyville – Coloring Eggs), Doodlebug (Take Note – Color Waves)
Accents/Tools: Lawn Fawn Happy Easter Line Border

Follow the Bunny

Making Easter Cards to sell or mail to friends. I used the My Favorite Things Wednesday Sketch #478 as my inspiration.

Challenge: March Inspirational Card Challenge – spring.

SUPPLIES:
Cardstock: Bazzill (brown)
Patterned Paper: Echo Park (Happy Easter – Easter Eggs)
Journal Card: Echo Park – Celebrate Easter Collection
Accents/Tools: white ribbon

Bunny Train

While looking at my supplies I saw this train and remembered a sketch I had seen which I thought would pair together great. One of the ladies at work just told me her mom likes trains so this will be for her to give to her mom.
Sketch: MFTWSC475 

SUPPLIES:
Cardstock: Bazzill (Kachina, Mexican Poppy)
Patterned Paper: Doodlebug (Easter Express – Easter Basket, Springtime stripe)
Accents/Tools: Doodlebug Cardstock Stickers (Easter Express), ribbon, stapler,

Egg with Flowers

Matching sketches with supplies I had out to make Easter/Spring Cards. MojoSketch530 

Challenge – March Inspirational Card Challenge – spring

SUPPLIES:
Cardstock: Bazzill (Intense Kiwi, Kachina, )
Patterned Paper: Doodlebug (Easter Express – Chickie Babies, Springtime Stripe)
Accents/Tools: Doodlebug Cardstock Stickers (Easter Express), Martha Stewart edge punch)

Coloring Eggs

So when I did the Easter Train card I decided to not use the cart with the paint brushes and used the jelly bean one instead. So in wanting to use up that sticker I thought it would pair with the paint brush and egg stickers on the same sheet. I then saw the sketch MFTWSC474 and it worked perfectly!

CHALLENGE: March Inspirational Card Challenge – Favorites.

SUPPLIES:
Cardstock: Bazzill (bubblegum, Intense kiwi)
Patterned Paper: Doodlebug (Easter Express – Easter egg dot)
Stickers: Doodlebug (Easter Express)

Easter Cards

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Had to make some Easter Cards for a lady at the Retirement Home. So I made these for her to pick from.

Easter - One Cute Chick

I pulled out my stack of papers and found several journal card sheets. This was a journal card with more white above the chicks. I cut it off then turned it over to find the awesome orange and used it as the top of bottom. Worked perfectly for Sketch #5 of the March 2019 Card Sketch Challenge. It also fits the Spring theme of the March Inspirational Card challenge.

Supplies: 
Cardstock: Bazzill (African Daisy, Sour apple)
Patterned Paper: Echo Park (Celebrate Easter – 4 x 6 journaling cards)
Accents/Tools: scor-tape, Gingham ribbon, glue dots

Easter - Bunny has Chocolate

I made several cards up for a lady that wanted Easter cards. I used my supplies on hand and used up some journaling cards. Which worked out perfectly as that was the Product Category at the Inspirational Card Challenge on Scrapbook.com. I couldn’t use the big journaling card the way it was because the message didn’t fit. So I pulled out my handy dandy Cricut and made a new bracket shape and printed the saying on there. I cut out the rabbit from another journaling card as I thought he was perfect for this.

SUPPLIES:
Cardstock: Bazzill (Petunia, African Daisy, Kachina)
Journaling Cards: Echo Park (Celebrate Easter Collection 3 x 4 and 4 x 6)
Accents/Tools: Cricut, Elegant Edges Cricut Cartridge, EK Success 1/16 pop dots, Cutter Bee scissors

Easter - Easter Egg

Another Easter Card using up Journaling Cards which was the Product for the March 2019 Inspirational Card Challenge on Scrapbook.com. I cut out the center of the big journaling card and used it for another card. I then cut the egg out of the smaller journaling card and pop dotted it in the center of the frame.

SUPPLIES:
Cardstock: Bazzill (African Daisy, Kachina, Intense Orange)
Journaling Cards: Echo Park (Celebrate Easter Collection 3 x 4 and 4 x 6)
Accents/Tools: EK Success 1/16 pop dots, Cutter Bee scissors, Rectangle die,

Easter - Easter words

Another Easter Card using up Journaling Cards which was the Product for the March 2019 Inspirational Card Challenge on Scrapbook.com. I cut out the eggs from the large journaling card and then used a small journaling card that had all the Easter words on it. I paired them with some bright paper that reminded me of what would be on Easter eggs!

Sketch: Stella Says Sketch #601

SUPPLIES:
Cardstock: Bazzill (African Daisy, Kachina, Intense Orange, Sour Apple)
Journaling Cards: Echo Park (Celebrate Easter Collection 3 x 4 and 4 x 6)
Patterned Paper: Echo Park (Celebrate Easter Oopsy Daisy)
Accents/Tools: EK Success 1/16 pop dots, Cutter Bee scissors,

Easter - Happy Easter

Another Easter Card using up Journaling Cards which was the Product for the March 2019 Inspirational Card Challenge on Scrapbook.com. I cut close around the design so I could mat it.

Sketch: Atlantic Hearts Sketch Challenge #309

SUPPLIES:
Cardstock: Bazzill (African Daisy, Kachina, Petunia)
Journaling Cards: Echo Park (Celebrate Easter Collection 3 x 4)
Patterned Paper: Echo Park (Celebrate Easter – Jelly Beans)
Accents/Tools: rick rack ribbon, flower, jewel, Gina Marie Dies,

Easter - Hippty Hoppity

Last Easter Card!! This one is for March 2019 Inspirational Card Challenge – theme – Lawn and Garden. This journaling card has the bunny standing in a yard with a tree and flowers. I decided to use the inside of another journaling card I cut out and it covered up the tree which I was okay with. Once the banner was on there only one flower was showing so I cut out some flowers from some paper and pop dotted them. I added a cloud since I covered up some.

Sketch: turned on its side. MOJO Monday 475

SUPPLIES:
Cardstock: Bazzill (African Daisy, Kachina, Petunia, Intense Orange)
Journaling Cards: Echo Park (Celebrate Easter Collection 4 x 6)
Patterned Paper: Echo Park (Celebrate Easter – Jelly Beans)
Accents/Tools: EK Success 1/16 pop dots, Joy Crafts Cloud Metal Die,

Hope you have a wonderful blessed Easter!

He is Risen!

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Jesus is Lord - Easter

Inside: Sharing the joy of Easter with you and praying you’re blessed all your other days too!

I needed a Christian themed Easter Card so I went with this FREE image at Free Dearie Dolls Digi Stamps. I tried to find the post with the freebie in it but I think it was several years ago on her old blog so I couldn’t find it.

In the March Inspirational Card Challenge @ Scrapbook.com the Lift Category was on of Scrapanda’s cards and this is my version of it.

CHALLENGES:

  1. March Inspirational Card Challenge @ Scrapbook.com – Lift Category

SUPPLIES:

Digital Image: He is Risen Booth @ Free Dearie Dolls Digi Stamps

Cardstock: American Crafts (green…don’t know the name), Bazzill (Snap Dragon, Dark Purple is retird)

Inks: pre-colored digital stamp printed on Canon Inkjet Printer

Accents/Tools: Cuttlebug Embossing Folder (Wicker Weave and mini dots)

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An ornery Easter

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Happy Easter Bunny

So I saw this image at Free Dearie Dolls Digi Stamps and he just made me smile in all his plaid and polka dot combination! So I wanted to use him but didn’t have anything in mind at the time. Well, a friend of mine, Dale, was in the hospital last month with heart issues. I wanted to make him a get well card but nothing came to mind. He is already home now so I thought maybe I will just make an Easter Card and I remembered this image. Then I made my girlfriend’s card (see post before this one) and took the saying I put on hers and changed it to fit Dale:

Hoping your Easter world
is bright and colorful,
weird and crazy,
ornery and special…

…just like you.

I decided it fit my brother too so I hit him a card also!

I used sketch #6 at the Cardmakers Card Challenge @ Scrapbook.com (the original sketch is from i {heart} sketches #120).

CHALLENGES:

  1. Cardmakers Card Challenge #6 – use the sketch as inspiration
  2. March Inspirational Card Challenge @ Scrapbook.com – Photo inspiration category #1

SUPPLIES:

Digital Image: Easter Bunny @ Free Dearie Dolls Digi Stamps

Cardstock: Bazzill (Parakeet, Starmist, Snap Dragon, Mango, Lemonade)

Inks: pre-colored digital stamp printed on Canon Inkjet Printer

Accents/Tools: Cuttlebug embossing folder (Gingham and Polka Dots), EK Success corner punch

 

 

Bunny with Carrot

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Easter Bunny Carrot

Inside:

Hoping your Easter world
is bright and beautiful,
warm and wonderful,
sweet and special…

…just like you.

So I found Gerda Steiner Designs while looking for examples of pig stamps out there since that was the theme I chose for the March Inspirational Card Challenge @ Scrapbook.com. She has clear, rubber and digital stamps so something for everyone. While looking around on her site I found the monthly challenge… which I love monthly challenges. A digi stamp is posted each month and you have to make a project using it. Then you will get next months stamp FREE!! So I decided to “hop” in this month (pun intended) and purchase this cute rabbit so I could play along. I thought he would make a cute Easter card and he did. I sent it to my best friend in Kansas City as I’m still trying to send her a card a month.

The images only come in outline so I had to bat my eyelashes at my husband and ask really nice to color this up for me in Photoshop. He did and somehow always knows what colors to use. I just happen to have the perfect doodlebug paper from YEARS ago that matched it.

I used sketch #2 that was posted on the March Card Sketch Challenge (Kathy101) @ Scrapbook.com. It doesn’t say where the original sketch came from. I didn’t follow it exact but you can see the sketch…that’s what I love about sketches…they start your creativity but you aren’t bound to stick to the exact sketch.

CHALLENGES:

  1. Gerda Steiner Designs Monthly Challenge – March – Use the digital image to make a project and next month’s image will be free!
  2. March Card Sketch Challenge @ Scrapbook.com – I used sketch #2.
  3. March Inspirational Card Challenge @ Scrapbook.com – Photo Inspiration #1 Category.

SUPPLIES:

Digital Image: Carrot Bunny @ Gerda Steiner Designs

Cardstock: Bazzill (Bubblegum, Raven)

Patterned Paper: Doodlebug

Inks: digital stamp colored in Photoshop by my awesome husband and printed on Canon Inkjet Printer

Accents/Tools: Michael’s dots, Cricut, Basic George Cricut Cartridge

 

Last minute Easter card

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Happy Easter

I just got this card done in the nick of time to enter in the From the Heart – Digital Stamp of the Month Challenge. I have been wanting to rejoin the challenge but just haven’t had time. But this month I thought I would have time and then I almost didn’t! I might regret staying up late but so glad I got it done. This month’s digital Stamp was adorable….

Stamp Preview by FromTheHeartStamps

I used Skipping Stones Designs Sketch #71 as inspiration for my card.

CHALLENGES:

1) From the Heart – Digital Stamp of the month challenge – use the digital stamp of the month to make a project and get next month’s image FREE.

2) March Card Challenge @ Scrapbook.com – sketch category. I was too late to entry but it did inspire my card.

SUPPLIES:

Digital Image: Easter Trio @ From the Heart Stamps

Cardstock: Bazzill ( Artesian Pool, white)

Patterned Paper: Doodlebug Designs (Hello Spring)

Inks: Tombow markers

Accent/Tools: white brads

Technique: Watercolor with Markers

Easter Egg Chick

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Easter Chick

Easter Chick -sideview

Bunny holders

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I do monthly crafts at a retirement home and we made these last year for Easter.  (I forgot to post that I made them)

TP Easter Bunny

I found them on Pinterest 

They are made out of Toilet Paper rolls and paper! You can fill them with candy to give a nice decorative treat to somebody for Easter!

 

His Name is….

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His Name Is

Inside: He is Risen! Happy Easter!

Last month the technique challenge over at the Feb Card Challenge @ Scrapbook.com was to create your own background with stamps. Well I don’t own a lot of “real” stamps because I’m not good with them and they scare me! So I asked if it could be done digitally and she said yes. I DID NOT create this image (His Name is) as Laurie at Doodle Pantry did so all I had to do was print it out. So I kind of cheated!! I didn’t get it done last month but was inspired to make this card with that challenge in mind.

I was thinking about making this an Easter card by putting “He has Risen! Happy Easter” inside. What do you think? I’m thinking the image could work for that but might have to make it brighter…the black might be to dark for Easter…what do you think?

Alright 4 flowers down….1,000 more to go before I make a dent in the flower collection! All scraps used! Oh I have lots of stuff I need to use. I need to retire so I have time to use it all!! Sounds good to me….to bad life gets in the way!

CHALLENGES:

1) Sweet Sketch Wednesday 2 Challenge #8 – Use the sketch provided as inspiration. The original sketch had the image and piece behind it as a square. I did mine as a rectangle so it looks a little different but you should still see the sketch.

2) Doodle Pantry Digital Challenge #44 – Anything Goes. If you use a Doodle Pantry Image then you will get the Stamp of the Month FREE!!

3) Word Art Wednesday Challenge #122 – Anything Goes that is uplifting

SUPPLIES:

Digital Stamp: His Name Is @ Doodle Pantry

Cardstock: Bazzill (white, black)

Inks: pre-colored digital stamp printed on Canon Inkjet Printer

Accents/Tools: Prima Flowers, black gems, glue dots

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