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Monday, 2 April 2012

Crafty Cardmakers Challenge 65 - Easter!

Our challenge this week is set by Doreen. She has chosen Easter for her theme, so we'd like to see any project you make as long as it has an Easter theme.

We are sponsored for this challenge by

Who are offering a $10 Gift Certificate for their Store to the challenge winner


This week, I got to work with a really pretty image from Digi Doodle Shop - called Splendid Flowers.
 I started with the image, and some beautiful Kate Knight paper that came recently with an issue of Cardmaking and Papercraft magazine. I coloured the image with Promarkers in magenta and violet shades, and mounted it ont a mat cut using a Spellbinders die in my Wizard. Then, I did something I haven't done for years ... I looked out my peel offs. I've got loads, but they're normally buried at the back of the cupboard. But, I don't have any stamps with Easter greetings on them, and I didn't want to hand-write and the printer wasn't available, so ...

I threaded some pretty silver ribbon through the holes in the mat, and that's it! I did make a flower to add, but I preferred the card without it, so it'll go into my box for another day!

Hope you can join us this week.

I'd like to enter this card into the following challenges:
Ribbon Carousel where anything goes (with ribbon)
Crafty Sentiments where the theme is Easter,
Creative Card crew where the theme is spring,
Scrap Creations where the theme is Easter,
Paper and such where the theme is Easter or spring,
Charisma Cards where the theme is Easter,
4 Crafty Chicks where the theme is Easter,
Aud Sentiments where they need to see 'Happy Easter',
Delightful Challenges where the theme is Easter,
Paper Play where the theme is Easter

7 comments:

Doreen said...

beatiful vard. The ribbon looks great
Hugs
Doreen xx

Meggymay said...

Wonderful card, love the pretty papers.
Yvonne

Mynn xx said...

This is BEAUTIFUL!!! LOVE the paper and how you've colored your image to match it! This is just stunning, Josephine! :)

Anonymous said...

Hi there, what a gorgeous card Josephine, such pretty papers and love how you have threaded the ribbon and colored that gorgeous image. Have been having problems with blogger so moved over to Wordpress. Do hope when you have time you can pop over and visit and maybe become a follower at my new address below.

Take care

Marie

Sally said...

A very pretty Easter card with a beautifully coloured image. Love the way you've threaded the ribbon.
Sally x

Lin said...

Gorgeous Josephine! Beautifully coloured image and it matches the background so well.

Love the ribbon, and it's touch of sparkle.

Happy Easter

Lin xx

Kim x said...

Lovely card Josephine.
hugs Kimx

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