Monday, 18 March 2013

Thinking about Easter

Over the past couple of weeks I've made a lot of Easter cards and thought, now that my charity sales are over, I'd start to show some.

I used a card blank that already had a fancy cut edge which I dusted with a mix of tattered rose and worn lipstick distress ink, using the same to ink up the Tim Holtz script stamp. The Penny Black sparklers stamp and the sentiment were inked with memento tuxedo black. Cross and dove are from unknown stickers bought long ago.

Colours are for The play date cafe 173:

As usual, difficult to get the white to look white on the photo.

This is for:

A card a day facebook
Vintage stamping (flonz craft) 6: spring is in the air
Alota 103: springtime
Penny Black March challenge: spring into spring
Live laugh stamp word play Saturday March: springtime
Kreativeinkauf 1: spring
Melonheadz friends: Easter or spring
The pink elephant 191: Easter
Kreative Bastel 18: happy Easter
Stamp dreams 8: Easter
Craftin desert divas: craft it up & link it up party 2: Easter eggstravaganza
Take time for you 88: Easter
Tammy scraping corner 54: Easter
Victorine 55: anything Easter
Bearly mine 77: Easter
The paper shelter 103: Easter
Stampavie and more 189: Easter
DL.ART thankful Thursday 105: Easter
Sincerely yours creations 3: Easter
Broken box stock 22: Easter
Liastampz 37: Easter or spring
Simply create too 33: Easter
Stempelsonne 84: Easter
Di's digi designs: Easter/spring
My Sheri crafts 106: Easter
Pink gem 71: Easter/spring
Sweet stampin: Easter
Avadares 9: Easter
Crafty calendar March: Easter
Allways something creative 50: Easter
Stampin shack: Easter
Creatalicious 46: lovely Easter
One stitch at a time 155: white or no designer paper
Anything goes 88: seeing double - used the PB sparklers stamp twice
Lady Anne's stamp challenge
Totally Gorjuss 175: something old (everything except the card blank)
Playing in paradise 108: what's your favourite - stamping (using one of my favourite stamps), distressing
By the cute and girly March: favourite things - stamping, distressing
Challenges 4 everybody 16: anything goes
Sentimental Sundays 146: anything goes
Love to create 57: anything goes
My Grafico 147: anything goes
Stamp with fun 23: anything goes
The shabby tea room 158: anything goes
There she goes 199: anything goes
Through the craftroom door: anything goes
Tuesday alchemy 52: anything goes
Cute card Thursday 260: anything goes
One stop craft 220: anything goes
No matter which 7: anything goes
One crazy stamper March: anything goes
Oozak 12: anything goes with spring
Spark your creativity now 7: anything goes
Make it Monday 132
52 card pick-up 2.11


  1. Hello Hazel,
    wonderful easter card..
    Thank you for your participance on Kreativer Bastel Blog..

    Hugs, Katrin

  2. Fab card, lovely colours! xxx

  3. Stunning stamping tecniques you have used here.
    {I would love you to take part in my 500 Follower Give-away. Thank you so much if you have already entered.} Hugs Desíre {Doing Life}

  4. Thanks so much for sharing your Easter card with us @ My Sheri Crafts challenge -- LOVE that pretty edging!!!

  5. Gorgeous card Hazel huggles hun Sue J xxxx

  6. Oh, this is so pretty!

    Thanks for joining us at One Stitch at a Time this week, and good luck!

  7. That's beautiful Hazel, love the punched edge and stamps you've used.
    Sue x

  8. A lovely Easter card Hazel, love your favourite things. Thanks for joining us over on BTC&G, Carolxx

  9. What an unusual card. Thanks for joining us at kreativeinkauf-Challengeblog.

    Greetings, Ilonka

  10. Back with my DT hat on.
    Beautifully crafted. Great design and attention to detail. Thanks for sharing your talent with us at Tammys Scrapin Corner. Good luck. Hugs Desíre {Tammys Scrapin Corner DT Member} {Doing Life - my personal blog}

  11. I love distressing also! What a lovely card you've created! I love the Dove embellishment you've added and the distressing and inking is just lovely and serene. Thank you for joining us at Playing in Paradise this week!

  12. Lovely card, thanks for joining us over at ATG for our seeing double challenge xhugsx Nikki

  13. Very pretty card.

    Thanks for sharing at LTC this week.


  14. Pretty! I like the sponged edge and little dove. Thank you for joining us at Sentimental Sundays this week.

  15. Elegant and lovely design, Hazel. I love the verse on its side and the beautiful border punch.

    Thanks for joining us at Avadares for our final challenge.

    Blessing hugs,

  16. Your card is very beautiful ! Thank you for joining us at NMWC. Christa.

  17. This is very pretty. Thanks for joining us at Craftin Desert Divas Linky Party.


  18. Thank you for joining us at THE PAPER SHELER CHALLENGE! Good luck and I hope we see more of your lovely work in our next challenge!

  19. Gorgeous card and colors Hazel. I spotted this on MIM..Loz

  20. Beautiful card , love the edge and sponging .Thanks for sharing on Make it Monday

  21. Very pretty, Hazel! Love the stamping, and the lovely edge cut! Thank you for sharing this with us at TTCRD. Hope to see you again soon! :^)
    Hugs, Penny

  22. so delicate! Beautiful

  23. What a beautiful card Hazel,I love the inked fancy edge.
    Thank you for joining us at Bearly Mine Designs.

  24. Great Easter card. Fab design. Thank you for joining us at OSAAT this week. Good luck. Hugs, Jill x

  25. A beautiful card. Thanks for joining us at One Crazy Stamper this month.

  26. Eine tolle Karte.
    Danke für deine Teilnahme an der Kreativeinkauf-Challenge.
    Viele Grüße

  27. Pretty Easter card! Thanks for joining at One Stop Challenge: Anything Goes

  28. Very pretty card Hazel, I love the soft colours. Thank you for joining us for Playing in Paradise this week.

  29. love your design, thank you for enjoying our challenge by The Paper Shelter.

  30. wauh so perfect thanks for joining us at stampavie and more

  31. Such a beautifully designed Easter card. I love the image and delicate colours
    Thank you for taking part in A Gem of a Challenge this week
    Sue xx

  32. Beautiful card! Thanks for joining us at Oozak for our March challenge!

  33. A beautiful card, Hazel. The die cut edge is gorgeous and you really made it pop by inking it. Wonderful stamping. Thanks so much for Playing in Paradise this week.

    Hugs, Dawn

  34. Beautiful card! You combined the colors beautifully! Thank you for joining us this week at Love to Create Challenge Blog.
    Ruza, LTC DT

  35. Hello Hazel,
    thanks for joining us again at stamp with fun with your great work.
    big hugs Clarissa

  36. Beautiful card. Thanks so much for participating in the Sweet Stampin' Challenge! --Gail

  37. We are so pleased to have you this week.
    I love your Design. I love the colors and the image is so cute.

    we hope to see you back next week.
    Hugs Tammy Ortiz - Owner of Tammy Scrappin Corner

  38. Hi Hazel
    I spotted your unusual and pretty Easter card on MIM and popped over to take a look. It is a delightful card and the inking works beautifully on the embossed edges.


  39. Really beautiful card, thanks for sharing at sincerely yours creations challenge x

  40. something different, but very nice. Thanks for joining us at Kreativer Bastelblog and Kreativeinkauf

  41. Lovely card, love your stamping.

    Thank you for sharing with us at Sweet Stampin this week, Wedgie xxx

  42. Hi Hazel,
    Beautiful stamping and a lovely card. Thank you for joining us at Lady Anne's Stamp Challenge and hope to see you again soon.
    [Lady Anne's Challenges DT Member]
    [Qinaahana Arts And Crafts ~ My Personal Blog]

  43. Love the texture of this card. Thanks for joining us this week at tammyscrapincorner.
    We look forward to seeing your exquisite creation next week.
    Berni, DT

  44. I love the textures and colors on your card. Great job! Thanks for joining us at LiaStampz!

    LiaStampz DT

  45. Hello Hazel,
    beautiful easter card!
    Thanks for joining us at Kreativer Bastel Blog for the challenge.

  46. beautiful card with such a great mix of images. Thanks for joining us in the Play Date Cafe!
    -Rachel w k

  47. a wonderfull card - thanks a lot for joining our challenges at Kreativeinkauf and Stempelsonne,
    hugs Andrea

  48. A beautiful card. Thanks for joining us at Flonz Craft Vintage Stamping Challenges.

  49. I love that detailed edge! Thanks for playing in Paradise with us this week :)

  50. Gorgeous Hazel!! Love the distressing!! So Pretty! Thank you so much for playing with us this week at Love to Create's Anything Goes Challenge!! We can't wait to see what you'll create next time!!

    Many Blessings,

  51. Such a nice card, i love the 3d dove and the embossing, very elegant.Thank you for joining us at Sincerely Yours Creations on our Easter challenge hugs Tania xx (DT)

  52. This is absolutely beautiful!! Love the stamping! Thank you for joining us this week at One Stitch At A Time! Good luck! I hope we see you again next week!!

    - Susan, DT @ OSAAT

  53. This is really beautiful Hazel. Love the different stamps you combined, beautiful colors too!
    So happy you joined me at my word play saturday challenge!

  54. Thanks for joining us
    at Tammy's Scrapin' Corner this week. Your Easter theme card is lovely. Love the fancy cut border. TFS

  55. Wow Hazel,
    your card looks really beautiful.
    Thanks a lot for joining us at Kreativer Bastelblog.
    Many greetings

  56. Such a beautiful Easter card! thank you for joining in our challenge at Stampavie and More.
    hugs, annie x

  57. Gorgeous card! Love your background elements as well as your embellishments! Thanks for joining us at Lady Anne's Stamp challenge.

  58. Pretty Card

    Thanks for playing at NMWC this month.

    Happy Crafting

  59. Very stylish Easter card Hazel - lovely images and sophisticated colours. Thanks for joining in this month's Penny Black Saturday Challenge
    Pauline x


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