Monday, April 18, 2011


Happy Monday!  I am back after a long weekend getaway with my sis to the Outer Banks!  We had a blast and shopped til we dropped!  WooHoo!  Fun times!  Anyway, I got up bright and early and all rested this morning to head to my craft room for some crafty time.   This card is for a couple of challenges.  It is for ODBD Stamping In Time Challenge to make an Easter card.  You still have  a few days left to enter to be eligible for a $15 ODBD gift certificate.  Also, I am playing along with Chupa's Sketchbook Saturday Sketch7.   


For my card I am using the newly release set Bird Borders & Corners, along with The Lord Has Risen, and Butterfly single stamp and die.  I am using some Prima Madeline designer paper for the background and decided to use the Bird Borders & Corners to coordinate with the designer paper.  I wanted to go with some warmer tones for this Easter card.  I stamped these images directly to the Prima ruled designer paper that comes in the set.  I stamped the border along the bottom in ranger stormy sky.  I then added some of the sprigs in the set using only the vintage photo ink.  The larger bird image I used in the top right corner mixing some stormy sky and vintage inks to stamp that look.  I stamped my butterfly with momento tuxedo black and colored with Copics BG10, BG11, BG72, BG75.  I used my glue pen to add some sparkle to the butterfly.  I finished with a crinkle ribbon bow, button, gold cording, and goldtone cross charm. 

I am playing in a few other blog challenges.
ABC DT Challenge: Easter
CRAFT:  Easter
CYDA:  Easter
Creative Friday:  Easter
Die Cut Dreams: Easter
Delicious Doodles:  All Stitched Up
ECP Challenges:  Easter
Little Red Wagon:  Easter
Paper Cutz:  Buttons and Bows
Secret Crafter:  Stitching



Stamps:  ODBD The Lord Has Risen, Bird Borders & Corners, Butterfly single
Paper:  Prima Madeline, SU expresso, vintage cream
Ink:  Memento tuxedo black, ranger stormy sky, vintage photo, PTI camomille, chai
Accessories:  Spellbinders, nestabilites, floral accents, butterfly single die, foam circles, glue dots, gold wire, button, goldtone cross, crinkle ribbon, glue pen, dazzling diamonds, sewing machine


32 comments:

  1. Oh my word Betty!! This is totally gorgeous!! What a beautiful job hun!! I just love it!! :)

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  2. What a Beautiful card, Thank you for joining in with us at C.R.A.F.T Challenge this week, good luck.
    Kevin xx

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  3. Stunning card - love the vintage feel

    Thanks for joining us on our "Stitching" challenge this week at SECRET CRAFTER SATURDAY CHALLENGE :)

    Hugs Jane x

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  4. SO gorgeous, Betty!! Love the paper and layout.

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  5. Your card is wonderful :o)

    Thanks for joining us at Secret Crafter this week

    Bea

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  6. Betty, this is gorgeous!! Love the papers & your bow with the gold cording is stunning :) Beautiful work!

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  7. Gorgeous card! Love the gold cord on the bow!

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  8. So glad you had a great time with your sister Betty..
    This is gorgeous, beautiful details and loving that dp.

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  9. "WOAH!!" was the first thing I said when this gorgeous card popped up. What a beautiful butterfly and the ribbon and gold string is just stunning! It does not get much better than this Betty!!! Thanks for sharing :)

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  10. OMGosh this is so beautiful, fabulous colour theme, and I love the antiquated feel of the card,

    Thank You for taking part at Secret Crafter Saturday Challenge: 130 Stitching,,

    Good luck with the challenge,
    Hugs Bridget :) x.
    SCSC DT

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  11. WOW, stunning card!!! So glad you could share it with us this week at Paper Cutz.

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  12. Wow, this is stunning. It really captures what Easter is really about as well as looking amazing. Thanks for entering it into to our Easter challenge at CRAFT. Sharon x

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  13. Betty this is gorgeous gorgeous gorgeous!!! LOVE it!

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  14. Gorgeous! Love all your details!

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  15. beautiful card, Betty! Love all the details. So happy you had an enjoyable w/e. Hugs!

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  16. Glad to hear you had a fun weekend of girl time and shopping :) Love how you used the DP on this card! Lovely work as always :)

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  17. Hello Betty,

    Oh I love your beautiful seam binding, the colour is so rich and just perfect for this card!

    Thank You for joining us this week with our Stitched Up challenge over at Delicious Doodles!

    Keryn :0

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  18. Beautiful! Thanks for joining us in the ABC DT Easter Card challenge!

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  19. STUNNING...I love your card. I really have to get some of the Daily Bread Stamps...I'm just in love. Thanks for joining us at ABC DT Challenge.

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  20. lovely card
    thanks for playing along with Delicious Doodles this week
    Allisonx

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  21. Hello Betty
    Oh this is gorgeous creation, love the papers,the stitching, and that bow is stunning.

    Thank you for joining us at C.R.A.F.T this week with this wonderful card.

    Betty x

    I'm GDT for the month of April at C.R.A.F.T.

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  22. another beautiful one! Thanks for joining us on the ABC Easter Challenge.

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  23. Gorgeous card! Love that ribbon and your color choices!

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  24. Such a wonderful card hun!
    Thanks for playing at Delicious Doodles this week, and good luck!
    Hugs,
    Teri x

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  25. Stunning Betty, just stunning. Love that huge bow! Thanks for sharing with us at Die Cut Dreams this time. Good luck.
    Hugs
    Dawn, Susie and the Dream Team xx

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  26. Wow Betty, this is one gorgeous card! Thank you for joining us at Craft Your Days Away for our Easter challenge, good luck x

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  27. GORGEOUS CARD!!!! the butterfly and bow are perfect!!!!

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  28. Absolutely Beautiful Creation

    Thanks for joining us for our stitching challenge at secret crafter Saturday this week and good luck!

    Hugs
    Francesca

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  29. Yet another amazing creation! You made these papers shine, my friend. Happy Easter!!

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  30. Truly a gorgeous card! Congrats on the ABD DT top 3!

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