Monday, 21 February 2011

First Easter Card

Hello my  friends! I've been making 3 cards over the week-end as my hubby wanted to spend some quality time with his son while I was expected to clean up the rooms. So this is me "cleaning":)
My first card is for the weekly Digital Pencil Challenge. This time Cathy came up with a lovely sketch I tried not to deviate from. I'm not very good at following sketches, as I always seem to have some extra panel or embellies which I HAVE TO put somewhere:)). I really wanted to make a simple image-sketch card. When I looked at my card when it was all assembled, gosh, I only saw green in front of my eyes... literally... ha ha. Too much green? Who cares? Here it's snowing again! And when I thought spring was about to come....

So, having the "springtime" yearning as an excuse for my too greenish card I'm going to share it with you:



I've used this lovely brand new image called Easter Bunny. I just love it! One can notice the candor and "delicacy" only kids have when holding pets. I couldn't hold a bunny like that. But when I once took my little one to see a sweet little rabbit he nearly strangled it because of too much love:)

The ingredients for this card are:

Stamp; Mo Manning - Easter Bunny
Medium: Promarkers
DP: Cosmo Cricket (digital), distressed and machine-stitched
Flowers: Wild Orchid Crafts
Sentiment: computer generated ( the Romanian for "Happy Easter!")
Misc.: ribbon, beads from stash, nestie for the leaves, paper doily

I also found some challenges for this card:

Digital Pencil Too - sketch from Cathy
Card Cupids - buttons or ribbons
I Did It Creations - Anything Goes
One Stitch At A Time - Anything but square (my card is rectangular)
Stampin' Sisters in Christ - Use Green ( I'm pretty sure I've used some:))
Totally Papercrafts - use a digi
Pile it on - childhood dreams
Lexi's Creations – flowers
Creative Cottage - fabulous florals
Gingerloft  - our furry friends
Cute Card Thursday - Shiny, Happy Cards
Res Q - A Happy, Bright card
My Sheri Crafts – Girly
Thrilling Thursday - Show Us What You Got (anything goes)

Thank you so much for visiting! I'm off to do some cleaning:)

Hugs, Iulia

 

26 comments:

Mandi said...

Hi Julie
Whilst this is a pretty card and obviously taken lots of care and attention our criteria at Less is More is CAS [Clean & simple] Also we stipulate 5 combined challenges only
There are no prizes available but we woundn't be able to enter it into one if there was!

Hope you may come back again
mandi
"Less is More!

Chrissie said...

Hello Iulia,
I think you may have entered this really pretty card into our challenge is error. "Less is More" is a challenge solely for Clean and Simple cards, please see the guidelines in our sidebar for details.
Also, we only allow a maximum of five challenges to be combined.
It's a shame, as yours is a lovely card, but ineligible for our challenge.
I do hope you'll return at another time with a simple CAS card!
Chrissie
"Less is More"

Marianne said...

You made an easter, spring happy card. I love the colors green. It's give the idea that spring is comming soon. And Oh we want that. Little snowflakes where falling here also yesterday. I also saw the image at mo's, and felled in love with it.
You did again a very good job coloring.
Good luck with the challenges.
Hugs Marianne.

Dorcas said...

That's my kind of cleaning!! lol
I love your beautiful coloring here and that rabbit is the sweetest!

heidy said...

Hi Lulia,great minds think alike he he
I used the same image and lo
Your card is beautiful!!
Hugs Heidy

linnzan said...

Hi! Thanks for the sweet comment on my blog! This card is really great, I just love the cool stamp and the way you colored it! Hugs

Debgem said...

I love your idea of "cleaning"!! Mine too :)

This card is just gorgeous - so much attention to the colouring, and some wonderful details. But Clean and simple - no!! Still lovely though!

Jo said...

That's my kind of cleaning!! Your card is lovely.

Dori said...

Wow! What a fabulous card. So many unique elements that work well together. I love love that image.

Elaine L. said...

This is just so pretty, Lulia! I love the papers and colors you've used,and you've colored this sweet image beautifully! Glad you shared it with us in Mo's Challenge.

lalkygirl said...

fabulous card ,i love the green and the pretty flowers,you have coloured the image beautifully ,thanks for sharing your creation with us at lexi's and good luck in the challenges
tracey x

Pat said...

Oh Iulia...are you kidding me?! I don't think you can ever ave too much green!! I LOVE green...and it goes so well with every other color...pink, purple, blue, yellow...and the list goes on and on! My sweet friend, let me tell ya, this card is beyond GORGEOUS!!! I love everything about it! And let me say...I think your interpretation of "housework" is just perfect!!! I am so tickled to see you again this week at Mo's. Hugs...Pat Frank

Peggysuez said...

I like your version of 'cleaning' mind if I borrow the idea? Sweet image and lovely coloring! Thanks for coming alongside us this week at Stampin' Sisters in Christ!

debby4000 said...

Oh what a beautiful card Lulia, sweet image.
luv
Debby

Sharon Keanly said...

What an absolutely beautiful card Lulia, just love the design thereof, your colour scheme is stunning. An adorable image and coloured in so beautifully. Wow! hugs Sharon

Marion E. said...

Your card is so adorable. Love all the colors that you used. Really pretty thing! Thanks for playing along with Totally Papercrafts Challenge this week. Hope to see you back next week.
Hugs Marion

Shelly's Images said...

Adorable! Thanks so much for sharing your project with us this week at Shelly's Images for our "Show us what you got" challenge.

Irene said...

Hi, this is really cute, I love that image!! It is on my wishlist:) Great colors!!

My Sheri CRAFTS said...

I absolutely adore that Mo image! I've done a few recently too! Thanks so much for sharing with us this week! Fantastic card!

Jade said...

Wow! Gorgeous! Thanks for playing along at Card Cupids!

Steph said...

Beautiful! Thanks for joining the Card Cupids challenge this week.

Steph said...

Beautiful! Thanks for joining the Card Cupids challenge this week.

Mandi said...

Beautiful card, super colouring
Thanks for joining us at Creative Cottage
mandi x

Lynn said...

Fantastic card and wonderful colors!!
Thanks for joining us at Gingerloft Challenges:)
huggs
Lynn xx

xxxtglxxx said...

Beautiful sweet card :) She is just so cute and the bunny is getting quite a hug :)

Your colouring is wonderful on this, and its a great layout too.

hugs

xxalisonxx

Melissa S. said...

How did I miss this? Oh my goodness, this is just beautiful. Thank You so much for joining us at Pile It On this week.

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