Monday, March 7, 2011

DT Card for Lexi's Creations Challenge #35 - Easter

My DT Card for Lexi's Creations    Challenge #35 - Easter
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I have become a big fan of the round easel card, it's quite fascinating in it's  versatility. This version  allows for the card to fold out into three different round bases, all connected.  These are not new  and have been around awhile, but they are new to me. See here for the instructions on how to put one together.    I decorated mine using the stamp 'Easter Egg Bella' from Fairy Dust Crafts. I added Crystal Effects to the egg she is holding to give it some dimension and glow.  .I made the flower using two different sized punches and punching the larger one twice. I notched out the petals of the two larger ones, sponged ink on the petals and the flower middle with mellow moss . I then tapped little dots around the middles and lower petal area  (using a black pen), then attached them all together with a brad. I think it is a great flower even if it doesn't resemble any that I know:) This method of building a flower is not my invention, I had read it some where or saw it onYou Tube and it seemed like a good way to go. The sentiment is from The Card Makers Little Helper Easter Verses, see here.
Challenges Entered:
Mami Doodles: monochromatic  green - bit of Irish optional; mine has the green but no Irish
Papertake Weekly: anything goes
Wild Orchid Challenges: anything goes
Penny's Paper Crafty Challenge Blog : challenge# 48:  going for the green
Simply Create: Challenge #38 - power of flower I have the one large flower on the bottom circle
Bunny Zoes Crafts Monthly Challenge:  challenge #9 - spring -flowers everywhere  -my bunny has a flower in her hair, the dp paper has flowers and there is one large flower on the botton circle  and the  sentiment mentions spring
My Grafico: monthly challenge - anything goes
Bee Crafty: challenge #48 - spring florals-my bunny has a flower in her hair, the dp paper has flowers and there is one large flower on the botton circle  and the  sentiment mentions spring
Scrapbook Sisters: challenge #25 - Spring
Charisma Cardz: challenge #9 -  four legged friends - I have the adorable little bunny from Fairy Dust Crafts
Cute Card Tuesday: signs of spring - I have   Easter Egg Bella -  Easter eggs and bunnies; a sure sign of spring
Meljen's Designs: challenge #48 U R Such and Animal - just have an animal on the project - I have the Easter Egg Bella bunny
Some Odd Girl: Handmade elements challenge- just have something handmade on the card - I have the handmade flower on the third circle

Card Details:
Stamp:    Fairy Dust Crafts 'Easter Egg Bella', Stampendous Marble Texture Cube, 
Paper: Stampin Up Always Artichoke ,Mellow Moss,Designor Paper.  Cream vanilla paper
Punches: Fiskars flower Punch, and MARVY medium daisy punch
Spellbinders Nestabilities: Classic Standard Scalloped Circles Small and Standard Circles Small
Ink: mellow moss, always artichoke
Markers: Prismacolors
Other: crystal effects, brads

Happy Easter


  1. LOVE this! What a fresh design and shape. Thanks so much for sharing the link to the tutorial... I am definitely going to give it a try. Your card is a beauty and your flower looks fantastic. What a fabulous card!!

  2. Beautiful! Very well done! I love the shape of the card! And to make it an easel card too, awesome! Thanks for playing at Penny's!

  3. This is absolutely beautiful Glenda!! Thanks so much for sharing with us this week at Penny's. Good Luck!!


  4. This green card is so very pretty. Thanks for joining our animal-challenge at Meljen's Design Team & Challenge Blog!

    Katja (MJ-DT)

  5. Such an adorable card. Glad you chose to share it with us at Scrapbook Sisters card challenge. xxx

  6. Wowza Glenda!! Your attention to detail is amazing xx

  7. Beautiful card, thanks for joining us on Some Odd Girl.

  8. OK Glenda you have me convinced I'm going to give this type of card a try! It looks so elegant. Love what you did with the flowers and notching out the petals. Its stunning!

  9. What a wonderful project! Thanks for joining us on Some Odd Girl.

  10. Love all the rich greens....just gorgeous. I'm so going to have to try one of the Easel in the round. so so cute, your coloring of the image is perfection, just beautiful. Thank You so very much for sharing your creation with us at MelJen's Designs this week.

  11. beautiful creation! thanks for joining in this weeks 4 legged friends challenge at Charisma! Gemma :)

  12. great job! just stunning! Thank you for joining our animal-challenge at Meljen's Design last week... hope you will join us again this week ! Good Luck!

  13. How adorable! It looks like a lily pad or green flower with a wonderful surprise! Thanks for being part of our Mami Doodle Challenge.

  14. fabulous Glenda, love the colour and the image is so cute...thanks for joining in with the Bunny Zoe's Crafts monthly challenge
    Mina xxx