Wednesday, April 1, 2020

The Card Concept - Easter Blessings

Check out the new inspiration board over on the The Card Concept blog!
 The theme this week is: Easter Blessings
Everyone is welcome to play along using the colors, the theme, 
textures, items, or just anything from the picture as your starting point.  

I was inspired by the blues and greens, the cross, the burlap lampshade, 
and the flowers to create this clean and layered Easter card.

Supplies and Tools:

  • Mosaic Memories Paper Pack (Recollections)
  • Christ Arose Digital Stamp (Sweet n Sassy Stamps affiliate link)
  • Vintage Doilies (Maya Road)
  • Crochet Thinlits (Sizzix - Tim Holtz)
  • Garden Greens (Sizzix - Tim Holtz)
  • Art Foam Paper (Heartfelt Creations) 
  • Oakberry Lane Blossoms Dies (Heartfelt Creations)
  • Minnie Pearls Prills (Heartfelt Creations)
  • Paper Crimper (Fiskars)
  • Burlap String

This post linked to:
PINspirational - Spring Proverb
Simon Says Monday Challenge - Spring Mood Board
Krafty Chicks Challenge - Occasions (Easter)
Craftyhazelnut's Patterned Paper Challenge
Mod Squad Challenge - Spring 
The Paper Funday - Anything Goes + optional Easter


It's time for our monthly Designer's Choice Challenge over on The House That Stamps Built. This month Heather picked the theme "April Showers" -- use something wet (technique, medium, image).
I went with  a jar of freshly squeezed lemonade!

Supplies and Tools:
Purchase the Repeat Impression stamps I've used today (or something else that catches your eye) and enjoy a 10% discount using code: rr10ea

Check out what my fellow design team members created for this week's challenge
Donna ~ Heather ~ Joy ~ Laurie ~ Patti ~ Shirley
This post linked to:
Make My Monday - Make your own background paper

Tuesday, March 31, 2020

Mini Trash Can

I was ask by Lotsa Style to review their mini countertop wastebasket. As you can see I decided to use mine as a marker holder for my Arteza Real Brush Pens! I decorated it with some Echo Park paper and mini roses.

Lotsa Style has given me a 30% off code for my readers should you wish to purchase your own. Just enter ESTHER30 at checkout. Here's a direct link.

Supplies and Tools:
  • Lotsa Style Mini Trash Can
  • Spring Market Collection Kit (Echo Park Paper Company)
  • Tiny Tattered Florals thinlits (Tim Holtz)
  • Pearls 

This post linked to:
Simon Says Wednesday Challenge - Anything Goes
The Paper Players - Tic Tac Toe (Patterned Paper, Spring, Pink)
A Place To Start - An Unconventional Materials - Household Object
Love to Scrap - Anything Goes 

Monday, March 30, 2020

Angels in Disguise Take #2

I shared a feminine card featuring Gracie's new release on Friday, and today I'm back with the male version. I actually made two in this style and sent them to  nurse friends of ours  currently sick with COVID-19

Supplies and tools:

This post linked to:
Allsorts Challenge - Men and Boys