Friday, April 7, 2017


Today's card features both a caulking doily and a clay embellishment from the tutorials I've shared with you this week. (Caulk Lace Tutorial - CLICK HERE ---- Clay Embellishment Tutorial - CLICK HERE)
I'm also doing a SPRING GIVEAWAY here on my blog -- scroll down for all the details. 

After I'd made the inside of my clay cameo, I carefully painted around the image with some light blue paint before placing it in the clay frame.

 Supplies and Tools:
Kirby Teesdale Studio (The Paper Studio), Clay Cameo, Caulking, Silicone Molds, Pearls, Blue Acrylic Paint, Sentiment from Sunny Flowers (Stampendous), Mermaid Lagoon Distress Ink (Tim Holtz)

One lucky winner will receive:
~ Variety of Calk Lace/Doilies/Butterflies
~Variety of Clay Embellishments
~ One Butterfly/Lace Silicone Mold
~ One Butterfly Silicone Mold
~ Selection of Baker's Twine 
~ Selection of Sequins
~ Two rolls of glitter washi tape
~ One package mini clothespins
~ One package kraft flowers

To enter:
1.  Leave a comment below telling me your favorite thing about spring
2. For a second entry share the giveaway picture on social media (your blog, Facebook, Instagram, Flickr etc.) and leave a second comment telling me where you shared it

 I'll draw the winner on Friday, April 14th. (Be sure your blog has contact info or leave it your comment). 

This post linked to: 
4 Crafty Chicks - Flowers (mine are in my paper)
Word Art Wednesday - Anything Goes


Denelle Jane Fullo said...

My favorite thing about spring, there is easter where i get to smash eggs on people’s head. �� haha and we play egg hunting �� we decorate our egg by painting it. �� ig:@dennyjeyn

Denelle Jane Fullo said...

I share it on instagram :) @dennyjeyn πŸ˜‡

Charlen said...

My favorite things on spring is the beauty of the flowers the butterflies and the lovely weather. .. 😊 I feel free in the spring

Charlen said...

Hi, my name is Charlen I just shared the giveaway pict. On my istagram xtra_butterfly.. 😊 ♡

Christine said...

The background of your card is lovely and is the perfect contrast for the amazing ornaments you have created! You are so very clever. So glad you joined the challenge at Four Crafty Chicks this week.

I am getting ready to share this on my blog which is shown below.

Guest DT

Christine said...

Hi Esther,
I forgot to tell you my favorite things about spring. I love taking walks in the beautiful weather and going to baseball games. The picture of your blog candy is in the sidebar of my blog.

Wanda Cullen said...

Congrats, Esther! You are the winner of my blog candy from my April 1st post! picked #13 and you were the 13th commenter. If you could email me your mailing address, I will get the items sent your way.

Marilyn @ MountainTopSpice said...

My favorite thing about spring is of course, the flowers! The glorious colors everywhere, oh it makes my heart sing, and spring is coming here, finally! Your giveaway is amazing! Thank you for a chance to win :) Hugs to you today!

Colleen said...

The smell of fresh Spring rains;flowers beginning to bloom, trees leafing out and the smell of fresh mowed grass and then it's also the beginning of the garden season :}
Thank you for this giveaway opportunity

Little Birdie Blessings said...

Hi Esther, what a lovely card you made, you never cease to amaze me with the ideas you have for beautiful cards. I'd love an opportunity to win all those wonderful goodies. My favorite thing about Spring is new life emerging in the form of flowers, green grass, birds chirping, warm days and the celebration of Jesus' Resurrection from the grave. ~ Abby -

Karen Letchworth said...

What a GORGEOUS card, Esther! I love the gorgeous cameo. Most of all, I love your beautiful spirit, generous heart, and obvious love for the Lord, Jesus Christ. Thank you for being the blessing you are. God gets the glory!

Stephanie said...

Your cards are a work of art, my friend, and once again you have made a stunning creation.

How sweet of you to have a giveaway and oh my, what a lovely giveaway! I would love to be entered. My favorite thing about spring would have to be the arrival of the Robins. How I love these precious birds as they bring a smile to my face :)

Thanks for the opportunity to win.Hugs to you!

Conniecrafter said...

Such a pretty victorian look to your card that makes!!
Looks like a great give away :)

Kelly-Anne ♥ The Diary of a Country Girl said...

Oh, this is probably one of my very favourite cards you've made...I love the cameo... Absolutely gorgeous! {{smiles}}
I would love to enter your sweet Spring giveaway if I may... My most favourite thing about Spring is being able to get stuck into the garden, planting, tidying up and dreaming about all that the beautiful season holds! {{smiles}} What a lovely are so generous and kind!
May your weekend be blessed...with love!

Tamie said...

Your paper is stunning, I adore the colors, flowers, butterfly and your cameo is simply stunning. Thank you so much for sharing your amazing creation with us at 4 Crafty Chicks Flowers Challenge.

Tamie DT

Donna said...

Gorgeous card Esther! The colours are just so soft and pretty!
Thanks for sharing
My favourite thing about spring...longer days...more sunshine and time to be outside enjoying the weather and seeing what's sprouting in my gardens!

Urban Mermaid said...

Love all your projects, many thanks for the inspiration. My favourite part of Spring is the bluebell woods. I look forward to them every year. My local woods turn into a fairytale land with a sea of bluebells.

theresa said...

My favorite thing about Spring is the cool mornings and warm days! What a fun giveaway! my email is

Anonymous said...

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Anonymous said...

Shared on FB ❤

SewPaperPaint said...

How truly sweet of you! I love that lace mold and wish I knew where to find them. <3 Hugs, Autumn

Unknown said...

Your card is gorgeous. I love seeing your cards, and all the tips you give us. Thanks for the generous give-away, too. You're so sweet.


Maria Rodriguez said...

My favorite thing about Spring is to see my tulips and daffodils start peeking through the ground and the trees getting that beautiful light shade of new green leaves.
Thank you for the chance to win this awesome bundle. The caulk lace is just stunning.
Maria Rodriguez.