Easter Cards part 1

I made a couple Easter cards using my Cricut and some of the fantastic cuts that are available for Easter.  I could not decide if my son would like a chick or a bunny.  So I made both…

For both cards I used Sweet Leaf, Fern, Canary, Chocolate, Thistle, Lagoon, Goldrush, Crystal Blue, Glacier, Pacifica, Pansy, and White Daisy cardstock.  I used Pacifica ink to stamp the Happy.

Which one do you like best?  I decided to use the chocolate bunny for my son this year.

Happy Crafting!

Bailey the Bunny Easter Card

I can’t believe Easter is this weekend!! The great news is I remembered in time to create some Easter cards to send to family.   I used my new adorable Bailey the Bunny stamp set from Technique Tuesday.

I used the wood grain embossing folder on Whisper cardstock for the background.  The rest of the cardstock is from the Whimsy Fundamentals.  The sentiment is from Eggstra Special Easter from Lawn Fawn.

Happy Crafting!

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February Stamp of the Month Blog Hop ~ Easter Bunny

Welcome to the Stamp of the Month Blog Hop!!  This month we are featuring Febuary’s stamp of the month ~Easter Bunny (S1702) a set of 12.

If you are coming here from MICHELLE STEWART’S Blog, then you are in the right spot ~ Welcome!  The blog hop is a great big circle, so you can start here and work your way around.  If you get lost along the way, you can find the complete list of participating  consultants on Melinda’s blog HERE.  This month we have around 20 consultants participating this month so you are sure to be inspired.

I love this set as these bunnies are too cute!! Here is what I came up with.

For this card I used the Sugar Rush Paper Pack. I used Archival Black Ink and my watercolors to add color.

If you love this stamp set you will want to be sure you purchase it this month as it is only available the month of February and if you spend $50 on qualifying product it could be yours for $5!!

Your next stop is along this hop is MELISSA ROBINSON’S Blog, so hop on over and see what wonderful creation she has for you today.

Happy Crafting!

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Color Dare #183 ~ Crystal Blue, Honey, Pear, Thistle and White Daisy

Welcome to this weeks Color My Heart Color Challenge!  This week for Color Dare #183 we are featuring  CRYSTAL BLUE, HONEY, PEAR, THISTLE and WHITE DAISY.Color Dare 183 blog badge

I have been designing a new planner todo list for each month, just to mix it up and have fun.  Since this month is Easter, I thought it would be fun to use Penelope for this.

Color Dare #183 ~ Penelope ~ ToDo List March ~ CatScrapbooking.comThe eggs are from Art Philosophy #m4462d and the bunny is from Artfully Sent #m1067bd.  Color Dare #183 ~ Penelope ~ March Todo List detail ~ CatScrapbooking.comI could not resist adding a googlie eye.

Color Dare 183 ~ Penelope ~ Easter Theme Todo list ~ CatScrapbooking.comHere it is in my planner.

Products used for this project:

Now it is your turn to create! Just create a project (card, layout or other craft project) using this weeks colors.  Then link them to the Color My Heart Blog ~ Color Dare #183 or you can post them to the COLOR MY HEART FaceBook page.  For this Color Dare Challenge, you have until Thursday March 10, 2016 at 10:00 p.m. Eastern Time to submit your project.   We love to see your inspirations.

Happy Crafting!

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ABC’s Blog Hop ~ G

Welcome to the Everything ABC’s Blog Hop!

ABC's Blog HopFor this hop we will be featuring the letter “G”.  This may be the name of a paper, a stamp set or an embellishment.  Whatever the crafter has chosen as their “G” element will be featured in their post.

If you have just hopped onto my blog, welcome!  If you just hopped here from LINDA NORMAN’S Blog then you are in the right place.   The blog hop is a great big circle, so you can start here and work your way around.  If you get lost along the way, you can find the complete list of participating  consultants on Linda’s blog HERE.

For my “G” element I chose Glass Block and Easter Grass.

Glass Block ~ Easter ~ ABC's G

 I am really liking my Cricut Explore and it is my go to for cutting vinyl!!  In fact I have actually (gasp) been using it more than my Silhouette!! I love the fact I can use my CTMH cartridges more as I can really design like I am use to with my Silhouette. For this project I used my the Art Philosophy cartridge for the egg which is on page 57 and the bunny with the bow are from Artfully Sent (see it is not just for cards) on page 41.  The grass and Happy Easter are from searching my Cricut Subscription.

Your next stop along the way is WENDY KESSLER’S Blog hop on over and see what wonderful creation she has for you today.

Happy Crafting!


Color Dare #133 ~ Easter Eggs

You may be saying those colors remind me of something… Well  you are right it is the Wanderful paper pack.  When I sat down to design, I thought about using the paper pack but then decided to go a different route.  I decided to use Artfully Sent (as I have not played with it in a while) and go with an Easter theme.

Color Dare #133 ~ catscrapbooking.comI had so much fun mixing papers and colors that I got a little carried away and created three cards total.  Here are the other two.

Color Dare #133 ~ Smoothie ~ catscrapbooking.com

Color Dare #133 ~ Crystal Blue ~ Catscrapbooking.comSupplies used for these cards:

  • Artfully Sent ~ pg 41 Sleeve card
  • Cardstock ~ Gypsy, Smoothie, Crystal Blue, Honey and Colonial White
  • Paper Packs ~ Wanderful and Hopscotch
  • Twine ~ Flaxen Extra Thick Twine
  • Stamp Set ~ Just to Say D1629 (one of the exclusive stamp sets which comes with the Artfully Sent)
  • Ink ~ Black

Please join us this week for Color My Heart with this weeks Color Dare.  Just create a project (card, layout or any craft project) using this weeks colors and then link them HERE.

Happy Crafting!


More Lollydoodle…

I know you may think Easter is behind us but I have been wanting to finish one more Easter layout.  I finally had the chance this past week, so I could finish 2012’s Easter festivities.   Since I designed the Easter Day layout with Lollydoodle I figured it would only be fitting that the MOMS Club Easter Egg Hunt should be done in the same paper.

Egg Hunt

I have to say that this is one of my favorite paper packs from this Idea Book.  Make sure you get yours if you have not  already as they may run out before this Idea Book ends in July 31st.

Happy Crafting!


Happy Easter!

I wanted to wish everyone a happy Easter!  I know we will be having fun with our son with a visit from the Easter Bunny and an Easter egg hunt.  I thought I would share with you today an Easter card I made for my family.

Easter Card 2014

For this card I used the following products:

  • Cardstock ~ Pear and Daisy White
  • Paper pack ~ Lollydoodle
  • Stamp Set ~Colored Egg M1042
  • Ink ~ Black Archival, Pear
  • Embossing Folder ~ Dots
  • Ribbon ~ from my stash
  • Markers ~ Copic

Happy Crafting!


Easter Pop-up Card

I am really loving the Lollydoodle paper pack.  It is so bright and colorful and perfect for spring.  Since I have been in a Easter crafting roll how about an adorable pop-up card?  What about two???


Now for the cards..

Lollydoodle pop up card framed

Easter pop up card with frame

I am just so happy with the way these turned out, and they are so much fun to make.  I may even have to try a third using the third B&T paper in this pack so I have a complete trio.  Stay tuned as I may just have to do that 🙂

Happy Crafting!


Lollydoodle Easter

I really can not believe Easter is just a little over three weeks away.   When I was looking through the paper packs, Lollydoodle just called out to me for an Easter layout.  I just love all the bright colors and fun patterns.  Here is what I came up with.

Easter Layout

I used my Silhouette to cut all the designs most I had to modify to fit my needs.  Here is a close up of the title.

Easter Layout_title close up with frame

I used this layout for my 2013 Easter photos.  I actually had more photos then the layout shows so I incorporated two flip flaps.  One is a 4×4 flip flap and the other is a 4×6 flip flap.  Unfortunately I have not mastered photographing layouts in the page protectors,  I cannot eliminate the glare.  I apologize for the not so great photos but you will get the idea.

Easter Layout_with photos framed

Easter Layout_with flip flaps framed

Happy Crafting!


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