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Friday, March 22, 2013

Another Easter Card

I finally decided to think outside the box and make a card that is mostly white on white.  This Easter card is for my daughter Emily's family.  I had a couple of problems with this card.  The gold die cut that frames the cross is Spellbinder's Floral Ovals.  I cut one with gold foil paper, but got damaged when I was assembling the card.  When I cut the second one, even though I ran it through the Spellbinder twice, once without a shim and once with a shim, the very small detailed pieces did not pop out.  Since it was my very last piece of gold foil paper, I didn't want to ruin it trying to poke these small pieces out, so I just left them in!  I still think it looks really pretty! The image is "Easter Lily" by Stitchy Bear Stamps.  I used pencils & promarkers to color it.  I ran a glitter pen over the cross & rays, it really doesn't show up in the picture, but it sparkles in person.
The second die cut behind the cross is Cheery Lynn's Sophie's Heart.  Behind that I used another layer embossed with a Spellbinder's M-Bossabilities EL-009 and added three pearls on each corner.  Then it all went on top of the white card base.  I used pop dots between each layer.  Thanks for stopping by to take a look!


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14 comments:

Jackie C said...

Oh, this is beautiful!
Thank you for playing with us this week, hope you come back soon.
Jackie DT member ds4j

Asmah Zainal Abidin said...

Hi again Patty,
I think the gold frame looks perfect, sometimes I tend to make mistakes and just leave it as is; I consider it as a artsy :) Your creation is beautiful and I'm sure you dd's family will love your card. Nice to have your entrance once more at [Digistamps 4 Joy] and all the best!
Hugs,
Asmah
[DS4J DT Member]
[Qinaahana Arts And Crafts ~ My Personal Blog]

Desire Fourie said...

Beautifully crafted. Another great design and attention to detail. Thanks for sharing your talent with DS4J. Good luck. Hugs Desíre  {Digistamps4Joy DT Member}  {Doing Life - my personal blog}

Jodi said...

so elegant and pretty!!! thank you so much for taking time to play along at Cheery Lynn Designs!

KarinsArtScrap said...

what a lovely card.
Thanks fot join us at DigiStamps4Joy.
Hope you join us next time.

Greetings karin DT member

Tamara Morton said...

Stunning and elegant card love the colour scheme.
Thank you for joining us at Cheery Lynn this week.
Hugs
Tamara xx

Shelly Schmidt said...

Beautifully done. The gold die is sooo pretty!!! Thanks so much for joining us at Sweet Stamps this week!

Sandy Hulsart said...

Very elegant and gorgeous. Good luck and thanks for joining in on the fun at Cheery Lynn Designs challenge blog.

Margaret said...

Very stunning card. Thanks for joining us at DigiStamps4Joy for this challenge.
Margaret, DT

Lorraine A said...

Gorgeous card Patty :-) very elegant :-)

thanks for joining us on the Papertake Weekly Challenge :-)
luv
Lols x x x

MerjaHannele said...

You have made very beautifull Easter Card. Just love the gold frame in your card!

Sarah said...

Your card is stunning - the WoW and gold combination is just amazing.

Thanks for joining in with us this time at The Cutie Pies.

Sarah

Helen said...

Beautiful - such an elegant card. I've just bought the same set of dies and I know exactly what you mean about trying to get the small bits out of them!!

Thanks for joining us at The Cutie Pie Challenge Blog.

Helen x

Monika/Buzsy said...

What a beautiful card. Love the gold and white layers.