Sunday, March 28, 2010

Easter Card



It's Palm Sunday & I am actually getting ahead on some projects I wanted to work on.  I made this card for my mom for Easter.  Her favorite flowers are Daffodils, so I couldn't resist.

I was inspired by Cindy Royal's cards she shows on her blog:  http://www.royalthings.blogspot.com/.   She creates the most incredible cards.

I purchased the Daffodil Easter pic from Twisted Papers.  Their web site is: http://www.twistedpapers.com/.  They have hundreds of vintage card fronts to download for a nominal price. They also have a great monthly newsletter that you can sign up for that offers free downloads every month.

After downloading the pic and printing it, I fussy cut the entire bunch of Daffodils and then cut some individual flowers and triple layered them with pop dots.  The top layers were adhered at an angle.  Sorry the pic doesn't show the depth (still working on camera settings).

I ran the flower section through the Cuttlebug using the Cuttlebug Swiss Dots folder and then the yellow was embossed using Quickutz Diamonds & Dots folder.  I thought that it looked a little like a trellis.

I cut the corners using EK Success Cardcreator Interlaced corner punch. These punches are made to cut all four corners of a card without cutting both layers of the card.  Although I ended up cutting both layers anyway when I realized that you can't write on dark green cardstock.  If you want to see how they work and other styles, you can find them on http://www.eksuccess.com/ . They have a great website with easy to follow how-to videos.

Thanks for looking.

2 comments:

Susan De Crafter said...

I absolutely LOVE this card. Remember, when Mom doesn't like it, I get it. Great job.

Diane said...

You two are so funny! I love daffodils too - I am sure your Mom will be thrilled with the card.

Happy Easter!