Saturday, March 16, 2013

A Crafty Secrets Easter . . .

Hello my friends and Happy Saturday to you!

For years now I have LOVED anything CRAFTY SECRETS!  I enjoy the more 'vintage' style of cardmaking and Crafty Secrets has some fabulous products along that line.  For Easter you can find everything from CUTE to RELIGIOUS, Clear Stamps to Digital Stamps, and much much more!!

Today I'd like to share a couple more cards I've made to send along to my family this Easter holiday.  All three cards were created with images from the DAS-109 Easter Blessings digital download.

 This is a Gate Fold card and both the image on the front & the inside are on this download.  I did just a touch of coloring on the front image flowers using my SN alcohol markers.  Other products used are: Cuttlebug 'swirls' embossing folder, pink satin ribbon, Kaiser pearls, and Marianne LR0235 die set.


 The next two cards use the same image/sentiment from the DAS-109 Easter Blessings digital download.  The design papers used on this first card are from the Crafty Secrets 'Earthy' paper pack.  Other products used are:  K&Co. 3d butterfly, gold organza ribbon, Verses rubber stamp (inside sentiment), Distrezz-it All, Tim Holtz 'Tea Dye' distress ink



For this last card creation, I've used the same image (colored differently) and made a Sympathy card vs Easter.  The inside sentiment uses rubber stamps from DRS Designs (crosses) and The Stamp Pad Co.  The ribbon is from Michaels and the  pink and black pearls are from Want2Scrap.  The polka dot design paper used on this card is from Webster's Pages.



Here are a few challenges I'd like to enter:
Digi Haven - Easter
Polkadoodles - Easter
Simply Create Too - Easter or bunnies
Creatalicious Challenges - Easter
Lia Stampz #37 - Easter or Spring
A Gem of a Challenge #71 - Easter or Spring
Di's Digi Designs - Easter or Spring
My Sheri Crafts - Easter

Thanks so much for stopping by today!  
Are you doing anything SPECIAL for celebrate St. Patty's Day tomorrow???  
If so, enjoy & have fun ... go easy on the green beer . . . LOL!!

Till next time and as always . . .

18 comments:

  1. They are all gorgeous, Darlene. My favorite is the gatefold.

    Thanks for joining us at Avadares for our final challenge.

    Blessing hugs,
    Teresa

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  2. Lovely cards. Thanks for sharing with us at Simply Create Too.

    Hugz Marjo

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  3. Beautiful cards you have made! =)
    Hugs, Elenor

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  4. wow beautiful just perfecct cards my friend ..hugs from the miserable wet and cold uk hows it all your end??hope you ok love sassyxxxxxxxx

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  5. lovely cards and great to see you playing along with us at polka doodles ...good luck with the challenge

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  6. A beautiful set of cards, Darlene. Lovely images and beautiful embossing. Thanks so much for joining in at Creatalicious challenges.

    Hugs, Dawn

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  7. Beautiful cards, they are all very well done. Thank you for joining us at Digi Haven for our Easter Challenge. ♥ Denise

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  8. Such a wonderful collection of Easter cards!!! Fabulous!

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  9. Ahhhwww, thanks so much Darlene for the nice words, I'm so happy you like our stuff! All of your Easter cards are super pretty and I love all the different elements you included. Great job!

    Sandy

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  10. Awwhhh, thanks Darlene for all the nice feedback you've posted about our products, I'm very happy you are happy! All of your Easter cards are super pretty and I love the extra elements you used.
    Great job!
    Sandy

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  11. These are so beautiful. The sentiments are heart warming and perfect for Easter. They are just stunning inside and out.
    Hugs, Patricia

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  12. BEAUTIFUL cards!!! I especially like the gatefold card. I've got to make one this week, and I think yours is just lovely! Thanks for joining us at LiaStampz!

    ~Ashley
    LiaStampz DT

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  13. Gorgeous card, love the image and pretty details. Thanks for joining us at AGOAC.

    Donna x

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  14. Beautiful selection of cards Darlene
    Thanks for playing along with Polka Doodles
    Anne x

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  15. Such a beautiful Easter Card. Thank you for playing along with us at Digi Haven. ♥ Denise

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  16. beautiful cards!!! Thanks for joining us at PD! Hugsxx

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  17. I love your gatefold card! Thanks for joining us at LiaStampz!

    ~Ashley
    LiaStampz DT

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  18. Hey, this is such a lovely card. I love the colors and design. So amazing. My best happy Easter wishes to you and to all crafters!

    Hugs xxx Michelle

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Thanks for taking the time to leave me some love!
Darlene