Wednesday, April 13, 2011

EASTER creation fun . . .

Happy Wednesday!

Today I have two challenge cards to share with you and they are both celebrating EASTER.  

First is the challenge over at The Sisterhood.  Tanis is our hostess today and we are celebrating the Easter holiday.  Our sponsor this challenge is AmberInk and the adorable images (Love Bunny Collection) on my card, as well as the background paper, are both from AmberInk.  AmberInk is offering one lucky winner a $15 Gift Certificate.

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My only additions to these wonderful AmberInk products are the homemade sentiment tag and the hot pink satin ribbon from Michaels.  I colored my images with Prismacolor markers then cut them out with a Fiskars swivel craft knife.  Faux stitching was also done on the homemade tag for extra dimension.  Hope you like it!

Please be sure to pop on over to our challenge blog for MORE EASTER inspiration from my 'DT Sistahs'. 

Other Challenges:
 The Crazy Challenge #62 - Easter
 OLLCB #77 - Easter
 Pollycraft Monday - Easter
Creative Inspiration - Easter
Cardmadfairy's Digi Days - Easter

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The second challenge card I have to share with you today is for the Penny's Paper-Crafty Challenge.  Like I already mentioned, we at Penny's are also celebrating EASTER and are thrilled to have LOTV (Lili of the Valley) as our sponsor this challenge.

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The design team LOVED these little bunnies as you will see when you pop over to the challenge blog for more inspiration and to play along!  For this creation I've used scraps of designer paper (Paper Pizazz I believe) for my background panels, faux stitching was created with a pink Prismacolor marker, those same markers were used for the coloring of my image with the exception of the sky which was created with blue chalk and a makeup applicator.  The silk flowers in the corner were purchase in the wedding section of Pat Catan's (an Ohio based crafting store).

Other Challenges:
Die Cut Dreams - Easter
The Pink Elephant - Easter
Stamps R Us - Easter 
Aly's Sunday Challenge - Hippity Hoppity Bunnies
Sparkles Forum Challenge - Easter

THANKS SO MUCH for your visit today and I hope you enjoyed these fun Easter creations.  Won't you please pop on over to these two challenge blogs and join in the fun!  We'd LOVE to have you!!


  1. Oh Darlene,,,,so cute bunnies,,, OMG,,,I love your 3D roses they are stunning,,,,,wowwww,,,,,

  2. I love these cute bunnies, thanks for sharing at Die Cut Dreams.

    Hugs Ali x

  3. ok girl for someone who claims they don't do these type of certainly created 2 over the top cards. Love the red on the first one and love how you added the flowers and they way you cut the sentiment. Beautiful.

  4. Your card is so adorable! I just love the papers you chose!

  5. Lovely cards :o)

    Thanks for joining us at Creative Inspirations this time


  6. Beautiful cards, love the colours you have used, the images are great.

    Thanks for joining us at SFC.

    Huggies Angel

  7. Awwwww! Those are both so adorable - and fun! I love your coloring, Dar. As I said before, your paper usage is perfect and I love the pink - and those bounching bunnies are too dang cute!

  8. Both cards are so cute!! And I love you colouring.
    Thanks for joining us at CCH this week. ~~hugs~darling Ho~~

  9. Cute card, love those bunnies! Thanks so much for joining in with Cardmadfairy's Digi Days Easter challenge. Hope you will join us again for the new challenge.
    Jenni x

  10. Fab cards & I do like those bunnies & how you've coloured them!
    Thanks for joining us at Stamps R Us.
    Marilyn S

  11. Two adorable Easter cards. Thank you for joining us at Creative Inspirations this week. Good luck in the draw.
    Suzi x

  12. Adorable Easter cards!! Thank you so much for playing along with us at The Pink Elephant!!
    Sheri-TPE DT

  13. These cards are your norm Dar... SIMPLY FABULOUS! Your cards are just amazing. REALLY??? Sometimes I wonder how you come up with this stuff. I love looking at them...then I go and sulk back over to my blog!

  14. Fabulous cards Thank you so much for sharing with us at ooh la la

  15. so adorable!
    happy to be designing with you again for a bit @ the sisterhood!

  16. love your cards! Thank you for playing with us at Die Cut Dreams Club!


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