Tuesday, January 14, 2014

My First Ever Easel Card

At least I can't remember ever making an easel card before! But then my memory is NOT what it used to be! SweetStamps is having a challenge right now using an easel card. Anyway, I followed the directions (pretty closely) and here is my card!

Closed


Propped open

My list of ingredients:
Card stock- both solid aqua and print ("School Days") are TPC Studio
"Green Burlap" paper- Paper Studio
Stamps- "Happy Birthday" is Clear Dollar Stamps,
"Vertical Rose Border" is SweetStamps,
"Birthday Blessings" sentiment is Stampabilities
Ink- Memento "Bamboo" & TH Distress Ink "Antique Linen"
Flowers- "Gardenia" from StampingScrapping.com (old, hoarded item)
Die cut Leaves- Spellbinders "Foliage"
Die cut doily- Sizzix "Doily, Lace Medallion"
Baker's twine- SewEasy Fancy Floss "blue lagoon"
Glitter glue- Stickles "Icicle"

Challenges:
http://sweetstampsblog.blogspot.com - Monthly: "Easel Card"
OurCreativeCorner6.blogspot.com - "No More Shopping Sins"
Craftingforallseasons.blogspot.com - #68 "All Things Bright & Beautiful"

7 comments:

aussie aNNie said...

I just love easel cards and this is sooo gorgeous. thanks so much for joining in our challenge at Crafting for all seasons.
and good luck in the draw...luv aNNIe [DT]




die amelie said...

Your easel card is so beautiful! LOVE the colours and all the layers you created. A lovely make!

Thank you for sharing it with us at OurCreativeCorner!

Claudia x

L. D. said...

It is a wonderful creation. I like the built in brace in the card so one can enjoy it for longer than just the day. Great job.

Donna K said...

Your "first ever" easel card was a success! Lovely, absolutely lovely…that flower is gorgeous! Thanks for sharing during our Easel Card challenge at SweetStamps.com I hope you'll join us this month for our Kissing Technique challenge! Have a wonderful weekend!! ~Donna K

Elfies-Bastelstube said...

Such a perfekt easel Card.
Thank you for joining us at Crafting for all seasons.
Hugs ELfie

butterfly said...

Lovely dimension on your oh-so-pretty easel card, and that hoarded flower takes pride of place! Thanks for playing along with us at Our Creative Corner.
Alison x

Julia S-W said...

Such a pretty card with beautiful colours and layers. Love that hoarded flower too!
Thanks for joining us at Our Creative Corner. Juliax