Thursday, March 28, 2013

Yellow Gingham


Hi everyone.  I finally managed to make another Easter card ... and it actually went fairly smoothly - yah! :)  I had a wonderful day, spending time with my kids ... so I was in a really good mood when I went into the studio and I think that helped :)

Evan is off for an extra long weekend and so I asked if he would put up some shelving in my studio for me.  He is so helpful and the shelving was put up this morning - awesome!!.  Just need to get to the $1 store where I saw some adorable storage boxes that will fit perfectly.  I will post a picture once I have everything organized.

After Evan finished installing the shelves, we met up with Jeremy and the three of us headed out for a nice lunch.  The sun was shining and it was warm enough that we sat out on the patio at the restaurant to eat - so much fun!!

Back to the card.  My friend Debbie told me about these sweet digital images at Pink Petticoat and I couldn't resist getting them (it's a set of several different versions).  I watercolored this with my aqua painter and ink (chick) ... and also my blender pen and ink (bouquet).  I also added a strip of yellow gingham paper down the side which qualifies this card for today's SCS Ways To Use It Challenge (WT420 - use gingham). Love it ... and perfect for this card.  Hope you like.



Stamps:  Fluffy Little Chicks (Pink Petticoat)
Paper:  Watercolor, Perfect Plum (SU!); Yellow Gingham (Making Memories)
Ink:  Daffodil Delight, Wild Wasabi, Garden Green, Pumpkin Pie, Tangerine Tango, Melon Mambo, Rose Red (SU!)
Accessories & tools:  Aqua Painter, blender pen, Lilac Twine (The Twinery)



Here's a close-up:




6 comments:

  1. Totally gorgeous Easter card Loll - I love it:) I hope you and your family have a lovely easter - hugs xx

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  2. Such a sweet Easter Loll and your gingham paper looks good with your little chick.

    Happy Easter to you

    Anne

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  3. So cute! I really like the layout, I have a card in mind where it would fit perfectly... I might have to CASE you, Loll! :) Have a great Easter, I hope the warm sunny weathers continue.

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  4. Happy Easter wishes to you and your family. With the kids home, you will have a ball. Hide a few eggs. They are never to old to be silly! That chick is darling and I love the combination of paper and chick!

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  5. Happy Easter, Loll! I've really enjoyed looking at your latest posts on your blog and the uploads on your SCS gallery. And I'm so glad you had a wonderful day with your children - it means a lot doesn't it? Nothing better than lunch on the patio in my opinion. I'll be glad for some warm weather. Can't wait to see your studio!

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  6. Adorable!! I love your yellow gingham and the way it matches your sweet chick so well. Happy Easter!

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