Friday, 29 November 2013

Today's cards

Today a new friend came over and I showed her how to make a couple of cards.
The first used a mask and the second was an easel card.

This is an easel card that I made:

I had already embossed the card base using an edge die to say 'with love'.
I used red card and DP from a Papermania Capsule Collection by Jesse Edwards to cover the base, the folded portion and the stopper. The image is a Free Dearie Dolls digi, just highlighted with Promarkers. I stamped Merry Christmas at the front edge and added buttons and pearls to finish.

I am going to submit this to 

I then started on a sketch - Stella Says Sketch #146

This is my take on it - very simple - banners from papers out of my scraps
 and the image is from Bugaboo's MSChristmas Tags.
Just a little bit of colour added - in particular to make the bird into a robin!

 I am submitting this to

Happy Crafting!!


  1. Adorable card Susan!
    Thanks for playing in our "Christmas Card" Challenge #81!
    Sandi ♥
    DT Coordinator for Pattie's Creations Challenge!
    and Pattie's shop
    Home of Pattieboop and Allie!

  2. Thank you so much for making such an effort and entering this weeks Challenge over on the LEJ Designs Challenge blog LEJ - Challenge 81 - Buttons Bows or Beads.

    Both cards are wonderful and colourful. The easel card is great with that lovely backing paper and the great image. Love the buttons on the snowman :-)

    Currently we run weekly challenges with prizes of wonderful LEJ Designs images and a small crafty prize from one of our amazing sponsors.
    I really hope you will join us again for more of our future challenges....keep your eyes peeled for things to come ;-)

    <3 & Hugs
    Lisa xxxx LEJ DT Organiser

  3. I love the LIM card on this post Susan... it's fab!
    Thanks so much
    "Less is More"

  4. This is perfect for our current challenge “Christmas Card” at Pattie’s Creations. What a cute image too! Thanks for joining us!
    Pattie ♥
    at Pattie's Creations Design Challenge!

  5. What a fun card! I adore snowmen so your card made me smile!! Thanks for sharing with us at Pattie's Creations Design Challenge.


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