Saturday, 2 April 2011

Easter Card 2

Thank goodness it is Saturday!!

Today's Easter card uses the same Flower Cross Digi Stamp as yesterday, designed by the fabulous Gayle for Scrapbook Sisters

I really love this image, and think it would be perfect not only for Easter cards as I have used it for here, but also for those hard to do Sympathy cards, or even a baptism or confirmation - just what we all like in these times when most people are watching the pennies - something that is usable for more than just one thing :-)

This card is still mainly white but I went with purple as an accent colour and added more bling and detail

As yesterday I kept the cross simple and edged it with a silver pen, but have used stickles in the centres of the flowers and glossy accents on the leaves.  The sentiment I made myself using a downloaded font, and the picure doesn't pick it up very well but the CS is a dark purple, pretty much the same colour as the ribbon!!  I used a MS border punch that I thought went well as it is quite gothic (as in gargole, church windows and spires... not gothic as in the lifestyle!).  For once I managed to be happy with the sponging round the edge of the image, which is using a mix of lilac and purple inks and the flowers and gems are from my stash

My shocking photography skills SO do not do this card justice, but here's a close up anyhows

I'd like to enter my card into these challenges

I've got a jam packed weekend - housework features heavily, then small son is at a birthday party tomorrow, then we are going to Brands Hatch on Sunday (apparently Lewis Hamilton is going to be there as his brother is racing... fingers crossed for a photo opportunity!!), oh and somewhere in there I have about a million cards to make as well... oh well, no rest for the wicked :-)

Sue xx


Kerry said...

I really really REALLY love this Sue! The LO is gorgeous and that purple sure does pop. Super colouring too xx

Julie said...

What a beautiful card! You rock with colouring it,really have the knack. Sounds like a full on weekend. Hope it's a good one,Julie. X

Pami said...

Gorgeous card Sue, I love the layout. Have a great day. Pami x

Jenni said...

Lovely work, love the colour and the added sparkle. Thanks so much for joining in with Cardmadfairy's Digi Days Easter challenge.
Jenni x

Amanda R said...

Love your card Sue! It is so simple yet all the layers really make it gorgeous. I have to make a sympathy card this week and may just have to use yours for inspiration.

Whimsey said...

Beautiful Sue; love the image, love the pop of purple. Sooooo elegant!!

pinky said...

Its beautiful Sue, very elegant.

sandra's crafty corner said...

oooh so very pretty, thanks for playing along at cardmadfairy's digi days xxx