Monday, August 2, 2010

An easel card

Today I decided to have a go at making an easel card... yes my first one! Been wanting to try one for quite some time and now that I did, I loved it :)

I followed this sketch

and used one of Sliekje's cute freebie stamps, which I coloured with my promarkers. Hope you like it.

These are my challenges for today..

1 - Everybody Art Challenge No 101 - THE SKETCH
2 - Crafty Cardmakers Challenge No 26 - A RECIPE .. Use yellow or orange, stickers or punches and animal or fish.
3 - Rosie-D's Challenge No 76 - ALL CREATURES GREAT AND SMALL
4 - Creative Inspirations Challenge No 7 - ANIMALS
5 - Paperplay Challenge Week 30 - ANYTHING GOES
6 - Charisma Cardz Challenge No30 - SOMETHING WITH A TAIL
7 - 2 Sisters Challenge No 3 - PUNCHES
8 - Cowgirl's Sunday Stamp'en Challenges - ANIMALS AND BUGS

Thanks for looking today.



Sliekje said...

Hi Dora,

your card looks lovely :-) Nice colors. Thank you for showing me the card.
greetings Sliekje and cats

Kathyk said...

And aren't they easy once you get cracking? Lovely card Dora


Anonymous said...

Congratulations on your fabby easel. Love that tulip punch too. Thanks for joining us this week at Crafty Cardmakers. xx

TinaB said...

what a brilliant card!!! Thank you for playing at teh 2 sisters challenge blog xx

Cath Wilson said...

Beautifully put together with lots of little details. Your first Easel card is wonderful!! Thank you for joining us at Crafty Cardmakers this week.

Brenda Brown said...

Great easel card Dora, love the colours and that cute image.
Hope you've had a good start to the week.
Luv B xxxx

Fleur said...

Great card, such a sweet image
Hugz Fleur xXx

Annie@Ambriel said...

my dear, you make the loveliest and cutest card. Love the teddy. Congrats on your first go at easel.. I havent done it before. :)

Emma and Susan said...

Gorgeous card, lovely punched edging. Thanks for joining us at 2 Sisters Challenges this time. Good luck!
Love Emma and Susan

Poppet said...

Great easel card Dora, you did a fantastic job. The colours are fab, the image is very cute and I love the way you have coloured it, I also like the curly leaves . Thank you for sharing your card with us at CSSC and we hope to see you again next week. :-) xx

Annette Bowes said...

Wonderful first easel card Dora, love easel cards myself, once you start you become hooked lol! Gorgeous layout, love the tulip punched border, beautiful colouring too! Thank you for joining us over at Cowgirl Up Sunday Stampen Challenge, hope to see you next week, take careX:)

Cheryl said...

Gorgeous,a sweet image and beautiful colours.....I love easel cards!!!
Hugs xx

abusybee - DoubleClick Connections said...

Another beautiful card!! I love the stems that you used for the flowers, so pretty!

Susan Says (Stupid Stuff) said...

This is gorgeous, so fresh and bright and summery :D

Larisa said...

Very beautiful card!! The image is so good )) I love the colouring a lot - it is very gentle ))

coldwaters2 said...

Hi Dora I can't believe this is your first easel card I am so pleased that you enjoyed making it you do realise you will be hooked from now on lol. It really is superb the colours and image are so beautiful well done you.
Lorraine x

Queen La Rubba said...

Super cute Kitty card! FAB DP! Love your coloring!
Thank you for joining us for "COWGIRL’S SUNDAY STAMP CHALLENGE"! I look forward to seeing more of your SUPER FABULOUS crafty works in the future!
Rach ~ Queen La Rubba

Lorraine said...

wow your first easel card its beautiful you would never think it was your 1st such a pretty fresh looking cute card,thankyou for entering with us at CSSC this week and goodluck huni xx

Tanya said...

Beautiful! Love the colors, super sweet image

Unknown said...

What wonderful summery the image - so cute!!

Thanks for sharing it with us over at cowgirl up xx

Kelly said...

You did a fabulous job on this easle card...aren't they fun! Love how you put the sentiment on the base of the card. Super cute image too!

Tigger a(r)t work said...

Beautiful image and a fantastic easel- card, love it!!!
Thank you for sharing it with us at Cowgirl‘s Sunday Stamp‘en Challenge and i hope you will be back next week for our new challenge, with one of your great artwork!! :o)


Claire said...

Wow fab card, love the image and the fresh colours
Thanks for joining us at Cowgirls Sunday Stampen Challenge, hope to see you again next week
claire xx

Liz said...

Hi hunni u makin me work hard here lol

Wonderful project love the layout great work, thanks for joining paperplay this week

Liz x

Paperplay DT

Stacy Walker said...

Beautiful card. Thank you for joining us a the 2 Sisters Challenge.

Beccy said...

What a fabulous creation thanks for playing along with CSSC - hope to see you next week.
Hugs Beccy x

Unknown said...

Awww Dora such an adorable Card!

Thanks for sharing with us at 2 Sisters Challenge Blog - punches challenge this week. Jo x

fairie said...

Oh what a cutie. I want one too now. Thanks for playing with us at CSSC. Hope to see you next week.

fairie said...

Oh what a cutie. I want one too now. Thanks for playing with us at CSSC. Hope to see you next week.

Vixykins said...

Awww thats too cute! What a gorgeous image x

Thank You for playng Crafty Cardmakers challenge x

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