Each year I always seem to make a lot of Easter cards. Artistically, I love the pastels and lovely colors of spring after a gray, white and brown winter. Practically, I enjoy having an occasion to spread love and the message of God's love. Today I made half a dozen using scraps from my scrap drawers. I have an Ikea chest of nine drawers and put one color in each drawer, arranged like the rainbow. Today I focused on the lavender and purple drawer but added more colors for contrast. Here are the two I made using the colors of Sunday Stamps challenge and the sketch from Atlantic Hearts Sketch #257.
I've been using CTMH paper and stamps for 16 years so these scraps are very old. The top blue strip is a satin ribbon. The chicks and sentiment are from a new stamp set, Easter Animals. The chicks are so cute and reminded me I need to tell my grandkids about the chicks and ducks I got for Easter as a child. This card is for a sweet young first grade girl I know.
I had an extra silver embossed CTMH cross left from making several other cards, so I added it to my second version of this card. I think the design works well for an adult card that focuses on the spiritual meaning of Easter as well!
I kept the inside simple with room because I like to write a personalized message.
I used another lavender scrap and a verse you can save and print from Word Art Wednesday, February 28, 2018:
Thank you for visiting! May you be blessed as you make your own lovely creations to share with those you love.
I'm sharing the first card with the following challenges:
Atlantic Hearts Sketch #257 - sketch
Dragonfly Journeys Challenge #114 - Bunnies, chicks and ducks
Hiding in My Craft Room Challenge #345 - any holiday
Make My Monday Challenge #67 - Easter fun
Sunday Stamps Challenge #175 - Easter color palette