Sunday, February 24, 2013

Happy Easter

Happy Saturday and thanks for taking the time to visit the Charmed Life Blog. I was out shopping today with my sister. We went looking for some wall art for my home. I picked up a couple of items and I think they will work in my living room. When I get it up, I will take some photos.

I have another Easter card for today. I usually send 10-15 cards and this is only #2. This one would be an easy one to recreate in different colors.

I made this card for this week’s color challenge #414 on Splitcoaststampers. Peggy is our hostess and she chose a great trio of colors with certainly celery, crumb cake and chocolate chip.

For my card I used the “Jesus paid it all” stamp set and coordinating Calvary die from Sweet ‘n Sassy Stamps. I decided to make a little scene on my Easter card. My crosses I cut with chocolate chip cardstock.

I added some grass cut from certainly celery cardstock with an MFT grass die. Added some wildflowers cut with the Memory Box “wildflower patch” die from certainly celery and white cardstock.

I cut & embossed some clouds with another MFT die and stamped my sentiments on them. My background designer paper is from Stampin-Up’s “elegant soiree” collection.
It was cut & embossed with the Spellbinders Matting Basics A & B dies.

This is also for the Splitcoaststampers LoveFest2013E challenge. Jana is the hostess and she wants us to use at least one die. I used 5 of them on this card.

That's it for me for today. So until next time.......God bless.

Some other challenges:
1.  Crafty Catz has a dies and punches challenge.
2.  WordArt Wednesday has an anything goes challenge.
3.  Twist of Faith Card Challenges wants us to use spring colors and a scripture or uplifting verse.


  1. Hi Mary! I love this card, and it is the very first Easter card I've seen, was a welcome surprise. Thank for sharing this in our challenge this week. I enjoy your art and appreciate you sharing it with us. Hope you're having a blessed and relaxing weekend. Please stop back by real soon. God bless you for sharing with us!
    Word Art Wednesday

  2. Mary what a BEAUtiful Easter card!! I love the background and how the crosses pop out!

  3. This is a lovely card creation! Wonderful card for Easter time - thanks for sharing at Twist of Faith - have a wonderful God-filled week! Gail DT

  4. What a perfect card for the color combo! Lovely design, Mary. :-)

  5. perfect easter card. Thanks for joining us for the CraftyCatz Challenge! Kim – DT CraftyCatz

  6. A beautiful Easter card....thanks for sharing at Twist of Faith.

  7. What a beautiful Easter card.

  8. A beautiful creaion Mary... the colorurs are wonderful, and such a powerful image! Thank you for sharing at Twist of Faith!

  9. lovely card, thanks for your your fab creation with us at CRAFTY CATZ x carol

  10. Beautiful, Mary! I love the crosses against that background paper. They really stand out.

  11. Lovely card and great for our dies & punches challenge at Crafty Catz. Thanks for joining hope to see you next week

  12. This is such a wonderful card! I love the cross die cut and you did a fantastic job with the colors!



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