Monday 2 April 2012

A couple of 'Cheep' cards

Couldn't resist this little pun...even though I can picture you all groaning as you read!

Today I am posting the first (and to date the only completed) of my batch of Easter cards.

This is the first one......

It's made with a lovely Digi from Digistamp Boutique, coupled with some papers from the NitWits Eggstra special collection, which happens to be one of my favourietes becasue of the lovely vibrant colours.

As you can see, I have made full use of my Grand Nestie Scalloped circles here and there is a little bit of recycling in there too, as the green twine that you can see was originally wrapped around my mother's day flowers!

So here is version two of the same card, using all the same elements, but slightly different papers from the Eggsta Special collection.

I hope that you like them both!

There are some lovely Easter and Spring Challenges this week so I am going to enter these cards in to the following:

Secret Crafter Saturday Challenge - Shaped Card
One Stop Craft - Easter
Card makin Mamas - Easter
The Poodle Parlour - Polka Dots
Cure Card Thursday - Happy Easter
Catch the Bug - Easter / Spring

The good news for me is that I am on holiday this week (whahooo!!!) so I am hoping to fit in some more time for Easter Card Making and also to finish off my mega task of finishing the knitted baby blanket that I am making for my soon to arrive Great Nephew number one.  I think I only have two or three inches left to knot, but, since there is another great nephew on the way (due to be born on my birthday) I have already bought the wool to start on a second blanket! Good job that I am enjoying the knitting experience so far.....variety is the spice of life as they say.

Also - I have received two lovely blog awards recently, so I really must devote some time to posting these and 'sharing the love,' but in the meantime I would like to say a big THANKYOU to the two lovely ladies who thought of me.

I think that's all from me for today, so thank you for stopping by, and come back for another visit soon!



  1. Lovely cheeky chick, perfect colours, thanks for sharing your work with us at Poodles Parlour, good luck, cheers Sue N x

  2. These are fab! Love the shaped cards and cute images xx

  3. Love your gorgeous cute cards.

  4. Lovely cards Sharon! Love this cute chick and your doodling looks fab too :o) Lisa x

  5. Great cards! Love the image and shape!

  6. Stunning cards.........xxGaynor

  7. what a cute card, love the shape, thank you for joining our challenge at OSCC this week, hugs, martina

  8. Hi Sharon,
    Oh My Goodness how stinkin cute are these Easter Cards lol !!! Love the super adorable little chicks, the shaped cards look simply Gorgeous!!! Love the dp, the colour scheme is gorgeous too. Love the layout and the embellishments. Coloured perfectly. Thanks for joining us at Poodles Parlour and Good Luck. Hope to see you joining us again.
    Hugs Jacqui xxx

  9. I love your "cheap" cards! They are adorable!

  10. Thank you so much for joining us at The Secret Crafter Saturday Challenge with absolutely adorable creation its just perfect, I hope you will try to join us again next week,
    Have a lovely week,
    Hugs Bridget SCSC DT

  11. These are fabulous! Thank you so much for joining us at OSCC this time, hope to see you again soon :-) Elaine DT -xxx-
    p.s I have candy on offer if you would like to enter-

  12. What a FANTASTIC card - I just LOVE the shape (and that great chick too!)

    Thanks so much for playin' along with us this week for the Catch The Bug “Easter/Spring" Challenge with Bugaboo Stamps! We have a NEW challenge for you beginning tomorrow that I hope you’ll join us for!
    Hugs & Happy Days! ~Min
    Kaymin Kreations

  13. Hi Sharon, what gorgeous cards. I love the fab shape and the papers are stunning. Thanks for joining in with our monthly challenge over at DSB. Hugs, Denise x

  14. this is absolutely adorable! I just love that image! Thanks for joining our challenge at Poodles Parlour this week.
    Tammy DT

  15. I really like them both! That DigiStamp Boutique image is adorable! :)


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