Monday, April 11, 2011

{Easter Chicks}

Good Afternoon and welcome to my blog! I hope everyone had a nice weekend, as always ours went by much too quickly. Today I was able to play for a bit in my card room thanks to a couple of sleepy boys and I created this fun shabby-chic Easter card. The chicks are a digital image from Pink Cat Studios. I colored them with Pro-Markers and cut them out with my Cutterbee paper snips. The beautiful patterned paper is the new "Kitch" collection by Girls Paperie. I bought the 6x6 sampler pack from Claudia and Company. I really love the sampler packs. I never make it thru an entire paper pad, so the samplers are perfect for me. Anyways, I cut the paper into 4  squares and matted them with GP white card stock. I then used my Janome to add the zig-zag stitching around all 4 pieces. I then attached them to a Kraft card base. The nice Nestabilities-like shape was cut out using my Cricut and SCAL software. I attached the chicks with foam dots and added the vintage lace and bow. I thought pearls would be a fun way to accent the border of the large shape, and then I added the pretty mini rosettes from Michael's Recollections collection. I added a pearl accent below the roses also. The Easter sentiment is from  A Muse Studios.

Today I am playing along with several challenges:

Etsy Inspired Challenge # 134 - Think Fast Designs - Here is the picture I chose as inspiration:

Raise the Bar Challenge #61 - Hey Chick

The Crazy Challenge # 62 - Easter

Digi Design House Challenge - Stitches

The Pink Elephant Challenge #97 - Easter

Woodware USA Challenge #22 - Anything Goes

Creative Inspirations Challenge #57 - Easter

Totally Gorjuss Challenge #75 - Fluffy

Paper Play Challenge Week 14 - Critters Galore

I Love ProMarkers Challenge #60 - Easter

Simon Says Stamp Challenge Blog - It's Time For Spring/Easter

Anything Goes Challenge # 38 - Pearls


Nancy said...

A wonderful card...I especially love the pearls!! What a great image!! Thank you for joining us this week at Woodware USA!!

Michelle Single said...

Those little chicks are too sweet! Love the vintage yet springy feel of this! Thanks so much for adding this to the DDH gallery!!

deesdesigns said...

I just love these little chickies - thanks so much for joining us for our stitching challenge at Digi Design House.

Tamara Morton said...

Gorgeous easter card! I love that colour combo just so sweet
Thank you for joining us at Anything goes

Teresa Jenkins said...

Cute chicks! Love your quilted background!!! Thanks so much for playing at DDH!

Tine said...

Hi. Cute chicks and some pretty papers. Thanks for joining us this week for our Easter challenge at I ♥ Promarkers.
Tine :)

Laney said...

Really cute Card lovin those chicks!!
Thanks for joining us at Creative Inspirations hope to see you again

Queenie said...

Oh my goshness!! Those chicks are too too too cute!! Love them on that beautiful patterned paper!! Thanks for playing EIC with us this week!

uksharon said...

Cute chicks.
Thanks for joining us at PP this week.
Best wishes, Sharon

Paper Crafts & Scrapbooking Editor said...

Super cute card, Veronica! :)

Harriet Skelly said...

Oh this is adorable - I love those chicks! Thanks for playing with us at WoodwareUSA!

Cor* said...

I really like your choice of papers and the way you arranged them. Great pearls too! Thanks so much for sharing your EASTER creation with us at Creative Inspirations this fortnight! Best of luck to you!

Julie said...

Way cute, love the chicks and the flowers, and the pearls. Thanks for joining us at Raise the Bar.

Stephanie said...

Oh how sweet are these chicks? Very cute card! Thanks for playing along at DDH!

Wanda Cullen said...

Love this sweet trio of chicks! Thanks for playing along with us at RTB!

Bettina L. said...

What an adorable easter card.Love the colours. Thanks for joining the TG challenge this week. Bettina

Deb said...

fabulous creation, love your variety of gorgeous papers, thanks so much for joining our Easter Challenge at Creative Inspirations, we hope to see you again soon

Hannah Clark said...

Those little chicks are so cute! Your whole card is just adorable! Thanks for joining us at DDH!

Sheri Gilson said...

Super cute!! Love the little chicks. Thank you so much for playing along with us at The Pink Elephant!!
Sheri-TPE DT