Thursday, 10 April 2014

Project 145: MAWTT Easter and Retrosketches challenge


I am so thrilled to have my first challenge as a DT member of Moving Along With the Times. So happy to be a part of it!

The challenge this week is Easter or Spring. Beth gave me this adorable purple chick and egg ribbon and this was the inspriation for the whole card.

I used RetroSketches' layout this week as my template:


I embossed the lilac paper with the rose embossing folder Claire gave me. I added the ribbon to the sentiment card as well as the little tab. The greeting and tulip are both from a Hobbycraft Easter greeting set of peel-offs (also from Beth) and I finished with the candi and little purple daisy bling to balance out the layout.

Originally I didn't put a background paper down but I thought it looked too plain and the gingham really brought it to life. All purple for the Easter holiday - it works, no?

It was a fun little card and I loved how easily it came together. This will likely go to O's grandad, I know he'll appreciate a bit of spring-like cheer!

A special thanks to Claire who has introduced me to MAWTT - I'm so delighted to be on the DT with her.


8 comments:

  1. A pretty Easter card in gorgeous colours. Hazel L. x

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  2. Pretty card.

    Welcome aboard the team!

    Susan x

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  3. Welcome to the Team again, Lovely to have you onboard. Love this card and lilac is one of my fav colours. Love Hazel (Didos) xx

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  4. WHOO HOO first outing as part of the DT, with a great card. I love how you have used that embossing folder. The chick and egg ribbon is hilarious love it! Cx

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  5. This is gorgeous Jessie - and the chick ribbon is SO cute!! I love the gingham with the embossing, really beautiful !! :-)
    Great to have you on board our team! Hope you have lots of fun!!
    Big hugs
    Sue B xx

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  6. Adorable card, I love the colors! Welcome to the team!
    Tammyx

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  7. Welcome to MAWTT Jessie - such a cute card hugs Judith x

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