Friday, 15 March 2013

Easter Chicks

Good morning folks, it's time for a little Easter inspiration from me as I'm here today with details for the new challenge today over at Polka Doodles which with Easter fast looming is to make an Easter creation.
I've gone cute for my card with one of the new Easter digis from Emma Canning which you can find in the Polka Doodles online shop, all ready to download.


I couldn't resist these adorably cute chicks which I printed out on to thick cartridge paper and coloured with watercolour pencils. I die cut the image into a circle and added a green mat made from the scrap.
I had a bit of a challenge here as I'm waiting for some more coloured printer ink and had to rummage in my scraps box for papers in yellow and green. I hit upon the idea of cutting the papers into strips which I added to a square of thin card before attaching to the card blank.
I added a strip across horizontally and finished off with an Easter sentiment cut from a larger one on the Paper Boutique Volume 3 CD.

Have a great day and back in a bit with my That's Crafty project for this week.
Fliss xx

Some challenges for my card:
Cute Card Thursday - Anything Goes
Cards By Lady Anne/Stamp Challenge - Anything Goes
Paper Shelter - Easter
Deep Ocean Challenge - Cute and Cuddly

7 comments:

  1. Fliss love your card it's beautiful x x It's the 1st one I've seen using the chicks :-D Love the colours and papers you used. Have a lovely weekend, Em x x

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  2. Cute little card for Easter !!! Love the papers & those little chicks.
    Good luck in the challenge & thanks for joing us over at the Paper Shelter ..
    Hugs, Janie

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  3. The strips look great Fliss - really lovely card with very cute image. Nicola x

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  4. Such a cute image which you have used for this bright and cheerful spring card. Thank You for sharing with us at Lady Anne's Challenges. I hope we see you again soon.
    Love ~ Lady Anne xx

    Cards by Lady Anne

    Lady Anne's Challenge
    Lady Anne's Stamp Challenge
    Lady Anne's: NanaVic's Challenge

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  5. Such a cute card! The chicks are adorable! Great layered look on the card! Thanks for joining us at Lady Anne's Stamp challenge!

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Fliss xx