Tuesday, February 28, 2012

Easter greetings

I love finding a great sketch that can be used for multiple cards! I just finished making this batch of cards for the BC Childrens Hospital (sending them via Send A Smile 4 Kids Canada) using last week's sketch from Sketch and Stash. Most of the papers are from the "Peep" pack from We R Memory Keepers. The ribbons, flowers & buttons are freebies from a magazine. The gorgeous die cuts are Memory Box (thank you to my BFF Lee for cutting & sending these for me!). The bunny & puppy images are digital stamps from Karen's Doodles and the dragon is from Dustin Pike's Doodle Dragon Studios. Of course they are all coloured using Copic markers.
After assembling the cards I decided that they needed some some "bling" so I added Glossy Accents on the Easter eggs (background paper on dragon card, eggs in basket on bunny card) and Stickles to the basket filler (dragon card).

2 Sisters - anything goes
Allsorts - anything goes
Corrosive Challenges - another dimension (the images and flowers are popped up)
Crafty Catz - something starting with "B" (buttons, bunny)
Crazy Challenge - anything goes
Doodle Dragon - Pike's Playground - bling (glossy eggs & sparkly yellow basket filler)
Going Grey with Scrap-Creations - pop it
Karen's Doodles - pastel Easter
Moving Along With the Times - layers
Send a Smile 4 Kids - Easter/spring
Truly Madly Crafty - ribbon & bling


  1. Hi Shelley, Your cards are so darn cute. Just imagine a youngster receiving one of these cards...the big smile on his/her face. I usually don't use sketches but think that I will give that a try in the near future. Thanks for sharing!

  2. Oh what gorgeous cards Ellie! all the images are adorable! and you've coloured them all beautifully! Gorgeous papers and embellishments - they are all really sweet and the kids will really love them!!!
    Thanks for joining us at MAWTT and Good Luck in the Challenge!
    Hugs Sue xx

  3. Hello Shelley, thanks for playing along at Pike's Playground this week - hope you had fun adding the "bling"!

  4. I love that you use your cards for such great causes. There will most certainly be smiles on these! :)
    Thank you for sharing your wonderful talent with us at Karen's Doodles for our challenge.

    Lisa xx

  5. Lovely cards, Shelley, and what a great cause! I'm sure they will brighten the day of the recipients. I like the addition of the gloss, it really makes them pop. Thanks so much for joining us at The Corrosive Challenge!


  6. Super sweet cards! Thanks for sharing with us at MAWTT this week, hope to see you again soon. Pami x

  7. Oh Shelley... the bling on the eggs looks fantastic. Your bottle of GA must be nearly empty now. Thanks for joining us at "Pike's Playground."

  8. 3 great cards Shelley I love working from a sketch too
    Thanks for joining in with Sandra's lots of layers at MAWTT and Good Luck Hugs Laurie x

  9. This is a great sketch. I think I will borrow it and get a few more cards done for Stollery.
    Your cards are really sweet, btw.

  10. Hi Shelley
    All fabulous card,thankyou for joining us this week at CraftyCatz
    Hugs Dianne xx DT

  11. Beautiful cards Shelly and such a great cause hun :-)
    Thanx for sharing at The Crazy Challenge this week. Love to see you again.
    Hugs from Karin

  12. Your Glossy Accents did the trick. Your cards are so cute. Thanks for joining us at "Pike's Playground".



  13. super cards for our I Spy challenge this week, thanks for sharing your fab creation with us at CRAFTY CATZ, x carol

  14. Shelley- your kids are going to love them! Perfect for spring and Easter! Thanks for sharing them with us at Send a Smile 4 Kids (U.S.A.)

  15. fab batch of cards, Thanks for joining us at "Pike's Playground."

  16. Lovely project!
    Thank you for joining us at Allsorts this week and good luck!

  17. Oh WOW Shelley! These are wonderful cards for kids. Thank you so much for joining us this week at SAS4 kids!

  18. All three are just adorable, love the perfect Spring colors! Thanks for sharing your creation with us this week @ SAS 4 Kids :)

  19. Super cute cards, thanks for playing in this weeks "pop it" challenge at Going Grey with Scrap-Creations!

  20. These are are vey cute. i really love the fact that there for a good cause. Thanks for joining us at Karens Ddodles this time. Good luck and hope to see you again next week.

  21. That background paper is way too cute!! Thanks for sharing!

  22. 3 cards ....and I love them all :0)
    Thanks for playing along with us at "Pike's Playground" this week.

  23. These are all great! WOW, you have been busy! I love seeing Karen's Doodles images used on cards. Love it! Thanks for joining us this week at Karen's Doodles!

  24. Shelly, lovely cards for Easter! The one with Dustin's dragon is cute with the shiny background dp! Great job! Thanks for playing along with us this week at Pike's Playground.