Thursday, 2 April 2009

Spring is multi-sprung!

I got down to business with making an Easter card the other evening, and decided to follow the fab sketch for the Double Dutch Challenge #14. This sketch really appealed to me as it demanded a number of papers, and I remembered that I have got a number of co-ordinating spring-like papers that came free with issue 1 of Creative Cardmaking magazine . I was also able to do something different with the 3 little dots on the sketch, as the magazine freebie included some cute matching die cut butterflies - I don't normally use these giveaways but those ones were rather better than the average imho.

I would also like to enter this card for a few other challenges - hence the title that spring is multi-sprung!
Created by Hand - Easter or Easter Eggs
Cute Card Thursday#54 - citrus colours

Here is a pic of the inside of the card, where I used another free diecut greeting from the magazine.

I used:
Stamps: Penny Black "Duckling" and "Happy Easter";
Colouring media: watercolour pencils;
Papers: all free with issue 1 of Creative Cardmaking magazine, inc. butterflies and inside greeting;
Supplies: ribbon and brad from my stash.


  1. gorgeous pauline, totally adorable., hugs rachxx

  2. Your card is soooo cute Pauline! I love the colouring and the colours, spring has sprung indeed ;o) Thank you for participating in the Double Dutch challenge!


  3. This is a great card. Very nice papers. Well done on meeting so many challenges in one!
    Clare x

  4. what a great card and you're right those papers are better than the normal ones that we get free. I love that duck.

    Ann xxx

  5. Oh what an adorable card, beautiful colours and such a cute image.

  6. woww Pauline,what a beautiful card,l love the image and papers.

    hugs Riet.x

  7. Beautiful card Pauline - I adore that image and great papers.
    Cathy xx

  8. fab card, great image, thanks for joining in the CCT challenge

  9. gorgoeus card love the papers and the cute image. the butterflys look really good.
    Tracy x

  10. Wonderful card!! I love that duckie and the papers are delicious! I wish we got freebies in our magazines!! Lucky you!
    Thanks for joining us this week at TPE!

  11. Love the card, (I have those papers I must use them!) Good luck in your challenges!

  12. Oh my god so many cute eastercards you´ve done!! :0)
    I just love the PB-stamps!!
    Hugs from Kicki

  13. Soooo gorgeous...beautiful papers and such a cute image Pauline.
    Carole x

  14. another fab card. Aren't the freebies in this mag fantastic!!! I have just got issue 2 and love it!

  15. Love the hot zingy colours Pauline, the image is so adorable too. x

  16. Love the post title :) fab card, love the colours and the cute image :)
    Glad you shared with us this week..
    Carol x

  17. Great Easter card, love the image and papers. Thanks for joining us at LOTV this week.

    Hugs Christine

  18. Very nice! I really like your combo of your decorations. Just lovely!

    Monica at

  19. Stunning card - LOVE the butterflies and i think the image is adorable - great colouring
    love tasha xx


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Pauline x