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Wednesday, 11 November 2009

My First Easel Card



I have seen the appearance of easel cards and thought I would have a go at one.  I'm not very good following instructions on paper but came across some diagrams on Crazy 4 Challenges which helped me a lot.  The stamped image is from Pollycraft Designs, the gorgeous papers are from Allisa's Crafting Studio, backing paper from my stash and the lovely blossoms from Jak Heath.

This card fits the criteria for 8 challenges:

Pile it On - Leaf of leaves
Sophisticats - Wings
Creative Card Crew - Doodles
Quixotic Challenges - Stitching
Lots to Do - Distressed
Crazy 4 Challenges - Easel card
Saturday Challenge - Easel card
Allsorts - Bling.


20 comments:

Avril Ann said...

Beautiful Easel Card, Kym, love the image too, great colours, many thanks for joining us at Sophisticats this week. good luck with your challenges. Hugs Avril xxx

Jules said...

Hi Kym

Like you I have seen quite a few of these easel cards this week - but I haven't tried to make one yet. (I will have to though because they look great).

I love what you have made here. Such gorgeous papers that match your image perfectly.

Thank you for joining in my challenge with Allsorts - I hope you enjoyed it.

Love Jules xx

StampOwl said...

cute card, thanks for playing along with the C4C

Sheena said...

Hi Kym,
Great card - I'm loving these easel cards! and wow! 8 challenges! Are you going for a record??!!! lol!

Thanks for entering my blog candy - I hope you do get to a show, I'm starting to look forward to the one tomorrow, I was a bit dissapointed with the last one so fingers crossed this one will be better!

Good luck!
Sheena xx

Beryl (bik59) said...

Hi Kym
Great card,lovely image and papers. I too have been taking a look at these easel cards.
Beryl x

Cheryl said...

beautiful easel card love the papers too thanks for joining us at sophisticats hope to see you again soon love cheryl xxx

crafty creations said...

Hi Kym

And what a gorgeous card you have shared with us on the Lotstodo Challenge - love it

x Hilda

sam21ski said...

Hiya Kym

Well done on your first easel card

Thanks for joining in with Lotstodo this week - Sam xxx

Chrissie said...

This is just gorgeous Kym and well done on fitting it to so many challenges too.

Lisa said...

Hi Kym, Beautiful card! Such a sweet image and lovely papers.

Thanks for joining us at Allsorts.

Lisa x

Sylvia said...

Beautiful 'Easel' card! I see them all over blogworld lately but never tried one myself.. think I should give this a try, too? *hmm* Well sorry.. back to YOUR card: Really beautiful!!!
{love} Sylvia

Beryl said...

Looks like you've got the easel card off to a tee Kym. It's great, with a lovely choice of image and papers.
Beryl xx

blackdragon said...

Thanks for joining us at sophisticats this week.... i love this quirky image.
hugs lynx

Karen said...

Gorjus gorju card Kym, love that image. Thank you for taking part over at Sophisticats and hope to see you again soon.

Love Karen x

Lisa aka Allissa said...

Hi Kym, what a beautiful entry! I love this image...I have her too! :-)
I love these easal cards and must do one myself soon.
Thanks for joining us over at Sophisticats this week...we do hope you'l pop back next week as we have a great sketch from our guest designer & another great prize!

Hugs
Lisa.xx
DT & Owner

JanJay said...

Gorgeous card, such pretty colours.

Thanks for playing along with us at Sophisticats this week.

Jan x

Maureen said...

Great card - I love the easel style card! And the papers and flowers are so pretty! Thanks for joining us at Pile It On!

Michele said...

Gorgeous card Kym, love the image you've used. Hugs Michele x

Kim Dellow said...

Oh that is a lovely Easel card Kym. Thanks for joining the Quixotic Paperie Challenge this week. Kim

Lisa aka Allissa said...

Hi ya Kym darlin... Congratulations...you are our Winner!! of challenge #10 go to the announcement room sweetie.
Hugs
lisa.xxx