Monday, 22 March 2010

Another Easter card for one of my Grandsons

It seems like Christmas Ive been creating Easter cards for weeks, but hopefully this is the last one for the boys and Ive got one more to post for one of our little granddaughters. My hubby went out this morning and popped them all into the post, so that there is no excuse for them not getting there for Easter and of course hopefully to miss the new postal charges which are due in April. I think its a bit much that its going up again as the delivery in some areas is quite appalling, luckily in this area its brilliant and I have some of the nicest postal people you could wish for.
Anyway getting back to my card, this one has been created for my second eldest grandson Thomas so Im hoping he wont think its to young for him, hes coming 17 but he does suffer from Aspergers Syndrome so hopefully he wont find it so. Ive used this new Magnolia image of Edwin and last years egg basket, Ive masked Edwin to stamp the basket behind him. Then Ive coloured him with my copic pens after which Ive used on of my Nestabilitie Label dies to cut him out, Ive also used a sentiment stamp from Magnolia and cut it out the same way as my stamped image, then drawn around the dies to create the mounts for both.
The base card is 7"x 7" white card, with a first layer of blue card, and one of three papers again from the Nitwit Downloads, this first one has an all over pattern of Easter Egs, the second and third mounts are two triangle pieces of yellow card with the two further pattern papers mounted at opposite corners.
The mounted image was then stuck to the left hand side and the sentiment to the right at the bottom. For my final flourish Ive popped a cockerel button towards the top on the right.


Rosis Stöberseite said...

Nanni Oh, that's a beautiful picture and have it due sp colored beautifully, to the best papers, just Grandio.
With Love and Hugs

Christine said...

Hi Shirley another stunner here great images your colouring & colour combo are gorgeous lovely card..

luv n hugs Christine xx

Kimmi said...

Beautiful card Shirley. I love this Edwin, but unfortunately I dont have him in my collection! Love the colours!


Kimmi xx

Spyder said...

A lovely lovely card! Love your Edwin! and the little basket is cute too! Love your papers, great colours.

Anonymous said...

Hi Shirley------ love your card- your creations are so pretty in all

Wishcraft said...

Fab card - love those papers and your lovely colouring! Lisa x

Danielle said...

Really lovely card Shirley! Edwin is coloured so beautifully and I love how you've used the papers with the layout! Another great creation!
Hugs, Danielle

brenda said...

Hi Shirley

Lovely shades of blue and wonderfully coloured image as usual.

B x

Sue said...

Hi Shirley
aww another gorgeous card, fantastic colouring, beautiful papers & layout, sue,x

PinksyDoodles said...

Hi Shirley, this is gorgeous. Great colouring and lovely colours.
Hugs, Clare x

Mandy said...

Gorgeous card Shirley, your colouring is beautiful and the images are so sweet
love and hugs Mandy xx

coldwaters2 said...

Oh wow Shirley what a beauty this is I love the Easter cards you are making I bet your grandsons will be so happy to receive them. I love the colours and Edwin looks fab.

Lorraine x

Melodie said...

Edwin You have created really great, the colors are fantastic.

Debbie said...

A fabulous Easter card Shirley, I love the cute Edwin image . I am sure your grandson will be thrilled with this.
Debbie x

debby4000 said...

Love your gorgeous card Shirley, sweet Edwin and pretty colours.

Vanessa @ See Vanessa Craft said...

Such a sweet image!!

Lavender and old lace said...

ah this is lovely Shirley Im sure your grandson will as well, unless if hes like mine, wonder whats inside
like folding money, but dont you just love um xxxDorothy

♥...Mo...♥ said...

A beautiful card
I love all colors
Hugs from Venezuela

Kath said...

Like your card Shirley, he is so cute and cuddly, and reminds me of my grandson Robert. But he wont let you cuddly him too much.