Friday, 2 April 2010

A Couple of Cards


Happy Easter everyone. Two very different cards to show you today. This first one features some lovely Papermania papers and a Pink Petticoat image and sentiment. I've cut the hippo out and stuck her on with foam pads. Pearls by Kaiserkraft and Basic Grey.

One of the things I used to enjoy about crafting, before I knew there was such a thing as designer paper, was starting with plain white paper and ending up with something colourful. All the colour here has been added with inkpads and I really like the clean (if not that simple) look of this card. The sentiment is by Stampin Up. TFL and enjoy the holiday weekend.

19 comments:

dolcreations said...

I'm in total awhhhh Julie! These two cards are simply stunning. Both so different, but both are gorgeous!

Sharon said...

These are both gorgeous Julie. I love your hippo with pearl on his bum! And your white card is so elegant.

Willy's creations said...

They are both beautiful..love the hippo.

Happy easter!

Hugs,Willy

Sarpreet said...

wow! absolutely gorgeous - so effective - love it

Terrie B x said...

Two equally `Beautiful cards Julie:)...TFI
Happy Easter to you and yours..
Have a fab weekend:)x

amanda stokes said...

Two absolutely gorgeous cards Julie!love those PM paper's... so pretty!And your flower is stunning on the second
have a fab weekend
hugs amanda xx

Elaine Stark said...

Both super cards, I love the second, so simple and elegant. Elaine

Rosietoes said...

I love that hippo image - it really brings a smile.
The second card is so beautifully elegant and beautifully crafted.
Simply gorgeous. The flower is stunning.
Have a blessed Easter Julie and TFS your wonderful talent.
Edna x

stampingheaven said...

Both fab cards Julie however your second card is gorgeous love the CAS feel to it. Easter blessings, Ali x

Anesha said...

Both fantastic cards, really love the second one really striking. Easter Blessing. Anesha

maddy hill said...

gorgeous cards Julie .and i so remember those days of non designer paper , chalks/pastels instead of inks !

hugs
maddy x

mckinkle said...

Fabulous cards Julie, I just adore your flower, it is stunning!

Keryn x

Sarita said...

Both cards are stunning Julie. I'm with you on the designer paper thing, I do like them but even now I rarely use them, it's just great to create your own backgrounds and designs.
Have a fab Easter,
Love Sarita xx

Grenouille Greetings said...

Two lovely cards, Julie! I particularly like your all white (but not all white anymore) card with that beautiful flower, the lovely foliage and the great sentiment! Easter Blessings to you! Warmest wishes, Lesley

Eiglas said...

Love both of these cards - the hippo is brill and made me smile whilst the second one is so elegant.
Love the clouring on both but especially the flower.
Hugs,
Ei
x

Sandra said...

Two stunners! Both very different and both perfect.
Happy Easter!
Hugs
Sandra x

Tammi said...

Both wonderful cards...love the pearls and papers on the hippo card and the flowers and leaves are so pretty on your white card!

pickle said...

Wow Julis what a pair of stunners!! So very pretty.
Kerry x

Cardmaking Galore said...

This is just stunning - love the flower and the leaves and your tutorial is great, i just need to buy the punches now

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