Thursday, March 7, 2013

TCM Easter/Encouragement Blog Hop

Welcome to The Craft's Meow's March Blog Hop. Our theme this month is Easter and Encouragement. If you came from Lindsay's blog, then you're at the right spot. Please check the TCM blog for the complete list and so you don't miss the information about the stamp giveaway!

I have two cards for you today, one for Easter and another for Encouragement. The first one uses my No Greater Love set. As a Christian, Easter is our most celebrated holiday since it is the basis of our faith. HERE is my post from last year why it is also my favorite holiday.

I had fun making this "messy" tag using Distress Inks. I dabbed the pads on a smooth surface and wiped them off with my Want2Scrap tag. I then stamped the cross with Versafine ink.
TCM-Easter
I wasn't able to get the full image stamped so I fixed that problem by stamping the image again on a white piece of cardstock, inked the edges and glued that where the error was. It kind of adds to the vintage appeal. :) Both the corner scroll and sentiment are also from No Greater Love set. I added some more Want2Scrap bling on the crown and the side. I ruffled the ribbon and stitched it in place.
TCM-Easter-det
My second card uses In Tandem set. As you can see, I pretty much used the same layout as the one above. The papers are by My Little Shoebox. I inked all the edges and glued some flowers on the front of the bike.
TCM-Encouragement
Your next stop is Sharri Seffens. Happy hopping!
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19 comments:

  1. Beautiful cards Nina - I really love the Easter one.
    Blessings
    Maxine

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  3. I love the distressed look of your first card, Nina! Well done! And your second card is wonderful... I especially like the touch of flowers on the handle bars. :) Thank you so much!!!

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  4. Wow...These are gorgeous. Your details are amazing. I really love the mixed media feel of the first one. Great job.

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  5. You are so artsy. I love your cool colors. What a great look. I'm going to go see it again.

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  6. The flowers and ribbon look perfect together. Very pretty.

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  7. Love how you have so many layers and textures on both cards... very pretty.

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  8. Great job on the distressing. The second card is my favorite.

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  10. Wonderful layout on these cards!

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  13. Gorgeous cards! Love all the special details you add... ribbons, lace, buttons, flowers! Great color combos too. Love the layered look.

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