Saturday, May 1, 2010

Special Mother's Day Easel Card

I am such a fan of easel cards! I love how they showcase work. This one even has a hidden gift card holder that is pretty nifty! Mom I know you're reading this and no we aren't giving you an itunes card for Mother's Day! I just needed to use it as an example.

Supplies used for this project:
Images-Whiff of Joy "Willow with Flower Basket", Sentiment Stampin Up and Hero Arts
Papers-DP The Girl's Paperie, Card stock Stampin Up Regal Rose, white card stock Couture, beige and green card stock unknown
Copics-yr0000, e000, e30, e53, rv32, rv34, rv19, b97, b39, 0, g21, g24, e33, e37, e57
Misc-background is on watercolor paper and painted with Holtz Distress Inks, dimensional adhesive, Stickles in Star Dust, Martha Stewart leaf punch, Prima roses, green ric rac, distressing tool, sponge and Holtz distress ink in Walnut, pink gem swirl Recollections, pink gingham ribbon, pink buttons, hemp twine

Challenges this project quallifies for:
Crafty Angels-Summer
Creative Inspirations-#58 Easel
Quixotic Paperie-#23 Distressing
Stampavie and More-#92 Distressing
Truly Scrumptious-#31 Hidden Message + Sketch
Whiff of Joy-#77 Gift Card Holder
Cute Card Thursday-#110 Make your own (I chose background)
Charisma Cardz-#17 Girly with flowers
Pixie Dust-#20 Photo Inspiration
Raise the Bar-#16 Inspiration from a room (Daughter's room, but not as messy!)
Lily of the Valley-#52 Summer
Daring Cardmakers-Easel
Stamp Simply-#137 Flowers
Stampin Bees-#56 Mother's Day
Our Creative Corner-Mother's Day
Stamp Scrap and Doodle-#38 Easel


  1. This is just gorgeous Lisa, love how she is colours and the papers are really pretty.

  2. What a beautiful work!!! I love the image beautifully coloured and the perfect distressing!!
    Thanks for joining us at Whiff of Joy challenge and Stampavie and More challenge this week.


  3. Wow this is gorgeous! The bright colours are beautiful and I like all the texture you've added! Thanks for joining in with the TS challenge!

    Love Beth xx

  4. very pretty, love all of the colors!!!

  5. Stunning that idea!! As a Mom, I love Itunes gift cards!:) Thanks for playing along at Raise the Bar!

  6. This is a gorgeous card, and sooo many challenges! Congratulations!:) Thanks for playing with us at SSDS!

  7. Hi Lisa

    gorgeous card! beautiful detail


  8. Wow, this is such a pretty card. Thanks for playing at Charisma. x

  9. What a beautiful job on this easel creation and the way you turned it into a gift card holder is awesome!! Thanks for the inspiration and Thanks for joining us at Raise The Bar this week!

  10. That is some special card. Great idea.

  11. Wow Lisa this is stunning! Beautiful papers and embellishments. Your coloring is amazing!

    Thanks so much for joining us at Whiff of Joy Challenges!

  12. WOW! stunning colours and details and amazing colouring, I love it! Clever idea for the gift card holder! thanks for joining us at Whiff of Joy, hugs, Jane xxx

  13. OMG this is one very beautiful and special creation your design is just wonderful the colours that gorgeously coloured image I have so enjoyed just looking and looking at this.
    Lorraine x

  14. What a stunning card and I love the little girl image too. :)Lynn

  15. Gorgeous card, love the stamp and the colors you chose.

  16. beautiful easel card has a beautiful vintage feel to it...thanks for joining in with the Truly Scrumptious challenge
    Mina xxx

  17. Very Pretty!! Thanks for playing along with Our Creative Corner this week!!

  18. Oh such a beautiful card Lisa. Love the colours you've used and the sweet image also. Thanks for joining us this week at TS. Hugs Michele x

  19. Gorgeous card, thanks for joining us on LOTV.


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