Easter is Coming!

As I have mentioned in previous blogs, I make cards for all the residents at the Belmont Nursing Home. There are between 125-130 residents, so I try and make individual cards for each and every one at Christmas, Valentine’s Day, Easter, and Fall/Halloween. Plus I make birthdays cards, thank you cards and general cards for their tuck shop and as prizes for various activities. I do this all at my own expense as a way to “Pay it Forward” for the wonderful card they extended my mother. So I am trying to get a start on Easter and you will be seeing lots of different Easter” cards over the next few weeks. I designed three different cards today.

For my first card I designed the card based on 3 different card challenges:

STAMPlorations – Challenge 28 – Sketch
If You Give a Crafter a Cookie – Challenge 12 – Photo Inspiration
Going Grey With Scrap-Creations – Bingo (Flowers/Punch/Digi Image)

To make my card I used Easter Ewe by Bugaboo Stamps, I coloured him with Copic markers. I fussy cut him out and layered him on an embossed folder background and added some punch flowers by Nellie Snellen.  The sentiment is from PI.


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My second card is based on two challenges:

Cute As A Button Stamps Challenge #6 – Dies – Birds and the Bees Theme (Photo Inspiration)
Sketchtanten (Sketch Aunts) – Challenge 6 Sketch

To make my card, I used Spring Bird – bird nest by Bugaboo Stamps. I coloured the image with Copic markers. Next I fussy cut it out and layered it on my background design. I finished it with some punched flowers bu Nellie Snellen 2-step punches. The sentiment is from Lawn Fawn.


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My third card is based on Try Stamping on Tuesday – Challenge 206 Sketch

To make my card I used POLKAB sit by Bugaboo Stamps. I coloured the bunny with Copics. I layered her on my background. I used Memory Box TRELLIS BORDER die, MFT Leaf Flourish, and my favorite 2 step floral/leaf punches by Nellie Snellen. The sentiment is from PI.

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Update: My second card placed top three in Cute As A Button Stamps Challenge #6 – Dies – Birds and the Bees Theme (Photo Inspiration)

Top3Winner cute as a buttonMy third card placed top three in Try Stamping on Tuesday – Challenge 206 Sketch



  1. Francesca says:

    adorable card. Thank you for joining us at Cute As A Button Stamps challenge. Join us again. – Francesca, Owner

  2. Sandi says:

    Love your sheep card..the image and the dry embossing looks wowsers together!!! Thanks so much for playing along with us at If You Give A Crafter A Cookie!

  3. Jacqui says:

    Loving all the different cards. Jacqui DT Cute as a button

  4. Tamesis says:

    Wow klasse umgesetzter Sketch und süßes Motiv
    Hab ganz lieben Dank für’s mitmachen bei den Sketchtanten
    Grüßle Vanessa

  5. What cute Easter cards, Myrna! I’m sure all the residents appreciate your thoughtfulness. Have fun making the rest of your cards. :) Thanks for sharing with us at Try Stampin’ on Tuesday.
    Sara H.

  6. Julie B says:

    Love the cute sheep on the first card and the embossed panel. Spring is definitely on it’s way as we have lambs in the field now.
    Thanks for sharing with us at STAMPlorations. :)

  7. Kuni says:

    Wonderful Easter Card.
    Thanks for joining us at the Sketchtanten.

  8. LauraJane:) says:

    The bunny ears on the lamb is toot SWEET! Thanks for playing along at STAMPlorations Sketch challenge.

  9. sternenglanz says:

    Wow your Card is so cute!
    Thank you for your contribution at the Sketchtanten.

    x Sternenglanz

  10. ~DEANNE~ says:

    Sweet stuff! Thanks so much for participating in our IF YOU GIVE A CRAFTER A COOKIE… challenge!! Hope to see you again for our next challenge!!
    A Little Bit O’ Paper