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Sunday, April 1, 2018

Easter is a Time for Sheer Hoppiness!

Coffee of the Day - Coconut Hazelnut

Happy Easter to those of you who celebrate this holiday! :) This has always been one of my most favorite holidays. I love spring, even though it doesn't really come to our area for a while yet. We can have snow into May, and it frequently snows on Easter, but the flowers that peak through are so lovely, aren't they?! It is truly a season of new hope.

I have a card to share with all of you today. I have given this to our neighbors who have the most adorable little girls! They shared with us a few days ago that their oldest is learning to read by sounding out the letter "P" for Palmer. :) we all smiled over that one!

I happily discovered that one of my favorite artists, Lee Holland, has an Etsy store for digital images. If you hurry, you might even catch the big sale that she has going on right now. I was one happy camper, let me tell you! ;)  This cute little bunny hopped right into my shopping cart, along with several other fun images!


Papers are from the Authentique Eastertime, flowers & leaves are from Wild Orchid Crafts, pretty blue ribbon is from Really Reasonable Ribbon, and dies are by Spellbinders. sentiment is from Create with TLC.

vintage buttons, doily, lace trim, and yellow twine and ticket are from my stash. all cs edges have been distressed with either ink or a paper distressing tool. you can't see it well in the photo, but I used a wink of stella clear glitter pen to accent the hop pattern.

what DID show up well is a lovely pet hair from either Palmer or Moon Pie.... oh goodness gracious.... I had already given the card to our neighbors by the time I started editing this picture, so I couldn't go back and retake it. ack! the joys of having 2 pets with black fur who love to play in my craft room with me!!!

I hope all of you enjoy your day! thanks so much for "hopping" by! :)
Jennifer

Challenges:
Sweet Stampin' - bingo: ribbon, button, distress
Deep Ocean - Easter/Spring
Die Cuttin' Divas - Easter (Spellbinders dies)
Lemon Shortbread - anything goes
Papercraft Challenges - Bunnies for Easter
Aud Sentiments - Easter or Spring sentiment
QKR Stampede - anything goes
Brown Sugar - Spring or Easter
Crafty Catz - anything goes w/optional twist of old stash
Polkadoodles - #13 anything goes

16 comments:

Fikreta said...

Happy Easter! 🐇🐣
Its so nice to see your craft!
I love this cute card!
Have a wonderful day
hugs

Paulette Creates said...

Happy Easter to you and your family.
This is so stinkin cute!

Paulette

Sue said...

Thanks for joining in with us at Sweet Stampin such a cute card hugs Sue xx

Melanie said...

Your sweet image is beautiful among the pretty papers and flowers. Thank you for playing along at Brown Sugar Challenge.

Sandra van Blaricum said...

Happy Easter Jennifer!!
good to see your gorgeous cards again!! And glad you feel good enough to craft!!
Congratulations on the engagement of your son!! WOnderful!!
Hugs!!

As.I.Do.Rodos. said...

Fabulous card .Thank you for joining us at Aud Sentiments challenge good luck Ginny ♥
Aud Sentiments
My Blog As I do Rodos

Dorothy S said...

Oh, so cute - from the look of that bunny, he had a plan to "eat one, hide one"! Thanks for joining the QKR Stampede weekly Anything Goes challenge. Dorothy S, DT member

Lisa said...

Adorable and beautiful! Love all of the pretty embellishments and layers and that digi is adorable! I'll have to check out the shop! And thanks so much for stopping over at my place too!

Nana Connie said...

This is so sweet, Jennifer! Love your paper choices. Thanks so much for playing with us in our "Anything Goes" challenge at QKR Stampede this week. Good luck.
NanaConnie DT

PaperDaisies said...

What a sweet image. Love the way you have showcased it. Thank you for sharing your talents with us over at Crafty Catz. Hugs Nina

Ann-Marie said...

A very pretty card, love your image and colour scheme. Thank you for sharing with us over at Polkadoodles Challenge this week. Take care, Ann-Marie x

Cass said...

Super cute. Thanks for joining us at Sweet Stampin'
Cass xx

Norma Pechir-Holland said...

Your card is so sweet!. Thank you for playing with us in Polkadoodles challenge blog, anything goes. Good luck with your entry.

cohenna said...

Beautiful!! Thank you for sharing your card with us at Papercraft Challenges! Happy crafting :)

Deanne Saunders said...

Lovely!! Thanks so much for participating in our LEMON SHORTBREAD challenge. Hope you participate in our next challenge!! Have a happy crafty day!!!
Deanne at A Little Bit O’ Paper

Victoria Rowson said...

Beautiful card. I love all the textures and layers on it. Thank you so much for sharing with us at Lemon Shortbread Challenge Blog.