Wednesday, March 18, 2015

Easter Spring {Scrapy Land}

Welcome to my project for the 14th Scrapy Land Challenge!
(7 simple, glittery small cards - size A2 US - and flat for mailing)

The Challenge is open from March 18 until March 29. 
The theme is "EASTER OR SPRING using any die manufacturer which Scrapy Land sells".  Scrapy Land sells over 40 brands of dies, including overseas products, and many are discounted.
The prize is a $15 gift card - good for anything in the Scrapy Land store!

My cards feature the following Scrapy Land dies.
(for all the dies used, please see the product list at bottom of post)

Accomplishment Alert! (giggle)

The cards are flat! (for mailing).     They are small! A2 size (5.5" x 4.25"). 
Normally I make size A7 (5" x 7"), so this truly was a difficult card to make in my book. (giggle)

Simple METHOD:
The card "jacket" is white and covered completely with Sparkle N Sprinkle Brushable Glue and immediately dredged with glitter. After 30 minutes, the excess glitter was brushed off, and the jacket was glued to the card base. The Easter dies are covered with VersaMark ink and SNS Sparkle EP.

Next, a lavender card using MS chunky glitter with the texture of mylar Easter Basket Grass:

Last but not least, a double-embossed "jacket", dry embossed with Couture Creations Secret Garden and wet embossed with SNS Sparkle EP, to match the interior die cut. 
(This is my favorite)

Products Used:
  • Scrapy Land Die-Namites "Spring Egg Scene" DN-1143
  • Scrapy Land Die-Namites "Spring Eggs" DN-1152
  • Scrapy Land Memory Box Cascadia Butterfly Trio
  • Scrapy Land Memory Box Leavenworth Butterfly Trio
  • Spellbinders Classic Squares (create window card base and jacket)
  • Spellbinders Long Classic Scalloped Rectangles (LG) S4-143 (inside sentiment)
  • Glitter: Martha Stewart Chunky, Wee Crafts Coarse Diamond Dust, Sparkle N Sprinkle Bubblegum & Sunny Daze, Stampa Rosa Lavender.
  • Embossing Powder: Sparkle N Sprinkle "Sparkle"
  • Adhesives: Sparkle N Sprinkle Brushable Glue, Allene's Quick Dry Tacky
  • Cardstock: Pink Pearlized Stardream, Lavender, White (and assorted scraps for butterflies)

I am playing in the:
Sparkle N Sprinkle Challenge - March - Anything Goes with Embossing Powder and Glitter 3/31

stamping hugs, 


Shirley Chillman said...

I never make Easter cards Donna but I would certainly be tempted to after seeing these stunning inspirational makes. Gorgeous.

Warm crafty hugs from Shirl x x x

Olga said...

Your cards are absolutely gorgeous!!

Paula said...

Donna, they are all so lovely, it's hard to pick one. I love all the sparkles from the glitter.

brenda said...

You have been a busy girl Donna and as always a fabulous array of cards. you can never have too much glitter.

Have a good Wednesday.

B x

Jill Jacobsen said...

Wow! You've had fun playing with the glitter!! Such pretty sparkly cards for Easter!

KraftyKoolKat said...

Every one of these are awesome and would be a delight to receive. They are so plush but very cute as well. Love them all Donna.

aussie aNNie said...

Dee these are just adorable. Stunning colours, added goodies and most beautiful die creations .xx
Have a lovely day
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Lori Kobular said...

Donna ~ all of these Easter cards are stunning! Love all the glitter and the egg dies are perfect! I am usually a "pink" person, but I really love the purple card the best! Great job on all of them!

McCrafty's Cards said...

Hi Donna, I am in love with these Egg dies I need them, your cards are stunning as always you always get such beautiful sparkle, Love love love them!!
Kevin xx

KarinsArtScrap said...

Donna your glitter easter cards are beautiful.
Gr Karin

cotnob said...

Wow! You have been busy Donna, a wonderful selection of cards, so beautifully sparkly and such pretty colours. Your die cut details are so lovely and well done for making them small and flat for mailing.

Janis said...

Donna....these are just lovely!!! I adore all the beautiful sparkle and sweet colors with these wonderful die cuts. I think my favorite one is your double embossed one, of my very favorite techniques!!! :)

Thank you for your very kind comments on my blog. I am sorry I haven't been over here to visit for so long. I think I finally am on the road to feeling more energetic again.

Have a lovely mid-week!!!
<3 J

jwoolbright at gmail dot com

Sue said...

Such a wonderful set of cards Donna. I really love your designs using those gorgeous designs and your sparkle looks so beautiful.
hugs Sue xx

Anne Temple said...

looks like you had lots of fun creating all these Easter cards. Love the open window and of course, all the glitter.

Tammy said...

Such pretty glittering fun cards! Love the die cuts and your use of the glitter!

Patricia St Martin said...

Donna, WOW!!!1 Love all the glitter. Fantastic job with each card love everyone of them.
Hugs, Pat/♥

coldwaters2 said...

Wow Donna these are all so gorgeous and beautifully sparkly, love the die cuts, they all look amazing, well done.
lorraine x

Lisa said...

Wow, Donna, these are all so stunning!! I love the glitter!! They sparkle beautifully!! The details and designs are perfect!! You added amazing details and yet they are flat enough to mail - love that!! Gorgeous cards!! Have a great day :)

A Mermaid's Crafts

Sue said...

Beautiful cards. Always nice to have a bit of glitter on the car, rather than all over us:)

Thanks for stopping by my blog earlier.

Hope you've had a good day. Sue

Karenladd said...

Gorgeous!!! Love all the glittery sparkle and that you used different colors and types of glitter on each of the designs. These are like jewelry!! Funny how you usually make 5x7 cards, so this was stretch for you because I can never find enough to fill a 5x7 card myself!

pam said...

How gorgeous your Easter cards Donna, love this egg die, peeking through your window cut out and your egg border.
My favorite is the last one in pinks and one gorgeous butterfly with lots of sparkle.
Hugs Pam

Stampsnob. said...

Glad I don't have to choose Each time I scroll to the next it is my favorite I love the die and it is so pretty in pink but also pretty in purple .....................don't make me pick...........Lis

crafty-stamper said...

I don't send Easter cards either but you have made a great selection and perfect for posting,love all the glitter and bling
Carol x

KT Fit Kitty said...

These are so pretty, Donna! I like making A2 cards - much easier for mailing, like you said! I love all the sparkle! You have some amazing dies!

Leslie Miller said...

I just cannot get over the amazing sparkly glittery fantastic beautiful card fronts! I couldn't possibly pick a favorite, but I do think the mylar-appearing glitter is pretty fabulous for an Easter card. Love that they're flat, too. I have a hard time with anything bigger than A2. I guess it's just what you're used to, right? These are completely wonderful, Donna!

NanaConnie said...

These are incredible, Donna! So glad to see all the sparkle and those die cuts are wonderful. You are such an inspiration. :-D

Jane Savage said...

Wow, such beautiful designs, Donna! The sparkle is just delicious! xxx

Pamellia Johnson said...

Holy cow Donna, I have never seen so much glitter in place before! Your whole blog is alive with sparkle! Amazing cards and I love the different types of glitter you used and the different ways you used them! Well done! hugs :)

Petra Swart said...

WOW, you've been busy, Donna and what great easter cards you have made!!!! Love all the yummy glitter - looks good enough to eat!!!! The easter eggs and butterflies are beautiful!!! Great cards, Donna!!!
Have a great day!!!

Becky said...

Beautiful, as usual. I usually make A2 cards, suo these are right up my alley.

April said...

pretty dies and sparkle! Hugs

Patricia Chalas said...

those sparkle are great!!

Jenny Alia said...

Wow Donna! Love the sparkle. I thought I had a good collection of glitter but I am definitely not using it enough. Thanks for the inspiration & for being my newest follower. :) Hugs!

Anne Temple said...

I'm back to say I'm so glad you shared all these glittery projects with us for the Sparkle N Sprinkle Creative Challenge! Love them all.

Sue said...

Seven totally delicious glittery Easter Cards, girl friend you have been busy!!
Love the egg dies and I especially love how you used them inside the card. My favorite is also your favorite, think it is the double embossing, but be assured, they are all wonderful!!


Paper Creations by Shirley said...

HI Donna, sorry I missed your gorgeous Easter cards. I love the lacey die cut eggs and all the sparkle. I hope you are doing well, take care, Hugs, Shirleyxx

Benzi said...

Wow! Donna, your cards are full of delightful Spring images, dies, embossing, and glitters. I've never used the chunky glitter...well, maybe some clear chunky. Yours is super.
You've made beautiful Spring and Easter creations.
I like your new header, too.

MaryH said...

You don't just make a spectacular card, you make a whole bunch of 'em! Each one has (once more!) a unique look with the materials & colors you've selected. Really liked the difference in the glitter textures too. Love the framing technique, the little egg border cut trim and those lovely diecuts in the picture frame. So lovely, each of them. TFS & Hugs

Mayra Duran-Hernandez said...

These are such wonderful , glittery , and full of sparkle cards you have created my friend !!!! I love the pretty colors and the designs !!!! Wishing you a beautiful day !!

Kren Kurts said...

Love those dies! You have me in a Easter-y mood now!

E. Marie said...

What beautiful variations of this card. Wonderful glittery backgrounds. Thank you for sharing in the Sparkle N Sprinkle March Creative Challenge.

Desire Fourie said...

Woooow absolutely stunning creations. Just adore the frame effect around the scene on each. You are the queen when it comes to using die cuts.
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