Wednesday, 23 March 2016

Happy Easter!

I'm sharing my first Easter card of the year with you today and it was time to use a real old favourite stamp - Bunny friends by penny black.

I stamped the bunnies separately, coloured them with pro markers and cut around them. I wanted them to have a 3D look so I turned the square card I had in to a concertina style by double folding the front and trimming the back to match the length.

I had a rummage through my stash for some eastery papers to make the hillside and sky and we were good to go. I cut the cloud out freehand and stamped penny black's Happy Easter greeting. Finishing touches include glossy accents, punched paper flowers, fine liner 'stitching' and liquid pearls.

I took my finished card down to be photographed only to find pup had done a wee on the carpet. I left the card on the coffee table while I went to fetch something to clear up only to come back and find the card in his mouth!! Needless to say he did not have a good morning! One rabbit had lost his ears but apart from that the damage was minimal. After a few repairs we were ready to photograph again. Can you spot which rabbit was the casualty?!

At this point Pup would like to point out how gorgeous, chocolatey and spring like he looks among the primroses in the garden, and gives his assurances that no more cards will be harmed during the making of this blog. Probably.

I'd like to enter this card in to the following challenges;


  1. A super Spring creation Lou and so pretty how you created the scene behind the image.

    Not sure if it's your pop, but he/she is totally adorable ans steals the show.

    Many thanks for sharing with us at Penny Black and More challenge.

    B x

  2. Hi Lou
    Fabulous card... Love the cute image and the scene you have created...
    Thanks for joining us at PBSC
    Hugs Sylvie x

  3. Fab card love the little bunny bum sticking out lol such a cute pup Debbs x

  4. Love your card such a happy spring creation and couldn't tell which one had been nibbled by pup, as an owner of three doglets i have learnt the hard way no to leave cards unattended on low surfaces. My first ever DT gig and one of them ate my card beyond repair ! Thanks for sharing such a pretty card and story about pup.


  5. A beautiful card and juyt a sweet little varmint - such a beautiful dog!
    Happy Easter!

    Thank you for sharing it at Try it on Tuesday!
    oxo Susi

  6. Such a sweet card and the bunnies are so adorable! Thanks for playing with us at TIOT.
    Hugz, Z

  7. This is too cute as is your pup, thanks for joining us at Allsorts, xxxx

  8. Your card is adorable and your pup is too!

  9. Such a cute card Lou and hearing what naughty Pup did made me dog used to steal socks!

  10. An adorable card! The rabbits are so cute. You've created a lovely scene. Thank you for joining us at Try it on Tuesday. Mar

  11. Loving your sweet sweet bunnies!

    Thank you so much for sharing your wonderful creation with us at Penny Black Saturday Challenge!

    ♥ Sue Kment

  12. Thanks for joining Penny Black & More @ Allsorts challenge with this great entry, good luck.
    Happy crafting
    Tracy x

  13. Oh my--Pup is just darling! Mine is now almost 3, but your post brought back memories of the puppy days when he put everything he could reach in his mouth! Love your creative & oh so cute card--so glad you joined us at PBSC!

  14. Adorable bunnies--and Pup! And a great card design!!

  15. Gorgeous card Lou, fab folding with cute images and you made a fabulous background scene too!
    Thank you for sharing at Penny Black and more,
    welcome again;-))m

  16. This is a fabulous card, such cute images.
    Thank you for joining us at Paper Creator for our Spring Colours Challenge.
    I have Birthday Candy on my blog if you would like to take a look -

  17. Oh Lou glad your sweet card survived !! It is adorable sweetie and so is pup !! Glad you could join us at Little Claires!!

    hugs Diane xx