Mar 13, 2016

DIY Hydrangea Easter Card

card 1
 Just a quickie to share this card I made tonight for the Mojo Monday challenge.  I picked up this Martha Steward hydrangea punch on clearance yesterday for $4 and just had to play with it!  I colored the front and back of each petal, then curled them with the end of a pen and glued them to a circle.  FUN!
Now I know I just said I was done with butterflies for a while, but this card seemed to need more than an egg and a flower so I used this new Tim Holtz butterfly to finish it off.  The gorgeous sentiment is Verve and I have been waiting about six months to use it!  Lovely!  I pulled out some ten year old throwback Basic Grey paper for my background.  Awe, I think I used this to make birth announcements forever ago!  SWEET!  Thanks for looking again tonight.  Hugs to all!
card 2
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19 comments:

Dr Sonia S V said...

Your flowers match perfectly with the lovely papers you used
So beautiful !!
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Brenda Brown said...

Great bargain hunting Autumn and such a pretty Easter card as the result, love it.
Have a great week.
hugs Brenda xx

Maxine D said...

Wonderful card Autumn - and never worry about too many butterflies - they are so often the perfect accent on a card :-).
Blessings
Maxine

Mimi said...

Gawjuss! Yes: BG. Yes please: Martha + Tim. Add some dyed ribbon (check!) and how can you even go wrong? You're the bomb, and I think we share part of a brain.
Thanks for stopping by and seeing my friendship/bird card... Not my fave make, but I love the quote. Thanks for being a bloggy friend! :-)

brenda said...

Your hydrangea looks amazing Autumn and the backing papers compliment it perfectly.

It's lovely to see you at Stamping Sensations, many thanks for joining in.

B x

Joi at RR said...

Oh sooooooo lovely Autumn. Truly makes me think EASTER - even without the sentiment! Just wonderful. XXj.

Lisa said...

This is gorgeous, Autumn!! The hydrangea looks amazing!! What a bargain!! I love pretty papers and of course, the beautiful butterfly!! Have a great day!! Big hugs :)

Lisa
A Mermaid's Crafts

Carole Robb Bisson said...

Butterflies and Hydrangea are perfeect together. Thank you so much for entering our 221st challenge. We are always delighted to see your entries and appreciate your inspirational creativity.
Blessings,
Carole Robb Bisson
Word Art Wednesday
DT Member

Mandy said...

Gorgeous card Autumn! It's so elegant and pretty, & I absolutely love your hydrangea.
Thanks for joining us at Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Challenge
Mandy xx

Pamellia Johnson said...

Beautiful Easter card Autumn! I love your bug purple flower amid all the greens and dainty floral background patterns. Great take on the sketch. hugs :)

Tonya said...

Beautiful card and great deal on the hydrangea punch! That makes me want to pull out my SIzzix hydrangea die and play ;-)
P.S. Also congratulations on winning one of Tim Holtz's prize pack!

Connie Mercer said...

Beautiful card :)

Petra Swart said...

Love your wonderful take on the MM sketch, Autumn!!! Your hydrangea is stunning and the butterfly is so beautiful!!!!
Have a great day!!!
Hugz

Jennifer Scull said...

that flower you have created is gorgeous!

Thank you so much for playing along in our 'Show Me the Green Theme with Ribbon or Trims' challenge at the Really Reasonable Ribbon blog! :)

crafty-stamper said...

Beautiful Easter card and fabulous flower
Carol x

Bonnie Garby said...

Beautiful card! Thanks so much for participating in our Really Reasonable Ribbon Challenge.

Sara Barker said...

Gorgeous card and your hydrangea looks like the real deal! If the soils right, anyway! That does it! I'm coming west, and we're going to play with all your crafting toys! You rock and I just got the BEST news! Wink, wink! Hugs!

Marty Fishman said...

What a beautiful card! Your hydrangea turned out great and what a deal you got on the punch!

Tracy said...

Thanks for joining Stamping Sensations with this great entry, good luck.
Happy crafting
Tracy x

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