Monday, 5 March 2018

Happy Easter

Hello bloggers!  Since it will be upon us in a few weeks,  I thought I had better share an Easter card with you.  As it is, you will probably be subjected to both Easter and Mother's Day cards after the fact! LOL   I started this one by embossing a piece of coconut white with the Tartan Trellis embossing folder.  Next I cut the Happy Easter Egg die in three colours, blue, yellow and purple.  I cut three of the outer egg shape out of white card with sticky adhesive sheets on them, then peeled the backing off and added the sentiments and glittered the remaining part with Frosted Sparkle Glitterbitz.  I cut a decorative scalloped backing for each and added matching bows and mounted them with foam across the card.  I couldn't help by add several of the little chicks like they were scurrying across the card.  White on white mats and layers completed the card.  The finished dimensions are 5 3/4" x  11" in size.  All for now, Sue x






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92 comments:

Donita Naylor said...

Three pastel eggs with their cunning little bows and sugared shells make a fine Easter card, but those little baby chicks just scurried right into my heart.

Thank you for that moment.

Enjoy the new week, whatever it may bring.

Best,
Donita



Steph Cotterill said...

Morning Sue. Happy Monday. Such a pretty die collection and a real cute sample. Although I have no need to make a Mother's Day for my own use and Easter is catered for it would be lovely to see more of these samples for the two occasions so no apologies Sue, we don't need to read any apologies just bring them in. Oh and those chicks are adorable I can't help but smile at them lol.
Hope you have a lovely day whatever your plans xxx

DeCor said...

This Easter card is so cute and like a breath of fresh Spring. The Easter words die is just perfect love the cute little chicks.

Marion Scott said...

Fabulous Easter Card Sue, those eggs are so pretty and the chicks, well, they are so adorable.
Marion S x

BridgetCG said...

Hello Sue, this is such a brilliant card, the perfect Easter greeting with the eggs and chicks. Love the pastel colours. Have a great day everyone. Bx

hollyberry said...

Beautiful, pastel and delicate Easter card.

Muriel Kelly said...

Hello Sue and all
Cutest chicks and lovely Easter card. Lots of ideas and motivation coming up !
Hugs
Muriel x

CraftySuetoo said...

Good morning Sue. Beautiful card, love the glittered eggs and the scurrying chicks are gorgeous! Sue xxx

Jan on the Fosse said...

Hi Sue
A pretty pastel card today.I just love those little chicks they are gorgeous.
Jan x

Kitty Davies said...

Morning Sue.
Thank you a very pretty card such lovely colours.
Thank goodness the snow is going.
Take care and keep warm Kitty.

KarinsArtScrap said...

ooooooo super cute and gorgeous card Sue
Gr Karin

Beverly Fuchs said...

Hi Sue,

This card just makes my heart sing. I love the delicacy of the eggs from the scalloped edges to the pastel colors and the pretty bows. The added sparkle just makes them look like the perfect sugared egg. And what can I say about the scurrying chicks but they are simply adorable. Can you tell that I just love it.

Have a wonderful day.

Beverly

Clai01 said...

Who doesn't love Easter chicks, so cute. x

hazel young said...

Beautiful card Sue xx hazel

Heather Rogers said...

Hello Sue

Today's card is gorgeous and those little chicks are so cute!! I have to say I have been so busy with the egg shape I hadn't even noticed the chicks in the set! Doh! Should have gone to Specsavers as the add says! ROFL!

All back to normal where I am in Kent schools reopened and snow gone I do feel for those less fortunate though!

Have a great day keep warm

Crafty Hugs
Heather xx

Netty The Runner said...

So pretty Sue. The little chicks are really cute.
Annette x

Pussycats said...

Good Morning Sue and all.
Such a wonderful card this morning for Easter. I love the pastel colours and font on the letters. The cute little chicks finish the cards of beautifully .
Crafty hugs and well wishes to all... Wendy

Chris Curry said...

I really like this card, so pastel and so fresh, perfect for Easter. That embossing folder in the background is great,a definite need. Thank you Sue, enjoy the day. Xxx

Debra K. said...

Really cute Easter card! Lovely pastel colour combination. The chicks look so sweet with their raised wings. Debra x

CraftyCoffey said...

Gorgeous card, really lovely.

Michele

Clare W said...

GM Sue. Very filigree and lovely. Cute chickens!

Suemac said...

A really pretty Easter card.

sharon casey said...

Morning Sue and all the Wilsonettes
What a gorgeous Easter card today really love the colours and the dies used really pretty and love the cute little ducks

Sending love and healing hugs to all that need them xx

Have a good day and stay safe all

Love
Hunnymummy54 from MK
xxx

catherine lyons said...

Morning Sue
What lovely card love the colours and those chicks are so cute.
Catherine v94 xx








Krafty Runner x said...

Hi Sue,

Absolutely divine!!

The colours are gorgeous, they simply pop with the white and the eggs themselves are stunning...I love it!

Krafty Runner x

TDQ Karen said...

These are beautiful. Especially the little chicks xx

Anonymous said...

Hi Sue - this is such an elegant Easter card and the I love the colour tones and the little chicks are so sweet. Sending best wishes
YvonneMayxx

margaret driscoll said...

Good Morning Sue
Cutest chicks and lovely Easter card, loving the Pastel colours!
Love Marg

BenteS said...

lovely card, and the chicks are adorable :))

Anonymous said...


Hi Sue

Beautiful eggs and lovely little chicks.

Regards

Heather R Oxfordshire

Ann said...

Good Morning Sue. What a lovely card today Sue. These eggs reminds me of when I was a young girl (many years ago). We used to get an Easter egg..... no boxed packaging..... just a sellophane wrap tied with a bow to hold it together. Just a shell egg ....no chocolates inside. Our names were written on the egg in icing sugar and there would be two or three iced roses for decoration. Thankyou for the nostalgia Sue. Best wishes to everyone this miserable morning. Kind regards Ann Toppcards Leeds

CHERYL Brown said...

Morning Sue,

Lovely cheerful Easter card.

I remember the eggs wrapped like that too Ann. Mind you, in those days our Easter eggs were so thick with chocolate that you really had to hit them hard to crack them open not like the thin ones of today.

Love 7 hugs
Cheryl xxx

Izzy said...

Hi Sue,

I think those little chicks have just run away with this card - they're so cute!...lol...love the pastel tones as they mirror the primroses in my garden, roll on Spring...

Izzy

karenlotty said...

A beautiful card for Easter The only person in my life that would appreciate an Easter card is sadly no longer with us I couldn’t justify buying this particular set

lydia jordan said...

Morning Sue,
Pretty card, love the soft colours you have used.
Lydia
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Diane Green said...

Hi Sue
What a pretty card today, perfect for batch making Easter cards.
Love Diane G xx

Crewe Trish said...

Hello Sue
Such a pretty card I don't do easter cards so didn't think I needed these dies but thinking outside the box they could be babies bib and the chicks would be perfect to finish the baby theme.I am so looking forward to seeing Phill on hochanda today and tomorrow showcasing your octagon dies.Stay safe everyone.

Yvonne H said...

Good morning Sue,
Your beautiful card made me forget about this snow for a minute. A beautiful spring colour collection with a lovely font & ooh those beautiful chicks. Yvonne xx

Anne said...

Just love those chicks, Sue.

Anne (Northampton)

dmj said...



Lovely card, today, and the colours are just
right, the chicks are a good finishing touch
too!!!



Doreen x

theresa w said...

Hi Sue and lovely wilsonettes x
The easter eggs are so pretty Sue x love the pastel colours and those chicks are so cute x A lovely card x thankyou Sue x
Take care everyone x
Theresa w in Berks x

Evis M said...

Hi Sue,
A pretty and delicate card for Easter. Just beautiful.
Regards,
Evis M.

Helen Bell said...

Hi Sue

Lovely cute card. Very pretty colours and like everyone else I think the gorgeous little chicks are adorable.

Love Helen xxx

Yorks butterfly said...

Morning Sue, what a lovely Easter Card, I do like this die and the little Chicks just finish the card off.
Wendyx

June Horrocks said...

Love your card sue the chicks are just beautiful thank you
Love always June Horrocks xxxxxx

Lynne L said...

Good morning Sue Such a pretty card I love the pastel colours & those chicks are adorable!
Looking forward to watching Phil shows demoing your octagons
Sending good wishes to all

Rosemary Stickland said...

Lovely card, the chicks are so cute.
Rosemary xx

cr@fty said...

Good morning Sue
Beautiful card! I love the pastel colours and the chicks are so sweet!
Hugs x
Heather T

Jean Z said...

Hi Sue, Very pretty .love Jean Z xxxx

STELLA MUNN said...

Hi Sue - I have this die set and love this card design. Thanks for the inspiration. Xx

Margaret Rogers said...

Hi Sue I don't do Easter cards, but this is delightful
Margaret x

Kiraneries said...

Hi Sue, a gorgeous Easter card. Three very pretty Easter eggs and three sweet little chicks. I love it.

Anonymous said...

Hi Sue,
Lovely Easter card. The chicks are so sweet!
Thank you for sharing.
Véronique L

Jackie Trinder said...

Hi Sue this is a stunning Easter card it is just so pretty and those dies are perfect. The little chicks are so cute I love them. All the snow has gone from here which I am so pleased about. Have a great week. Take care. Hugs Jackie

Sue MacFall said...

Hello Sue, what a pretty Easter card - love the colours.

Anonymous said...

I love this card. I purchased both of your new fillable Easter sets and they are so amazing. The detail is beyond beautiful. You've given me more ideas for my Easter cards. Thanks so much.

Jan D., FL, USA

CraftyJo said...

I don't ever make Easter cards but I can still enjoy seeing just how pretty you can make them :)

Ann said...

Hi Sue

Lovely Easter card so pretty.

Hugs

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Fluffycat said...

Hi Sue, I loved this die set on launch and really, really wanted it especially to get the little chick but as I had only just got the Easter Basket set from last year I couldn't really justify its purchase. It is still on the wish list though and hopefully it will come to me in time for next year. The card is rather large for me but I know that a single egg will still make a beautiful card.

The thaw began here yesterday and although there is still plenty of snow around it is now possible to safely walk on cleared pavements. Feeling sorry for those who have lost heating and/or water and hope services are restored soon.

Frances

Lynda's craft's said...

Gorgeous card Sue very pretty & those very cute chicks at the bottom. Lovely colour's
Love & Hug's Lynda Brock xx

CCM said...

Hi Sue,
Lovely Easter card. The little chicks are so cute and I love the pastel colors.

Congratulations to all yesterday lucky Winners!

Hugs from Toronto to you all and special hugs to all missing friends.
Still a newbie to Craft / not longer the newest, or the only across the pond Wilsonette
Carmen-Dorothy

Sam Smithard said...

To My Wonderful Dear Friend Sue, 🥇Award Winning Blog 2016
Today’s Card Is Just Exquisite I Love The Beautiful Colour Palette
We Are Extremely Lucky At Present In The “Month Of March” So Much Is Happening
On Hochanda We Have Phill Sharing His Brand New Stamps Plus Your Octagon Dies
Then We Also Have Julia Back With Us On 16th March For Two Hours Where She Is Demoing
The Easter Cutting Dies From Your New Collection, Then Sue, Your Back On Our Screens On
The 30th March Its Going To Be A Sensational Month I’ll Be Glued To The Television Lol!
To Today’s Remarkable Card:-
Famous Products Used In Today’s Card ✨
“Creative Expression Coconut White/Yellow/Lilac Foundation Card”
“Creative Expression Mounting Foam”
“Creative Expression Cosmic Shimmer Specialists Dries Clear Acrylic Glue”
“Creative Expression Self Adhesive Flat Backed White Pearls”
“Creative Expression Sticky Adhesive Sheet A4”
“Creative Expression Cosmic Shimmer Frosted Sparkle Glitterbitz”
“Creative Expression Tartan Trellis Embossing Folder Designed By Sue Wilson”
Famous Cutting Dies Used In Today’s Card ✨🥇Award Winning Cutting Dies 2017
“Creative Expression Sue Wilson’s Happy Easter Egg Die Set” (From The Fillables Collection 9 Cutting Dies)
This Is A Fabulous Cutting Die Set With Lots Of Small Eggs, These Would Look Tremendous In The Garden Cart
In A Garden Themed Card Hunt The Easter Egg....
Sue, You Started By Creating Your Superb Background Using A Piece Of Coconut White Foundation Card Which You
Then Embossed Using The Tartan Trellis Embossing Folder, You Then Cut Out The Happy Easter Eggs Sentiment In
Three Different Colours Sky Blue/Yellow/Lilac, You Cut Out Three Of The Outer Egg Shapes From Coconut White Foundation
Card, Which You Had Attached A Sticky Adhesive Sheet On Each Of Them, You Peeled Away The Backing Then You Added
The Sentiment In Different Colours To Each Egg Once You Had Done This You Added Glitter To The Remainder
Of The Eggs Using Frosted Sparkle Glitterbitz, You Added Mounting Foam To The Back Of Each Egg Then Placed On
Your Embossed Background.
Sue, You Then Cut Out A Decorative Scalloped Backing For Each Individual Easter Egg Out Of Coconut White
Foundation Card, You Added Three Adorable Matching Coloured Bows To The Top Of Each Of Your Eggs Attaching
Them Using Mounting Foam Then Placing A Small Pearl In The Centre Of Your Bows, (Possibly A 3mm Pearl/Then A
5mm Pearl To Each Corner Of Your Magnificent Card, I Love The Three Magical Little Chicks You’d Added To Your
Card I Love The Wing Detail How It Stands Proud, (It Looks Like You’ve Added Distress Ink Around The Edges Of The
Chicks/Beaks Possibly Spiced Marmalade?)
You Then Added To Your White/White Mat/Layers Which Includes Your Famous/Signature/Piercing
Card Size 5 3/4 x11 Inches
Thank You For Sharing Today’s Card Sue, Also For The Extremely Informative Breakdown
Take Great Care My Wonderful Dear Friend Sue,
Extremely Wonderful Warm Fond Wishes To Colin Also Heather
Sue, Lots Of Love Also Huge Hugs 🤗
Lots Of Love From Sam xxx


dragonswing said...

Is there a link to get the dies that you used to create this adorable card??

Tressa said...

Pretty card. I love the colour combinations used.

Like many, I wouldn't send Easter cards and have no use for such dies. That doesn't stop me appreciating the card though.

Teresa

Pat L said...

Hi Sue
Such a lovely elegant Easter card, the chicks are too cute foe words
Myra enjoy Scotland, are the gang meeting up? If so give the all my best wishes xx

Love and hugs to everyone especially all our missing friends
Pat

Karen M said...

Hi Sue,
Lovely Easter card,really Spring like with the colour's you have used,
Best wishes
Karen M

Suzzette Yandle said...

Very pretty Easter card. The little chicks remind me of the sound of several "Easter chicks" peep, peep, peeping from a cardboard box on Easter morning! Sue, did you get "Easter chicks" and or little ducks for Easter? Or maybe a sweet fuzzy bunny?

Pawprintx4 said...

A very cute, springy card this morning. I think its lovely and I would be amazed if someone gave me an eleven inch card.I love big cards....so tired of A2 sized which so many of my craft buddies prefer. More real estate to get creative on.
Donita, I agree ducks are just insanely cute.
Have a great week to everyone. Glad to hear some of you are thawing out....brrrr.
Stephanie K
SC/USA

Kate's Cards said...

Lovely card and I just adore the little chicks!

Jean said...

Just darling!

Lisbeth said...

Hi Sue. What a really elegant card. Love the little chick.

Lisbeth

alimecca said...

Hi Sue,
A lovely, pretty Easter card. Love the colours you have chosen for the eggs. As for the chicks - so cute!
Love and hugs to all, Alison xxx

Pat S Witney said...

Hi Sue
Love the Easter eggs. What a lovely Easter card today.

Vie Carter said...

Lovely Easter card

Vie
x

Lynn Dalby said...

Hello Sue.

Great card, lovely die and embossing folder. Thanks for sharing.

Best wishes

Jan.moogie said...

Oh my what a sweet card Sue, love it. hugs xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx

Berina RGA said...

Such a sweet card, Sue! It's so adorable. I love the colors you have used.

Snuffy Snoo said...

Hi Sue
What a super card!! So pretty and colourful...and boy those little chicks are just too cute!!!
Love
Sam
xxxx

Patricia Howarth said...

Hi Sue, Awwwww this is a gorgeous card, and the duckies are 'darling'.
Lots of love from Patricia xx

Narrowboat girl said...

Love the colour combo of this card & the little chicks are just soooo sweet

Princess Pixie! said...

Hi Sue
Oh those chicks are so cute!
The pastel colours on this card are beautiful x
I will be in the Isle of Wight at Easter. Chocolate always tastes so good in a caravan by the sea x
Love to everyone specially missing friends x
Crafty hugs
PP
Yvonne x

Brenda Lello said...

Hi Sue,
What a lovely card, those chicks are just gorgeous.
Thank you for the inspiration. Hugs Brenda xxx

Littlelamb said...

A beautiful card Sue. Thank you. Those little chicks are adorable.

Eunice said...

Such a cute card Sue, love the chicks!!!!

Myra said...

Hello Sue,
So sorry I’m late! Internet is a bit hit and miss! Will try to catch up tomorrow.
Very pretty card . Thank you!
Love Myra ( Friend of Maureen) xx

Rose in Chester said...

Hi Sue,
very pretty card and those chicks are just delightful <3
Hugs, Rose

Latenight SandyH said...

Pretty Easter card. Love the colours you have chosen.
Ann, thanks for the reminder of those Easter eggs of yesteryear.
Take care everyone.

Owlish said...

HI SUE
I love your Easter card very pretty colours are
Brilliant I love Easter cards all the lovely signs
Of spring coming
JOY Xx

Marie P from Longridge said...

Beautiful card Sue. The little chicks have sure had their day haven't they?

Hugs to all.
Marie P.

ursula said...

Very pretty card Sue, I am not into Easter cards, but this is pretty with the pastel colours...luv Ursula xx

Fikreta said...

so pretty

Elaine Ann said...

Hi Sue
What a pretty Easter card love the little chicks, so cute.
With Best Wishes
Elaine Ann