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Sunday, 9 April 2017

CTC123 Easter

What a busy weekend- I can't believe Easter is almost here, and with so much to do before then I wanted something not too complicated to make for Easter this year. I'm quite excited because 2 of our children are coming home for the short break. It will be lovely to have them around for a few days. I always try to get lots of baking done- and of course there are traditional recipes to whip up. So I need some cards to go with their gifts.

This is a style of card that I have always admired but seldom made so I was pleased to finally get these created.  SOOO easy! Why haven't I done this before?
Their little envelopes will contain a small gift to go along with the eggs!

I liked the layout of the card on the top left of page 27 of the occasions catalogue- just the simple strip of DSP on the lower half of the card, and a colour banner behind the label with the sentiment on it, so that inspired the outside of the bag.

The pull out card is similarly simple. I cut the white card insert and the coloured label on the front using the Project Life Framelits- they make things super easy.




The sentiments are from various sets- Affectionately Yours, and Layering Love - sentiments that are perfect for family. A little enamel heart is also just the right touch. I do love the enamel shapes and they are great value for the number of pieces in a pack.





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Thanks for looking, and remember,

"don't just post online, post something pretty",

Liz




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5 comments:

  1. Absolutely stunning Liz! I love the colour pallette - beautiful! Kelly x

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    1. Thanks so much Kelly, I am really happy with how they turned out- it's always nice making something when you have a particular recipient in mind too don't you think? Easy to make things for people you love. xx

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  2. These are just so beautiful Liz, the simple layouts and colour combos are just perfect and make these so elegant.

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    1. Thanks Monique, They looked pretty on the dinner table for Easter too!

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  3. What a lovely Easter gift for grown ups. I'm sure they loved them!!

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thanks so much for taking the time to comment. I really appreciate it, Liz