Saturday, 7 November 2009

My first Easel Card


Hi everyone, and yet another first for me and they are all the rage at the moment. If you want to have a go there is a link on the Crazy 4 Challenges which is one of the challenges doing easel cards this week. The other one is Saturday Challenge - easel card so I decided to do one. Let me tell you it is really easy so please do have a go.


The only problem I had was getting a decent photo to show it was an easel card!!!! I have gone with the Pink challenge at La La Land one of my favourite colours. The main image and the lined paper was from a mini kit at Creative Cottage - some lovely kits here and very reasonable. Thanks to Donna for introducing me to them!!! The Frame is from a Funky Fairys kit called A Chocolate Covered Christmas. The snowy paper is from the Jingle Jangles CD by Polks Doodles. The sentiment was a stamp from Craft UK called Santa and Pals.


I have decoupaged the christmas tree and put glitter around the outside. The button is from my stash and I stitched in onto the card with some pink fibres.

The other challenges I am entering are : -

Sassy Designs - her first challenge of Christmas,

Alphabet Challenge - D is for Decoupage,

Stampin B's Design - Christmas Card and

The Little Paper Shop - Use a digi stamp and an ordinary stamp (hope this qualifies).

As ever I really look forward to your thoughts.

Hugs

32 comments:

StampOwl said...

wonderful easel card, thanks for playing along with the C4C

craftykitten said...

Hey Ali,
Wow, what a fab card. Just gorgeous. Love the colours you have used and the DP are beautiful. I must have a go at these easel cards they look so effective. Good luck with all your challenges.
Hugs
Dawn xx

Susan said...

Lovely Ali - I have been wanting to have a go at one of these cards myself - thanks so much for the links to them!
SuzyX

Pinkllilac said...

Hi Ali wow how beautiful is this, love the idea and might have to have a go at this myself. Love the colours and the image is beautiful.
Hugs Linda

Teri said...

This is fabulous - I am about to start my very first easel card today, so I'm off to check out that tute!
Hugs,
Teri xx

Jennifer {jennifer-g} said...

Very cool! Love the easel card, great job. The pinks for Christmas are perfect. Thanks for playing with us at LPS!

Julia said...

Fabulous card! Love the easel card! Thanks for joining our challenge : )

Tracy said...

Super easel card, great colours and love the button to make your card stand. Thanks for joining Susie's Sassy Challenge, good luck.
Happy crafting
Tracy x

Sol said...

what a great card! Easel card (is it?)... Have never done one myself... How smart to use the button. :) Have a nice weekend!

Heather said...

What a beautiful card! I love the colors, glitter and wonderful fold!

Thank you for your support, sweet comments and for hopping yesterday at the Fresh Brewed Designs blog hop. Congratulations ~ you are one of the free image winners! Be sure to stop back by to claim your image:)

Hugs!

Heather Dennis
Fresh Brewed Designs

Spyder said...

Lovely card Ali, I haven't tried this type yet!
Please pop over to my blog as I have a little something for you! (It's a loooooong list as I'm awaaaay behind as usual, but you are there!

(Lyn)

The Crafty Den said...

Hi Ali, what a gorgeous card. I love the cute little tree image and the colour scheme is lush. Well done on creating your first ever easel card, I still haven't done one yet (btw thanks for the link). Thank you for joining in with our first challenge over at susie's sassy challenge. Hugs, Denise x

Barb said...

I love the idea behind these easels and just have to get at it! Yours is beautiful, Ali! I like the colors. Isn't it cool that Christmas can be any color, not just red and green?!

Barb

Whoopsie Daisy! said...

Oh! I really need to try making an easel card. This is very pretty! The glitter on the tree is such a nice touch! Love the button that's stopping the card. Thank you for joining us this week at La-La Land Crafts! xx Jane

vikkithescrapjunkie said...

Thankyou for joining in the first Susie's Sassy Challenge with your fantastic Chirstmas card. Love n hugs
Vikki xx

Wishcraft said...

Oh this is sooo pretty! I love the colours and I really must try an easel card out, yours looks fab :o) Lisa x

Andrea M said...

Lovely card! Love the gorgeous tree :)

Kirsten said...

Great easel card love the colours, and thanks for the link will have a go later hugs kirsten...x

SallyB said...

This is really lovely and well done on your first attempt at one...You have made it look easy! Thanks for joining in the First Susie's Sassy Challenge!

aardvarkpest said...

Great easel card. Great colours too.

Glenda

made by fifi said...

fab card - i love pink! thanks for joining us on the Alphabet challenge x

Gina said...

I love your glittered tree!

Nilla said...

Your first? hard to believe, lol, it's just gorgeous! I must try this! Hugs Nilla

Linda said...

Lovely card Ali.........glad Fifi likes the pink! (LOL) Many thanks for joining in with the challenge this week :)

Kim Piggott said...

Hi Ali,
Wow!
Love your fabulous card!
Such gorgeous colours and your easel design looks wonderful I must give one of these a go!
hugs
kim x

Sparkle said...

So pretty! I love the pink!

cats whiskers said...

Wow this is just stunning dear what a fantastic colour scheme
Hugs Jacqui x

Elena said...

What a pretty card! I love the cute little Christmas tree you created!
Thank you so much for joining us at La-Land Crafts Weekly Challenge!

Allison said...

Loos great! Love the card type and the glittered pink tree!

Maureen said...

Totally fab! Love the easel card, the papers and that sweet tree! Thanks for joining us at La-La's Weekly Wednesday Challenge!

Susie Sugar said...

This is a stunning card darling
Thanks for joining in our first challenge at SSC
Hugs Susie xx

Michelle said...

Ali hi there! I love this card, pink Christmas cards are my favorite!