Hi there! Hope your Sunday is starting out great. I had big plans for today that included spending a lot of time outside doing some yard work and planting flowers. Unfortunately the weather here in Illinois is not going to make that at all possible today. Last week we had temps in the high 80's and even a couple days just over 90 and pretty humid, we even had to turn the air on. Well today it is rainy, windy and cold with a HIGH today of 50. Needless to say we now have the heat on in the house. GRRRRRRRRR! So I guess today I get some things done around the house and hopefully some crafting as well. Yesterday I got to spend the whole day with my Mom, Sister & adorable niece celebrating Mother's Day since I could not be with them last weekend. We had a great time as usual and even got to do a little bit of scrapbook shopping as well. I wanted to post a couple cards that I made for them but did not want to post until I was able to give them.
This is an easel card that I made for my Mom. I have been playing around a little bit with my photo editing program in hopes of making my photos look a little better. I also photographed these photos against a white background which I think came out OK. I like how bright and clear I was able to make them, so all the details can be seen. I am not a pro at taking photos by any means and do not have a great camera either but I think I like the way they turned out. I still have a lot to learn.
If you don't know how to make an easel card you really do have to give it a try. It is really easy and I found my dimensions and a great tutorial here at Scrappin 5 Little Cupcakes. She gives all the dimensions and shows how it goes together. There are other easel card dimensions and tutorials out in blog land but this is just the one I picked to use. The sentiment at the bottom is printed using a font available in my Microsoft Word program. The font used was Harrington. The patterned paper is by Paper Studio and the cute snail is cut from the Create-A-Critter cartridge and the Mom letters were cut from Cricut Classic Font Cartridge.
This is the card that I made for my sister. As I have told you before I am in LOVE with Zebra print and I absolutely LOVE these colors together. It ROCKS! The sentiment for this card is actually printed on using a font from Kevin & Amanda. Find the font I used here.
As Always-Thank You ALL Sooooo Much For Stopping By!!!!!