Monday, March 4

Easter Cards

When I was a child I was fascinated by the beautiful egg art I used to see in books and on television.  I was amazed that something as delicate as an egg shell could be used to create such amazing works of art, oftentimes with sections of shell that were cut out or drilled.  I've never tried the craft myself but I still stop to admire it when I'm at the craft conventions and  I'm still in awe of the intricacy and delicateness of these beautiful creations.
 

I decided on a monochromatic colour scheme for my card and used lots of different mediums to add sparkle and shine.  The image is layered three times to make it seem as though you are looking into an actual egg.
 
Annie created this beautiful Easter card with a die cut front.  She decorated the inside of the card with a beautiful picture of a sun dappled meadow and then layered the image over the top.

Eret's card uses lots of gorgeous die cuts that give her card a beautiful, lacy appearance.  She coloured the egg in beautiful soft blues, added some gold metallic ink on the stand and then finished with some glossy accents for a wonderful shine.


16 comments:

cardchick's world said...

beautiful cards!! your art work is awesome!!!

Noela said...

What an unusual and beautiful digi. It has totally captured Easter. I love all of the cards - but I especially love the monochromatic card, from the glitter, the white flowers and background, and the egg itself. It is remarkable.

cri_kee said...

Beautiful cards. The egg really pops against the white background and I like that.
Hugs

Marianne said...

I too love the monochromatis digi. Love the cards!! Hugs,
Marianne

chrissy xx said...

These really are all GOrgeous! What a FABulous image..
LOve it,
Chrissyxx

Donna said...

Gorgeous creations. And what a lovely Easter egg!

Teresa said...

So pretty!

Scrapcat 1 said...

what a beautiful collection of cards

Pam said...

Your cards are just lovely!
Pam
scrap-n-sewgranny.blogspot.com

Viv said...

What a fab image Beccy and excellent cards as usual too :) Viv xx

Poppet said...

A beautiful image Beccy and gorgeous work by the DT. :-) xx

karin said...

A wonderful image you made Beccy, and I love the cards of the Desing Team :)

Loz said...

Fabulous cards and image ..Loz

Glenda Atkins said...

Marvellous image and I love your monochromatic version, very beautiful! All the versions by the DT are wonderful,
hugs
Glenda

mamichelle said...

Beautiful eggs & cards! Love the white one. Wow!

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