Easter Greetings

Did you know that two of my favorite groups – The Play Date Cafe and Our Daily Bread – are both sponsoring fabulous blog hops this weekend, complete with inspiring challenges to jump start your creativity?

For those of you who see the world in color, there is no better place to hang than The Play Date Cafe! Each week, they provide an inspiring color challenge along with a photograph to get your creative juices flowing! This week, Julie Cambell’s Creativity Challenge #20 is based on one of my favorite color combinations ever – soft lavenders and pastel greens. When I saw this photo, visions of soft vintage lace and pretty flowers immediately came to mind!

Our Daily Bread is a faith-based site featuring challenges that frequently highlight – but are not limited to – their exclusive line of Christian-themed stamps. You will not want to miss this hop – their Design Team is amazing! Their 2nd Anniversary Challenge – Day 2 – China, revolves around the contemporary gift for one’s second anniversary. They provided this photo collage of china patterns for inspiration. I combined the colors of the second to last china pattern (the soft lilacs and greens) which coordinate with The Play Date Cafe’s PDCC20 and incorporated an Easter Theme in keeping with the faith focus of their site!

The products used to create Easter Greetings include the following:

  • The lovely vintage papers and image are from My Minds Eye. 
  • The pearls are from Kaiser Scrapbook. 
  • The ribbon is from Basic Grey.
  • The flowers are from Prima.
  • The distress ink is Color Box Chalk Ink – Olive Pastel.
  • The lace is from my personal collection – source unknown.

Have a wonderful day everyone! Enjoy your extra hour of daylight!

15 Responses to “Easter Greetings”

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  1. Grace says:

    What a precious card!!! I love the vintage feel and the soft colors are truly shouting spring! Thanks so much for helping us celebrate our second anniversary at ODBD!!!

  2. Angella D. Crockett says:

    What a gorgeous vintage card!!! The colors are so beautiful and I love the ribbon and layered flower to go with the adorable image!! Thanks so much for playing in the ODBD challenge today! God bless!!

  3. jachelle says:

    that card…is just amazingly adorable. i love the image, and the soft blend of color and embellies to accentuate and compliment it. awesome card, for sure. 🙂

  4. ~ Regan says:

    What beautiful card! I love the vintage greeting card that you used. Your cards are always so creative!

  5. christina d says:

    Your card is beautiful. I love the image you used. The colors and that image worked so well together. Wow!

  6. Rose Works Jewelry says:

    Sounds like fun 🙂

  7. Julie Ranae says:

    Beautiful work and what fun inspiration for you…thank you for such kind words about our challenge over at The Play Date Cafe.
    Just became a new follower and hope you will stop by Julie's Open Window and follow too : )

  8. Ruby says:

    Cute vintage card, lovely!

  9. Stephanie Kraft says:

    This is just wonderful! Love the pearls and lace ~ perfect finishing touch! Thanks for playing with the PDCC!

  10. Suzanne C says:

    Gorgeous vintage image and lovely background. So glad you played with us at PDCC!

  11. Nikki Schmaltz says:

    This is so pretty Ramona. What a beautiful image. Thanks for popping by my blog and leaving such a nice comment:)

  12. Savannah O'Gwynn says:

    What a sweet image–works well with our PDCC challenge colors! Great job! Thanks for playing along;)

  13. Sarah Anderson says:

    thanks for joining us at the play date cafe, and over at my blog, it's great to have you playing along
    this is such a lovely card 🙂

  14. Chris Olsen, Glowbug says:

    Oh how cute,I love the vintage feel!!Gorgeous!! Thanks for joining us at ODBD Anniversary challenges.

  15. Nan says:

    very nice.:-)

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