Saturday, 4 April 2009

365 Cards - 1 post, 2 cards, 2 challenges!

Well I have to admit I am a little behind in posting this week and its because I went to see my new Grandson last night so I am sure I will be forgiven.

Here we go, 2 cards and 2 challenges but both for 365 Cards.

Day 34 - 'That's Eggs-ellent'

For this challenge, Stephanie and DT member Sophie were asked to create a card in honor of Easter, specifically with either an EGG or an OVAL as the dominating shape. It is not necessary to make an Easter card for this one.

I was really inspired by the cards I made for Day 33 - White space and wanted to use that sort of thing again, so here is my entry for this one



Now to today's challenge

Day 35 - Ad Inspired

I have to admit this is possibly my favourite challenge of the week, I love the ads that the DT have used to inspire us for these challenges.

Here is today's challenge



I knew as soon as I saw this I knew I had the perfect bit of patterned paper for this but it really was only the bit going down the side of my card, the rest of the card was out my scrap box.

The stamps I bought for £1-00 in a local craft shop bargain bin and this is the first time I have used them




If you haven't been over to look at this blog you really ought to, its a great way of building up a whole range of cards suitable for all occasions.

I feel better now I have caught up again, hope you like them!


15 comments:

Hazel said...

Congrats on the birth of your new grandson. Both cards are lovely - the ad one matches up so well - those stamps were a bargain x

lorna said...

gorgeous card maz, and yes we forgive you for going to see your new grandson, got any more pics of him?
lorna x

PaulaM said...

Lovely, colorful card. TFS

Fi said...

Beautiful cards Maz and congrats on your new grandson.
Hugs
Fi

Karen said...

Gorjus cards Maz. Love those squares.

Love Karen xxx

Jana said...

Very pretty cards. What a wonderful reason for getting behind. Congrats.

AUsome mom said...

Beautiful cards Maz!! I love that chic!! Congrats on your new grandson. Please post pics for us!

Karen Lee said...

You did a wonderful job on both of these cards. I love 'em both, I can't pick a fav! Isn't it fun being a gramma!! I have tons of pics of my grandchildren that run down the side of my blog....I love seeing their faces each time I'm looking at my blog!!

Alicia said...

Congrats on the new grandson!! I love both cards you posted today. The stamps were a definite steal! They are perfect!!

misteejay said...

Love both these cards - well done on catching up.

Toni :o)

~amy~ said...

Lovin' both of your cards!!

Vicky said...

congratulations on the new grandson - how exciting!! your cards are beautiful!! great job!

fabricbutterfly said...

great cards I love your white space one it is adorable, and the ad challenge is very classy

Kristen Hermanny said...

Love this, great take on the challenge, your idea is wonderful.

kristie sessions said...

great cards today! I really love your egg card. you are really good at that white space stuff! And great ad card too! That is some nice paper. Congrats on the new grandson!

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