Wednesday, March 10, 2010

La-La's Weekly Wednesday Challenge #29

Wednesday means it's time for another La-La's Weekly Wednesday Challenge! This week I'm hosting the challenge and because La-La Land Crafts released 6 awesome new Spring digi images last week, I decided to do a color challenge - please use pastel colors for your creations.

Here's what I came up with:

I picked Easter Bunny Rosie this week (isn't she adorable?!) and knew I wanted to do an egg shaped card with this Cosmo Cricket patterned paper as the decoration on the egg. Then I saw a card in the March issue of Cards Magazine that had an egg with a scalloped mat and knew I had to make a scalloped mat for my egg too!

I used Design Studio and the Doodle Charms cartridge because it already has an egg shape that I like. I cut one egg out of PP, then made a card base out of the same shape that I cut out of white cardstock. Lastly I had to create the scalloped mat by placing circles all around the plain egg shape, and then I cut that out of white CS as well.

Rosie was printed with my laser printer and colored with colored pencils and odorless mineral spirits. I cut her out, leaving a small white border so she would stand out from the PP background. I taped a strip of ribbon to the PP egg, then stitched it to the scalloped mat. I glued the egg to the card base, then added the image, 'bellies and a sentiment from Papertrey Ink. I hope you like it!

This is also for the following challenges: We'd love to have you play along with us! All the details can be found on the La-La Land Crafts blog. TFL!


  1. Oh WOW... LOVE THIS Maureen! Gorgeous coloring of Rosie and how perfect to put her on an egg shape *Ü* LOVE IT! Have a wonderful day and thanks again for a super challenge!

  2. Stunning card and so beautifully embellished, gorgeous choice of papers and colours and a fab image...thanks for joining us at Cupcake :) Donna x

  3. Maureen!
    Great egg shaped card! Luv everything about it and soft colors of the DP too! :) Great challenge!

  4. Beautiful card the shape and all the patterns, etc. LOVE it!

  5. This is precious! I love the egg shape and the details!

  6. This card looks so sweet ; would be a great card for a granddaughter! Love the dsp and the egg shape of your card!

  7. what for wonderful spring card !! love the sweet image !! thanks for joining in our challenge.
    hugs tina46

  8. Hi Maureen, what stunning card. The image is gorgeous and the papers are beautiful. The pastel colours give your card such a 'soft' feeling - love it! Thanks for joining us at cupcake craft challenge this week. Hugs, Denise x

  9. Gorgeous card Maureen!!! I love that paper and Rosie looks beautiful!! The egg shape is brilliant and looks so pretty with the scallops!!
    Have a great week-end!

  10. How are you Maureen? you made a beautiful card! I love the pastel colours you used! ;)

  11. Just a quick note to let you know that a link to this post will be placed on in the Cutting category today [19 Mar 01:26pm GMT]. Thanks, Maria


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