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Monday with Lindsay - An Eggstra Special Easter

The good ol' Easter Bunny is going to be on his way soon. I am really hoping that he has a "Photoshop for Dummies" book in his stash for me. I have to admit I am really struggling with doing even the basics. When I find a tutorial on the web that seems like it would be helpful, they must be using a different version of PS than I have because everything looks different. So, I might actually help the Easter Bunny along by placing an order on Once I'm there, I might as well order a few other things so I qualify for free shipping...

Speaking of the Easter Bunny, our theme for Lindsay's Stamp Stuff this week is "Easter". Lindsay as a set called Cute Easter that has a lot of fun, cute images. She also has a Word Art Freebie that coordinates with this set available FREE on her blog.

I had a lot of time to craft this week end. I'm not sure how it happened (I'm sure I forgot something important) but it felt wonderful. I messed around trying some new techniques (which I didn't quite master) and made 5 projects. That is a record for me.
I also have some additional exciting news. Christie Parker has joined the team and will be making her first LSS post today. Go give her some blog love.

Please take some time to see what kind of Easter projects the rest of the DT came up with.



Thank you for looking!

Challenges for this card:

  • Images: Cute Easter by Lindsay's Stamp Stuff on mygrafico, sentiment from Easter Word Art freebie on Lindsay's blog
  • Inks: none
  • Papers & CS: Shabby Houndstooth digital paper pack by Lindsay's Stamp Stuff on mygrafico, Georigia Pacific CS, Stampin' Up Barely Banana, Colormates medium Pretty Pink
  • Tools & Embellishments: Stampin' Up markers, Sakura gelly roll clear glitter pen, misc hardware from my stash, CTMH ribbon, BasicGrey half pearls, Prima flower, brad from Recollections (Michael's), Glue Dots brand pop dots


Dawn said…
Fun card sweetie!
What a fun pattern for the background. I made a similiar card for class this past week using a chick.
Glad you had a weekend of crafting, so enjoy that.
Leanne said…
Hey Cheryl! This is such a great card (but everything you make is always soooo awesome!) I love the layout and the colors you chose! Great job on coloring the Easter basket and I hope the Easter bunny is good to you!!!
Joanne Gilch said…
Cheryl, love the BBanana and PPink together. The layering is awesome as well as the layout.
five projects in one weekend!!! I must be doing something wrong.
Jane Wetzel said…
ADORABLE! So glad u joined us at S2G challenge too! :)
pinky said…
Lovely fresh colours and great image so beautifully coloured. Love the big flower. Thanks for sharing at BTC&G this month.
Lindsay Weirich said…
What a lovely card, love the organza ribbon you used!
Chrissie said…
A lovely card Cheryl, full of spring sunshine!
Thanks for joining in with Crafty Ann's Challenge.
Tammy said…
Great card! I love it! Thanks for joining us at Daisy Doodles Creative Challenges!
Karin said…
Great job coloring the Easter basket and the layout of your card is great! Thanks for playing along with the I Love Digi blog too :)
Ann Whitfield said…
Lovely card Cheryl - your LO is perfect for this image. Thank you for sharing it with us at Crafty Ann's.
You may find <a href=">this link the the adobe video workshops on their website useful too</a>

Ann x
Ann Whitfield said…
Sorry cheryl the direct link in my comment didn't work - I'll try again.

photoshop videos
Elaine said…
Fantastic card Cheryl, love the image and your colouring is gorgeous :) Great layout to, very pretty :)

Thanks for joining us at I ♥ Digi this fortnight

Elaine x
Marlene said…
Aww, Cheryl - what a fantastic card! So clean and pretty! LOVE that big flower you used, too! Ok - I'm gonna go give your newcomer some love. :)
Ann English said…
Such a cute card ---and a beautiful blog! Thanks for playing with us at S2G!
Donna said…
Fantastic take on this weeks sketch, yummy basket of eggs...thanks so much for joining in the fun at SSW :) Donna x
Lisa Jane said…
Cute little easter basket, pretty card. great to see you at BTC&G
Lisa ;)
Cat said…
What a beautiful card! Love the placement of the ribbon! Thanks for joining us at S2G!
Cute cute card Cheryl! Which version of Photoshop are you using? I'd be glad to help you if I can. :)
Joan said…
What a wonderful card - I love all the layers.
Micki said…
Oh girl, love it. Love the clean lines/design and really makes that wonderfully colored image pop!

jackiescrafts said…
Love your card and the ribbon is really pretty. Thanks for joining in at MCFC

Jackie x
Beryl said…
Super Easter card Cheryl. Thank you for sharing it with us at Crafty Ann's challenge.
Beryl xx
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Elisabeth said…
Super cute card Cheryl, love the layering and houndstooth!
Cassandra said…
This is so elegant, I love the colors, the flower and the ribbon also brings in softness!
Tracy said…
Gorgeous creation, thanks for joining Susie’s Sassy Challenge, challenge, good luck.
Happy crafting
Tracy x
Deanne Burton said…
Adorable card!!!

Thanks for playing along with Shirley's 2 Girls!!!
SallyB said…
A really pretty Easter card..I especially love the ribbon and the flower! Thanks for joining in with Susie's Sassy Challenge.
Jeannie said…
Oh this is just too sweet! Thanks so much for joining us for Twisted Thursday at Shirley's 2 Girls!

Peace & Luv,
Georgia said…
Lovely card! Thanks for joining us at S2G TT.
Gina said…
Very, very pretty Cheryl! I love the layout. Good luck with the PS!

Thanks for playing Twisted Thursday!
What a sweet card! love the Easter basket! Great take on the sketch!
Nancy SSW-DT
Terry Oulboub said…
What a lovely card - the pretty flower and beautifully colored image just stands out so perfectly, Cheryl. How nice of you to help the Easter Bunny get the right thing for you. Very clever! Thanks for joining us at Sweet Sketch Wednesday this week! :-)
wow, this is gorgeous...I luv it...have a fabulous week..I am offering a blog give away, check it out if you have time!

enjoy *~*
Stacy said…
BEAUTIFUL! Great take on the sketch! Thanks for joining us at SSW!
Shelly Schmidt said…
Fantastic card- I love the way the ribbons are added on the bottom of your card. Pretty colors.
Rhonda said…
Cheryl, This is really a great card! I love your color choice.
Kim Yu said…
How sweet! Thanks so much for playing along with us at Bee Crafty! BTW, CONGRATS!
Jennifer Scull said…
love the simplicity of this! let me know if you get that book, 'cause it sure would be of help to me, too! grins!
thanks for playing along at S2G!
adorable card Cheryl! That little easter basket is so precious! Love the layout too!
debby4000 said…
Love your beautiful card.
Nilla said…
Fabulous Easter card! Thanks for joining us at SWF this week! Hugs Nilla
Terrific Easter card!! I gotta get mine started! Yikes!!! I think your picture came out great - but I too struggle w/ PSE. I end up using Picasa!!!
Debbie said…
What a beautiful card. Love the layout and all of your details. Thanks for playing with us over at shirleys2girls Twisted Thursday Challenge.
KymKreates said…
your card is sweet and lovely!!!
Thanks for joining us this week at SSW.
Mummylade said…
Gorgeous! I'm so glad you joined the SFTW challenge this time and good luck.
Beautiful card! That Easter Basket is darling! Your hounds tooth paper goes well with it! Thanks for playing at SSW!
The Crafty Den said…
Hi Cheryl, what a pretty card. The image is adorable and the papers are gorgeous. I love the clean and simple layout on your card. Thanks for sharing with us at Susie's sassy challenge. Hugs, Denise x
Arlana said…
Your Easter card is just so adorable. Love all your added detail. Thanks for playing along @ SSW!!!
Kathy said…
Adorable Easter basket card. Your post made me laugh about ordering the book from Amazon and adding stuff until you get free shipping, that is so me!
Paul said…
Thanks for joining us at the I LOVE DIGI CHALLENGE, hope to see more in the future.
iReneM said…
This is such a delightful card.
Lovely layout, image and papers.
Thank you for joining in with Crafty Ann's challenge.
Irene (GD)

Cheryl said…
this is really gorjus hun love the colurs great image and layout too bless you for joining us over at incy this week hugs cheryl xxxxx
Poppy said…
lovely card.
Thanks for joining us at I ♥ Digi
Cheryl, what a lovely bright and cheery card and perfect for Crafty Ann's Challenge. Thanks for joining in with the Crafty Ann's Challenge this fortnight. I hope to see you back again very soon. Best wishes, Kym xxx
Anne said…
What an adorable pastel card!

Thanks for playing along with Shirleys2Girls at Twisted Thursday hope you join us again this week

Sprytebyrd said…
Beautiful card, Cheryl!
Thanks so much for joining us at I ♥ Digi!
Dee (Spryte)
{Jane} said…
So sweet!

Thanks for joining us on I LOVE DIGI :)

Hugs Jane x
Tanya said…
Great card Cheryl! Love the colors and the layout of the card.
CJ said…
Bee said…
Beautifully crafted, lovely colours. Thanks for joining in the Bee Crafty Challenge :)
Heather "Hev" said…
Such a lovely card :)

Thank you for joining us at Incy Wincy Designs Challenge this week :)
Milliesmarvels said…
Gorgeous card! Thanks for joining us for the I love Digi Challenge!
Tracey said…
Gorgeous Cheryl, love the ribbon detail :)

Thanks for joining us at Stampin' for the Weekend & Good Luck!


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