Tuesday, March 27, 2012

Happy Easter!! Top Tip Tuesday "Who Caught Our Eye" Guest Designer!

I have a special card creation to share with you all today! 
I was recently featured on the Top Tip Tuesday challenge blog for the "Who Caught Our Eye" spot! And I was asked to join them this week as a guest designer! They also asked me to join them again in April! It's such an honor to GD for them as I have been a player of their challenges for awhile now and the talented DT have such great tips to share every week!

Their theme this week is "Easter/Animals or Both!"

My tips for this week are:

Tip #1: Use an Opaque white pen or marker to add highlights or even a pattern to really make the image pop or stand out!
Tip #2: Always make sure to pick out your selected DP first before coloring your image. This will allow your card and color combo blend together nicely.

And the wonderful and generous sponsors this week are...


The super adorable image is from of course "Bugaboo Stamps" which is called: Easter Chick-Big Egg and can be found HERE! I used the cloud die from "MFT" with Tim Holtz distress ink to sponge the background...added a bit of grass with my Copics too.

All flowers are from "WOC" and the flourish die is from "MFT"!

The inside...


SIZE: 6 x 6
LAYOUT: Stampavie and More -"Challenge #165"
IMAGE and SENTIMENT: Bugaboo Stamps -"Easter Chick-Big Egg" Digi Stamp and sentiment from "MFT"
COLORING MEDIUM and INK: Copic Markers and Tim Holtz Distress ink for background
PAPERS: All cardstock matting is DCWV and DP from K&i Memories and Recollections
EMBELLISHMENTS: All flowers, crystal stem and flat back pearls are from "WOC", pink border lace and paper doily from stash and glittery embellishment are Recollections brand
TOOLS: Cuttlebug Machine, Spellbinders Nesties Scalloped rectangle dies, EkSuccess Scalloped border punch, "MFT" Cloud, label and flourish dies and sewing machine
OTHER: Stickles glitter glue and 3D dimensional foam



Stampavie and More -"Challenge #165 -A Sketch"
Make it Monday -"Always Anything Goes"
Crafty Boots -"Easter"
My Graphico -"Easter and Spring"
CMC Copic Challenge -"Anything Goes"
Sweet Stampin -"Anything Goes"
Paper Sundaes -"Spring Blossoms"
One Stitch at a time -"Anything Goes"

Thanks so much for stopping by!! 
Happy Crafting!!


  1. Wow, this card you entered on MIM is fabulous! Love all the colors and details! The flowers are so pretty and love the lace and how you decorated the inside to match! Hugs, Hanneke

  2. Morning sweetie I absolutely love this creation fabulous colours to, big happy hugs love Pops x x x

  3. Fabulous paper choices with this great sketch, Tracey. Wonderful bright colours - such a cutie! Hugs,Lesley

  4. This is so vibrant flower. I love the card and the image is awesome.

  5. Such a bright and vibrant card, it looks great. xxx

  6. gorgeous card tracey.i love your bright colours and design and the image is so sweet ;D

    xx coops xx

  7. Awesome card, I love everything about it, especially those fabulous flowers. Thank you for sharing your creation with all of us at Crafty Boots Challenges.


  8. Wow O wow. Saw this stunning card over at MIM,

  9. Wow Tracy what stunning colours! Love this its so cheery and fun hugs Rebekah xx

  10. Great take on sketch .Lovely colouring and lots of glitter
    Thanks for sharing on Make it Monday

  11. What a fun card! Love the colors and great details. Glad you could join us at sweet stampin this week!

  12. Stunning card!

    Thanks for joining in at Sweet Stampin'

    Susan x

  13. Tracey what a Glorious card I TOTALLY love love love it love the image and your colours are stunning! Your sewing is inspirational and LOVE your Tips too! Thanks for Guest Designing today and I'm looking forward to seeing your creation for the next challenge your playing Guest Design with us hugs me xx

  14. This is an awesome card! Well thought out and put together, and great details! Love it! Thanks for joining us at Totally Stampalicious!

  15. Fabulous card! I love the colors you used.

    I am popping by from MIM.

    **Check out my March Blog Candy**

  16. wow!! your card is lovely!!
    the colours are so pretty and i love all the details!!
    good luck in your challenges!!
    wish you a wounderfull weekend!! hugs, tess.
    ps. i love your blog so i become a fallower. =)

  17. Stunning card! I love the bright colors, beautiful flowers and wonderful finish on the inside! Thanks for joining us at Dream Valley Challenges.


  18. a very pretty Easter card..thanks for sharing it with us at Dream Valley..hugs Debs x

  19. Such an adorable creation. I love the bright colours.
    Thanks for sharing with us at One Stitch At A Time for our, 'Anything Goes' challenge. Hope to see you back next week ;O)
    Choccy x

  20. Such a sweet card!
    An adorable image and beautiful colors. Great take on the sketch.
    Thanks for joining us at Stampavie and More.
    Happy Easter!


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