Wednesday, April 5, 2017

Happy Easter

Happy Wednesday! Before I retired, I had hoped that when I did I could spend some time volunteering for some organizations that are near and dear to my heart. So today I am starting a volunteer position at Opportunity House. It's a thrift store that all proceeds go to programs for young children (I have a Master's Degree in Early and Middle Childhood Education). Since I usually babysit in the evening I'm going to work a few mornings a week helping at Opportunity House. So we'll see what that does to my crafting time. I was able to finish an Easter card.

My favorite picture editor just died on me so I am looking for a free picture editor that's easy to use. If you have any recommendations I'd love it if you'd leave me a comment. Thanks! The bunny is a freebie image from Beccy's Place. I fussy cut the image and popped him up with foam tape. . I think he is so adorable! I paired it with a sentiment from my files but I neglected to add the place where I got it. If this looks familiar to anyone let me know and I'll give credit. I used the sketch from Tuesday Morning Sketches as inspiration.The background plaid is from Imagine That Digis by Kris Sweet Pastel digital paper. I embossed a green scrap of card stock with the With Love Embossing Folder. I inked the edges of the sentiment with distress ink and added some rainbow colored gems. 

I am entering these challenges:

Thanks for stopping by. Off to Opportunity House and then get dinner ready and head over to babysit the twins. Never a dull moment. Make it an awesome day!



Scrapping4funChallenges said...

Beautiful card
Thank you for your entry at Scrapping4funChallenges
Rachelle DT

Stamping Bubbles said...

This is a lovely card and a fabulous rabbit image. Thank you so much for sharing with us at Alphabet Challenge.
Crafty hugs

Lisa Lynn said...

Donna your card is adorable. Hope you have fun volunteering and can keep up. I find that now that my Mom has retired she has more activities and is busier than when she worked, hehe.

AO Creations said...

Super cute!!! Thank you for joining us at Alphabet Challenge, good luck!!! Amy DT

MaryH said...

Good for you at doing this kind of volunteer work, and I know it will be greatly appreciated by all who benefit from the organization. I use Ipiccy which is a free software, and works fairly user friendly. Love the way you've used the border embossing on this darling little bunny card. The spring flowers look so pretty with the pastel plaid and that cute little Hopper. Also like the colors of the rhinestone trim! Really cute card. TFS & Hugs

Janice M said...

To cute!! I like the rows of bling you added. Thanks for playing long with us this week at Tuesday Morning Sketches.

Melissa Craig said...

Adorable Easter card! Thank you for joining us at Tuesday Morning Sketches.

Debbie said...

So cute! Fun bunny!!
Enjoy your volunteering! That's a great cause!
Thanks for playing along at Tuesday Morning Sketches!!
Debbie's Dash of This and That

Barbara said...

Supercute card! love the patterned papers you use and the pastel color is perfect for spring! Thanks for joining us this week on Simon Says Stamp Monday Challenge Blog! Barbara

Beccy said...

I love the wonderful colours you've used on your card Donna, they are perfect for Easter and spring. The rows of little jewels add a beautiful shine and I really like the embossed strip as well.
Good luck with your work at Opportunity House, it sounds like a very rewarding experience for you and for the people you're working with.

Glenda Atkins said...

Love the Easter bunny image and your wonderful layout. Love Beccy's images, they make for lovely cards don't they? The sparkle of the Rainbow coloured gems is a great finishing touch.

Andreja said...

How fantastic Easter card :-))
Thanks for sharing with us at Scrapping4Fun. Hugs, Andreja

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