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Mar 31, 2018

Allsorts 461 and Papercrafters' Linky Party 9

Happy Saturday and thanks so much for visiting. It's time already for a new theme at Allsorts challenge and as always my Satuday post also includes a new linky for Papercrafter's Linky Party. Don't forget you can share anything papercrafts with the linky tool below (new or recently made). I can't wait to see what you've been up to in the craft room!

At Allsorts challenge this week, Wendy chose the theme of "New Beginnings". First thing that always comes to my mind for this theme is a new baby card, but I needed another Easter card and the Easter holiday is a new beginning, so that is what I made. By the way, I shared another Easter card made with this set on Wednesday, if you'd like to see that card just click here.

My card is clean and simple inspired by a recent sketch from MFT (but I'm too late to link up there). The cute spring chick is from Penny Black's set Chick to Chick, sentiments and little bee are part of the set. I stamped on xpress it blending card and used copic colors for coloring. It's been then cut out using my Cutterbee scissors (which are perfect for detail cutting) to add to my card design. I inked all the white edges using Tumbled Glass distress ink. The outer white card stock was cut using Avery Elle's Wonky Stitches Die set. Some Burlap TwineWink of Stella  and a little prima flower finishes off the card. 

We  have two wonderful prizes to give away this week at Allsorts - a prize by DigiStamp Boutique and a stamp set from the Allsorts stash of prizes. Come join us for a chance to win!

I am also entering my card here:

Crafty Cardmakers - Bunnies Chicks or Eggs 
Cutie Pie Challenge -  Spring Cuties
The Crazy Challenge - Shine On - Use Glitter (wink of stella glitter used on egg and flower)
Fab 'n' Funky -  Easter
Mod Squad ChallengeReady for Spring 
Craft Rocket Challenges  - Something New (a newly hatched chick)
Aud Sentiments Challenge -- Easter or Spring Sentiment 
Cardz 4 Galz Buttons and/or Bows (Bow)
CAS on Friday – CAS Easter
Crafty Catz -   Anything Goes this week
4 Crafty Chicks - Crazy Egg or Anything GoesCrafty Creations - Always Anything Goes Inspiration Destination - Always Anything GoesSimon Says Wednesday - Anything GoesCrafting from the Heart - ALWAYS ANYTHING GOES 

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Papercrafters' Linky Party 9

A big thank you to everyone sharing in last week's linky party, it was nice visiting your blogs and seeing your beautiful work! As always it was not easy choosing a top pick, but it had to be done and this week I selected...............

Jenny Martin

Jenny shared this beautiful shaker card. I love the color combo she used here! I think the gold looks gorgeous with the indigo and then surrounded by all white. 

Congratulations Jenny, your top pick logo is below. Feel free to post it to your blog if you'd like to!

To join in the new linky party, simply use the linky tool below. I will visit the entrant's blogs throughout the week and a new top pick will be announced next Saturday. I can't wait to see what YOU will share!

Disclaimer: By linking your card you agree to have your card featured on my blog should you be selected as the top pick. Please do not enter my linky party, if you wish to not have your card featured!


kiwimeskreations said...

What a beautiful card Ellie - that chick is so cute, and I love the sentiment!

Mervi said...

Real cutie, lovely card Ellie!
Happy Easter;-))m

brenda said...

It's a really sweet bright and cheery Easter card Ellie, really makes you think Spring even if the weather has other ideas.

Happy Easter.

B x

Wendy L said...

Super card

Marilyn said...

Cute card Ellie!! Congrats to Jenny!
Have a great day!

Amy Johnson said...

Such a sweet Easter Card Ellie!

Julie Tucker-Wolek said...

Soooooo cute! LOVING that little chick!!!!!!!

Mummylade said...

The chick is adorable and I love the stitched frame

JanR said...

Great card! I especially like that glittery flower!

Sian said...

A lovely card. Thank you for joining us at Cardz 4 Galz. Sian.

Kathleen said...

Gorgeous cute image and a really super design and love all the subtle blues in the background.

Kath x

As.I.Do.Rodos. said...

Fabulous card .Thank you for joining us at Aud Sentiments challenge good luck Ginny ♥
Aud Sentiments
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Janis Lewis said...

Adorable card. Thanks for joining us at Cardz 4 Galz.

Valerija said...

Wow Ellie, this is a beautiful card. You are so creative. Love the colours and the cute image.
Valerija xx

Macimbalo said...

Such a cute little chick!
Thanks so much for playing along with us at  The Mod Squad Challenge, Angie

Shona Hamill said...

Fantastic card, thanks for sharing with the Cutie Pies and good luck! xx

susiestacey said...

Adorable card Ellie and love the sweet chick x

Tracy said...

Cute Easter creation Ellie, it's a fab design.
Happy crafting
Tracy x

Elizabeth Hart said...

A darling card and the wonky stitches die was perfect. Thanks so much for joining us this time at the Crafty Creations Challenge, Elizabeth (DT)

Debbie Mageed said...

What an adorable Easter card! The image is cute and the sentiment made me smile!! :D Thank you so much for playing with my Buttons or Bows challenge at Cardz 4 Galz and hope you will join us again soon.

Let's Art Journal said...

Such a pretty card! Your little Easter chick is adorable 😀. Wishing you a Happy Friday and Weekend! J 😊

Elaine Stark said...

A great sentiment and adorable image. Thanks for joining Aud Sentiments challenge. Elaine

Wendy Ann Batchen said...

Cute card Ellie, thanks for sharing with Inspiration Destination and we hope to see you again next time. Wendy DT xx

My Paper Epiphany said...

I love your cute little chick - such a sweet card. Thanks so much for picking my card and for the shout out:)