March 7, 2012

RS #1

Have you had a chance to visit the new challenge blog RetroSketches? Retro Sketches is a new sketch inspired blog hosted by card makers supreme Arielle Gordon, Jackie Rockwell, Kasia Curry and Lori Boyd.  You will need to visit their site for all the details.  Here is my card for the week 1 challenge.  I used   my all-time favourite retired Imaginisce papers - For Peeps Sake.





Cardstock: Stampers Select (Papertrey)
Designer Paper: For Peeps Sake (Imaginisce) - retired
Stamps: Chick Snag'em Stamps (Imaginisce)
Dies: circles, scallops (Spellbinders)
other: Candy Shoppe rub-ons (Doodlebug), Copics, foam squares, grass punch (Fiskars)


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20 comments :

Lindsey said...

This is just about the cutest card ever! I can see why you like that patterned paper so much -- and it worked perfectly here!

Beverley said...

Cute Easter card & take on the sketch challenge. Thanks for stopping by my blog & commenting! Hugs Bev x

carol (krillsister) said...

Cute card. You did a great job with the sketch. Love how the edges are cut. That paper sure is pretty.

Jackie Rockwell said...

This card is so darn CUTE! The grass border trim on the edges of the rectangle is a perfect touch for your
Easter Card! So glad you joined us for our first Retrosketches challenge!

Cyndie said...

Oh Tracey, it's just darling! You've captured the sketch challenge perfectly and the whole thing does have a Retro feel! Love the colors and patterns, and that little birdie! Have not heard of this challenge--thanks for the heads up!

Lisa said...

Oh gosh do I love this Tracey!! Your little grassy edges are so creative and ridiculously cute, sweet little birdie too 😃

Basement Stamper said...

absolutely darling Easter card, love the punches on the sides.

Christine Blain said...

I LOOOOVE this little card, Tracey - it is adorable!

Joyce said...

This is just so darling. Very spring-like. I need to check out this new challenge. It seems like so many of my friends are taking it on. I see that you were able to find that grass punch. I wonder if my punched borders will ever make it up north?

craftedbylindy said...

Sooooo cute!

Melina said...

I love how you did the grass! This is very sweet :)

Arlene said...

WOW, Tracey this is beautiful. Clean, crisp and just gorgeous. :)

Arielle ~ SnappyStamper said...

Tracy, this is just SO SWEET! Love the papers and that super cute image! I am thrilled you could join us for our very first challenge at RetroSketches this week!!!

Marybeth said...

Gorgeous! I love how you came up with the background, it's not one die , is it! Cute chick!
Hope you have a great day!

Mara Campbell said...

What a sweet card!! I like all your paper layering and that chick is so cute!

Noelle said...

Tracey, this is SO sweet! I love that little chickadee :) thanks for popping by my blog, I hope you are having a great week! :)

Ginny said...

Totally adorable!!!

kasia c. said...

Tracey, this is soooooo cute! I love the patterned papers you used. And the "grass" edging is awesome!!

Patrice said...

I can see why you love this patterned paper...hope you'll join me again this week at 52 Card Pickup!

http://www.oldbackporch.com/2012/03/52-card-pickup-week-10.html

Jen W. said...

Super cute! Those are perfect Easter colours and I love how you used the grass die cut on the edges of that panel. :)