Wednesday, January 23, 2013

Happy Easter!

This week's Midweek Throwdown is to create an Easter card.  I won't be sending another box before that deadline, so I just made one card.  It'll go in my box to hold for next year.  I keep a box with dividers where I store cards after deadlines have passed.  Often, I'll make a few cards close to the holiday because I'm inspired but I might not have recipients for all of them.  Rather than send the cards late and force my shipper to store them, I keep them myself. 

I used some really old paper that I'd cut to A2 size years ago.  The cardstock pieces were all in the A2 pile or scrap pile as well. 

Cards shipped to OWH in 2013: 340 blank and 140 AnyHero (as of 1/7/13)
Cards shipped to OWH in 2012: 1284 blank and 218 AnyHero
Cards shipped to OWH in 2011: 1695

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  1. Love that butterfly! Great job using up scraps! :)

  2. Bring on the neon!!!! I have a hard time making anything out of bright colors like this and it is so trendy!!! Way to use those scraps!!! tfs!

  3. Love your flower with the little butterfly. Definitely some bright papers here, but you did a great job with them. I'm usually way behind for making cards for the deadlines, so I mostly just make non-holiday cards.

  4. So sweet! Love the scalloped flower and the butterfly. Lucky you to find all those colors in your scraps that match the DP so perfectly! TFS!

  5. Doesn't it feel awesome to use up your scraps!!! You sure made a great card out of them. I love your colors!


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