Sunday, April 8, 2012

Happy Easter!!

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Happy Easter, everyone!! I hope you are having a blessed and happy day with your families!!

I'm home from my trip, albeit a bit injured. I was playing in the ocean with my niece and holding her hand while we jumped the waves (all day...I couldn't get her to leave!!). I didn't realize it at the time, but all that yanking on my arm tore something in my shoulder. It's incredibly painful and I can't even begin to lift it above my head. So, I'm one handed until it heals (hopefully without surgery). I hoped to catch up with all I've missed since I've been gone but that will be delayed a few days...I will stop by when I can. I wanted to get this posted so I wouldn't miss deadlines, but I will be short with the descriptions.


The bunny is from Noah's ABC Animals and I used paper from First Edition Spring Feast and cotton for the tail.


I used a plastic egg and covered it with all different flowers from Flower Shoppe, cut at 2".


The card base is a Spellbinders Label 4, embossed with the Plum Blossoms folder. The strip along the middle is a Spellbinders Lotus Borderabilities Petite, inked with Spun Sugar Distress Ink. The lacy deign is a Spellbinders Lace Doily Accents. The top label is a Spellbinders 23, embossed with Plum Blossoms and inked with Spun Sugar. The quote is from K Andrew Designs Scripture Sayings stamp set:


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I am entering these in the following challenges:
  1. DL.ART - Thankful Thursday
  2. Cooking With Cricut #80 - Easter
  3. Fantabulous Cricut Challenge Blog #105 - Egg-ceptional Easter
  4. Creative Cutter Room - Easter or a Bunny
  5. Krafty Girls #4 - For Peeps Sake
  6. My Craft Spot #50 - Easter
Thanks so much for stopping by today, and for visiting while I was gone!! I hope to stop by your blogs in the next few days, and I will announce my blogaversary winner soon!! :)

57 comments:

Creations by Shirl said...

Oh my Lisa ~ I hope that arm gets back in topshape.. poor thing...
love your projects, whew that's quite a bit of blooms on that egg yeah!...I'm glad you had a great time on your mini vacay inspite of your arm incident.....
Take care - good luck to the winner... woo hoo!

Pam said...

Oh Lisa, I hope you didn't tear anything. I did that once and it took a full year to heal, my oldest daughter tore something in her shoulder and had to have surgery, but it healed pretty fast. Not a year, yeah!

You take care of yourself. Your bunny is adorable and the flower egg is beautiful!

I do hope you had a great vacation even though you got hurt. I will be praying hard for you.

I have a question for you, where do you get all of your spellbinders? It is wonderful to see you use them, I am seriously looking for a good deal on a grand calibur. I have some spellbinders, not near what you have, but always looking for more.

Once again sweetheart, take care of yourself.

Hugs, Pam
http://craftycards4u2.blogspot.com/

CRAZY4 CHRIST said...

Praying for a quick recovery (without surgery). take it easy!! I love this, so creative covering the egg with those flowers!!
Kristan

Ashley Nicole said...

I hope your shoulder gets better. Your creations are stunning, absolutely beautiful. I love the egg and the bunny is super cute and the card is so pretty. I need to use my Spellbinders more often.
Ashley

The Creative Mommy said...

LISA!!!

THIS IS AWESOME!!! I love the bunny! I have that cartridge and have YET to use it! You inspired me to get it out! And that egg is SO CUTE and SUPER CREATIVE! I love that you covered it in flowers!!!

Thanks so much for joining us at CCR & Krafty Girls!!!

Crafty Hugs,
Jessica
www.craftinandstampin.blogspot.com

Dr Sonia S V said...

Lisa I love the flower egg and the bunny's eye how cute it looks
Thank You for the sweet comments on my blog my dear friend-- you are such a morale booster!!
Cheers
Sonia
cardsandschoolprojects.blogspot.com

Norma said...

WOW!! gorgeous card and bunny!! Happy Easter sweet friend!!
Hugs,
Norma

Chris - Creations in Bloom said...

Oh that egg is so fantastic! A simple little plastic egg got an AWESOME makeover! : ) That bunny is really beautiful too. -- So sorry to hear you've hurt your arm. Praying for healing.

Cindy said...

Hi Lisa,OMG your projects are AMAZING!BEAUTIFUL job with everything,I LOVE the cute bunny and the egg is GORGEOUS!and your card FANTASTIC!!!I hope you and your family had a great Easter weekend!:)

Arcy Scraps said...

Lisa, I'm sorry to hear about your arm! Hope it gets better asap! Your projects are so beautiful!
♥ Cyndy

Diane Hodrick said...

Ouch, Lisa, you poor thing...that sounds so painful. I hope it is just a strain that will disappear with a couple of days of rest. Your bunny is adorable. That Noah cart has the cutest cuts on it. Your flower covered egg is a treasure. What a great idea. And, I adore the card you made. That sentiment is just beautiful. I hope you are feeling better soon, my friend. Take it easy and let someone pamper you for a few days.

Beate said...

Wow! Your egg is beautiful and so is your card. Love your die combo.
Hugs and smiles

missstamper said...

Wishing you a quick recovery from your shoulder injury. Great projects. Thanks for sharing.

jessica said...

Happy Easter Lisa!! Hope you and your family had a GREAT day!
I LOVE LOVE LOVE your beautiful project!! That egg is fabulous!!!
Hope your shoulder is feeling better really soon!!! Take care of it :)
Have a GREAT Monday and thanks for all your sweet comments!

Amy said...

Adorable little Easter project- LOVE the egg- awesome as usual! I hope you had a wonderful Easter and great vacation (sorry about the shoulder- hopefully it's just sore and bruised) and you will be back to normal soon! :)Amy

Heather Everson said...

Lisa this is stunning. The egg is amazing. And I love the bunny. You always create the most elegant projects.

Heather

Kim said...

Lisa, I sure hope you heal quickly!! I have shoulder issues for over 10 years now and when it acts up I can't lift my arm up at all:( sadness... I hope you won't be inflicted with the pain I have had to endure:):)
Now onto your beautiful rabbit!!! I just love it and the Gorgeous Easter egg!!! And to think you did this with a bad arm!!
~Kim

Karen said...

Hope you had a nice Easter, Lisa! Sorry to hear about your shoulder. I hope it heals quickly! Your Easter egg is awesome! That was such a good idea! Love the card and bunny! And thanks for playing along at Krafty Girls too! :)

Karen
cratedwithlovebykaren.blogspot.com

Jennifer said...

OMG, that egg is adorable. Thanks for playing with us for our Easter challenge over at Krafty Girls.

Yoshira aka cricutalltime said...

Fun trip but not so good for your arm.Well i hope that it gets healed soon.Surgery sounds terrible lets not even think about that.Beautiful projects.Love how you decorated the egg wit so many flowers.Cute bunny with cotton tail.Love the card with all of those die cuts and embossing.Beautiful sentiment.

DIANA L. said...

Such an adorable bunny, but what an incredible egg. I love it Thank you for linking up to CCR. You could enter this in the DL.ART THANKFUL THURSDAY Challenge, also.
DIANA L.
http://dianamlarson.blogspot.com/

DIANA L. said...

I am definitely keeping you lifted in prayer. That is not a good thing. I hope you go see a DR. and get a referral fro physical therapy that happened to my neighbor and even after 6 months of PT she still can not lift her arm as high as be4, but without it, it would have been worse. Take care my friend. hugs Diana

Nita said...

Oh my goodness Lisa! This is AMAZING! That egg is gorgeous - I never would have thought of doing that. You are just so darn creative! Thanks for always being such a huge inspiration. :)

I hope your arm heals quickly!

Nita

Tonya said...

Wow, Lisa! These projects are breathtaking!! I just adore your bunny. Thanks for sharing with us at Creative Cutter Room!

Tonya
CCR DT
ittybittyladybugs.blogspot.com

Dee Burns said...

Lisa, these are absolutely amazing. Your work is so creative and I love everything you make. Thanks for so much inspiration. That's a lot of Flowers.
Hope your Easter was a good one.

Have a great day!
Dee B

Becky Dunham said...

This is adorable Lisa! I LOVE that egg - so cute! I am so sorry to hear about your shoulder - praying for speedy healing and no surgery!

Susan said...

Ouch Lisa! No, I really mean ouch! I know exactly how you are feeling with the bad shoulder. When I had that calcific tendonitis episode in my shoulder it was one of the worst types of pain I have ever had. I am feeling for you, know that! I hope it isn't anything that requires surgery and the pain can be eased quickly. You don't realize just how valuable your shoulder is until you can't move it! Washing/fixing your hair, forget it. Even getting dressed hurts. Oh I feel so bad for you Lisa! Please don't put off getting it looked at. I know I'm limited here but if there is ANYTHING at all I can do to help you out you let me know. I'll even send Shadow and Kiki to you if it would help you feel better! They cuddle really good!. ;)

Other than getting your arm torn off by kin, jumping around in the ocean sounds fun. I bet you have a nice base tan going! (Trying to keep you positive here...lol). Your project is just darling, I love that egg, it's really cool! You take it easy Lisa, don't push it with that shoulder. I'll be praying that you get some relief and get better soon!

{{Big hugs}}

Susan
cricutandgrasshopper.blogspot.com

HeatherLynn said...

Lisa, I just love all of your creations! Especially that bunny! Soo sweet! I am sorry to hear about your injury! I hope you heal asap! Hugs,
HL

Mad Crafter said...

Lisa, I think I have been following you from Day 1:) You are so super talented. I have loved all of your work. I hope your shoulder feels better soon. This project is adorable. I love all the flowers on the egg. TFS and thanks for playing with us this week at Cooking With Cricut.
~Madison CWC DT Funkycards.blogspot.com

Kathy Salido said...

Oh Lisa, I am so sorry to hear about your injury. Hopefully you enjoyed your trip!! Once again, you have outdone yourself. The egg looks amazing!!! Get better soon my friend, and thanks for all the sweet comments you left on my blog!!
Kathy
My Cricut Craft Room Design Team
http://3spoileddogs.blogspot.com/

Kate (Small Bits of Paper) said...

These are wonderful, Lisa! The bunny is precious - and that egg is amazing! What a lovely, lovely card too!
I'm so sorry to read about your arm. Are you able to go for physiotherapy? I had a similar injury about two years ago and I cannot stress what a difference the physio and home exercises made (and no surgery!!) I do hope you heal quickly!
Thanks so much for playing along with us at My Craft Spot and at Fantabulous Cricut!

Kate
Small Bits of Paper

katieo said...

Beautiful cards Lisa. I wish you a speedy recovery without surgery.

DIANA L. said...

Ditto on what I said above about your beautiful card. Thank you so much for joining my DL.ART THANKFUL THURSDAY Challenge.

DIANA L.
http://dianamlarson.blogspot.com/

Diane said...

Oh geez, sounds like something I would do...so hope you are better!!! Love the bunny and the egg...in fact I am in awe of the egg...it is so beautiful!!

Dee Burns said...

Dear sweet Lisa, I am so sorry I forgot to mention about the little incident with your niece. I wish you a speedy recovery and hope that all the fun and good times you had will help lessen the pain when you think about it. Take care and have the dh help you out...(insert whisper here...shhhhhh milk it...lol).
Take care!
Dee B

Daisylove Creations said...

Oh no Lisa, I hope your shoulder heals quickly & you won't need any surgery. What can I say about your projects, FABULOUS as always my friend :0) Love that little egg covered in flowers, so beautiful!! Hope you had a wonderful Easter and wishing you a speedy recovery with your arm.
Hugs,
Diana
daisylovecreations.blogspot.com

Shelly said...

Oh no, I hope you're OK! I also hope you had a nice Easter and sounds like the trip was fun minus the shoulder
:(
What a fabulous project, that egg is sensational and the card is SO pretty!
Glad you are home and thank you for the sweet words you leave me, they always put a HUGE smile on my face!
Have a GREAT night!
Shelly

Pam said...

Hey thank you sweetheart for all the information you gave me. I do shop online a lot! We have Michael's. JoAnns and Hobby Lobby here too. The problem I find myself in, is getting there. My husband will take me when I ask him but I hate to ask him. He does so much already to take care of me. But I am going to start paying better attention to JoAnns. Thank you Honey for helping me. All that typing was probably hard for you to do too.

Hugs, big ones, Pam

abusybee - DoubleClick Connections said...

Beautiful Lisa! Love the amazing egg and your card is beautiful! Hope your Easter was wonderful! Thanks for joining us over at the Creative Cutter Room! DT Member Carri
Carri~abusybee
www.doubleclickconnections.blogspot.com

abusybee - DoubleClick Connections said...

Hope your feeling better too!
Carri~abusybee
www.doubleclickconnections.blogspot.com

Karen said...

My sweet friend, this set is gorgeous! Every component... perfection. :o) The sweet bunny is precious and that egg... OH MY! It looks phenomenal. Every bloom was time well spent, as it looks perfect. I love the sweet card, too. The embossing and inking are gorgeous. Don't even get me started on how much I love the Spellbinders you used. :o) The tiny sparkle accents are beautiful.

MOST importantly, always know you are in my prayers for a speedy recovery! I am so sorry you were injured. :( I'm sending you lots of hugs! Back I go to work on a little something... ;) Hehe!

Hugs and blessings!
http://kaleidoscopicsparkles.blogspot.com

Karen said...

Lisa your egg is simply amazing. So much work on all those flowers. The bunny is adorable. Karen

Rhonda Emery said...

your talent is out of this world. this is so creative and the cutest easter project. love it friend.

Beebeebabs said...

Praying for a speedy recovery. Such a cute cute project thanks for sharing and feel better soon!!

Anonymous said...

Lisa this is darling, you always come up with the greatest projects.

Congrats on your Cricut recognition too I saw you featured in the newsletter copy I got.

Hugs, Lori m

Maria Matter said...

sending healing thoughts & prayers your way Lisa!! hugs!

gorgeous creations hun, you are sooo creative!
take care
hugs & blessings

Debbie said...

Sorry to hear of your shoulder injury!! Praying all goes well for you!
I love this card especially!!!

Chriss America Real said...

Lisa,

What a fun way to ...get hurt? Ok, I am not a doctor...but my advice is to alternate hot & cold 15 minutes of heat and then 15 minutes of ice and then go to just continuous ice and see if that helps.

Your project is just amazing! Do you know that I have Flower Shoppe and I haven't even tried it yet?

Hugs,

Chriss

rockpapercricut said...

What a cute project. Great idea to cover a plastic egg with flowers-beautiful! Thanks for entering your project and card in this week's challenge at My Craft Spot. :)

Ally

Court said...

You are so creative! Thanks for playing with us at CWC!

Jen said...

Hope your arm is feeling better, Lisa! Got to say it girl . . . you have completely gone over the top with that egg -- it is AMAZING! Thanks for linking up this week at Cooking With Cricut.

~ Jen

Expressions By Elaine said...

Lisa
You have done it again, another fabulous project!! I am amazed every time I stop by!
Hope your arm feels better soon!

Thanks for joining us at Creative Cutter Room:)
Elaine
CCR DT

scrappinC said...

Lisa ~ Your bunny is the best. So glad you are back. I ma so sorry to hear you injured your shoulder. I will keep you in my thoughts. Rest up!
Hugs,
Cindy Lou

Sandy from Ukiah said...

This is just so adorable... love that bunny. AND that egg is BEAUTIFUL.. so very creative.

Tracy said...

All of your projects are amazing! I love that egg covered in the flowers! Thanks for joining us at the Creative Cutter Room!

Tracy
DT2 Member
owlbecraftin.blogspot.com

Jayne said...

Hi Lisa,hope your arm is getting better!Love your bunny and egg. I know how long it takes to make something like that..but so worth it.
Just catching up,haven't been near my craft room for 10 days...serious withdrawal symptoms now! Lol!
Jayne x

Tina H said...

I came across this bunny of yours from Pinterest! I love what you did with this! I'm looking at all the animals off this cartridge and wondering what I should make next... Your egg is absolutely gorgeous! I love getting inspiration from you even from these past projects! Have a great day :)

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