Monday, April 11, 2011

A Good Egg!

My husband had a saying for everything! In fact, I have a little notebook full of things he used to say all the time. Just when I think I have written them all down, I remember another. Since our Grandchildren are so young, they may not remember him when they get older. I hope this little book gives them a connection to their wise "Grandpa Mow."
Whenever he spoke about someone that he thought highly of, he would call them "a good egg." Today, this is my good egg. This digi & sentiment, "Eggstra Pretty" was a freebie from Crafting With Deedee's Digis, that I received just for participating in their weekly challenge. Isn't is perfect! So simple & beautiful.
To make my card, I used inspiration from Darsie, one of their talented DT's.
paper- SU! Paisley Petals
leaves- Sizzlits "little leaves"
brad- "Antique Brads" SU!
Crystal Effects, jewelry piece from my stash, Scallop Edge punch, Prima flowers (sponged with ink pads), SU! markers & embossing folder.
I am entering my card @:
Happy Monday Challenge- Easter
Creative Cowgirls- Springtime & Rainy Days
Digis With Attitude- Easter
The Crafty Pad- Spring is in the air
One Crazy Stamper- flowers


  1. Such a great idea to write down your husbands adages. A great memorial to his wise words.

    I love the colours you have used on your card, the image matches the papers perfectly.

    Thank you for sharing your wonderful card with us at the Creative Cowgirls Challenge. :-) xx

  2. Thank you for sharing your lovely card & beautiful story with us at The Crafty Pad for our Spring is in the Air Challenge this week!
    Good Luck
    :Dawn xx

  3. What a great story and the memories with it. Your card is gorgeous,you colored the image so beautifully. Thank you for joining us at Happy Monday Challenge.

  4. Hi Bridget, My mouth dropped open when I saw this card. You are right "a good egg". That is a really wonderful idea what you have done for your grandkids. They will treasure it! You might have to make copies for each of them! I love the blue and yellow color combo for this card and think the butterfly is just beautiful colored that way! Thanks so much for joining us over at the Happy Monday easter challenge. Good luck and enjoy the free image from Deedee this week it really is cute!
    Hugs, Sarah

  5. That is such a wonderful sentament to your husband... Beautiful! Have a great day.

  6. what a great way for your grandkids to remember your husband!

    Love your "good egg" card too!

  7. Hi Bridget
    This is absolutely STUNNING!I am so glad you shared this with us!
    Wow, super sweet card and I love the sentiment!

    Thanks for joining us at the Digi's With Attitude! Easter Challenge. I hope you will join us again next week and good luck!

    Digi's With Attitude! Design Team

  8. such a sweet and moving post Bridget :)

    I think its a wonderful idea to have that book of sayings, and to use them too.

    A good egg - yeah we say that here too :)

    Fabulous colours on this, springlike and fresh, and I love your colouring of the egg!



  9. Fabulous card! Love the flower embellishment - it's incredible. Great coloring on the egg.

  10. What an incredible testament to your husband, Bridget -- thank you so much for sharing your beautiful memories! I'm sure your grandkids are going to really appreciate having such a wonderful way to remember their grandfather. Your card is fantastic! You have added so much to this simple digi with the embossing, your incredible coloring, and the gloss. Love the flowers and the metal embellishments -- just so rich! Thanks for playing with us again this week -- what a treat! :-)

  11. Gorgeous!! I love all the textures!! Thanks for joining us this month at One Crazy Stamper

  12. This is beautiful, Bridget! Such a refreshing take on an Easter image and card. Way to go 'out of the box' girlfriend!!! Can't wait to see what you can come up with for the Grandpa Mow words of wisdom. I can see you crating a fantastic little book or photo album. Cheers! Lori HMC DT

  13. Lovely card!! Just love the colours you used!

  14. What a beautiful card. Thanks so much for entering our challenge this month at One Crazy Stamper