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Happy Easter Chick

My inspiration for this week’s card comes from the Hand Stamped Sentiments  color challenge, Calypso Coral, Pear Pizzazz and So Saffron, and a childhood favorite treat.  A beautifully decorated vintage diorama sugar egg.  I was always fascinated by these eggs because there was another world inside them filled with an Easter scene with a bunny, chick or lamb.  So cute and yummy!

My inspiration – Diorama sugar egg

 

Stampin Up Honeycomb happiness easter egg and chick cardI die cut two scalloped ovals  and one smaller oval for my card and stamped with the chick from the stamp set Honeycomb Happiness embellished with a honeycomb sponged with So Saffron.  I decorated the egg with flowers die cut from Calypso Coral card stock with the flower from the Ity Bitty Accents Punch pack and the Petite Petals Punch.  I also used the retired Itty Bitty shapes punch pack flower to die cut other flowers I stamped from the retired Your Perfect Day stamp set.  The leaves are from the Bird Builder punch.  The butterfly is stamped from the Butterfly Basics set and die cut with the Bitty Butterfly punch.  I then decorated with basic pearl strips.

Be inspired by the color challenge at Hand Stamped Sentiments and the other projects created by the talented design team.  Show us your creation!

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Happy Easter Chick Card

Size:  5.125″ h x 4.25″ w

Stamp Sets: Honeycomb Happiness, Butterfly Basics, Teeny Tiny Wishes, retired Your Perfect Day

Paper:  Cardstock:  Whisper White, So Saffron, Calypso Coral, Pear Pizzazz

Ink:  Momento Black, Calypso Coral

Accessories:  Ovals Collection Framelits, Petite Petals punch, retired Itty Bitty shapes punch pack, Bird Builder punch, Bitty Butterfly punch, Honeycomb embellishments, Basic Pearls

Easter Egg Card

This week at Hand Stamped Sentiments we have a color challenge with the colors of Daffodil Delight, Baja Breeze, Rich Razzleberry and any neutral.  With Easter around the corner I created this Easter egg card.  I used the Ovals Collection Framelits to create the different layers.  The scalloped layer is embossed with the Perfect Polka dots embossing folder.  The images are from the Everybunny stamp set and water colored using an aqua pen and ink pads.  The images are framed with flowers die cut with the  Itty Bitty Shapes punch pack and embellished with rhinestones.

I hope these colors inspire you to join us this week at Hand Stamped Sentiments.

All Stampin’ Up! supplies below may be ordered from my website or email me to place your order.

All products are Stampin’ Up! unless noted.

Easter Egg card

Stamp Sets:  Everybunny

Paper:  Cardstock:  Whisper White, Rich Razzleberry, Baja Breeze; DSP Polka Dot Parade Designer Series Paper, Watercolor paper

Ink:  Daffodil Delight, Rich Razzleberry, Baja Breeze, Soft Suede, Versamark

Acessories:  Big Shot, Ovals Collection Framelits, Bitty Banners Framelits, Perfect Polka Dots Embossing folder, Early Espresso Embossing powder, Clear embossing powder, Aqua pen, 1/2″ Daffodil Delight Seam Binding, Basic Rhinestones,

Easter Egg Wreath Card

This week at Hand Stamped Sentiments we have a color challenge.  I’m still in Easter card mode so I created this Easter Wreath card.  The eggs are die cut with the Extra Large Oval punch and the images are from the Everybunny stamp set and colored with a blender pen and ink pads.  The solid color eggs are textured with embossing folders and decorated with butterflies from the Beautiful Wings Embosslit.  I also die cut the flowers with Trio and Boho punches.

Easter Egg Wreath Card

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Join us this week at HSS and show off your project and see some more inspiration from our design team.

Stampin up color challenge

All Stampin’ Up! supplies below may be ordered from my website or email me to place your order.

All products are Stampin’ Up! unless noted.

Easter Egg Wreath Card

Card Size:  5.00″ x 5.00″

Stamp sets:  Everybunny

Paper: Whisper White, Pretty in Pink, Rich Razzleberry, Early Espresso

Ink: Rich Razzleberry, Pretty in Pink, Early Espresso

Accessories:  Extra Large Oval Punch, Boho Punch, Trio Punch, MS branch punch, Modern Label punch, Perfect Polka Dots and Finial Press embossing Folders, Texturz Plates, Basic rhinestones colored with Sharpies, Dazzling Details, 5/8″ Organza Whisper White Ribbon

Everybunny Easter Watercolor Card

This week at Hand Stamped Sentiments we have a watercolor technique challenge.  With Easter a few weeks awayI used the Everybunny stamp set to create this card.  I used blender pens and stamp pads to color the bunny image.  I stamped it with black StayzOn then colored away.  I used a bright color combination of Tempting Turquoise, Melon Mambo and Concord Grape.  I apologize for the photo.  My camera is still out for repair and had to take the photo with my iPhone.  The colors don’t show up true.

Stampin' Up! Everybunny Easter card

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Please join us at HSS and show us your water color technique.

All Stampin’ Up! supplies below may be ordered from my website or email me to place your order.

All products are Stampin’ Up! unless noted.

Everybunny Easter Card

Card Size:  4.25″ x 5.50″

Stamp sets:  Everybunny

Paper: Card Stock:  Whisper White, Tempting Turquoise, Melon Mambo, Concord Grape

Ink: Concord Grape, Melon Mambo, Tempting Turquoise, Lucky Limeade, Soft Suede

Accessories: Modern Label, Framelits, Blender Pen, Satin Organza Whisper White ribbon, Basic Rhinestones (colored with Sharpies), Eyelet Border punch, Texturz Plate

Everybunny Easter Treat

I’m so excited that spring is almost here!  In anticipation  I created this adorable pillow box and card  for Hand Stamped Sentiments challenge.  A perfect treat to put in an Easter basket or to give just as is.  The challenge this week is a color challenge.  Create any paper crafting project with the colors of Real Red, Soft Suede, Crumb Cake and Daffodil Delight.

I used the new Easter stamp set, Everybunny, featured in the 2011-2012 Idea Book & Catalog.  This set has so many cute stamps perfect for Easter.  I made the box using the Pillow Box die.  I stamped the hot air balloon image on Crumb Cake with Soft Suede and Versamark then heat embossed it with clear embossing powder.  I used a blender pen to add color to the bunny and the balloon.  I then cut out the image and for a finishing touch I used Dazzling Details on the balloon.  I punched the flowers with the Itty Bitty Shapes Punch Pack then embellished with rhinestones.  I stamped the sentiment on Daffodil Delight and tied hemp twine around the box.  The 3″ x 3″ card was so easy to make.  I embossed the Daffodil Delight layer with the Perfect Polka Dots embossing folder.  The chick image I stamped then clear embossed and punched with the 1-3/8″ circle.  The flower layer is punched with the Fancy Flower punch.

Everybunny pillow box and card

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I hope you’re inspired to join us over at Hand Stamped Sentiments.  We’d love to see your creation.

HSS color challenge - Real Red, Soft Suede, Crumb Cake, Daffodil Delight

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Everybunny Pillow Box and Card

Box Size:   3.75″ w x 2.25″ h

Card Size:  3″ x 3″

Stamp sets: Everybunny

Paper: Card Stock:  Crumb Cake, Soft Suede, Real Red, Daffodil Delight

Ink: Real Red, Soft Suede

Accessories: Pillow Box Die, Itty Bitty Shapes Punch Pack, 1-3/8 circle punch, Fancy Flower punch, Corner Rounder punch, Perfect Polka Dots embossing folder, Hemp Twine, Dazzling Details, Basic Rhinestones

Easter Favors to dress up your party

This week at Hand Stamped Sentiments we have an Easter theme challenge. Create any Easter project – cards, 3D projects, party favors, baskets, gift sets…you get the idea. There are so many projects you can create to dress up this holiday.

For this challenge I created a small bunny basket perfect for Easter candy. I printed the chocolate bunny, Spring Vintage DSP and sentiment from My Digital Studio. I dressed him up with ivory grosgrain ribbon and adhered him to the front of the box. I punched the sentiment with the oval punch and layered it over a Regal Rose Scallop oval. I modified this box template by cutting off the back and made a handle from Regal Rose CS with the Dotted Scallop Ribbon border punch.

My other project is the carrot box made with Stampin’ Up’s Petal Cone die.  Love this die.  I textured the Pumpkin Pie CS with Texture Plates Kit #4.  The carrot top was created by cutting two Old Olive banners in half length-wise and curling them around a paper piercing tool.  I adhered them with mini glue dots to the inside of the flaps so the flaps could still be folded under each other to close the box.  The bunny was stamped and clear embossed then punched with 1-3/8 circle punch then layers on Peach Parfait DSP from the Hostess level 1 paper pack.  For the larger scallop I used Old Olive Polka dot DSP from Jolly Holiday.

Bunny and Carrot Box

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I hope you’re inspired to create hand made Easter favors and gifts.  Hop on over to Hand Stamped Sentiments to be inspired by our design team.

All Stampin’ Up! supplies below may be ordered from my website or email me to place your order.

All products are Stampin’ Up! unless noted.

Bunny Box

Template: click here for template

Size: approx. size 2-3/16″ H x 2-5/16″ W

Stamps: Chocolate Bunny Digital Stamp, Sentiment Text printed using My Digital Studio

Paper: Digital Download Spring Vintage, CS:  Rose Red, Photo Paper

Ink: Digital ink:  Rose Red, Early Espresso

Accessories: Basic Pearls, 1/4 ” Very Vanilla Grosgrain, Dotted Scallop Ribbon border punch, Oval Punch, Scallop Oval Punch

Technique: Stamping, Digital crafting

Petal Cone Carrot Box

Size: approx. size 4″ H x 2-3/4″ W

Stamps: Forest Friends, Sentiment printed using My Digital Studio

Paper: Digital Download Spring Vintage, CS: Pumpkin Pie, Very Vanilla, Old Olive, DSP: Jolly Holiday Old Olive dotted paper, Peach Parfait Hostess level 1 paper pack

Ink: Digital ink:  Early Espresso, Versamark, Early Espresso

Accessories: Basic Pearls, 1-3/8 circle punch, Scallop Oval punch, 2-3/8 Scallop Oval Punch, Big Shot, Petal Cone die, non-SU satin ribbon

Technique: Stamping, Digital crafting, Die cutting

Mother’s Day gift set

Since it’s time to start on Mother’s day gifts I found this free basket template on the Waltzingmouse Stamps website.   They have interesting templates.  Take a look.  This set was a lot of fun to make.  Just fill the basket with your favorite treat or gift and you have a cute gift.

Mother's day basket and card set

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All Stampin’ Up! supplies below may be ordered from my website or email me to place your order.

All products are Stampin’ Up! unless otherwise noted.

Project info:

Stamps:  With All My Heart from the Spring Occasions Mini

Paper:  non-SU from Hobby Lobby

Ink:  Chocolate Chip

Accessories:  Provo Craft decorative edge scissors, Extra Large Fancy Flower punch, Corner rounder punch, Scallop Trim Punch, Trio Flower Punch, Paper Studio heart brads, Medium Natural Envelopes

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