I’m home from vacation, and I’ll be busy making Easter cards. I had wonderful grass on the brain (maybe because of golfing), so I pulled out last year’s Basket Builder die set, and cut three pieces from vellum. Then, I colored it with Light and Dark Old Olive Stampin’ Blends, and happily, it turned out like I imagined.

This card will be going to someone who is “egg-stra” special. Giggle, I just love puns!

By Su Mohr for tttc039 and CTS263: Click visit to go to my blog; Featuring Basket Builder Dies, Basket Bunch Stamp Set, Pinewood Planks Embossing Folder, Gold Foil; #eastercards #basketbunchstampset #baskets #stampinup

You’re Egg-Stra Special

 

I adhered the sections of grass on a strip of Tear Tape, leaving the top of the blades free. I decided afterwards to emboss the background with The Pinewood Planks Embossing Folder, which probably should have been done first. But, I like the added texture, and it looks like a fence.

I made the cute basket with Wood Textures Designer Series Paper, and the eggs from Gold Foil. The Crumb Cake bunny and bow were stamped from the Basket Bunch Stamp Set. All of these were die cut with dies from the Basket Builder Set. 

I colored the bunny with Light and Dark Crumb Cake Stampin’ Blends. Can you tell he’s chocolate candy? And, the eggs in the basket are chocolate candy, covered in Gold Foil.

I accented the grass with pretty, little flowers (Iridescent Sequins), and some strands of Gold Thread along the bottom.

 

I knew I wanted to say Happy Easter on the inside, but decided to take it a step further by using the oval Stitched Shape Die, and stamping it on an egg. Then, the little chick from the Basket Bunch Set hopped on top. For a touch more color, I added a strip of dotted DSP that matches the envelope flap.

 

Inspiration for this project was from two challenges:

I used Case this sketch!, inside and out.

 

I used the diagonal row: Metallics-Any type of Accents-Use Puns. How could I resist using a pun!?!

Thank you for stopping by my blog. On to making more Easter cards. I have a shipment of new things from Stampin’ Up! arriving tomorrow!