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Easiest Easter Ever

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This is going to be the first Easter in 19 years that I haven’t put out an Easter basket for my children. My son is 20 and my daughter is 17. And both of them now have jobs.  So I just felt like it was a little silly to load up baskets full of candy for two people who can literally drive themselves to a convenience store and buy their own candy. LOL

But Sammi and I still dyed eggs (James gave up dyeing eggs years ago) and of course I made cards for the grand nieces and nephews. My newest little grandniece Gabby, was just born on the 22nd of March so she will have to wait for next year to get an Easter card.

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This is a discontinued digital stamp by Birdie Brown. I used white Inkssentials Mini Glossy Accents to make the wool texture on the sheep. And the the pink stripes are just card stock  cut into thin lines and glued in place.

Birdie Brown Easter Bunny

Another Birdie Brown digi stamp (that is unfortunately no longer available). I  cut his right ear out with scissors and then trimmed the paper to stop short of either side of his ear. That way his ear extended right off the edge of the page and I think it gave the image a whimsical effect. You may also notice that the two images are slightly different in size and shape. One of the cool things about using digital stamps is the users ability to resize them or flip them to create a mirror image.

Birdie Brown

I was on a Birdie Brown kick this Easter and these two cards feature another of her adorable, yet unobtainable digital images. The butterflies have Wink of Stella on them and Glossy Accents on top of that.

I am always fascinated by the way a different card base color can change the way the images pop. Both cards are pleasing to look at but, the one in green just jumps off of the screen.

Adorable easter cards

Most likely you can tell by the look of this bunny who the artist is that created him. And you have probably guessed at the likelihood as to whether or not you could purchased this stamp.

This card features another bunny who’s ear flops right off the page and a shiny red pair of shorts and tie. I decided to try something a little different with the way in which I matted the image. For some reason the diamond shape and the graduated lines makes me think of Art Deco style.

I found this digital image on Pinterest and I just added a quote of my own design by adding a text box under the image in Windows. These two cards are for two 15 year old grandnephews and I thought they might be amused by the sentiment.

 

Happy Easter to you,

Mo

Hippity Hoppity with Papertrey Ink

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My own children are 15 and 18 this Easter and suffice to say some of the mystery of the Easter Bunny is gone. But I still enjoy all of the cute images of chicks, bunnies and eggs that go along with Easter. So thank goodness for nieces, nephews and grandnephews and grandnieces!

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I made two versions of this card featuring a rabbit from Hippity Hoppity by Papertrey Ink. The first card featured this cute bunny in blue for one of my grandnephews. I used the matching Hippity Hoppity die set to cut out the bunny and the eggs. The trees are from Lawn Fawn’s Critters Down Under and the birds are from Lawn Fawn Home Sweet Home. And the grass is made with a paper punch.

Hippity Hoppity Papertrey Ink

I made a pink bunny for my brother’s daughter. As  you can see the two cards are similar but, not the same. This second card also includes the chick from the Hippity Hoppity set.

Easter Bunny Punch Card

 

I also made a ton (125 to be exact) of these Easter Bunny Punch Cards for the Council on Aging too. The assembly of them was pretty easy since I had Peggy and Joan and a few other ladies helping me out. The woodgrain paper is made with a woodgrain stamp on brown cardstock and the circles and ovals can be taylored to create whatever sized bunny you would like.

Happy Easter,

Mo

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