Friday, 30 March 2018

My Scrap Chick - Easter Card and Starflower Box

Hello, my friends!

First, I'd like to wish all of you a Very Happy Easter! :o)

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Welcome to a new DT post for My Scrap Chick!

Today I am sharing the Floral Frame Card Kit and 
the Starflower Box.

Here's what they look like together:



Now let's break it down.
My Floral Frame Card Kit measures 4" X 5".
It comes in three layers: the card base, the scallop rectangle,
and the decorative layer front.
Originally, my plan was to add a white cardstock oval with "Happy Easter" on it. 
When I saw that the green bunny was featured in the center of the panel,
I decided to leave it. 
I stamped a small "Happy Easter" multiple times, 
giving it more of a whimsical feel to match the paper.


I added some pastel coloured pearls, and a pretty green bow.


Now this Starflower Box is just the cutest box ever!
Again, my box is empty.
If I'm going to keep making all these treat boxes,
I really need to start having a stash of treats to fill them! lol
This one comes together super easy...just two pieces!
The top looks like a pretty flower, so I just tied a green bow around to look like leaves.


Here's a final look at the two of them together.
I think it will make a lovely little Easter gift set...once I fill the box with treats! :o) 


Other Materials Used:
Papers: American Crafts - Cardstock;
Ink: Martha Stewart: Pink Geranium, Green Stem;
Pearls: Crafts - Large Pastel;
Ribbon: Celebrate It.

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Thanks so much for stopping by!
I hope you'll head over to the shop and give it a try! 
Have you signed up for the My Scrap Chick newsletters yet?
Don't forget to do that!
You really don't want to miss out on any of the great freebies! :o)

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Wednesday, 28 March 2018

Scrap N' Dipity - March Spotlight

Hello, my friends!

Welcome to a new Spotlight post for Scrap N' Dipity.
In case you missed the announcement,
I'm very happy to be back with the Design Team!
Alisha has created some fabulous new images that I just had to play with!
If you haven't been by the shop in a while,
you really need to go check them out! 

This is one of the newer images!
His name is "Chick Magnet" and he really made me laugh!
Isn't he a charmer? lol
I wanted to share him with you before Easter.
You can find him HERE.
Grab him today, 
and you've still got lots of time to play with him before the weekend!

After colouring the image, 
I just did some simple layering of orange cardstock,
on a blue cardstock die-cut.
Then I adhered it to a white card base. 


I added some interesting orangy/yellowy bling,
and a yellow bow.


Other Materials Used:
Papers: Recollections - Cardstock;
Colour: Spectrum Noir Markers;
Die: Spellbinders Nestablilites - Romantic Rectangles Two;
Bling: Crafts - Sparklers;
Ribbon: Offray.

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Thanks for stopping in today!
I'll be back next month with a new Spotlight share!

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Monday, 26 March 2018

March with Simply Crafty SVGs - Easter Fun!

Hello, my friends!

Welcome to my March Design Team post for Simply Crafty SVGs!

This month I'm sharing two wonderful Easter projects with you!
 I've created them to go together as a lovely gift set.
They are the Easter Basket and Chocolate Bunny Box Card.
If you click on the names you'll be taken right to the shop.
There you will see lovely versions of these files,
along with videos showing exactly how to put them together.

Here is the set together:


Isn't it a lovely set?
I chose papers that had more of a vintage-y Spring style,
rather than a Easter-y Spring style. 

I will share a couple of things that I did differently. 
It's one of the joys of using these cut files...
there are so many creative options!

Okay...first up is the Easter basket:


I began with a double-sided heavy-weight cardstock.
The inside of the basket is as pretty as the outside.
Then I cut the panels from a matching solid cardstock.
Once everything was cut, all the edges were inked.


There are two basket handle options in the file.
One is solid and one has a design cut into it.
I cut both of them out.
I wove a coordinating ribbon through the cut design.
Then I adhered that handle onto the solid handle.
I attached the handle using a flower brad.
I placed the flower part of the brad on the inside of the basket.


I used a matching ribbon bow to hide the brad prongs on the outside of the basket.
Finally, I stamped the "For You" on the oval provided.
 

Here's a close-up of the box card:


As with the basket, once everything was cut, 
all the edges were inked.
I decided that a yellow bunny would be pretty in my card. 
I added rhinestones to the center of each of the flowers.
The "Happy Easter" didn't stand out very much.
I went over the yellow with a gel pen to highlight it a bit more.


There is a bow included in the file, but I added a little ribbon bow to my bunny instead.
I also added a little rhinestone for his eye. 


There is a floral tag to add to the back.
It's the perfect spot to add your message.
I added one more rhinestone.


Here's one last look at the set together!


Other Materials Used:
Papers: My Mind's Eye - Nutmeg, Recollections - Cardstock;
Ink: Distress Ink - Walnut Stain, Memento - Teal Zeal;
Stamp: CTMH - For Every Occasion;
Ribbon: Offray;
Brads: Unknown;
Bling: Crafts - Rhinestones.

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Thanks so much for stopping by today!
I'll be back again with another project share soon!

In the meantime, head over to the shop and check out all the great files!
You've even got time to create this fabulous set before Easter! :o)

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Saturday, 24 March 2018

Swedish House Crafts - Easter Mini Album

Hello, my friends! 

I have a new project today for Swedish House Crafts!
It's a special Easter themed Mini Album. 
  Since there are so many pages, and so many photos to share, I have created a video slideshow for you. 
First though, I will show you just a couple of detailed close-up photos.



As you can see in the photo above, 
the base of the pages are made from a variety of pastel coloured cardstock. 
All the rest of the paper comes from the beautiful Pion Design - Easter Greetings Collection. 
This collection is currently on sale in the shop for an incredible price! 
Quantities are limited though, so you may want to grab them fast!
Here is a close-up of the front cover:


I did some fussy cutting and some die-cutting. 
Then I added little bits of sparkle to everything with some Diamond Stickles. 
Can  you see the shimmer? 
In the photo below is another fussy cut butterfly. 
I added it to the center of the pretty floral wreath tag. 
Again, I added Stickles to everything.


In this photo you can see where I used the lovely Gummiapan Little Flower Die. 
I cut two of them, and layered them up with a brad before adhering them in place. 
You'll see these flowers throughout the album, 
along with more of the butterflies, and other pretty elements from the collection.


Just a few more notes about my album. 
The album cover is a Zutter Cover-all. 
The pages all measure 6" X 6".  
I used my Bind-it-all to bind all the pages together. 
You could easily create the same album but bind it with rings or ribbons. 
All of the tags, journal cards, 
and die-cut pieces were lightly inked with Espresso Truffle Memento Ink
Also, the same two die sets were used repeatedly throughout the album. 
If you look closely, 
you will see that the Stickles has been added to the pretty flowers on most pages. 
You can never have too much sparkle! 

Okay...enough typing...here is the video slideshow:


I hope you enjoyed my Easter Mini Album. 

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Monday, 19 March 2018

My Scrap Chick - Paper Eggs

Hello, my friends!

Welcome to my first DT post for My Scrap Chick!

Before I get into my project share,
I would first like to thank you for all your lovely congratulations over on facebook!
You're all so sweet about sharing in my happy news! :o)

Now...a little bit about My Scrap Chick...and what's ahead.
The shop is FULL of digital cutting files to use will all of our great machines.
Each file also comes with a PDF file, so these projects can also be made without a machine.
I'll have the pleasure of sharing some of these files with you.
However, you will want to head over to all the links below and sign up. 
Most important is to sign up to the shop newsletter. 
If you're a member of the mailing list you'll have to opportunity to receive incredible FREEBIES,
and be the first to hear about the great sales!

Okay...now onto my project!
I used the Paper Egg file.

I began with a paper that I thought would make an elegant egg. 
Then it turned out so elegant, that I thought it deserved to be on a stand. 
Rather Faberge-ish, right?
So I'll just call it my Faux Faberge Egg! ;o)


The file is very simple to cut and put together;
only two pieces.
I inked all the edges after it was assembled. 


To decorate the top of the egg, I bent a square filigree shape,
and glued it in place.
Then I cut the prongs off a large pearl brad, and glued it to the center of the filigree.


You can put some lovely treats inside!
I painted the wood candle stick with green acrylic paint,
and then also inked it with the gray ink.


I had so much fun with my first egg that I had to make a second.
This time I made a yellow one to make my friend Annabel happy! 


To decorate the top of this one,
I added a green flower and a pink floral button.
I tied a yellow fiber bow through the pink button.


This one I put on a wood candle cup turned upside down.
I painted it with yellow acrylic paint, and added a bit of pink ink to it. 
Then glued it to the bottom of the egg.


It's a little stubbier than the other egg but so cute!


Other Materials Used:
Papers: K & Company;
Egg 1:
Square Filigree;
Large Pearl Brad;
Stampin' Up Gray Ink;
Wood Candle Stick;
Green Acrylic Paint.
Egg 2:
Green Flower;
Pink Flower Button;
Yellow Fiber;
Martha Stewart Pink Geranium Ink;
Wood Candle Cup;
Yellow Acrylic Paint.

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So there it is...my first share for My Scrap Chick!
Thanks so much for stopping by!
I hope you'll head over to the shop and give it a try! :o)

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Thursday, 15 March 2018

All Dressed Up - Challenge #79

Hello, my friends!

Today is the beginning of a new challenge at All Dressed Up!
The challenges are always Anything Goes but you MUST use an image from All Dressed Up.
There are freebies available at the challenge blog HERE! :o)

With Easter being just around the corner,
I've used the lovely "Easter Bunny" image,
which you can find HERE

I coloured my sweet bunny in a light pastel green.
Then I did some simple die-cutting and layering,
also in pretty pastel shades.



Finally, I added some bling with a glittery bow,
some pretty pearls, and some sparkling Stickles.


Here's a closer look at the image:


One last look at the finished card:


Other Materials Used:
Papers: Recollections - Cardstock;
Color: Spectrum Noir Markers;
Dies: CC Designs;
Stickles: Diamond;
Ribbon: Celebrate It;
Bling: Crafts - Pearls.

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Head on over to the Challenge Blog and join the fun! :o)

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