Mar 11 2011

Easter Blossoms

Stamping 411 has another fun sketch for you to try this week!  Although, I must admit that I was stumped for a little bit!  I'm not used to seeing a trio of elements set up this way!  I'll be VERY interested in seeing what my fellow Operators have done this week.  And, of course, I'll be slapping my forehead wondering why I didn't think to do that!



I wanted to use Stampin' Up!'s Easter Blossoms in a little different way.  I hadn't inked up the egg yet in that stamp set, so decided to use it for my focal piece(s)!



I started by pulling out the colors (mostly) from the Sale-a-bration Ice Cream Parlor Ribbon and stamped the egg in Marina Mist, Daffodil Delight and Melon Mambo on Whisper White cardstock.  I punched them with the Scallop Square punch.  I placed them on a piece of Ice Cream Parlor Designer Paper with Stampin' Dimensionals and trimmed the DSP so that the flowery vine was across the bottom for a little more interest.  The ribbon was wrapped around and tied with the Happy Easter tag greeting.  I used the Decorative Label punch in Daffodil Delight cardstock with the greeting in Basic Black.  I added a little bling with a trio of Rhinestones under the greeting.  It is also placed on the DSP with Stampin' Dimensionals.  I used the Crop-a-Dile to punch the hole for the tag.


The DSP was layered on Whisper White and then on the base card of Marina Mist.  I like how the white layer makes everything POP a little more!  Finally, I placed more Rhinestone jewels in the center of each egg for a little extra bling.  I think it turned out to be a pretty FUN card!


Make sure to check out what the rest of the Design Operators did over on Stamping 411!  Then make your own card with the sketch and upload it over there!  We love to see what you do!

8 People have left comments on this post

Mar 11, 2011 - 08:03:48
Rose Kerry said:

Adorable card, love your eggs, I've been searching for ideas of what to do with that stamp, love what you did, I feel some quality casing going on!  Thanks for the inspiration.

Mar 12, 2011 - 07:03:16
Kerin said:

Connie this is so sweet, and I love the little touch of bling!!

Mar 12, 2011 - 09:03:04

LOL  I felt totally stumped too!  I really love what you did with it!  The colors are awesome and I love the sentiment on that tag.

Mar 14, 2011 - 01:03:31
Lee said:

Adorable Connie!!

Mar 15, 2011 - 07:03:54

Connie — what a great Easter card you've come up with — fun and whimsical but not too "cutsy" — it's perfect! Thanks for sharing — blessings, Gretchen

Mar 16, 2011 - 10:03:56
Jenn said:

Love the fun tag greeting you added to your card!

Mar 18, 2011 - 02:03:37

This is so much fun and cheerful!! Just want I need right now!! And I love how you put those rhinestones in the middle of the egg!!! Brilliant!!

Mar 18, 2011 - 03:03:25
Patti Chesky said:

Those eggs work perfectly with this sketch.  Love the fun colors!