Easter Cel­e­bra­tions

Bounc­ing bun­nies and adorable chicks steal the show in this col­lec­tion of fun Easter greet­ing cards.

CardMaker - - Contents - De­sign by Kristie Hart­fei l

MA­TE­RI­ALS

Card­stock: Michaels Recol­lec­tions (white 110 lb.); Papertrey Ink (Hawai­ian shores); Ranger Dis­tress (water­color) Ac­etate sheet Stamp sets: Im­pres­sion Ob­ses­sion (Easter Bas­ket); Papertrey Ink (Polka Dot Pa­rade #1) Ink pads: Papertrey Ink dye (limeade ice, blue­berry sky, Hawai­ian shores, win­ter wis­te­ria); IMAG­INE Crafts Ver­saMark (water­mark) Ranger su­per fine gold em­boss­ing pow­der Darice white foam sheet Ranger em­boss­ing heat tool Inkadinkado Em­boss­ing Magic pow­der bag Loew-Cor­nell fan brush Ranger mini mis­ter 3M ad­he­sive run­ner Scor-Pal dou­ble-sided tape

1. Form a 51/2 x 41/4-inch card from white card­stock. Set aside.

2. Cut a 51/2 x 41/4-inch panel from blue card­stock. Rub pow­der bag over card­stock. Use water­mark ink to stamp sen­ti­ment on right side of panel 11/4 inches above bot­tom edge. Sprin­kle on em­boss­ing pow­der; heat-set. Set aside.

3. Ap­ply dye ink to bunny im­age; spritz with wa­ter and stamp onto water­color pa­per. Re­fer­ring to photo, con­tinue in the same man­ner stamping bun­nies onto pa­per al­ter­nat­ing ink col­ors. Let dry.

4. Press each color of dye ink onto ac­etate sheet; spritz with wa­ter. Use fan brush to pick up ink and flick col­ors onto stamped water­color pa­per. Let dry.

5. Cut a 51/4 x 4-inch panel from stamped water­color pa­per. Cut a 1/2-inch-wide strip from panel ap­prox­i­mately 1 inch above bot­tom edge to cre­ate two pieces, one mea­sur­ing 51/4 x 21/2 inches and one mea­sur­ing 51/4 x 1 inch.

6. Cut two pieces of foam to match sizes of stamped water­color pieces. Use dou­ble-sided tape to ad­here foam pieces to water­color pieces and then to blue panel. 7. Ad­here as­sem­bled panel to card front. 8. Dec­o­rate in­side of card as de­sired.

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