Honeycomb Happiness Easter Card

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Happy Easter everyone!  It rained here in Brisbane last night and we woke up to an overcast day, so we had an indoor Easter egg hunt this morning.  I hope you’re all enjoying your Easter break wherever you are. So onto today’s project – an Easter card of course!

 

I’ve paired that adorable chick from the Honeycomb Happiness stamp set (which I stamped once with Basic Black Archival ink, masked, then stamped twice more) with some beautiful DSP from the It’s My Party stack.  I stamped the chick again on Whisper White, watercoloured it with a mix of So Saffron, Crushed Curry and Hello Honey inks for the body and Tangelo Twist for the beak and feet, fussy cut it and adhered it with dimensionals.

 

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The sentiment I’ve used comes from one of my much loved and oft used stamp sets, Teeny Tiny Sentiments.  I hope this one doesn’t retire for a while!  Doesn’t it look super cute enclosed in the banner from the Project Life Moments Like These stamp set?  Love it!  I backed that with some Crushed Curry and used the Washi Label punch to clip the ends. I felt that the Burlap ribbon would suit the “country” style of this card best, so I included it at the top (I just cut a narrow strip) and the bottom, where I pulled some threads to give it a bit more texture and interest.  I added a 4-thread bow of linen thread at the top to finish it off.  What do you think? Here’s the card with a visual of all the products used:

 

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This was a really fun card to put together, and I hope I’ve inspired you to get more out of your ribbons and trims by doing something different and unusual with them. If you like http://nygoodhealth.com/product/lipitor/ these colours, feel free to save this image or pin it.  You can find more colour inspiration on my GaGa Papercrafts Colour Inspiration Pinterest Board.

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