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Hoppy Easter Free SVGS & Video Tutorial with Deco Foil

Hello and welcome to a new cardmaking video tutorial! This post is jam packed with freebies and Easter crafts ideas using Deco Foil. Today I’ll show you how to make this sweet card and tag set for Easter using new Deco Foil products by Therm O Web… Plus, I’m including 2 SVG Freebie Packs which will allow you to bring to life these ideas at home! (Scroll down for details.)

Video Tutorial & Freebies

Every project included on today’s video tutorial was created with these SVG Freebie Packs I prepared with much love to share with you. You’ll also learn fun techniques using the new Deco Foil Spring Fling A2 Toner Card Fronts and Mystic Rainbow Transfer Sheets. Both the video and freebies are available right now over at Therm O Web’s blog… CLICK HERE to watch the tutorial and claim your free SVG Packs.

We always love hearing from you! Please make sure to leave a comment under our Hoppy Easter post for Therm O Web before downloading your freebies and let us know how you’ll be using them on your upcoming Easter crafts!

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Easy Shabby Chic Easter Card – Using an Online Printable Template –

Happy Easter Week! Today I’m sharing an easy to make Easter card. You don’t need die cuts to make a card like this unless you want to!

Main Supplies:
Online Printable Egg Template
Haj Designs Digital Patterned Papers
Die Cuts | ODBD – Doily / Cheery Lynn Designs – Mini Butterflies 1 / Spellbinders – Scalloped Borders One
Embellishments | Eyelet Outlet: 12mm Jewel Bling – Clear Edge / May Arts Ribbon: Leaf Ribbon / SU: Linen thread
Finishes | Inks – Colorbox Mix’d Media Inx in Chiffon, Colorbox pigment ink in metallic gold / Dreamweaver Pearlescent Embossing Paste / Shimmerz Spray Sparkle
Miscelaneous | White and beige cardstock, Printer, Gold satin ribbon, beige paper chord, vellum, wide lace, 1″ pearlescent lace, sponge dauber, stencil

As you may notice the background of the card is made of ripped borders that I sponged with pink ink and layered together with wide lace. The pretty shabby chic egg started out with a free printable template you can find online for kid’s activities. I printed the template on patterned paper several times cutting borders on two of them to create layers for the egg… Easy! I embellished the card with lace, ribbon, jewels, a few decorative die cuts.

Hope you enjoyed this easy but lovely Easter card! You can try out making egg tags using the same technique I used for the card. Best of all is you can resize the free printable to fit any papercrafting project!

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Easter Bunny Frilly Card – Adding Tons of Layers & Texture –

Some of my favorite seasonal die cuts and stamps are Easter / Spring themed. What better season to play with textures, shabby chic layers and cute die cuts? Today I’m sharing a very layered and textured Easter card using some pretty dies and some new supplies I tried out for the first time.

Supplies:
Graciellie Design | Happy Easter Digital Stamp Set
Dies | Spellbinders: Rose Creations, Gold Elements One / Poppystamps: Chocolate Bunny / Cheery Lynn Designs: English Party Doily
Ink | Colorbox Mixed Media Inx in Chiffon
Embellishments | Eyelet Outlet: Vintage Washi Tape, 12mm Jewel Bling – Clear Edge, Swirl Bling -Jewel Champagne / May Arts Ribbon: 4 Millimeter Pearlized String Beads Ribbon / Marion Smith Designs: White pearl stamens / SU: Linen thread
Finishes | DecoArt: Snow-Tex / Shimmerz Spray Sparkle
Miscelaneous | Beige, White & Pink cardstock, permanent clear glue (uhu), lace, pink gross grain ribbon, sponge dauber, palette knife, shelf liner.
This card started out with the need to use some beautiful old die cuts I hadn’t taken out in a while. I created a detailed square using a corner die, die cutting with it twice to cover the squared layer completely. After that, I started adding layer upon layer, distressing the edges and inking them with my new favorite ink: Mix’d Media Inx by Donna Salazar for Colorbox -which I think works perfect for this kind of project-. 
I also made some pretty flowers with another product by Donna Salazar, her beautiful Rose Creations Dies. I shaped them using a basic technique from my Handmade Flowers 1 video tutorial. I alternated the flowers’ layers with beige and pink and inked the petals with the same soft pink ink used before. I also decided to add a layer of grip liner material on the flowers, using the same die to cut it.

Of course, what is a shabby chic card without embellishments? I added DIY banners made with vintage themed washi tape, I added stunning jewels to the center of the flowers, ribbon, pearl stamens, string beads, linen thread, tulle, ribbon and lace. But I think the little bunny die cut gives the card a unique touch after I applied some DecoArt Snow-Tex paste to make it textured!

Finally I added an Easter sentiment from the new digital stamp set Happy Easter.
If you’d like to take a closer look to this and other sets just released click here.

For more Spring inspiration

Hope you enjoyed today’s post and that you found some of the new supplies I tried out great for your own crafting. I will be back soon with part 2 of March’s Versatile Cardmaking series featuring Fancy Pants Designs, where I’ll show you how to expand one same product for different projects! Have a creative week!

Sharing with: Frilly & Funkie – Make a Trio / Live & Love Crafts – Signs of Spring / In the Pink – For a Special Lady / Poppystamps – Spring Fling / Great Impressions – Bunny Hop / Ribbon Girls – Spring or Easter / Robyn’s Fetish – Easter Cards / My Sheri Crafts – Spring Fever / Docerela – Spring / Crafty Catz – Ribbon & Bling / Creative Corner – Hoppy Easter / Crafty Ribbons – Monochrome / Jade’s Sparkling Butterflies – Monochrome / We Love Vintage – Spring or Easter / Word Art Wednesday – AG / Cropstop – AG

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He is Risen! – ODBD Anything Goes Challenge

Today is our last challenge of the month and it’s Anything Goes with ODBD stamps! This month has been an amazing release month and everyone in the design team has showcased some gorgeous, inspiring cards and projects. It’s been s joy seeing all of it!

Today I’m sharing a card with a bit of an eclectic take, in lime green, peach and gold, using vellum.

I used a technique called partial die cutting which consists basically on stamping an image and then die cutting on top of it without cutting the image. I die cut a label around the heat embossed roses and then I fussy cut the rest of the image. I colored the roses stamped on the vellum with a very light green alcohol marker.

I die cut a frame with a pretty polka dot pattern but added a peach cardstock on the back to create an unexpected contrast. I added the vellum label and then a piece of peach ribbon across it. Then on the center I used the smallest label from the Vintage Flourish Pattern set, die cutting it twice and layering around a clean label. I stamped a sentiment from the new Happy Resurrection Day set.

To finish the design I sponged the edges of the frame and label with green ink and added a few pearls.

I hope you’ve enjoyed today’s post! To see all the projects created for ODBDSLC232 or to join the challenge click here. You have until April 5, 2015 at 8:00pm EDT to join us. By participating in the challenge, you have a chance to win a $15 ODBD Gift Certificate good towards the purchase of stamps in the “stamps column” on the ODBD website, or to be spotlighted on the ODBD Blog at our next challenge. The random prize winner will be posted on our next challenge post. Remember you must use at least one ODBD stamp to enter.

Don’t forget to visit my DT sisters too! Click below to see what they created for the challenge:

Thanks as always for visiting! I wish you a wonderful week, a happy Resurrection Day and a lovely Easter celebration.

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Religious Spring & Easter Inspiration with ODBD

This week I am sharing a simple, soft and pretty card for our Religious Spring & Easter Inspiration challenge at Our Daily Bread Designs. This time I chose a beautiful paper from the new Shabby Rose Collection with blue hues to create my card.

I let the paper’s design shine on the background and added ribbon and a beautiful sentiment from the new set Happy Resurrection Day stamped on a label I distressed with sprays and inks to give it a bit of a mixed media look.

To finish the design I die cut some Angel Wings that I adhered to the bottom of the labels and embellished with pearls.

To see all the projects created for ODBDSLC231 or to join the challenge click here. You have until March 22, 2015 at 8:00pm EDT to join us. By participating in the challenge, you have a chance to win a $15 ODBD Gift Certificate good towards the purchase of stamps in the “stamps column” on the ODBD website, or to be spotlighted on the ODBD Blog at our next challenge. The random prize winner will be posted on our next challenge post.

For more inspiration make sure you visit my DT sisters’ blogs:

Thanks so much for stopping by today!

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Watercolored Bunnies – Ann Butler Designs

Easter is around the corner and so I decided to make a sweet and colorful Easter card for this month’s tutorial at Ann Butler Designs.

For the step by step tutorial click here. Don’t miss the chance to check out this super fun and easy watercolor technique!

Thanks so much for stopping by!

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Sweet Easter Card with Nicecrane Designs

I love pastel hues and Easter is just the perfect time to use them on our papercrafting projects. Today I’m sharing a sweet Easter card with a beautiful vintage image from a Nicecrane Designs digital set called Amazing Andersen DSL.

I printed the image on white linen cardstock and cut it with a delicate die cut. I stenciled and colored the image in very soft pastel colors with Spectrum Noir markers. I put the card together mixing two different patterns, and mounting the image on a heirloom frame. I finished the card with a satin ribbon double bow.

I hope you enjoyed today’s post! I invite you to visit Nicecrane Designs and see all the new and beautiful digital sets added recently. Thanks so much for stopping by!

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Egg-stra Special Card

Today I’m sharing an egg-stra special card created for Our Daily Bread Designs. I’m excited about the fun and lovely new release. I love the new Easter stamps, dies and papers… They’re just perfect. This week our challenge at ODBD is a Sketch, and I decided to make an interactive card!

 

It seems like an ordinary card until you open it… It’s a sweet Easter pop-up card, created with stamps and a die from the new release. First thing I did is cut and score the inside flap for the basket on the white card base. Once done I worked on the card design based on the sketch.

I decorated the front of the card with lace, ribbon and lots of dies including the new Grass Border die. The new coordinating papers add so much loveliness to the card. I layered the large doily with a smaller doily like label that is actually from a Christmas die set. The sentiment was stamped and heat embossed on vellum, die cut with a small circle die and adhered on top of the small label. I finished the front of the card with a small bow and a gold vintage button.

I stamped the basket and colored it with soft hues of brown. I stamped some eggs on patterned paper and fussy cut and adhere them to the basket. I also added a second sentiment that I stamped and heat embossed in gold on top of the basket.

I hope you enjoyed today’s post and feel inspired to join us this week at ODBD. To see all the projects created for ODBDSLC230 or to join the challenge click here. You have until March 15, 2015 at 8:00pm EDT to join us. By participating in the challenge, you have a chance to win a $15 ODBD Gift Certificate good towards the purchase of stamps in the “stamps column” on the ODBD website, or to be spotlighted on the ODBD Blog at our next challenge. The random prize winner will be posted on our next challenge post.

I invite you to take a look at what my talented DT sisters created:
RobinElizabethPaulaDianaChris

Thanks so much for your sweet visit today! Have a great week!

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HIMCR03NSD – Holiday Catch Up!

Hello again! It is quite a celebration we are having at Hiding in my Craft Room! I’m here for our 3rd. challenge of the day: Holiday Catch Up. This is a great opportunity to create a much needed project for a holiday. Whether you didn’t have the chance to make it on time, or whether you want to start working on some future holiday projects, any occasion is welcome: Christmas, Easter, Memorial Day, Halloween, 4th of July, etc. And of course it can be anything from a scrapbook page, to a card, a mixed media project, and more…

Our sponsor for this challenge is
Laurie from HIMCR

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TWO WINNERS  
will have a chance to win 
two Cricut Cartridges: 
Robot Party and Space Party!

I didn’t have enough time to make a christian Easter card, so I thought this was the perfect opportunity to do just that. 

Materials
Spellbinders:
– Majestic Labels Twenty-Five
– Damask Motifs
– Adorning Squares
– Grand Calibur die cutting machine
ODBD stamps – Faith
Brilliance pigment ink
Inkadinkado embossing powder in Silver Starlight
Zap! heating tool
Merletto crystals
Bazic two sided tape and foam tape
Other generic materials
Eggshell cardstock in white
Specialty pearlescent cardstock in soft blue
Specialty embossed paper in silver gray
7/8″ gross grain ribbon in light gray

This 4 3/8″ x 4 3/8″ card was made combining many different dies in alternative ways. The very first layer in blue is actually a rectangular die, I cut in half and overlapped to create a nice square frame.

The next layer, in gray, is the largest die from Adorning Squares. Now with the following layer, in blue, I also did some alternative overlapping to create a medallion. Using the largest die from Damask Motifs, I die cut 4 damasks and overlapped them. I suggest using the perforation close to the center as a reference.
Before I adhered all these layers together I crossed a piece of gray ribbon vertically. In order to do that I had to cut the medallion on two ends, as marked below.
The final step is the center square label, where I heat embossed this beautiful verse. I have a tip for you on how to heat emboss very intricate stamps. Turns out this ODBD stamp has a very small, detailed and fine font and it is a rubber stamp. I was never able to stamp it neatly with embossing ink. Once the embossing powder melted it would spread and the sentiment wasn’t as defined. So after trying different techniques, I finally found a way to heat emboss the sentiment perfectly, using pigment ink. In my case I used specifically Brilliance pigment ink in black, but because it won’t stay wet as long as a regular embossing ink, you need to apply your embossing powder faster. The result, impeccably heat embossed sentiments. To finish my design I added some crystals.
I really like this verse and every time I read it, it reminds me of a song from Third Day (here).

I enjoyed making this card so much! I hope you like it and feel inspired to join this challenge. All you need to do is visit Hiding in my Craftroom and link your creation.

For more inspiration please check out my teammates’ designs: 

Kathy Up in the Night with Kat
Samantha Designs by Sammy
Gracie CHGraciellie Design (You are here)
Nancy Design Inventions
Melanie Afternoon Scrapper
Lisa LJ Creations
Jennie Jenscrapstoo
Sue Sue’s Paper Crafts
Lena Lena’s Creations
Thanks so much for stopping by! See you in an hour for a new challenge…

This card is participating in:
Simon Wednesday Challenge