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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:
Robin - Elizabeth - Paula - Diana - Chris

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


  1. Gracie, this is truly and Eggstra special card!! So pretty and wonderful! Hugs!!

  2. How fun! Love the pop up inside.

  3. What a beautiful card Gracie!! I just love the Easter basket inside and the elegant design on the front. Your use of the paper, dies, embossing, and vellum is stunning!!

  4. This is so cute Gracie! I love pop up cards! Your front is so beautiful!! Love those dies and paper and the darling with the basket of eggs!! I'm glad you finally got your stamps dear friend!
    I've been meaning to ask you, how do you get all those little pictures of what you use at the bottom? I have tried lining things up horizontally and I just can't seem to do it! I get so frustrated!
    Anyway, I love how you do that!

    1. Hey friend, I replied earlier but just in case I'll reply here too! Thanks so much for your sweet comment!!! You make me feel special!!! I use Inlinkz for the supply list. If you need any more info let me know!!!

  5. What a delicated and supberb eggtra card,,,,loveit, love it,,,,,,,,I am falling in love with the background and die,

  6. Oh, Gracie, what a beautiful card, and what a fun surprise inside!! Delightfully delicate in your beautiful style...just love the colors and the gold embossing!! Hugs!

  7. Gorgeous card Gracie. I love the basket on the inside! Beautiful!


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