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

March 14, 2016

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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25 comentarios

  1. So very beautiful. Love all those flowers with the Easter bunny.

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  2. Absolutely stunning, Gracie!! The layers are amazing!! I love the beautiful flowers!! What a gorgeous card!! Have a great day!! Big hugs :)

    Lisa
    A Mermaid's Crafts

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  3. This is lovely, Gracie. Thanks so much for sharing your amazing talents with us at Word Art Wednesday. I'm always SO grateful to have you play along. If you're ever looking for another Anything Goes challenge, I'd love to have you share your cards at this challenge as well:
    CropStop
    www.cropstop.com/blog

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  4. Gracie, this is GORGEOUS! :o) The shabby flowers are blossoming with sweet inspiration and I just want to hug the darling bunny! I love that you made him textured. :o) The dies and layers are stunning. Beautifully designed as always, my friend. Have a blessed day. :o)

    Hugs and blessings,
    Karen

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  5. This is gorgeous, like your layering and those flowers! And of course the darling bunny!

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  6. Gracie, your creations are stunning! The colours are soft and the different layers always make my eyes discover more details every time I look! Thank you for sharing and taking part in the Docerela challenge :)
    Hugs
    Maria (Docerela DT)

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  7. Fantastic, as always! I never tired of looking at your cards, and studying them. My brain just doesn't think in layers - wish it did. <3

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  8. Gorgeous and beautiful card Gracie thank you for joining us over on Crafty Catz on this week's challenge
    Dianne x
    CC-DT

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  9. Fab-u-lous!! Stunning card! I adore your cards and your flowers are something else. Thank you for joining us at Jade's Sparkling Butterflies challenge. Mary DT x

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  10. This is such a beautiful card! Love the design and gorgeous details. Thank you for joining us at the Ribbon Girl, good luck and I hope you will join us again.
    Hugs
    Gina xx
    http://www.ribbongirl.co.uk/catalog/

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  11. Such a beautiful card Gracie, love all the layers, textures and colours. fabulous flowers.
    Thanks for joining us over on Poppystamps blog.
    Pam x

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  12. So beautiful thanks for playing at crafty ribbons

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  13. Your projects are always so beautiful. This one is no exception. I just love it.
    Thank you for joining this week.
    Tânia (Docerela Dt member)

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  14. What an AMAZING card! So swoony!!!

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  15. Your cards are always a feast for the eyes! There are just so many beautiful elements to look at! Thanks for playing along with us at Poppystamps!

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  16. Very pretty! Thank you for joining us at Great Impressions! Mynn xx

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  17. Simply stunning. Whoever receives this would never put it away! Thanks for linking up with us over at My Sheri Crafts this week.
    Sue

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  18. So very soft and gorgeous! Love all the layers and flowers. Thanks for joining us at Great Impressions!

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  19. The trio of blooms and bling gracing your soft, pretty Easter card bring springtime to life! Thank you so muchfor sharing your creation with us at the Frilly and Funkie Blog!
    Hugs,
    Nancy

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  20. This is stunning, stunning design. Thank you for sharing with us at Robyn's Fetish Challenge. Marlene DT

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  21. What a pretty card - so soft and shabby. The trio of flowers are lovely as is the colour palette. Thanks for joining us at Frilly and Funkie.
    Hugs!
    Cec

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  22. Sweet card
    Thank you for joining us at CCCB challenge
    Dobroslawa DT

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  23. Gracie this is drop dead gorgeousness! I think I'm drooling!

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  24. This is one of the most beautiful floral cards I have seen!!! Love the soft tones and gorgeously arranged flowers!
    Hugs
    Samra
    Paper Talk with Samra

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  25. I know I'm late to the party, but I wanted to say congratulations on your Top pick at My Sheri Crafts! I think you are deserving of every award, in my humble opinion! What a gorgeous design! I have been seeing your digital designs around blogland and they are beautiful! I just am not sure how to use digital designs...I need to get with the program!

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Thanks so much for your kind comments!

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