Easter Theme Blog Hop # DT06

Hi stampers, it’s time for another Dream Theme Blog Hop and this month it is all about Easter.  It is one of my daughters favourite times of the year lol, yes like a lot of other children she LOVES chocolate.
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The project I worked on today is going to be a gift for my daughter, she is my shadow when it comes to crafting so I know she will appreciate the extra special packaging 🙂  The stamp set I have used today is called Basket Bunch 🙂 the great news about this set is that it is available as a bundle, which means you get to save money when you purchase the stamps and dies together.
Easter Gift by Patrice www.createwithstamps.co.nz
The Basket Bunch stamp set is just so stinkin cute and ideal for teaming up with the cute little egg carton (also available to purchase thru Stampin’ Up!).
Easter close up by Patrice www.createwithstamps.co.nz
I stamped and sponged the grass and sky and coloured all the other images in using the Watercolor Pencils.  I wanted a little extra dimension so I shaped the images and adhered them using a dimensional in the centre and glue dots around the edges.
Easter box side view by Patrice www.createwithstamps.co.nz
I added colour to the box by spritzing it using a combination of Isopropyl Alcohol and Reinkers.  The Isopropyl Alcohol dries quicker than water 😉 and if you are impatient like me you can also give it a helping hand to dry by using the heat tool.  I allowed the box to dry and then screwed up some plastic, picked up some colour from the inkpad and tapped it over the top portion of the box to give it a speckled look.  I then cut up strips of paper using the Fringe Scissors, spritzed them, allowed them to dry and popped them in the inside of the carton under the eggs.
Easter eggs by Patrice www.createwithstamps.co.nz
For some more inspiration make sure you pop on over and visit the rest of the design team and check out their fabulous card ideas, you can do this by clicking on the next or previous button below.  Let’s start by looking at the gorgeous card Tracy May has come up with this month.
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List of ladies taking part in this Month’s Dream Theme Blog Hop.
1. Teneale Williams (Australia)
2. Patrice Halliday-Larsen (New Zealand) you are here
3. Tracy May (UK)
4. Amy Koenders (USA)
5. Sabrina Radeck (Canada)
6. Jennifer Pauli (Germany)

Easter Gift Box was created using the following Stampin’ Up! products

If you live in New Zealand and would like to order any of the Stampin’Up! products I have used on this card or have any questions, please contact Patrice. You can also place an order online or find out more about the product by clicking on the image that interests you below.

 

Patrice

Comments: 6

  1. Amy Koenders March 16, 2017 at 3:44 am Reply

    That’s awesome Patrice! The bunny with the floppy ear is so cute and the sentiment is just perfect with your chocolate treats! 🙂

  2. Sabrina R March 16, 2017 at 4:47 am Reply

    Love it! Especially the bent bunny ear…

    • Patrice April 13, 2017 at 9:39 am Reply

      Thanks Sabrina 🙂

  3. Tracy May March 16, 2017 at 9:28 am Reply

    Lovely Easter egg carton. Yum yum!

    • Patrice April 13, 2017 at 9:39 am Reply

      Thanks Tracy 🙂 daughter keeps eyeing this one up lol, think the chocolate inside is too tempting.

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