Tonight the Art With Heart team are sharing their Easter creations.
 
Don’t forget, Sale-a-bration has just over a week left to earn free product with purchase…and it is also a fabulous time to join Stampin’ Up! 
 
Ask any of the girls on the hop for more details.
 

Easter Egg Silver Mini Gable Boxes 

 
Don’t you just love these silver mini gable boxes?
 
They are so easy to decorate, look very professional, and their silver foil colour is a great neutral that works with any colour.
 
You can also open them up and turn them inside out if you’d like a plain white surface to work with and add colour to, but I decided to stick with the silver theme for my Easter Egg boxes.
 
 

Box 1: Springtime Foils Easter Egg Box 

 
For my first box I used products from the Occasions catalogue and the Sale-a-bration catalogue.
 
I simply cut some pieces of the gorgeous Springtime Foils specialty DSP and adhered them to four sides of the gable box using double sided tape and attached two matching silver Petal Passion embellishments using Silver Bakers Twine and Whisper White organza ribbon.
 
So quick and easy…but incredibly effective with that stunning foil DSP. 

Box 2: Sweet Soiree Easter Egg Box  

 
For my second box I inserted a window panel into the front of the box so you can see the eggs inside. This was super easy to do.
 
I carefully opened the side seam of the box then ran one side through my big shot and cut an oval window using one of the oval stitched shape framelit dies.
 

The clear window pane was created by using the next largest oval stitched shape framelit die to cut out a piece of window sheet, which attached with glue and double sided tape.

 
 
 
After resealing the box (using double sided tape) and filling the box with my speckled eggs I used some of the pieces from the Sweet Soiree Embellishment Kit to decorate my box and tied a bow to the top with Berry Burst metallic-edge ribbon. 
 
 

Box 3: Moon Baby Bunny Easter Egg Box    

 
The third box is my favourite because it is just so much fun. I used the grass die from the Picnic Basket Builder framelits dies to cut Lemon Lime Twist card stock and attached this to the bottom of the box… it is the perfect length for the longer side of the box. For the two shorter ends I simply cut down one piece to size.
 
The darling little bunny is stamped using one of the Moon Baby stamps and then fussy cut…but can you guess what I used to make the various sized eggs?
 
 
The largest egg is punched using the ballon builder punch (use scissors to trim off the base of the balloon and you have an egg shape).
 
The medium egg is punched using the leaf punch (you trim the 3 ‘eggs’ from the leaf), and the smallest egg is cut from the top of the wooden spoon shape in the Apron Builder framelits. 
 
 
I love the glittery effect the Myths and Magic Glimmer paper gives to my little eggs hiding in the grass!

Apron Builder Easter Egg Card   

 
And finally, I just couldn’t resist making this super easy card using another die from the Apron Builder Framelits…it’s a little cracked egg.
 
Although my stamping isn’t perfect on this one, this fun and easy card uses the Labeller Alphabet Stamp set to stamp the sentiment, with the colourful striped Birthday Memories DSP as the background piece.
 
 
Now it’s time to hop on over to our next participant, the very talented, Kathryn Mangelsdorf.           
 
 

 
 
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Catherine Proctor – you are here
 

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