Wednesday, March 18, 2009

Easter Basket & Blooms

It's been a busy week so far and its only Wednesday! Two of my kids have been sick since the weekend and are now finally starting to feel better, I've been prepping for my Stamp Camp which is tonight and in between still trying to work on swaps and projects for the March 27 Michigan Mingle.
Anyhoo the basket up top was created using two panels from the SU Basket & Blooms Sizzix die except instead of creating a round basket like the basket normally would be, I followed the directions from a SCS thread (thanks to my sister-in-law Jen for finding the directions) and created what you see. What you do is cut the front and back panels from the die then cut one 8 1/2"x 2 3/4" strip, score 1/4" on both long sides and 2 3/4" on each end of the short sides. I would recommend using Tacky Tape to put this together and start with taping the sides first.


The picture to the left is the back side of the basket, its difficult to see from the picture but the Barley Banana card stock was stamped with the Stitched Back ground stamp using So Saffron ink so the texture of the stamp would show up more. The center label on the front and back of the basket is from the new Matchbox die and was pop dotted after applying the butterfly and Easter Wishes.
I hope the ladies from Stamp Camp like the basket with the matching card from my post below as two of the projects for tonight's camp.

Supplies: Flight of the Butterfly, All Holidays, Stitched BG, Basket & Blooms Sizzix die, Matchbox Sizzix die, Ribbon, Dazzling Diamonds, Large oval punch, Corner tag punch, Tacky Tape, Pop dots. Colors: Barley Banana, Certainly Celery, Pink Pirouette, Whisper White.

13 comments:

Danni said...

Oh how pretty!! Love the butterfly!

Christi said...

Gorgeous!! I love those soft colors!!

Tina said...

So pretty! Hope the kiddies feel better soon!

Debbie Fisher (debbiedee) said...

this sooooo speaks Spring/Easter...It is hard for me to use pastels, but this is so pretty, I may just have to try.

Laurel said...

Wow, so pretty and Springy, I love it!

All Pink girl said...

Oh wow this is stunning ,fabulous work as always ,hugs Dawnxxx

Sara said...

Beautiful!!!

XOXO
Sara

Stamp and Smile said...

So pretty Lynn! I enjoy the SPRINGY colors and the ribbon is a perfect match.. :) The butterfly is AWESOME with the bling... now I need to get my MoJo going! Thanks for the inspiration.... Hugs! :)

Kelly Schelske said...

How cute Lynn, it's beautiful! Love that die on the front, great Easter colors:-)

Have a super weekend!!

Hugs, Kelly

Dani said...

This is wonderful! Perfect little basket! Hope the kids are better and you don't get it! :)

Susan (peebsmama) said...

What a great project. Perfect spring colors. I really like the label shape under the butterfly.

Jenny said...

Super cute Lynn!!!

Anki said...

Very cute and Spring like Lynn! Hope your kids are feeling better. Isac has been sick for almost a week - but finally he got to go outside and play in the sun today. He did not want to go back in again ;-) So we spent the whole day outdoors - from 10.30 - 18.30!! Kramis - Anki