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Let’s create a simple yet elegant Easter Card today! Our main image…the beautiful little egg ornament stamp…is from the Ai Hoppy Easter Set (4754). I love looking through my stamp sets and looking for images that can be used in a different way. In this case, by using just this one tiny ornament we can create a stunning card by just repeating this image for a large impact.
We will also stick to that simple black and white theme by creating a textural striped background using some white stencil paste. I’ll give you a few tips and tricks for working with the stencil paste and a more delicate stencil design like the one used here!
When I am trying to keep my design very simple, I often try to find ways to add texture and interest. In this case, we will add extra layers of cardstock in black, white and a pretty silver metallic along with the stenciling paste!
We will also add some Nuvo Dream Drops….which have a luminescent quality to them….just beautiful! There is just a hint of coloring with a light gray marker.
This card was inspired by the current Ai Blog Challenge – Black Tie Affair! This challenge is to create a simple black and white card…with a little pop of color…if you wish! It sounds easy but it definitely pushes you to use your imagination to give the card texture and interest with this simple color palette. Please join in by creating a card of your own and linking it to our blog or just participate by checking out the fun creations by your crafty peers!
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All of the supplies used in today’s video are listed below. Click the products below to make a purchase. Where available I use compensated affiliate links which are at no additional costs to you.
Art Impressions Hoppy Easter Set (4754)
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Art Impressions Easter Bunnies Set (5274)
—- https://shrsl.com/3fdwo (Art Impressions)
Art Impressions Rectangle A2 Double Stitched Dies (5063)
—- https://shrsl.com/3fdws (Art Impressions)
—- https://shrsl.com/3fdx0 (Scrapbook.com)
Lawn Fawn Skinny Stripes Stencils
—- https://shrsl.com/3fdx4 (Scrapbook.com)
Lawn Fawn Cardstock 100lb – Licorice
—- https://shrsl.com/3fdx9 (Scrapbook.com)
Strathmore Bristol Smooth Cardstock 100lb
Tim Holtz idea-ology Kraft-stock – Metallic
—- https://shrsl.com/3fdxb (Scrapbook.com)
Hero Arts – Hero Paste
—- https://shrsl.com/3fdxe (Scrapbook.com)
Kaisercraft Gel Pens – Glitter
—- https://shrsl.com/3fdxg (Scrapbook.com)
Nuvo Media Spatulas
—- https://shrsl.com/3fdxj (Scrapbook.com)
Nuvo Dream Drops – Cloud 9
—- https://shrsl.com/3fdxm (Scrapbook.com)
Nuvo Deluxe Adhesive
—- https://shrsl.com/3fdxp (Scrapbook.com)
Zig Clean Color Real Brush Pen – Blender
—- https://shrsl.com/3fdxq (Scrapbook.com)
Zig Clean Color Real Brush Pen – Lt Gray
Tim Holtz Paper Trimmer
—- https://shrsl.com/3fdxw (Scrapbook.com)
Versafine Onyx Black Ink Pad
—- https://shrsl.com/3fdy0 (Scrapbook.com)
Ranger Clear Embossing Powder
—- https://shrsl.com/3fdy3 (Scrapbook.com)
Therm O Web – iCraft – Repositionable Adhesive – Pixie Spray For Stencils – 3.8 Ounces
—- https://shrsl.com/3fdya (Scrapbook.com)
Scotch Foam Mounting Tape
Scor-tape 1/4″ or Scrapbook.com – Clear Double Sided Adhesive Roll – 1/4 Inch x 81 Feet – Permanent – 1 Roll
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Tombow Permanent Tape Runner
—- https://shrsl.com/3fdyj (Scrapbook.com)
We R Memory Keepers Trim/Score Board
—- https://shrsl.com/3fdyn (Scrapbook.com)
We R Memory Keepers Silicone Mat
—- https://shrsl.com/3fdyr (Scrapbook.com)
Wendy Vecchi Make Art Stay-tion
—- https://shrsl.com/3fdyt (Scrapbook.com)
MISTI Original Stamp Positioner
—- https://shrsl.com/3fdyu (Scrapbook.com)
MISTI Mini Stamp Positioner
—- https://shrsl.com/3fdyv (Scrapbook.com)
Sizzix Sidekick Die Cutting Machine
—- https://shrsl.com/3fdyx (Scrapbook.com)
Spellbinders Platinum 6 Die Cutting Machine
—- https://shrsl.com/3fdyy (Scrapbook.com)