Easter Greetings

Happy Easter! Whether you are attending services or joining with family or just hanging out and crafting, I hope your day is a special one. While we’ve had several weeks of gorgeous, Spring weather, this weekend has been chilly and rainy – perfect for curling up on the couch with a blanket. Still, we know this will pass and the Spring weather will soon be back. I pulled it together enough to make a cute, Springy, Easter card that showcases a variety of products I love. Here’s my card:

A Good Day, Fable Friends, Stampin' Up!, Brian King, Easter cardTips, Tricks and Reminders

  • Going, Going, Staying. As you already know, Stampin’ Up! has shared the list of products that are retiring so we can make room for new, exciting products in the upcoming 2019 Annual Catalog. This time between catalogs can be confusing – what do I need to get now, and what is sticking around into the new catalog? If you’d like to read about all the items that are retiring at the end of this catalog period, click here: Retiring ListMy card today showcases a variety of products – some are retiring and some will continue to be offered after this catalog period. Here’s a rundown of what I used on this card and whether each is staying or going:
    • Staying. Fable Friends stamp set, Sahara Sand cardstock, Subtle Embossing Folder, Highland Heather cardstock, Whisper White cardstock, Flirty Flamingo cardstock, Rectangle Stitched Dies, Stitched Labels Dies, Frosted & Clear Epoxy Droplets, Layering Circle Dies. Images of these items are shown at the bottom of this post.
    • Retiring. A Good Day stamp set, Lemon Lime Twist cardstock, Petals & More Dies, Bitty Blooms Punch Pack. Images of these items are shown at the bottom of this post.
  • Bunnies for Days. I love this little bunny from A Good Day, one of the stamp sets that’s retiring with Stampin’ Up!’s 2018 Annual Catalog. I used my Stamparatus to line him up over and over, just moving the platform down for each one. Such a fun way to get a fun look for the background of this card:A Good Day, Stampin' Up!, Brian KingAfter the bunnies were stamped in Sahara Sand ink, I added beautiful, Spring colors with the leaves, flowers and sentiment. Here’s a closer look:A Good Day, Fable Friends, Stampin' Up!, Brian King, Easter card
  • Easter Colors. Despite the backdrop of Sahara Sand paper and Sahara Sand bunnies, the sentiment is surrounded by beautiful, bright colors that are perfect for Easter. Can’t you just see these colors on Easter eggs? If you like this combination of Flirty Flamingo, Highland Heather and Lemon Lime Twist, please save this:Stampin' Up! Color Inspiration - Flirty Flamingo, Highland Heather, Lemon Lime Twist

Stamp Sets: A Good Day, Fable Friends  Papers: Sahara Sand, Highland Heather, Lemon Lime Twist, Flirty Flamingo, Whisper White  Inks: Sahara Sand, Highland Heather  Accessories: Bitty Blooms Punch Pack, Petals & More Dies, Rectangle Stitched Dies, Frosted & Clear Epoxy Droplets, Subtle Embossing Folder, Layering Circle Dies, Stitched Labels Dies, Mini Glue Dots, Stamparatus, Stampin’ Dimensionals

I hope you have a wonderful Easter and that you are able to spend the day with those you love.

Thanks for stopping by today!

Brian

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Don’t Miss These Retiring Products. Stampin’ Up! announced the products that will retire on June 3 (or when products sell out). Please click on the picture below to read more about what’s retiring and why you have a limited time to grab up these items:Retiring ListOver the past couple of days, I’ve shared parades of prior cards with select retiring items. If you missed those posts, you can see them here:


Last Chance to Join My One-for-One Card Swap. I’m hosting a Spring One-for-One Card Swap, and I’d love for you to join us. You just have to make one Spring-themed card, send it to me and receive another in the mail. How fun is that?! Click on the picture below for more information:Spring One-for-One Card Swap, hosted by Brian King


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14 Comments

  1. A sweet card! Happy Easter to you and yours Brian! <3

  2. Love that bunny. It made such a cute background. Hope weather clears and you have a lovely day!

  3. What a great Easter card, Brian. I love the bright flowers with the bunny background. Great job! Enjoy your day!

  4. What a SHOW STOPPER kind of card Brian. Your color combination is PERFECT. Thanks for sharing and Happy Easter to you.

  5. That is the cutest stamp set and I got it because that bunny is precious !
    What an adorable card ! Tucking the flowers in made it a bit more adult oriented . Plus those colors are EASTER !! You really did a great job lining all those bunnies up !!! You know how bunnies multiply ….did you start out with just TWO ?
    Happy Easter !!

  6. A Good Day has been one of my favorite sets ever since its debut! I’d have to list it as one of my top ten of all time. I too feel your color combination screams Easter and spring. As always you have delighted us with another exceptionally beautiful and inspiring card by combining the true meaning of the holiday via the florals and the fun side of the holiday with the bunnies. Great job as always. Happy Easter Brian.

  7. This is a delight! A terrific combination of details. Happy Easter!

  8. Adorable card. Love the use of the Subtle Embossing Folder to create the background layer. Have a wonderful Easter.

  9. Adorable, Happy Easter Brian!

  10. Hopping fun! Love how you lined up all those bunnies with the Stamparatus! Happy Easter!

  11. That bunny is a sweetheart! Cute card! Hope you had a nice Easter…..I’ve had way too much chocolate and desserts today…..lol…..

    • I loaded up on chocolate early in the day and then (very effectively) stayed away from it the rest of the day. Hope yours was wonderful! Thanks for your comments!

  12. Awesome Easter card…love the bunny background…Happy day after Easter to you!

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