Friday, March 18, 2016

An Easter Card using the Kaleidoscope Papers

The Kaleidoscope papers from Close To My Heart sing Spring to me. So how perfect is it to use them for an Easter card. Easter is only around a week away.

Here is the card I created with the help of my Artfully Sent Cricut cartridge:

and the inside...

 The kaleidoscope papers are so pretty and so perfect for Easter. It just brings back memories for Easter hats and dresses so cheerful and so happy. 

On page 41 of the Artfully Sent book is the beautifully cut Easter egg card that I choose to use making this card crazy easy to make.

Cricut® Artfully Sent Collection


Cardmaking has never been easier or more fun! With our newest Cricut® collection, you can make handmade masterpieces in no time at all. Choose from cards with sentiments cut directly into them, or combine several cutouts to create your own pop-up scenes. Featuring more than 25 different card themes and 5 different card formats including dynamic interactive designs, this cartridge has a card for any and all occasions—even if the occasion is "just because!" Card styles include pop-ups, scenes, sentiments, sleeves, and pocket cards.
Collection includes:
1 – Cartridge (700 Images: Cards and Font)
3 – My Acrylix® D-size Stamp Sets
1 – Whimsy Cardstock Combo Pack
Recommended blocks for included stamp sets: 1" × 1" (Y1000), 1" × 3½" (Y1002), 3" × 3" (Y1006), 2" × 3½" (Y1009).
Cricut® is a registered trademark of Provo Craft & Novelty, Inc. All rights reserved.

The branches were cut in different sizes using the Art Philosophy cartridge. 

Cricut® Art Philosophy Collection


Cutting versatile, foundational shapes is a breeze with the Art Philosophy Collection. The basic brackets, frames, flowers, and font included are perfect for any project, any time of the year. Use your cuts from this cartridge as embellishments on cards and layouts to make your artwork shine. And don't forget to use the coordinating stamps for more creative fun!
Collection includes:
1 – Cartridge (700 Images: Basic Shapes, Gift Items, and Font)
3 – My Acrylix® D-size Stamp Sets
1 – Enchantment Cardstock Combo Pack

Recommended blocks for included stamp sets: 1" × 1" (Y1000), 2" × 2" (Y1003), 2" × 3½" (Y1009), 3" × 3" (Y1006).

And the Happy Easter was cut using the Artbooking cartridge. 

As you can see, the cartridges work well with each other and lets you create things you didn't know you could do.

Cricut® Artbooking Collection


Take your scrapbooking to never-before-seen levels with the new Cricut® Artbooking Collection! With oodles of coordinating images in each of 15 layout motifs, you can create several themed pages that complement each other. Images include accents, borders, titles, overlays, photo mats—in standard photo sizes—and more! The Cricut®keys are optimized for creating 12" × 12" pages in a jiffy. You'll love creating 10 themed mini books, optimized for several different sizes, and packed with loads of coordinating pieces. Celebrate birthdays, new babies, vacations, friends, sports, Halloween, Christmas, and more. When you're finished cutting, use the coordinating stamp sets to add even more pizzazz!
Collection includes:
1 – Cartridge (700 Images: Minibooks, Layouts, and Font)
3 – My Acrylix® D-size Stamp Sets
1 – Adventure Cardstock Combo Pack
Recommended blocks for included stamp sets: 1" × 1" (Y1000), 1" × 3½" (Y1002), 2" × 2" (Y1003), 3" × 3" (Y1006), 2" x 3½" (Y1009), 4" × 5" (Y1012).

The flowers and butterflies were an older stamp set that is tiny and NLA.

The ink colors I used are:
Thanks for stopping by!! Hope Spring is springing your way!!


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