Sunday, March 28, 2021

Easter Greetings

Hi Crafty Friends,

Today I am sharing an Easter themed Slimline card I created recently. 

As my grandchildren are growing up, I decided it would be better to give them money for easter rather than a gift. That way they can add to the money and buy something they really want. So I needed to create a money holder to put the money in, Slimline cards are perfect for that.

To create my card I used Mama Elephant's Slim Woodland die set to create the background of my scene. I die cut the die using green and brown cardstocks and then pieced the two together. I also used the cloud die from Mama Elephant's Slim Card Basics die set to add the branches to the trees.

To decorate my card I used MFT Stamps Spring Gnomes stamp set. I hadn't planned to get this stamp set, but those gnomes are so cute that they finally wore me down!

I don't have a money holder die that would fit a Slimline card, so I created my own by cutting a panel of white cardstock to measure 9 1/2 inches x 3 inches and then scored around three sides at 1/2 inch. I then  used an oval die to cut a piece at the top of the panel. This was then adhered to the back panel of the card.

I then decorated the edges of both the money holder and the base of the card using the Slimline grass die from MFT Stamps Slimline Grassy Hills die set and a few more images from the Spring Gnomes stamp set.

1 comment:

Karen Aicken said...

How cute - great idea