Monday, March 12

Easter Inspiration

Hello friends, it's Monday and that means a new challenge at Simon Says Stamp Monday Challenge! This week we have this gorgeous mood board, designed by Zoey, to inspire you for this week's challenge Easter Inspired
I was especially inspired by the bunny and gorgeous colors to make my Easter card. 

If you are like me, every once in awhile something comes in the mail that catches your eye, and not for the content, but the paper. I mean, who could throw away a pink holographic envelope? I knew I could use it for something, and I die cut some bunnies with it - if you look behind each bunny you will see a shiny shadow.

Why not emboss dots onto dots?

The stamp platform works great to layout the words and bunny  for inside my card.

I added lots of carrots in the background and a bit of watercolor on the bunny and some glitter gloss.

When I put my bunnies on the dots, they didn't show up enough, so I toned it down a bit with white paint, and popped up the pink a bit more with the worm lipstick ink.

I've had Dina Wakley's new washi tape sitting on my desk, and I looked over at it as I was working and thought, "hey, these colors would look great on this!"

It was fun die cutting the bunnies in the bright papers from Pink and Main and putting them together. I looked at it and thought, hmm, needs something, which turned out to be a splash of Rainbow Unicorn from 28 Lilac Lane. This is a fantastic spring mix!

I wanted to add fluffy bunny tails, but when I tried it, I just laughed, they looked so weird. Maybe if I had tiny pom poms?

My joyous little bunny brigade wishes you a Happy  Easter (if you celebrate), and a lovely spring to everyone!

Now it's your turn to be inspired by Zoey's mood board and Easter! I hope you will join us in this week's challenge. One participant will be chosen for a $50 shopping voucher from our generous friends at Simon Says Stamp! 


A GREAT place to shop!

Simon is on Instagram - use #sssmchallenge

Be sure to head on over to the challenge to see lots of wonderful Easter Inspired projects from the design team, based on Zoey's lovely board!


  1. Super cute card Maura :-) I love how you used the bunny hugs die, so adorable, and the background and added sparkle sequins are fabulous! Love how you finished the inside too :-D

    Lols x x x

  2. I love your card, Maura! Those little bunnies are so adorable and I love the background you created with all the colorful dots.

    Cathie ♥

  3. What fabulous Easter cards! I love the cute bunnies and your dotty background is perfect 😁. Thanks for your kind wishes on my blog and have a wonderful week! J 😊

  4. SO CUTE, Maura! I love the texture you added to the patterned paper by adding dry embossing! Such an adorable card!

    Simon Says Stamp!

  5. Such a cute card Maura!! I love the background with all those dots and using the holographic paper as a matte was a great idea. Hugs!

  6. Such a cute card, full of fun and joy and I just adore those cute bunnies...they look adorable on that dotty background! Hugs... <3

  7. What a GREAT IDEA to use mail paper!!! This is so damn sneaky and fantastic!! I would never know that if you didn't say it! such a great idea again!!!

  8. This is such a fabulous and adorable card! Maura. The bunnies and the sequins are so cute. :)

  9. your card is super fun, super cute and just so adorable, love those dinky little bunnies, hugs kath xxx

  10. Such a cute card, Maura, love all the texture and the bright colors in those lovely patterns. Hugs, Sandra


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