Saturday, March 21, 2009
This is a fun idea for Easter! To make this basket you cut 4 scallop envelopes from the Stampin' Up Bigz die, I used bashful blue cardstock. Cut the right side tab off of each die and then put all four dies together with sticky strip on the left tabs. I cut just the scallop flap out of the bashful blue print of the Delicate Dots DSP. On each side of the box I cut the stripe from Delicate Dots to measure 2 x 3. Then I used the jumbo eyelets on two sides of the basket with the so saffron ribbon from the ribbon bundle of the Sale-a-bration catalog. The little chick was stamped on whisper white with basic black ink and then punched with the large oval punch. The scallop edge around the oval was done with a 3/4" x 12" strip of Delicate Dots paper then punched with the scallop edge punch and then ran through the crimper. For the best instructions see Jan Tinklenbergs instructions on her blog, http://stampspaperscissors.tpeypad.com. Jan has done some awesome things and it is fun to visit her blog. She has a great sense of humor. I then stamped the chick on a piece of so saffron cardstock and cut out. I colored his beak with summer sun stampin write marker and used a sponge dauber to add a little more color to the chick with so saffron ink. I also stamped the chick on a scrap of the blue print from the Delicate Dots DSP and cut just the egg out and applied to the chick. I used the linen twine to tie the ribbon after threading it through the eyelets. I then stamped "happy easter" in basic black on whisper white cardstock and punched with the word window punch and tied with the linen thread.