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Saturday, 21 February 2015

Easter Chicks


Hi Everyone, today for my DT card at Cheery Lynn Designs I thought it would be nice to share an Easter card with Spring colours and these three gorgeous little Chicks from our recent CHA release.

Here are the steps on how to make it, this first photo shows the reverse side.


Using the French Flair Scalloped die cut the largest die in Orange and Green cardstock. Cut the Orange layer in half, down the middle and attach with adhesive onto the back of your Green layer for a shadow effect around the edges.
Repeat this process using the second largest French Flair Scalloped die and Yellow and Striped Pattern Paper.



Die cut Happy Easter in Orange, Yellow and Green cardstock offsetting and adhering each layer together.


Die cut your Easter Chicks in Orange and Yellow cardstock again slightly offsetting. Lift the Yellow layer of wing slightly up. On the reverse of your Chick lightly press the point of a Black Pen into the centre of the eye. This now defines the eye area.


Die cut your Heart Oval in White Cardstock and mount Yellow card in the coordinating die cut from the Classic Ovals.


Cut out your Shasta Daisy Strip in White Cardstock and using your Craft Dauber or a small ball of cotton wool begin tapping some Scattered Straw ink into all the centres.


Once dry shape petals on a foam mat with a stylus tool. Assemble layers up to desired effect with adhesive. Finally adding a layer of Flower Soft into the Centres with adhesive.
Die cut the Leaf Strip in Green and shape leaves on a foam mat with stylus tool.


Using a square card 5"7/8 by 5"7/8 start to adhere you layers onto your card as in photograph. Adhere Happy Easter with glue onto the Oval Centre and then layer onto the card with foam pads.
Finally arranging and adhering on the Chicks, Leaves and Flowers to the card to finish.

I hope you have all enjoyed my tutorial and feel inspired.
See you all next week.

Julie xx   

16 comments:

  1. Your cheerful spring card has cheered up a sleety morning here Julie. I LOVE those little chicks, more on my wish list now. Your daisies are so real too, thanks for a ray of sunshine today xx

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  2. Wonderful spring card Julie! Those little chicks are adorable and I love the way you layered up all your die cuts! Beautiful daisies! So pretty! hugs :)

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  3. HI Julie
    Wonderfull spring card , in yellow ! Love the little chicks and your daisies !

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  4. This card is just so sweet. Really pretty daisies (they look real!) and love those chicks. The chick die is now on my spring wish list. Thanks for the tutorial and inspiration! Stamping Hugs, Sharon

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  5. What an adorable Easter card :) Love the way you layered your diecuts to offset them. Those daisies are amazing! Such a pretty arrangement of elements and I love spring colors :) Have a great day Julie :)

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  6. What a beautiful Easter card. Love the colours and the design. Hugs Rita xxx

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  7. Hi Julie,
    What a lot of cards I mist on your blog, sorry! But I have seen them all and it was so beautifull...I like them all! I was not so actief on the blogs, you can read that in my post on my blog from a week ago. I like the daisies (ducks) on this card....its so lovely!
    Have a nice weekend Julie.....xx Gerie

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  8. A stunning Spring card Julie and thank goodness it will soon be here. Gorgeous colours and design with beautiful chicks and flowers
    Have a lovely weekend
    Annie x

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  9. Beautiful card, Julie. Brilliant composition, love the way you have used those die cuts chiks and flowers.

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  10. Oh Julie, I love this! The design, the colours ….the promise of Spring! Hugs, Chrisx

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  11. Another absolutely stunning card Julie, I love those gorgeous little chicks and your flowers are gorgeous! You really did make me think of (and wish for) Spring.... Hugs, Anne xx

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  12. Ahh, look at you getting ready for Spring! Those chicks are just adorable and I love the sunshine daisies - charming!
    Alison xx

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  13. very cute...can't wait for Spring...

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  14. Fabulous layers Julie, love the way you put together the alphabet die cuts, it's so pretty.

    Love and hugs
    Maarit

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  15. Such a fun card. Love the chicks and flowers. Jenny x

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Thanks for visiting, I love to read your comments so I know you have stopped by and look forward to visiting your blog.

Julie x

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