April 9, 2012

CAS-ual Friday's - Let the Hunt Begin

Hello,

Today i have a quick card to share for CAS-ual Friday's weekly challenge. The challenge is to make a card featuring something you would find in an Easter basket.... well i did one step better, i used something from my actual Easter basket!!  I'm in Michigan to see my mom and she gets us (me and my brother) a little Easter basket (or bucket for this year:)  ). We get a little something each year even though we have been adults for many years now!! lol



For my card i used the pink plastic grass from my Easter bucket. I stamped and die cut a jar and used a tiny amount of blue water color to color the jar (though you can;t really tell in the photo's, it IS there !! :) ) Then i used some double sided tape and adhered some of the plastic grass to jar. Then i just rimed it up till i liked the length.


Next i hand cut some eggs from pattern paper. I inked the edges and added a few light dots. I adhered the eggs to the jar with pop up dots. If i were at home i would have used twine but my mom dosen;t have any, so i found this crinkly paper that can be used in baskets and such.



I stamped and cut out the label that has the sentiment Just for You. I punched a hole and threaded it through the crinkly paper, which i 'tied' around the top of the jar. Last i adhered the jar to the cardbase with pop up dots.

Thanks for stopping by!! I will be home latter this week and will have more cards to share!

Dana

Supplies:
Stamps & Die: Papertrey Ink: Friendship Jar
Everything else: Unknown or found!

4 comments:

  1. Now that's clever! Love the idea of using the Easter 'grass' for another purpose! (And when I was home for Easter last year, my mom spoiled me too...it made me smile to hear that your mom does as well!)
    Enjoy every minute, Dana!

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  2. This is the perfect CAS card. And your brilliant use of the grass FROM your basket is so cute. So glad you played along with us at CAS-ual Fridays this week:)

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  3. Very pretty!
    Thanks for playing at CAS-ual Fridays!
    Laura

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