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Happy Easter with Mama Elephant!


Happy Thursday crafty friends, Ashley D. here!  It’s almost Easter, and I just love all the pastel colors and fluffy little animals this season brings!  So, I just had to create a simple Easter card using the fun little spring critters from Mama Elephant’s oh-so-cute Little Agenda series!  It’s one of my favorites by far, and each coordinates perfectly with all the others!  


I began by cutting a simple white grid frame using the Mama Elephant Grid Window die – it’s the most seamless addition to ALL of the Little Agenda images.  You could also use the Mama Elephant Circular Grid die too!  I backed it with a simple ink blended background of Distress Oxide Cracked Pistachio on to Bristol Smooth Cardstock, cut into strips and adhered with foam tape.  

I selected a handful of images from the Mama Elephant Little Bunny Agenda and Little Chickie Agenda sets to keep with my spring theme.  I stamped each with Memento Tuxedo Black ink and colored them with Copic markers.  I chose to keep my color palette light and airy, by using W0, E000, Y000, Y00, YR000, YR00, B000, B00, R000, R00, and YG11. 


I die cut each image using the coordinating dies (Little Bunny Agenda & Little Chickie Agenda) and attached them to the inside of each frame using foam adhesive, leaving the third-row blank.  I then die cut the word Easter using the Heffy Doodle die, and my favorite Paper Source Blush Luxe Cardstock, and added it to the third row.  


To complete the sentiment, I stamped the word happy from Lawn Fawn Happy, Happy, Happy and die cut it using the thinnest LawnFawn Everyday Sentiment Banners die, snipping off the ends.  I attached it with foam adhesive, and for a final touch, backed the whole frame with a 1/8” border of the same blush cardstock.  Happy Easter everyone!

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