Wednesday, March 25, 2015

Easter Card ~ Little Chickie {1st Post}

I have a little Easter chick to share today.
Each year the kindergarten teachers at our school hatch chick eggs in class.
This little guy reminds me of the children's excitement seeing them hatch.
First I inked up my embossing folder to create my dot background.
Next I die cut the circle shaker window and backed it with acetate.
I wanted the chick to pop so I backed the window with pink.
Then I framed the polka dot panel with a little yellow accent.
To finish off I added a little Easter sentiment.

Inspiration sketch

Inspiration colors

*Card base 4.25 x 5.5 in.
*Chick and  cut using the Hello Chickie! Stamp Set from My Creative Time.
*Sentiment from the Eggstra Special Easter stamp set from Lawn Fawn.
*Circle cut using the Nesting Circles die set from We R Memory Keepers.
*Embossed using the Cuttlebug Polka Dots folder from Provo Craft.
*Memento Tuxedo Black stamp pad from Tsukineko.

May your day always be filled with love.
Crafty hugs,   

Please join me and play along with these wonderful challenges:
Sparkle and Shine #2 Sketch
Loves Rubber Stamps #144 Create your own background {ink embossed}{LFawn}
Cupcake Inspirations #302 Colors: rose, goldenrod, black
CardzTV {3D} #5 3D Easter card or treat {shaker card}
DL Art Thankful Thursday #152 Anything goes
Word Art Wednesday #176 Anything goes
DoubleClick Skittles #18 Bunny. basket or Easter
Craftin Desert Divas Easter
Eureka Stamps #133 Think spring
Artistic Inspirations #128 Anything goes with a twist of Easter
Creative Card Crew #83 Easter critter
Tuesday Throwdown #237 Shake it up {shaker card}
Wednesday's Creative Inspirations #306 Feathered friends/animals


  1. Darling card, love the embossed background, shaker element and the chickie is too cute.

    Crafty Hugs,

  2. What an adorable shaker card for Easter!

  3. So cute. I love the pink and grey background. It makes the image pop off the page. Thanks for joining us at Tuesday Throwdown for this challenge.
    Margaret, DT

  4. LOVE this card - so coolly designed and love that background!! So awesome and draws your eyes right to the cute little chick!! What fun - you are a terrific card maker!!! Kudos to you!!

  5. Love the little chick! The polka dotted background looks great! Thank you for joining the Doubleclick Skittles challenge! Guest Designer - Payel (Beau Monde Designs)

  6. adorable card...thanks for sharing at cupcake inspirations

    sweetie dt

  7. Cute, cute, cute! I love this chick, he's just adorable. I think pink is his color. haha Great design.

  8. Adorable shaker card. Have a great rest of the week. TFS

  9. What a beauty and eye catching details. Fabulously crafted. Thanks for sharing your talent with us at Tuesday Throwdown. We look forward to seeing you again.
    Berni, DT

  10. Super cute card! Thank you for joining us this week at Cupcake Inspirations.
    - Sandy, DT Sweetie

  11. How fun!!Thanks for joining the challenge at DoubleClick Connections! Past GDT-BumbleBee Creations

  12. Beautiful shaker Easter card and love the cute chick-Thank you for joining us at Artistic Inspirations
    Carol DT x

  13. Lovely & adorable shaker card. Thank you for sharing with us at Cupcake Inspirations. Eva, DT Sweetie

  14. really cute!! love this shaker card and the chick popping out of the egg. thanks for joining us at creative card crew.

  15. Great spring card & such a cute image. Thanks for joining us this week at Eureka Stamps for our Think Spring Challenge. Karal DT

  16. Absolutely adorable and super cute !!! Thank you so much for joining us at Craftin' Desert Divas !!!
    Mayra DTM

  17. Super cute Easter card love the chicky. Thank you for joining my DL.ART THANKFUL THURSDAY CHALLENGE #152. Have a blessed day DIANA

  18. Such a cutie chickie! Great card design! Thanks for joining us over at the DoubleClick Skittles Challenge! DT Member Carri~Abusybee Skittles!

  19. What a beautiful Easter card! Thank you for joining the DoubleClick Skittles Easter Challenge!
    Beth, GDT
    Beth's Beauties

  20. So cute! Love the little chick! Thanks for joining us this week at Loves Rubberstamps! Rebecca

  21. Very sweet card! Thanks for joining our challenge over at Loves Rubberstamps!

  22. This is a fantastic creation! Very bright & colourful!
    Thanks for playing at Creative Inspirations this week! xxx

  23. Great spring card. Thanks for joining in at Creative Inspirations this week.

    CraftyNatalie {DT}

  24. Great depth and a fun card. Thank you so much for posting your entry with us at Word Art Wednesday this week.
    Blessings, Carole

  25. so adorable, I'm loving the polka dots! Thanks you for playing with us over at Loves Rubberstamps!!!


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