Monday, April 2, 2012

Hopping Down the Bunny Trail

Here's an example of two similar cards, one made for a little girl and one made for an adult. Just by changing the bunny on the front of the card it completely changed the feel of the card from a fun card to something a little more sophisticated. I added a cute carrot to the inside along with the sentiment, "Some bunny loves you".

First of all, I planned the card using my Gypsy. I made myself templates for all card sizes so I can try out images on different layers to see how they fit and so I can maximize my paper by cutting several images at the same time. You can now do similar things on the new Cricut Craftroom website. Although I am a member of the site, I haven't used it other than to play with different images. My iMac computer is in my office on the main floor but my Cricut Expression is in my craft room which is a converted bedroom on the second floor.

I started with a pastel tartan background paper and cut Happy Easter from the Phrases Cricut cartridge in dark purple and light mauve. The child's bunny was cut using the Create a Critter Cricut cartridge and the stylized bunny was cut from the Gypsy Wanderings Cricut cartridge. I added a green peppermint twine as a collar. The carrot that I added to the inside of the card was cut from the Just Because Cards Cricut cartridge.

I sent out a bunch of these cards to friends and relatives. It was a real production line. I wish you all a very Happy Easter!

1 comment:

  1. Great cards! Love the cuts and the papers you used!
    Thanks for playing along at My Craft Spot this week.
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