Create a project using " So Saffron, Calypso Coral & Pool Party*"
Create a project using "Easter Critters"
or Mash it Up! and create a project with "Easter critters and the colors above"
Right from the start I knew I wanted my card to be whimsical. What could be more whimsical than an owl wearing bunny ears? Luckily I could use the owl stamp that I carved and then, after hunting through my stamps, stamp the bunny ears from the Happy Easter Bunny stamp and cut them out. Of course I decided to colour my owl and those ears with the Pool Party and Calypso Coral. If you're going to be whimsical, you may as well go all the way, right?
I've used two retired stamp sets for this card: Easter Blossoms for the eggs and Take Care for the branch and nest. The Happy Easter sentiment is from the current Indescribable Gift stamp set. The owl, as I mentioned before, is my own carved creation.
I began with a base of Naturals White and then added a layer of Pool Party. Then I added a layer of Calypso Coral after embossing it using my Spring Flowers embossing folder. I stamped the branch and the nest on a piece of Whisper White using Soft Suede and coloured the nest with my So Saffron Stampin' Marker. Then I used my second to largest Ovals Collection framelit to cut out the image. After that I used a sponge to add So Saffron to the perimeter of the oval. It added some nice dimension to the shape.
After stamping my owl on a piece of Whisper White using Memento black ink and the eggs on the same piece using Calypso Coral ink and Pool Party ink, I cut out the images with my Paper Snips. After cutting out the bunny ears, I coloured them using my Calypso Coral and Pool Party Stampin' Markers and mounted them on Calypso Coral cardstock. I cut around them, leaving a narrow border. To that border I added a layer of Dazzling Details and also to the little "head-band" that connected the bunny ears.
You can see all the details in my card. The final touch of the Rhinestone in the middle of the Pool Party egg finishes off my creation.
I've also entered my card in the Addicted to Stamps and More Challenge for their special Holiday Challenge as well as the Paper Plunge for their Easter projects.