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Thursday, June 3, 2010

Thursday Tutorial - Bunny Basket

I know, I know this is an Easter card but I thought you would like to see how I created a stencil using a border punch.  It's just another fun way to use a border punch.  I like to use my tools in as many ways as I can.  enjoy!

Bunny Basket
Project Skill Level: Intermediate

Easter #2 EZMount Stamp set (SI)

White, light olive green, pink cardstock

Ranger Archival Ink Jet Black
Ranger Big & Juicy Tutti Frutti

Stipple brushes
Prisma color pencils – pink, burnt ochre, goldenrod
Krylon Gold leafing pen
Double stick tape permanent & removable
Ranger Pop It! mounting tape
Martha Stewart grass border punch

1.Cut light olive green cardstock 4 x 8. Fold in half to form 4” square card.

2.Punch out grass border on a piece of scrap paper to form a stencil to create background.

3.Place cut out grass stencil on a piece of 3 ½” square white card with removable double sided tape.

4.Stipple green ink from Big & Juicy Tutti Frutti ink pad over grass stencil.

5.Move grass stencil under the green section and stipple with pink ink from same ink pad.

6.Repeat this process of moving stencil and stippling color till the 3 ½” card is fully colored with the grass sections.

7.Stamp bunny in the basket with Archival ink Jet Black on the left side of grass stenciled card.

8.Color in bunny ears with Prisma pink pencil, stripes on egg with goldenrod pencil and basket with burnt ochre Prisma color pencil.

9.Edge the stamped card with Krylon Gold leafing pen. Allow a couple of minutes to dry.

10.Layer stamped card with gold edge onto light olive green square card with double stick tape.

11.Stamp Easter saying with Jet Black ink on piece of same light olive green cardstock, layer onto a piece of pink cardstock and mount next to bunny with mounting tape.

1 comment:

  1. Cool background, and I like using the punch for the template. Great idea.


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