Tuesday, March 24, 2015

Peek-a-Boo Bunny Egg Card


As a child, I was thrilled to receive a hollow peek-a-boo sugar egg for Easter.  Do you remember those confections with the candy bunny or chick inside a floral setting? This card is my paper interpretation of that much desired treat (that I only treasured and never ate).  I started by die cutting two of the largest egg from the Spellbinders die set.  Next I cut out a circle (used a Sizzix die from the circle set) from the card front.  I sprayed Elmer's Adhesive on the front and back of the paper eggs and sprinkled them with fine glitter. (Tip: Spray the eggs in a large plastic shopping bag to contain the excess glue.) 
I used the Paper Smooches (Borders 1) die to cut  the grassy printed hills.  The Art Impressions front and back bunny and the other images (Lawn Fawn from HM Ben Franklin Crafts) were stamped, colored with Copic pens and fussy cut before attaching them to the card.  Petaloo flowers and Darice ribbon (also from BFC) were added to embellish the card front.
Making this card helped me to relive some cherished childhood memories.  My family was not rich by any stretch of the imagination, but I never felt poor.  The little luxuries (like sugar Easter eggs) that my parents bestowed on me made me feel very special.  I hope you will always fill your family celebrations with wonder and memories.  That is what life is all about!

9 comments:

Maire Gamber said...

Oh my goodness! I love this card with the little guy peeking out !!! The inside is so fun!
Hugs, Marie

Niki G said...

I'm completely in love with these IO stamps with the fronts and backs. They add so much character! Love what you did here!!

Annette Allen said...

oh my what a cute card.. i love that little scene inside.. fun designing..

Creations by Shirl said...

Aw that bunny makes me smile... very cute Lynn!

eva said...

aww, this is so cute! i love the bunny looking out of the cutout and the scene you created on the inside! anyone would love to receive this card!

Cheryl said...

Oh how cute!!! I remember eating those hollow chocolate easter eggs and bunnies when I was growing up. Totally forgot about that.

Have A Scrap Happy Day said...

OhhhhMG Lynn. This is cute to the max. I am so in love with this eggy Easter card. Just had to pin it. :-)

Leanne said...

adorable card Lynn! those AI images are adorable!! I bet this sparkles like a blue diamond in the light. i love using that elmers spray glue, makes everything so much easier. thanks for the tip, i use one of those boxes that the 6-pack canned sodas come in. or newspaper.
i love this post Lynn.. i remember the easter egg hunts with my cousins and getting a chance to look for the big prize. aww what fun memories.
Thanks for sharing!!

eunice said...

OMGoodness!!! Your sweet little egg card brought such a SMILE to my face. SO-O-O CUTE!!! I actually used to make the hollow peek a boo sugar eggs to give away at Easter when my daughter was little. And your card really reminded me of those days too! But on the inside, your card is totally more impressive than any of those sugar eggs! Such a wonderful, fun card...LOVE IT!