Thursday, 1 March 2018

Easter card with framed rabbit

At the Country View Challenges, we have a new challenge: Postcard 6x4". The hostess of this theme is the lovely Sue.

For this challenge, I made an Easter card.

For making this card, I used the Sizzix Rectangle Framelits die (658610). The biggest die of this set is 5,8x4,1" so it's nearly the same that Sue wanted for this challenge :-) I cut out the base card with this one from kraft paper.

I cut out a one size smaller card from 300gsm mixed media paper and I painted yellow with DecoArt Americana Pineapple colour.

Then I stamped the damask pattern one by one on the card with Ranger Distress Antique Linen ink and sprinkled with Ranger white embossing powder. I melted the powder with my heat gun.

After this process, I smeared white Amsterdam acrylic paint with a sponge onto the surface to tone down the bold colour.

Then I cut out the frame from heavy cardstock. It was heavier and thicker than my 300gsm paper. I tapped white acrylic paint onto the frame. When it was dry I inked a little bit with Ranger Distress Antique Linen.

I used the inside oval part of the frame to draw a little bigger oval on a 300gsm watercolour paper.

I trimmed out the oval, then I stamped the rabbit on it with Ranger Archival Potting Soil.

I watered Ranger Distress inks and then I coloured the image and its background with a brush.

Then I inked the edge with Ranger Distress inks (Antique Linen, Vintage Photo).

Then I assembled my card with glueing.

For the text, I used Tim's Small Talk Occasions sticker book. I cut off the "peter cottontail' part from the "here comes peter cottontail" text.

I used the smaller die of Sizzix Framelits dies, Tags by Paula Pascual (658611) to cut out a strip for the text.

I inserted two brads into the strip.

If you have a 6x4" sized postcard, please join our March challenge where you have the chance to win a £20 voucher.


  1. What a fun postcard card Monika, I love Peter Cottontail and that super background xxx

  2. A gorgeous card for Easter Monika - great detail in your method photos too. Big Hugs rachel x

  3. How lovely is your Peter cottontail, Monika! Great colors and techniques you used.
    Hugs Evelyn

  4. I like how you built up your "wallpaper" Monika, and the rabbit is a great image, yes, perfect for kids at Easter, young and old(er)!

  5. This is gorgeous Monika, just perfect for Easter! Have a very happy March, Sue xx

  6. Great card Monika.... love it!

  7. Ah, love this Easter card with that beautifully painted oval and bunny! I'm so inspired by this simple design. Simple, yet filled with amazing details! Hugs!

  8. I absolutely love the Easter cards and flowers you're working on Monika! So much gorgeous inspiration. Hugs, Autumn

  9. Fun postcard sized Easter card FAB x Have a great weekend xx


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