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Spring Scene Card Made Easy: It's Par-Tea Time & Easter Bunny Stamp Sets | Pixi Dust Designs | Video

Hey there, crafting pals! Welcome back to another exciting blog post where we dive into the world of card making. As spring blooms around us, I couldn't resist the urge to create a card that captures the essence of this delightful season. Today, I'm thrilled to share my latest project with you: a charming springtime picnic scene card! Now, you might be thinking, "But wait, isn't it Easter-themed?" Well, fear not, my friends! With a little creativity and a dash of imagination, we're going to craft a card bursting with spring vibes, sans the Easter motifs.

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Spring Scene Card Made Easy:

Picking Your Pattern Paper:

Let's kick things off with tip number one: choosing the perfect patterned papers. When I was rummaging through my stash, I stumbled upon the Happy Easter Paper Pad. Now, don't let the name fool you! While it may scream Easter at first glance, this gem is chock-full of versatile patterns that scream "springtime bliss." Think delicate patterns, soft pastels, and whimsical outdoor scenes. I mean, who can resist those adorable bunny inside the basket with the chick in the meadow? Certainly not me!

Spring Picnic Scene Card by Rick Adkins

Mixing & Matching:

Now, onto tip number two: mix and match like a pro. As much as I love those patterned papers, a touch of black cardstock can really make the colors pop and add a striking contrast to our card design. To color up my images I opted for pastel hues like soft pink, mint green, and baby blue to complement the pattern paper and maintain that fresh springtime vibe. Trust me, when paired with black, these pastel shades truly shine, creating a visually stunning contrast that's sure to catch the eye. It's amazing how a well-curated color palette can elevate our card-making game!

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Time to Picnic:

But wait, what's a picnic without a cozy blanket to sit on? I pondered adding this touch but realized I didn't have enough room. Nonetheless, cue tip number three: you can create a picnic blanket for the background. Just grab a piece of the patterned paper from the pad and trim it down to size. Voila! Instant picnic vibes! It's amazing how a simple piece of pattern paper can transform the entire look and feel of our cards.

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Mixing and Matching Stamps:

Now, let's talk stamps, shall we? Tip number four is all about stamping the perfect picnic elements. Enter the It's a Par-Tea Time Stamp Set. With its whimsical tea-themed images, this set is an absolute must-have for our springtime picnic scene. Picture this: tiny teapots, dainty teacups, scrumptious treats all scattered across our card, inviting us to indulge in a little al fresco dining.

But what about our furry friend, the Easter bunny? Fear not, my friends! Tip number five encourages us to get creative with our stamps. Sure, the Easter Bunny Stamp Set may have been designed with Easter in mind, but who's to say our bunnies can't join us for a delightful picnic? I stamped our bunny buddies right in the heart of the action, nibbling on a tasty treat or two. Talk about bunny-approved fun!

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Quick & Easy Scene Card Video Tutorial:

If you have problems watching the video here on my blog you can always watch it on my YouTube Channel by Clicking here!

(Wondering what I used in this video/project? Everything is linked to multiple sources in the thumbnails at the end of this post, or in the text below. Compensated affiliate links used when possible).

Add a Little Dimension:

Now, let's add some pizzazz to our card with tip number six: layering for dimension. With a few strategic placements and a touch of foam adhesive, our stamped images and die-cut elements come to life, creating a scene that's as dynamic as it is delightful. It's amazing what a little bit of dimension can do to elevate our card-making game!

Spring Picnic Scene Card by Rick Adkins Over Head View

And there you have it, my dear crafting companions! With a handful of tips and a whole lot of heart, we've crafted a springtime picnic scene card that's sure to delight and inspire. So go ahead, gather your supplies, unleash your creativity, and let's make some magic together! Until next time, happy crafting!

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Materials Used:

Here you will find the list of supplies that I used to create today's card. All supplies are linked to supply sources below. Compensated affiliate links may be used at no cost to you.

Happy Stampin'

Rick Adkins

Rick Adkins


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