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Wednesday, March 25, 2015

Easter Basket

Made this Easter Basket with a basket Sizzix die. Used brown Kraft cardstock. Embossed the basket pieces after die cutting with a basket weave design embossing folder. Assembled basket and added mini gold brads to hold basket together. Used Cricut cartridge Create a Critter 2 for Chick. Used some Sizzix dies for sentiment tag. Used MISTI tool to stamp sentiment. Recycled pretty purple bow that Mary of Cardz TV put on the stamps when she mailed.

Supplies List 

brads: 2 mini gold
Cricut: Create a Critter 2 2" Chick in Egg 
embossing:  GooseBumpz Chain/Basketweave emb folder
ink: ColorBox Deep Grape
machine: Sizzix
paper:  cardstock - brown Kraft, brown, orange, pink, white, yellow
recycle: pretty purple ribbon bow - Mary of Cardz TV put it on my stamps when she mailed
Sizzix: die - Basket #2,  
   Stephanie Barnard Card, Circle Flip-its #4 <-  parts for sentiment tag
stamp: Cardz TV "Easter Punnies"
tool: MISTI

Entering this into the following challenges:  

3/25 DL.ART Thankful Thurs Ch#152 Anything Goes/TY 14E(#14) 1Eperday no stack 3/12

3/28 Artistic Inspirations Ch#128 Anything Goes w/ Twist of Easter UE 3/16 

3/29 Craftin Desert Diva Link It Up & Craft It Up Linky Party Easter  Ch#51 UE 3/16
3/29 Fantabulous Cricut Ch#247 Bye, Bye, Birdie 3E(#2) 3/16
3/29 Kraft Journal Ch#216 CAS - Less Is More - Faith (Easter, Passover) 2E(#2) 3/23
3/29 Simon Says Stamp Mon Ch:  One Stamp, Many Ways  5E(#4) 3/23

3/30 Loves Rubber Stamps Ch#144 Create Your Own Background UE 3/24

3/31 Decorate to Celebrate Ch#96 Anything Goes UE 3/18
3/31 DL.ART Mar Linky Ch 1Eperday/no stack 3/1
3/31 Mod Squad Ch Easter UE 3/25
3/31 Simon Says Stamp Wed Anything Goes  5E(#1) 3/25

4/30 Simon Says Stamp Work It Wed 3E(#1) 3/25


  1. So cute!! Love the little chick peeking out of the box! Thanks for joining us at FCCB!!

  2. very cute! like this project very much!

  3. This is too cute. Love the sentiment and cute lil peep! Thanks again for sharing at CDD for our Easter linky party!

  4. Such a sweet basket thanks for joining us at Artistic Inspirations. Louise x

  5. Very cute project! Love the chick!
    Thank you for joining us at Decorate to Celebrate!

  6. Very sweet box. Thank you so much for participating this week at the Mod Squad Challenge

  7. Super cute..
    thanks for sharing with us ladies over at CDD

  8. So adorable! Thank you for sharing it with us at the Simon Says Stamp Monday Challenge Blog!!! - Ashli :)

  9. I love your basket I don't have that die, but I made the basket at the expo I will post it soon. I love your chicky. Super cute project , Melissa.Thank you for joining my DL.ART THANKFUL THURSDAY CHALLENGE #152,have a blessed day DIANA

  10. Lovely sweet Easter basket.
    Thank you for joining us at Simon says Stamp Wednesday Challenge.

  11. Cute basket Melissa:) Thank you for joining us over at Decorate to Celebrate.

  12. This is so adorable. Thanks you for playing with us over at Loves Rubberstamps!!!