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Easter Egg Cards: Mojo Monday Sketch Challenge


Last night I perused the internet to find a card that would give me inspiration. I stumbled upon this Mojo Monday Sketch challenge that served as the perfect inspiration for some Easter cards. Here is the sketch provided:

I didn't concern myself too much with the size and dimension of the card. I largely focused on the layer with the medium shape on the bottom, followed by the smaller shape and the larger shape. With that in mind, I created an Easter Egg card matched those ideas:


I created two versions of the card (nearly identical), changing up the colors ever so slightly:

The embossed folder is the Darice Easter Egg embossing folder. The die cut is the Anna Griffin Easter Egg Cut and Emboss Dies. With some 3D adhesive pop dots, the eggs really popped. This is a sketch challenge that is perfect for your scrap box. 

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  1. Oh, how fun! Love those easter eggs. So glad you could join me for Mojo Monday!

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