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Easter Egg Jacket Cards: Daring Cardmakers Challenge

Over on the Daring Cardmakers blog, the challenge this week involved Spring Things. And nothing for me says Spring more than Easter. With temperatures in New York no lower than 60 all week, it's feeling like Spring time. The challenge cover was as follows:


I really wanted to accentuate the Spring in the Easter cards, so I took my newly purchased Anna Griffin Easter Egg Jacket dies and went to work. Both turquoise and pink were on the table as they felt extremely Spring. Additionally, I used my Spring flower paper so that flowers peeked from the background. As always, Jacket cards are time consuming, and each card clocked in right under the hour mark, but I'm thrilled with the results:


And here it is on closer inspection. Here, you can see all the embossed details:

And here's the card in pink:


Instead of ribbon, I used washi tape on the side to give it that polished quality. \

The interior of the cards are always quite Spring-y if I don't say so myself:

I'm absolutely in love with these cards, and I hope to make a few more before Easter on April 4th.

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