Sunday, April 24, 2011

Have a Candy-Egg Easter

and a Jelly-Bean Spring! :)

Happy Easter to all of you!

I'm quickly sharing my Easter project before going to have brunch with my husband's side of the family. Later tonight we will head over to my parents for dinner. *Yay* for quality family time :)

I am playing along with OTWC there are no colors this week just a theme, which is Easter!

Here is the whole package:)

Now the gift bag

The large gift bags ( I actually made 5 each a different color combo) are for my niece, nephew, and Hubby's God daughters. I know I said before that I was using that bag as their gift bags but i like these so much more ;)
I bought plain kraft gift bags 5 for a $1.00 :) I added some pattern paper (Paper Pizazz, Easter Eggs) as a base. The top border I punched a scallop edge (EK Success) then layered another color of card stock on top it. I ribbon I wrapped around and taped under the pattern paper then made my bows using the bow easy.

Close up of the tag

I created these adorable little Easter buckets using Buckets of Love stamp set (There She Goes). I created all the buckets for the tags, mini bags, and cards the same way. I stamped in jet black archival ink (Ranger) then colored them in with markers. To make them shine I added both Glossy Accents and stardust stickles. I then cut them out and adhered with foam.

These mini gift bags were made for the children of two of the guys I work with.

You already know how to make the bucket so we'll skip that :) I cut my color of cardstock to 3 3/4 x 5 1/2. For my border I layered kraft punched with a scallop edge (EK Success) under more of my base color. For the sentiment panel, I first stamped in that main color some candy (Also from Buckets of Love) and then the sentiment in black.

I made the cards the exact same way as the mini bag. All in all I made 5 bags, 4 cards, and 6 mini bags. I completed them all with 4 sheets of pattern paper and 1 12 x12 paper of each color (and I still have some left :)

I adore these images and they made some super cute gifts but I don't want to leave out the real meaning of Easter. I am blessed, so very blessed everyday. The fact that God loves us so much to make that sacrifice for us is overwhelming sometimes.

Today is a day for celebrating the Resurrection of Jesus Christ.



  1. OMG, I love those little easter buckets! I like your card CAS. Thanks for sharing this with OTWC this week!

  2. Isn't that egg paper on your bag a hoot! So eye-catching. Love that you mixed it with your gorgeous cards which are just so perfect. Thanks for sharing this combo with OTWC.