Meet guest designer Karin Åkesdotter!

Meet guest designer Karin Åkesdotter!

Hi Everyone! My name is Karin Åkesdotter (you can find me on Instagram as Peppermintpatty42 or on my blog at PeppermintPatty’s Papercraft) and I am so excited to be here today to share two projects with you! With Easter just around the corner, I thought some Easter projects would be fun. This first card is sweet and super easy to make.

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Supplies: Stamps: Eggstra Lawn Fawn, Coloring: Copic Markers, Ink: Rangers Distress ink, Dots and Stripes paper 6×6 MFT, Neenah solar 110 lb, Dies: Sunny Studio

1. Diecut a stitched and scalloped rectangle panel from white cardstock.
2. Stamp butterflies and grass to the panel.

3. Stamp, (mask and stamp if you like me want the bear to hold an egg), color and diecut your images.

4. Color the butterflies and grass using copic markers and white ink

5. Cover the butterflies and grass with glossy accent and let dry completely


6. Mask the edges using post-it notes and ink.


7. Remove mask and add colored and diecut images with foam adhesive
8. Stamp sentiment.

 

KarinAkesdotterforSCTmagazine7Supplies: Coloring: Copic Markers, Ink: Ranger Distress ink, Paper: Dots and Stripes paper 6×6 MFT, Cardstock: Neenah solar 110 lb Stamps: MFT, Dies: Stitched ovals MFT

My second project is even faster and easier to make:

1. Start out by die-cutting 3 eggs from polka dot paper and then ink them with distress ink to make them feel more dimensional.
2. Stamp two bunnies and color them with Copic markers using the same colors as in the eggs to create color harmony.
3. Make a card base from white cardstock and cut a stitched panel slightly smaller than the card. Then cut a strip of grass from light green cardstock and adhere it to the panel with non-permanent adhesive tape and attach the eggs behind it afterward.
4. Stamp sentiment at the top center and attach the bunnies with foam adhesive.
5. Adhere panel to card base with foam adhesive.

Wishing you all a very Happy Easter with lots of good food and sweets!

Love, Karin

Thank you so much for joining us Karin and sharing your beautiful Easter cards!

2019-04-10T09:04:14-04:00April 10th, 2019|Cardmaking|

12 Comments

  1. Jan C. April 10, 2019 at 9:47 am - Reply

    Welcome Karin! What adorable and easy to make cards! Thanks for the inspiration. Happy Easter to you. 🐰

  2. Claire Barrette April 10, 2019 at 10:15 am - Reply

    Hello Karin, those cards are just the sweetest. I love the three eggs and I want that MFT Dots and Stripes paper pack. I love adding glossy accents. TFS

  3. Kim April 10, 2019 at 10:47 am - Reply

    They’re adorable! Thank you for sharing. 😊

  4. karlaoh April 10, 2019 at 10:52 am - Reply

    These are gorgeous!! I love the way you masked off your cardbase to create a scene!

  5. p truslow April 10, 2019 at 4:52 pm - Reply

    Cute no fuss Easter cards!

  6. Nina Oelke April 10, 2019 at 9:51 pm - Reply

    Karin, these are such cute cards ❤️

  7. Angela April 10, 2019 at 11:49 pm - Reply

    Such cute cards. The Easter eggs are great. You save so much time by cutting them out in color paper instead of white and coloring them with a marker.

  8. Teresa Medeiros April 11, 2019 at 12:15 pm - Reply

    Very cute cards! Applying glossy accents then letting it dry is a great way to not have to mask those areas. TFS!

  9. Katrina Espejo April 12, 2019 at 12:44 pm - Reply

    How cute?! Love it!

  10. Kristen Snoozy April 17, 2019 at 10:12 pm - Reply

    Karin, these are so great! Just the right amount of color and embellishment, not overloaded. I love your style!

  11. Heidi April 17, 2019 at 11:53 pm - Reply

    Karin, your cards are beautiful! Happy Easter and thanks for sharing your creativity!

  12. Heidi April 17, 2019 at 11:56 pm - Reply

    Beautiful cards, Karin. Thanks for sharing your creativity!

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