Easter Egg Hunt Basket with the Berry Basket Bigz Die

by Joanne James5. April 2015 10:00

It's Sunday - my favourite day of the blogging week! It's time for a new challenge over at The Paper Players and this week the lovely Jaydee has a fun theme for us:

Use any die cut on your project - boy did I deliberate over this! I use die cuts all the time and my Big Shot is my crafting best friend, but what to share? I made several cards, all trying to showcase different aspects of dies and diecuts, but none of them were working for me; I think I was trying too hard! After much deliberating I decided to share a 3D project instead and since it's Easter Sunday today what better than an Easter basket made with the Berry Basket Bigz Die, along with some cute little tags all ready for today's Easter egg hunt:

The basket itself is really easy to make using the die: I made mine out of So Saffron cardstock with a Pink Pirouette trim and handle, and having stamped some eggs on the basket using my Subtles Stampin' Write markers, I finished my completed basket with a couple of pink bows punched from the Bow Builder punch and a stamped tag tied on with some Marina Mist chevron ribbon. I then used my Big Shot, Handpicked framelit dies and my Alphabet rotary stamp to make a whole bunch of tags ready to place around the garden for our Easter egg hunt today - here are just a selection:

I made them out of coaster board, so that they would be extra-strong and added coloured punched out arrows to some of them to add to the fun.

There are some great projects from the Design Team this week - do pop by their blogs and take a look:

The Paper Players Design Team
Anne Marie Hile
Claire Broadwater
Laurie Schmidt
Nance Leedy
Sandy Mathis 
Debbie Mageed
Karren Johnson
Shannon Jaramillo
Here's a quick recap of our challenge rules:
1.  Create a new paper project
2.  Upload your creation to your blog with a link back to us and provide a direct link to the post featuring your challenge submission.
3.  Please link your card to no more than three challenges, TOTAL.
4.  Have FUN! 

I hope you like today's project - there are so many different dies to choose from, I can't wait to see what you come up with for your cards and projects in our gallery this week. I'm off to play Easter bunny and follow the James juniors around the garden collecting eggs, then attempt to persuade them to not eat them all before lunch! Back tomorrow with another project; until then, happy stampin'!


Stampin' Up! Supplies Used:

Table built using Product Table Builder by The Crafty Owl - Independent Stampin' Up! Demonstrator.


Comments (10) -

KarrenJNew Zealand
4/6/2015 4:48:39 AM #

Adorable basket, Joanne!  The colors are so Spring-like and what a great idea to make a 3D die-cut project.

Shannon Jaramillo
Shannon JaramilloUnited States
4/6/2015 4:01:14 PM #

What a cute Easter basket!! I love the pink border around the top and the adorable bow! and such a fun use for the garden tags!! Love!!

Laurie schmidt
Laurie schmidtUnited States
4/7/2015 2:11:34 AM #

What a fun Easter basket! I love the tags, just an adorable project Joanne!

LeAnneUnited States
4/7/2015 5:39:45 PM #

What a cute idea....especially the little signs for the egg hunt! Very clever you are!

Sandy M
Sandy MUnited States
4/7/2015 9:33:26 PM #

What a wonderful Easter basket, JoAnne! I really love the little tags you made to hide around your garden , too. What fun!

Nance Leedy
Nance LeedyUnited States
4/9/2015 12:55:08 PM #

So cute, Joanne!  I love the way you've decorated the basket and the little egg hunt signs are brilliant!  What fun they must have been.  Great project for the challenge....hope your Easter was wonderful!

jaydeeUnited States
4/10/2015 12:21:28 AM #

Joanne, I am obsessed with this basket!  I love the little signs you printed and the coaster board was a perfect choice.  The scalloped edges, the bow, the colors.... I love everything about it.   Thank you for rocking my challenge this week

Sandi Lee
Sandi LeeUnited States
4/10/2015 2:24:23 AM #

This is such a great idea! Love the way you put it altogether! xxSandi Lee

Debbie Mageed
Debbie MageedUnited States
4/10/2015 3:27:53 AM #

Your lovely Easter basket was a big hit, I am sure!! It's so cute and your tags are genius! I just ordered the berry basket die (late, for sure!) but it will be useful for lots of spring and summer projects. Thanks for great inspiration!!

Claire Broadwater
Claire BroadwaterUnited States
4/17/2015 2:39:58 AM #

This Easter basket is lovely!  The tags you created are fabulous!  Everything about this project is just amazing!  You rocked this challenge, My Friend!  XXXX

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