A Clean and Simple Easter Chick

by Joanne James20. April 2022 09:00

Today I'm sharing another clean and simple card that was inspired by a few challenges:

      

I wouldn't normally gravitate towards the spring pastel palette over at Sunday Stamps, but the minute I saw it I couldn't help thinking it would be perfect for an Easter chick. So I paired it with the current challenge over at AAA Cards where they are looking for 'small and few' paired with Easter or spring for a fluffy chick (perfect for the CASology cue word too) and a few pastel Easter eggs hidden in the grass - take a look:

 

Here's the low-down on today's card:

I used my blending brushes to create a blended corner panel of yellow 'sunrays' and a little green across the bottom for the base of my scene, then added some diecut eggs from the retired Chick Dies in two shades of pale pink behind some grass, cut using one of the Horizon dies. My Easter chick is courtesy of the Birthday Chick Dies - I had completely overlooked this little diecut chick and discovered it when I was using these dies on this card earlier this month and thought it would make the perfect tiny Easter chick:

 

An Easter sentiment from the retired set 'Welcome Easter' completes my card. I know Easter has already been and gone, but it's always good to have a few cards set aside for next year - when Easter rolls around I never seem to have enough!

Here is the visual summary of the key products used on today's project for you to pin for easy reference:

 

You can see all of my 'How To' summaries on my 'How To - Tips and Techniques' Pinterest board in case you've missed any. 

Enjoy your day and I'll be 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 (9) -

Jan Clothier
Jan ClothierNew Zealand
4/20/2022 9:27:19 AM #

What a great CAS design. I LOVE that little sponged corner. Each element is perfect in scale and placement. The colours are lovely - you should go pastel more often! 😀

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LeAnne Pugliese
LeAnne PuglieseUnited States
4/20/2022 11:44:21 AM #

Well, this is just the cutest little thing ever!  I never noticed that little chick either!  Your little Easter scene, especially with the shading in the background, is perfect for ALL those challenges!

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Joanne James
Joanne JamesUnited Kingdom
4/20/2022 6:49:44 PM #

I'm so glad it wasn't just me that missed that little diecut chick LeAnne - it was a delightful find!

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Sue Symens
Sue SymensUnited States
4/20/2022 7:09:36 PM #

Fabulous card Joanne! Thank you for sharing your beautiful work with us on the AAA Cards Challenge.

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Heather Heroldt
Heather HeroldtUnited States
4/21/2022 5:34:45 PM #

Goodness, such a darling CAS design, Joanne - love it!  Those rays behind your little scene are perfect!  Thanks so much for playing at Sunday Stamps!

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maaike
maaikeNetherlands
4/21/2022 5:44:58 PM #

oh that's such a darling chick, love the scene you've created. Thank you for playing at AAA Cards

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Francesca
FrancescaItaly
4/21/2022 8:08:49 PM #

Very lovely card, love the pastel colours! Thank you for playing at AAA Cards!

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Jacquie Southas
Jacquie SouthasUnited States
4/21/2022 9:20:22 PM #

I love the soft color palette! Thanks for playing along with us at CASology.

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Stef Perry
Stef PerryUnited States
4/24/2022 9:47:52 PM #

Such a cute little chick and she looks up and about right a sunrise! Wonderful corner layout, you're always so clever with CAS layouts, Joanne! So glad the Sunday Stamps color combo worked for you. Thanks for joining us!

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