I just couldn’t resist using my new sunburst stencil which was an early birthday present. As my birthday happens to coincide with Easter weekend this year, I used it to create a page to wish you all a Happy Easter!
I started by applying some Mustard Seed Distress Ink through the Slimline Sunburst stencil from Marianne Designs with a blending tool.
As it was a slimline stencil, I then extended the sunburst design across the page using a ruler and some paper to mask out the sunrays. I used a pretty Easter Treat bag to create my Easter scene by cutting out the bunny in the flower pot, another bunny face and a couple of Easter eggs and making some extra grass spikes. I outlined the bunny in the flower pot using a Cold Grey Faber-Castell marker, and then layered the other bunny face over the top so that it was slightly off centre, which made it stand out more from the background. I added some pretty white and yellow ribbon to the flower pot and then I layered all the card elements onto the page using a glue stick and some double-sided tape. The “Happy Easter” wording was created using some alphabet stickers and I added a ribbon bow and single flower to the flower pot which finished the page.
Here’s the Easter Treat Basket that I used to create this page (grin!).
I love this Marianne Designs stencil! It has two gorgeous A4 slimline sunburst designs as well as a foreground and a cloud mask. It’s such a fabulous birthday present – thank you very much dear hubby (grin!).
As it’s Easter soon, my hubby also treated me to this giant chocolate bunny; it’s huge as you can see from the regular sized mug placed by it – wishing you a Happy Easter!
Hope that you’re all staying safe and well!
Thanks for joining me today! If you have any questions or comments, I would love to hear from you.
Here is a list of the materials that were used to create this art journal page:
- Marianne Designs Craft Stencil A4 (Slimline Sunburst PS8080)
- Tim Holtz Distress Ink (Mustard Seed)
- Aldi (Easter Treat Basket, Alphabet Stickers)
- Faber-Castell Big Brush Pitt artist pen (Cold Grey IV 233)
- Pritt Stick
- X-Press It! double-sided tape
- Craft Sensations (Satin Bow and Ribbon Set CRO280/R)
- Flower embellishment (unknown) and leftover die cut leaf (Tim Holtz Sizzix Thinlits Funky Florals #2 660721, white cardstock coloured with Mowed lawn Distress Ink)
I’m pleased to be able to join the following challenges today, they are:
The lovely Sheila’s Single Flower challenge over at Art Journal Journey with the single flower that I added to the flower pot on my page.
Paperbabe Stamps Challenge #140 – Anything Goes with my Happy Easter page.
Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Challenge Blog and their Spring/Easter Mood Board challenge as the colours, bunny and eggs that I included on my page match the mood board.
LTCCB #56 – March Anything Goes challenge over at Love To Craft Challenge Blog with my Easter page.
Simon Says Stamp Monday Challenge Blog and their Whatever the Weather challenge with the sunburst I added to my page.
Don’t forget that you still have a couple of days left to join our Use a Stencil or Two challenge over at Try it on Tuesday too!