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Easter – Happily Ever Crafter

Don’t Miss Out–Last Day! +My Son Gave Me a Challenge!

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OOPS! I just found this card on my desk when I was cleaning up last night. It was tucked in with my papers! Worst part about that? My son asked me to make him an Easter card. It was the cutest thing…”Mom, will you make me a card?” Me: “Ummm, sure!” <he saw this cute puppy dog stamp sitting on my desk> Jacob: “Can you use this dog stamp, and umm, have a bunny on there holding a basket, and can the bunny be giving the dog an egg?” Me: “Wow, uhh, I will do my best, Jacob. 🙂 ”

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He didn’t see this Happy Easter Bunny Stamp that I have. 🙂 I got to work and completed everything on his “Wish List”! However, I guess I failed when it came to delivering the final result to him! Let’s see what he says when he gets home from school today!

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**The puppy, flowers, and butterfly are not Stampin’ Up! stamps.**


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Personal Update + Quick Gift Card Holder

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Hello!! I know that I have stepped away for a bit (really, was it a WHOLE week?!). Please excuse my absence…I started by painting my daughter’s room and making it look all pretty then it took a turn. Oh yeah, my hubby is really happy with me right now. That little transformation led to buying a new rug and curtains for the living room. Those pretty pieces led to me painting the living room and hallway to match the new rug and curtains. THEN, I really needed to paint the bathroom because it was too dark in there! (*don’t know how I feel about that color that I just painted it though…living with it for a bit to see if I can stand it!) This morning I bought a few new towels to perk up the bathroom. My last TO-DO project before having everyone over on Sunday is to paint what used to be a vanity (we just took the mirror off) and we are turning it into a desk. I ran to a couple of thrift shops yesterday (because YES, I am running out of money RE-decorating my house) and found a chair (which I am going to paint to match the new “desk”) and a lamp for the new “desk”. The last thing I need to go buy are new handles for the drawers and then I am finished.

Do you ever go through periods like this? Wow, it’s been a while since I bought anything new for the home and it kind of spiraled into a shopping spree and a LOT of work. However, I am *loving* how most is turning out. This is everything but, the bathroom…hopefully it will grow on me because painting a bathroom is NOT fun…so much to trim around.

Ok, onto the quick (and I mean quick) project today. I am running out of time and YES the kiddos will be home with me tomorrow…YAY! I needed some quick gift card holders for my nieces for Easter. They are just getting too big for coloring books and bubbles. 🙁 So, this little pouch will be perfect for me to slip a g.c. into plus maybe even a candy bar!

If you have questions please let me know. I have to get off here and get to painting that new desk.  Have a great day! 🙂

Here are the supplies that I used to put these together:


Happy Easter Everybunny

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Happy Monday! It’s back to school this week after having the kids home for Spring Break. We ended the week with a trip to the circus and a little overnight visitor. My oh-so-sweet nephew (just 8 months old) was our guest. We had so much fun smooching on the sweetie for over 24 hours! That kid almost makes me want another one. Alright, I guess we can get on with today’s card.

I used a retired stamp set: Happy Easter Everybunny. The layout and paper is a direct copy from a card that I found in the Occasions Catalog (pg. 36). If you are in need of this catalog (and plan on ordering through me, 🙂 ) please email me: abritt226@hotmail.com

Isn’t this layout great?! You can easily use any combination of colors and paper to re-create this card! Just substitute another stamp and you are good to go! Let me know if you have any questions…have a wonderful day and I will see you soon!

Here are the SU!pplies that you can purchase to create this card:

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Happy Easter Bunny! +MORE Sale-A-Bration Items Added!!

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How sweet is this huge stamp? I just love this dancing bunny!

This card was included in the Easter Class that I had over this past weekend. It is such a fun image to color. Well, I should say that we did use Blendabilities because I already had this class planned with these markers. This would be just as cute colored with Blender Pens and Ink Pads!

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It may be a little hard to see but, we did add some Dazzling Diamond Glitter to a few of the eggs AND that cute bunny tail. You know that I love my glitter! …can’t have too much sparkle!

Are you beginning to get ready for the Easter Bunny’s arrival? Today I am going to get up a few bunny decorations. We are having the family over for Easter Sunday and I can not believe we are only just over two weeks away from the big day! Time to get busy. 🙂

I have been missing in action around here but, I have completely changed my daughter’s room over the last few days. For her 10th Birthday she wanted a new bedroom and I can say that the room looks completely different. Bye Bye little girls room and HELLO ‘tween. Lots of painting and shopping. It’s been fun going out together trying to find the perfect pieces to complement her new teal, gray, and white theme. My goal was to have this project finished during their Spring Break and we did it! Yay!

Here is your Supply List for the above card: 

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Have a wonderful day! I’m off to mark some things off my To-Do list!

DIY: Easter Card; For Peeps Sake

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What a great class we had yesterday! The ladies left with a few different Easter projects perfect for sharing with friends and family. If you are in the St. Louis, MO area and would like to be aware of upcoming classes that I offer be sure to LIKE my Happily Ever Crafter Facebook Page! Don’t miss out on the fun! 🙂

If you are looking to create this or a similar project be sure to see the Supply List at the bottom of this post.

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“You crack me up!”, this gave one of the girls that attended the class a case of the giggles after she saw the card we were creating. I *love* when this happens!

Can you believe that Easter is only 3 weeks away?! I just realized that. I need to get to stamping some more cute Easter goodies. 🙂

Here are the Supplies that I used to create today’s card:

Have a wonderful day!
By the way, it’s absolutely gorgeous around here. 🙂
I hope that you are getting a bit of the Spring weather where ever you are!