Woven Easter Basket


Sometime last year, I came across this fabulous woven basket tutorial HERE, written by Laura Canale. I made a mental note to try it out one day. I needed an idea for the Verve Easter Project Parade and thought it would be perfect.

I used brown and pink cardstock to make a two-toned basket. The top strip is finished off with brads and piercing.

Side view:


I used Verve's Chocolate Bunnies stamp set for my image and sentiment. I first stamped the bunny, then I colored her and paper-pieced the large middle egg and stamped Happy Easter on it. I stamped the eggs and her bow again, colored them, cut them out and popped them on top for some dimension. Finally, I added some Stickles for a little bling.

Close up:

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Recipe
Stamps: Chocolate Bunnies (Verve)
Paper: textured cardstock (Bazzill), white (Neenah), Bittersweet (Basic Grey)
Ink: Antique Linen Distress Ink (Ranger), Memento Rich Cocoa (Tsukineko)
Accessories: Petite Oval Nestabilities (Spellbinders), Cuttlebug (Provo Craft), Markers (Copic), Star Dust, Cotton Candy and Antique Linen stickles (Ranger); paper piercer, ribbon, sponge dauber, brads, sticky tape, foam tape.

7 comments:

  1. This is adorable, Stephanie! Love it! Thanks for playing! :)

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  2. You are amazing!!! This is so cute!

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  3. What a great basket! Can I have some candy, lol?

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  4. I LOVE this basket Stephanie!! I had seen the tutorial some time ago and have always wanted to try it!! You have totally inspired me! Great job!!!

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  5. Wow Stephanie! So stinkin' cute! Fabulous job!

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  6. Super cute box with fun chocolate eggs. Great job with the verve parade.

    It's a good life!
    Terri E.

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  7. Stephanie - this just blows me away - absolutely love it!!!! found you via the Verve parade!

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