Tuesday, April 15, 2014

Pink Egg Card + Free Image for You

Here we go, with another sweet and cute Easter image!


Don't you love that pink egg?  And those cute chicks?   

 I've had a couple of questions recently on how to create an extra tall card.  This  Easter card is 6 1/2" tall  and opens at the bottom.  That's too tall to make with a piece of 8 1/2 x 11" cardstock.  Making an extra tall card is as easy as 1 - 2 - 3.


Cut the front of your card first.  Add 1" to the length.  If your card is to be 6" tall, cut the cardstock 7" long.  Score at 6" (the desired height of the card).


Cut a piece of cardstock for the back at the same width.  I've used a different color here and offset it a little so you can easily see the back from the front.   I always add a little to the length just to give me plenty of wiggle room.  Slip the back into the fold of the front.  Glue back of card to the front fold.  And cut off the excess.


Now you have a tall card.  Easy, right?




To download the vintage pink egg image, click HERE.

Hope you're having a wonderful week!

8 comments:

  1. So Sweet. I LOVE the vintage image you used here...

    Hugs~

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  2. I feel silly repeating myself all the time like this, but seriously....you make THE cutest stuff ever. You keep me addicted to paper crafting!
    hugs to you ,
    Lisa x

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  3. Couldn't agree more! Another splendid creation from you Lori and before I forget: you always photograph your cards extremely well! Happy Easter!
    Ira’s Crea Corner

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  4. Thanks so very much for this cute image, it´s absolutely gorgeous. I´ve jsut been surfing a bit around here and love everything I´m looking at, you are a very talented lady, so no wonder Keren asked you to help her out too. You both do some really awesome and gorgeous images. I love, ehat I see here too.
    And thanks sooo much for your sweet comment to my granddaughter, she´s so proud, that she´s become sooo "famous" as she said herself, that people have seen her all over the world ha ha ha.
    Have a wonderful Easter now with family and friends.

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  5. Darling Easter card! Love the vintage image with sweet chicks! Happy Easter to you and family!

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  6. Beautiful vintage card! Love the chicks and the card size - thanks for sharing! Happy Easter.

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  7. This is sooo cute Lori..Loz

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  8. Sweet & cute is right! I love this vintage looking card, Lori!

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