"Easter Chicks" 12x12 Double Layout

Edit: This project was featured on Fantabulous Cricut Challenge Blog's Scrappin' Saturdays!


This is a 12"x12" double layout that was created primarily with the A Child's Year cartridge. The silhouettes on this cartridge can be a bit of challenge for me because I usually prefer the look of layered cuts but I think they worked well the with pastel colors and Springy feel of this layout.


This layout features three 4"x6" photo mats.


I used the Martha Stewart Eyelet Lace punch to create a lacy border around my green cardstock and then layered this onto hot pink cardstock.


The title is cut from the Cindy Loo cartridge at 1.75" and 1.25"; the date is cut from the A Child's Year cartridge at 1.25".


The first silhouette was cut at 5".


I cut two daffodil borders at 2" each; the first one was used as is and the second was cut with the "flip" option and hand altered. The easter eggs were cut at 1.75".


The second silhouette is cut at 5.5" and embellished with a tiny bow. Both chicks are cut at 2" and the bunnies are cut at 2.25".


The daffodil is cut at 3.75", the Easter eggs are cut at 2" and the third silhouette is cut at 4".


Finally, I used the tag feature and a stamp to create a small journaling spot. The tag is cut at 2.25" and embellished with a matching ribbon.


Products used:
Cricut cartridges: A Child's Year and Cindy Loo
Martha Stewart Around the Page Border Punch: Eyelet Lace
Paper: K&Company - Kelly Panacci and Recollections cardstock

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20 comments:

Amy said...

Beautiful layout!! I love the hot pink peeking through!! TFS!! :)

Amy :) at www.lovetocrop.com

March 15, 2011 at 11:55 PM
Sherrie K. said...

All I can say is... pretty, pretty pretty! Such a nice job and very detailed. Super nice!
Sherrie K
http://sherriescraps.blogspot.com

March 16, 2011 at 12:37 AM
Crafting with Faith said...

I love the way you layered the pink and green cardstocks with the patterned paper. That journaling tag is too cute. As always, I love how detailed your layouts are..So Pretty!

March 16, 2011 at 1:47 AM
Aman said...

I love your layout and all of your work. You are very talented!

March 16, 2011 at 2:17 AM
Oh So Cute!! said...

I love it. You have inspired me to get out my A Child's Year and make some Easter cards. Thanks

Angie

March 16, 2011 at 4:22 AM
Sonya said...

GORGEOUS!!! Love the paper you picked, especially the green polka dots. Well done!

March 16, 2011 at 7:38 AM
Lisa said...

Beautiful layout!

March 16, 2011 at 7:48 AM
Love That Bug said...

Faith,
This is such a pretty layout, I love all the colors
Hugs
Stacy

March 16, 2011 at 8:51 AM
Miss Dhilly said...

Your layout is absolutely beautiful, the details you put into your work are fabulous! Thanks for the inspiration!

March 16, 2011 at 11:41 AM
**Treefrog** said...

What a Beautiful layout, I love those colors together and A Child's Year is one of my favorite cartridges. I'm so glad you could join us this week over at BBTB2!
((Hugs)) Theresa

March 16, 2011 at 7:27 PM
Karen @ THEBUSYBUG said...

Beautiful! TFS, Come and visit me over at my blog, I have some awesome Blog Candy to giveaway. It ends on Friday :D Bug Hugs....

March 17, 2011 at 2:13 AM
Crayola58 said...

This is a wonderful layout.... ACY is one of my favs. Thanks for joining us at BBTB2 challenge this week.
Carole

March 17, 2011 at 10:38 AM
Jeri said...

WOW!!! Fabulous LO. You did a great job on this. I love the pastel colors with the cuts from A Child's Year. I've never done them in pastels, but I love the look. Thanks for sharing your creation with us at BBTB2.

March 17, 2011 at 11:23 PM
Debbie said...

These pgs are gorgeous!!! I love ACY and it is perfect on these LO's!!!

http://debbiesdashofthisandthat.blogspot.com/

March 18, 2011 at 10:22 AM
Angie said...

beautiful pages. I just love them. the color choice and eveything.

Angie

March 21, 2011 at 7:37 PM
Ashley said...

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Ashley
http://myscrappinpalace.blogspot.com

March 24, 2011 at 12:51 AM
Ley Ann said...

I was thinking of watching the Martha Stewart show. I might be able to find something useful for my scrapbook design. These are very nice! You've probably watched a lot of Martha Stewart episodes, have you?

March 26, 2011 at 1:35 AM
Angie said...

Beautiful job! I don't think this cartirdge gets nearly enough credit but, you have showed us what what beautiful creations can be made with it!!

March 26, 2011 at 6:14 AM
BugBites said...

What a beautiful layout. Thanks for "gettin' buggie" with us over at BugBites.

March 29, 2011 at 11:37 AM
Pookie said...

lovely page, I may have to do a little scrap lifting. :-) awesome pages as usual. Your work is very inspirational.

pookie
www.scraptacularesigns@blogspot.com

May 9, 2011 at 2:06 PM

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