A Basket of Bunnies

Time for a new challenge over at the Cute ‘N Crafty challenge blog. The theme is Easter (bunnies or chicks) and the winner of the challenge will get 2 digis from the Cute ‘N Crafty Mommy store.
I opted to use this Whimsy Stamps digi called Basket of Bunnies. Unfortunately this particular stamp has been retired, but there is a newer version still available on the Whimsy Stamps website.

I printed the image and sentiment out through Silhouette Studio onto Daler-Rowney Drawing paper and colored the image with my Prismacolor colored pencils following the Bunnies lesson in the All About Animals class at Kit and Clowder. I added the “halo” around the bunnies with soft pastel and then sprayed the paper with Krylon Workable Fixative so that it stays put. Once I had it colored, I returned to Silhouette Studio to cut the card panel out. While one can easily do the cutting with a paper trimmer, I like to use the software to get the size exact and also be able to work with the placement of the image and the sentiment.

I adhered the image panel onto a 4.25×5.5 patterned paper panel which in turn was adhered to a top folding card base. I added a few pearls for a little decoration.
We look forward to seeing your projects over at the Cute ‘N Crafty Challenge blog. You have 2 weeks to enter.
General supplies:
Daler-Rowney Drawing paper
Reflections 110lb heavyweight cardstock
Patterned paper from my stash
Whimsy Stamps Basket of Bunnies digi (older version)
Prismacolor colored pencils
Yellow soft pastel
Krylon Workable Fixative
Pink pearls from my stash

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8 thoughts on “A Basket of Bunnies”

  1. Monica, your colouring of this delightful image is just stunning! I love the textured fur you've given to the bunnies and I want to reach out and touch the basket weave! I need to get my pencils out and practise! Beautiful card and sentiment! xx

  2. Monica, this card is great !! I love your coloring with Prismacolor. It is simply brilliant! I love how soft all these cute animals look. Your bow looks the same, soft and wonderful.

  3. Oh that basket of bunnies is adorable! They are all so cute! I love how you colored each of the bunnies differently! Thanks for sharing with us at 2 Crafty Critter Crazies Challenge!

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