Make it Monday: a Swan Princess Card!
Hello friends! How was your Easter break? Ours was fairly quiet this year, but we enjoyed spending time with family/Church family, eating hot cross buns and a little chocolate (the Easter Egg Hunt’s been postponed for a few days!) After all the Easter cards, I enjoyed the creative challenge of this custom order and love how it turned out (a little too time consuming and fiddly for mass production, however!):
Challenge 1: how to create the Swan Princess feathers. Solution? This leaf die!
Once I’d die-cut one, I knew it would work 🙂
I experimented with trimming the leaf into a feather/wing shape …
Challenge 2: how to layer the ‘leaves’ to look like feathers. Solution? Trial and error!
I drew on the beak and eye details, coloured the beak with an alcohol marker, used a retired embossing folder for the hearts pattern, and stamped and die-cut the crown from a retired stamp set – whew!
And something a little festive for decorating the inside of the card:
Positioning everything before adhering in place:
MEANWHILE … These were my most popular Easter cards on Instagram! Can you guess which one was liked the most?
Thanks so much for visiting today and I hope you have a happy week, whatever you’re doing 🙂 Megan xo (the most popular card was the embossed cross with butterfly)