|Eggs Waiting to Become Cards|
Next I made an an egg shape template on an old manilla folder and cut the shape out with an Exacto knife. As you can see from the photo I removed the egg and used the remaining outline of the shape. That way I could see the placement of the designs on the egg. I traced the pattern onto the watercolor paper and cut out the eggs.
|Tracing the Template|
I thought about writing greetings on the back of the egg but decided to create a card that would open. As you can see, I folded colored paper in half and glued the egg very near the fold.
|Egg Positioned Near Fold|
I cut around the egg but left about an inch an a half of the fold intact. so it could be opened.
|Egg Cut Out With Border|
Next is writing some notes and getting them in the mail! Then I will get back to those birds and some other stitching projects I've got going.
If you're feeling bored with your projects try something different for awhile. It keeps your creating time more interesting!
I'm wishing you all the best of health, peace and contentment as we navigate this new way of being.
Here's a little Dave to make you smile.
Oh yes, I definitely smiled - over all the kitty cuteness in Dave, but also over the sweet Easter eggs. Trying to decide if I should mail the cards I got for our grandsons. If I do, I will be sure not to lick the envelopes because they're saying that's not something we should be doing right now. Scotch tape it will be!
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