Thursday, March 20, 2008

Easter Egg Pocket Cards

Eggs
These colorful Easter eggs are actually pockets to hold a small letter or note.

Card
The note card slips right inside...

Inside
And is hidden away. Here's how to make them:

Supplies
Materials:
~12x12 patterned scrapbook paper (One sheet per egg)
~Coordinating stickers
~Coordinating ribbon

Tools
Tools:
~Scissors
~Decorative scissors (optional)
~Glue
~Hot glue (optional)
~Pencil
~Colored pens

Beads
Optional decorations:
~Glitter
~Small beads

Template
1. Trace template on back of scrapbook paper.

Template can be found here: Template (16KB)

Shapes
2. Cut out two egg shapes.

Glue
3. Apply glue around the edges of the back of one egg, stopping two-thirds of the way up.

Pocket
4. Place the other egg shape on top and let dry.

Egg
Now you are ready to decorate your egg pocket however you like. Here are a few ideas...

Egg
~Ribbon and tiny beads.

Egg
~Coordinating paper on the top and bottom.

Egg
For this technique, you cut out another egg shape, then cut three strips with decorative scissors. Discard the middle section.

Egg
Glue the top and bottom pieces onto egg.

Egg
~Stickers and ribbon.

Inside
Once the glue is dry, it is ready for the note card.

Paper
Take your leftover strip of scrapbook paper and cut into a square. Write your note or letter on the back side of it.

Fold
Fold it up and place inside pocket.

Eggs

Let me know if you make some!

6 comments:

Emily said...

These cards are just too cute! I had fun making them with my kids. Have a lovely day!

Barbara H. said...

These are so cute! I am bookmarking this page.

Carrie said...

Beautiful craft idea!

Jazzy said...

Those are adorable! Great idea!!

Michelle said...

i'm blogging this thanks Kelli !!!!happy easter.

T said...

These easter eggs are gorgeous! I love them so much, wish I found your tutorial sooner, but I will save it for next year.