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Left Hutton Gate, Simple Chicks and Sweet Bunny by Jean Okimoto

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The new Left Hutton Gate - sideways - creates a leafy setting for two Simple Chicks and the Sweet Bunny.  Add one of the Half a Dozen Eggs - cut from Lawn Fawn's Simply Plaid Spring prints - for a quick Easter card.  Hello, Jean Okimoto here with an outside-the-box way to use the just-released Left Hutton Gate horizontally instead of vertically, as intended.

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Cut the Left Hutton Gate from light green cardstock.  

Cut two small Simple Chicks from bright yellow cardstock.  Attach scraps of flamingo cardstock behind them for beaks.

Cut Sweet Bunny from white cardstock.  Use a black marker to scribble black dots on a scrap of flamingo cardstock and place it behind the bunny for a nose and eyes.  

Cut the second-largest egg from the Half A Dozen Eggs set from Lawn Fawn's Simply Plaid Spring paper.

Attach the diecuts to a side-folded A2 card of textured green cardstock.  Save some time by attaching just the straight edges of the Left Hutton Gate so you can tuck the egg and bunny behind it.  A bit of glue behind the chick twins will secure the curved edge.

Add orange gem stickers for a contrasting pop of color.

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The new Left and Right Hutton Gates are actually a coordinating pair designed to be displayed vertically.  Add them to your collection for spring and summer cards - or for romantic designs for Valentines and weddings.  Scatter flowers, birds or butterflies among the lacy leaves too!

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Big Thanks to everyone for taking last week's SPRINGTIME GREETINGS class at Impress - and spending a few hours indoors on that unexpected sunny and warm winter day!  It really did feel like spring had arrived.  Thanks too - Ann and Erin - for helping us fill those shopping baskets with latest and greatest new release items, papers, VersaFine Clairs and felt for our Easter cards.

Visit Impress or their site to view their collection of Memory Box and Poppystamps dies and stamps.  

Just a note...Impress' first shipment of the new VersaFine Clairs sold out immediately - but many of the new colors have been re-stocked in time for your spring cards.  Get there quickly before they sell out again!

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