A hatched idea for a Eggstra Special surprise.

easter-eggThanks so much for stopping by for another Kitchen Sink Monday!

I had one more Eater card that I had wanted to make.

I wanted to make a card that had a little extra surprise to it for a very dear friend ….. so when I saw Jan Tink’s card HERE, I thought her idea of a brad acting as a hinge would look pretty cool as an egg with a “special surprise” inside. Thanks, Jan for the inspiration for my Hoppy Easter card…. and for everyone who celebrates Easter yesterday, I hope your day was Eggstra wonderful! 😀


You’ll also want to check out what the KS Crew has created for today!








Deadline for voting for KS Crew Challenge #10 is Wed. April 15th (Income Tax Day!) – Midnight EST. The winners will be announced Friday, April 17th.

Plus, there is one more week to join us playing Guest Hostess, Makiko’s KS Crew Challenge #11 … for a chance to win one of 3 prizes. 1st prize is the winner’s choice of $50 worth of Kitchen Sink Stamps. Deadline to Makiko’s challenge is April 19th midnight EST. For all the info, go HERE. – If you don’t play, you can’t win!


Materials – Stamps: Honey Bunny Multi-Step Clear StampsHey Chick! Multi-Step Clear Stamps (flowers) and Plaid Plus! Clear Stamps from Kitchen Sink Stamps.

Paper: Barely Banana, Kiwi Kiss, Pink Pirouette, Pixie Pink and Shimmery White from SU!

Ink: (all SU!) Bunny – Step #1 Sahara Sand stamp off 1x, Step #2 Sahara Sand, Step #3 Close to Cocoa, Step #4 Chocolate Chip. Grass – Step #1 Kiwi Kiss, Step #2 Old Olive, Step #3 Always Artichoke. Plaid – Barely Banana, Pink Pirouette and the Flowers in Pink Passion.

Embellishments: Petite Classic & Scallop Ovals from Nestabilities. Fiskars paper edgers – Peaks. Corner punch from SU! Bubbles Embossing folder from ProvoCraft. Ivory sheer satin edge ribbon and Pearl rhinestones from Michael’s. Green Flower brads from Making Memories (then added crystal rhinestones on top from Icons-My Big Ideas). Sakura Gelly Roll pen – Pink & Clear Star.

9 thoughts on “A hatched idea for a Eggstra Special surprise.

  1. What an adorable card!! I love it!!


  2. Love this delightful surprise-filled Easter egg!! What a fun and clever design!! Know that I will be filing this wonderful idea away for some special cards for next year!!! Sensational, Maria!!


  3. OMGosh, how cute is that?!?! I LOVE it! Great colors, and that honey bunny is my favorite!


  4. Oh My!! This is really the cutest egg ever!! I love it!!


  5. OMGoodness, Maria! This is just way tooo adorable for word!! Love it!!


  6. absolutely adorable!


  7. How very neat!! What a great great idea – and I love the springy, pretty colors!! A very happy card! 🙂


  8. Oh my goodness!! What an adorable card. I love that it opens up to that sweet bunny surprise. So Stinkin’ Cute!!


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