Easter Card, Door Hanger & Basket

Project 2740

Skill Level: Beginner

You will need:

:
Reeves Acrylic A3 pad 300gsm
Rapid glue gun
Scissors
Ruler
Compass
Pencil
3 x Reeves mini canvases
Ribbon

The following paint colours:
Reeves acrylic 75ml or 200ml
colours-pale powder blue, lavender,
rose red, deep turquoise, pale olive,
light green, pale lemon yellow.
Reeves acrylic mediums 200ml - irridescent
medium, coarse texture medium
Reeves glitter glue 100ml-asst colours

THE BASKET
Step 1
Take a sheet from the Reeves acrylic A3 300gsm pad. Then draw a 25cm (12.5cm radius) circle with
a 10cm (5cm radius) circle drawn in the middle onto the smooth side of the paper.
Cut around the 25cm circle.
Trim around this into 2cm radiating strips. Bend radiating strips up to form the sides of the basket.
(See diagram 1)

Step 2
Cut about 5 x 2cm wide strips (lengthwise)out of another sheet of Reeves acrylic. Close the bottom of the basket and start to weave the strips in and out of the radiating strips all the way around.
Secure the start and ends with the rapid glue gun.
Trim excess at the top of the basket.

Step 3
To make the handle, wrap one of the pre cut strips diagonally around another. Secure this to the sides
of the basket with glue gun. (See diagram 2)

Flowers & leaves
Step 1
Paint the Reeves A3 acrylic paper sheets with a selection of Reeves acrylic colours and mediums.
Consider using Reeves iridescent medium and coarse texture gels to create 3D effects.

Step 2
Cut out flowers and leaves from the prepared painted and textured acrylic paper sheets. (See diagram 4 for the templates for flowers).

Step 3
Bend the petals slightly to add a 3D look to the flowers.

Step 4
Place a smaller flower on top of a larger flower and secure with the glue gun.

Step 5
Glue the flowers around the basket. Glue on the leaves, tucking them under the flowers.

Step 6
To finish off, add some sparkle effects with the Reeves glitter glue.

EASTER CARD
Step 1
Fold the Reeves acrylic A3 sheet of paper in half.

Step 2
Cut a large egg shape out of this piece of folded paper (20 x 14cm). Remember to leave at least 2cm at the top of the egg shape uncut, so that the two shapes are still joined.

Flowers & leaves
Step 1
Paint the A3 acrylic paper sheets with a selection of Reeves acrylic colours and mediums to create a colourful 3D effect.

Step 2
Cut out flowers and leaves from the prepared painted and textured acrylic paper sheets. (See the templates for flowers).

Step 3
Bend the petals slightly and the secure in the centre with the glue gun

Step 4
Bend the petals slightly to add a 3D look to the flowers.

Step 5
Place a smaller flower on top of a larger flower and secure with the glue gun. Glue onto the egg shape.

Step 6
Decorate the egg shape with glitter glue in a desired pattern

Step 7
Add a little extra glitter glue to the flower.

EASTER DOO R HANGER
Step 1
Paint canvases with Reeves acrylic colours, such as lavender, pale powder blue and pale olive. Leave
to dry.

Flowers & leaves

Step 1
Paint the A3 acrylic paper sheets with a selection of Reeves acrylic colours and mediums Consider using Reeves iridescent medium and texture gels to create 3D effects.

Step 2
Bend the petals slightly to add a 3D look to the flowers.

Step 3
Place a smaller flower on top of a larger flower and secure with the glue gun.

Step 4
Arrange flowers and leaves onto the canvases then attach with glue gun.

Step 5
Remember to plan where you will place your message, "Easter Bunny...Please Stop here!"

Step 6
Using Reeves acrylic colours, paint your personalised message such as "Easter Bunny...Please stop here for Olivia", across one or all of the mini canvases as desired.

Step 7
To finish off, add some sparkle effects with the Reeves glitter glue. Allow to dry.

Step 8
Attach a ribbon with the glue gun to the back of the three canvases, leaving two ends that will tie into a bow to hang onto the door handle.

Easter Card, Door Hanger & Basket

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Instructions

The information contained within this project sheet is presented in good faith, but no warranty is given, nor results guaranteed.

Product quantities and selections may vary at each Lincraft store. Products are subject to availability and not all ranges are available in all stores.

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Since we have no control over physical conditions surrounding the application of the information herein contained, Lincraft disclaims any liability for untoward results.

"Project time and recommended skill level are estimations only and will vary between individuals".

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