Easter Egg Chacuterie

 Looking for an eggstra-special craft for the kids or grandkids? Let them make their own Easter Egg Charcuterie Board! 

Stamp and die-cut the sweet images from the Hippity Hoppity Doodle Stamps & Cuts and let the littles color the images in!  I've taken the finished images (colored with Copic Markers) and attached them to paper bands to create little egg holders:

As you can see, I stamped the various "motorized" bunnies, colored and die-cut.  I embellished them further with little patches of grass and flowers (also stamped, colored and die-cut).  

The paper strips were cut from various patterned papers to measure 6"X1.5" and then adhered the ends together to make a 1.5" diameter ring.  The bunnies were then lined up with the bottom of the paper rings and attached.  I filled with paper shred and plastic eggs.

I placed the finished egg holders on a covered egg-shaped piece of wood that I purchased from Dollar General.  I traced the shape onto patterned paper, cut out and then Mod Podged to the wood.  Using the Mod Podge allows a nice seal if you want to add candies or other things that may damage an unsealed paper.  Next, I trimmed the edge of the wood with a wrapping of chunky twine!


I wanted to add some height to the back of the tray, so I painted two mini spools, inserted paper straws and then attached the cute die cut! Add more character and sprinkle candy eggs between the traffic of bunnies :)

Hippity Hoppity Collection
Hippity Hoppity Doodle Stamps
Hippity Hoppity Doodle Cuts
Limeade Chunky Twine
Spring Mini Jewels

Hippity Hoppity Exploding Album

 Hooray, Spring is on the way!  Today I'm sharing my version of the very popular "exploding" box album.  These are double-the-fun because you can also use the inside for little treats or wrapped candies!

I started with two sheets of Doodlebug cardstock: bubblegum and bumble bee.  I left the bubblegum sheet 12X12 and scored at 3" and 9"; turned 90 degrees and scored at 3" and 9" again. Next, I cut the sides as shown below:
With the paper facing me (as shown above), I glued the bottom left flap to the bottom center flap.  Next, I turned the paper 90 degrees and repeated the process until the four flaps were all glued to the adjacent flap.  You will end up with a + sign.  You could cut away the flaps instead of gluing, but I wanted to make the sides extra sturdy.

I cut mats of paper to 2.5"X2.5" and added them to the outer-sides of the flaps.  I also corner rounded the top edges for a cleaner look.  The panels were then embellished with die-cuts, stickers, sprinkles and Doodle-Pops!

For the lid: I cut a 6.25" X 6.25" piece of patterned paper and scored 1" around all four sides.  The edges were folded to create the lip of the box.  I used the scallop border die to add a little decoration around the edge. 

Moving to the inside of the box: I cut a smaller piece from the bumblee cardstock.  I trimmed it down to 10"X10" and scored at 3 1/3".  Because this is an unusual scoring mark, I rotated the paper to score the three additional marks.  This helped to keep all of the scoring even!  

I repeated the same cutting of the flaps as I did wit the bubblegum paper above.  Finally, I adhered the middle of the bumble bee paper to the center of the bubblegum paper.  The flaps were all embellished with mats of 6X6 papers trimmed to 3X3, washi tapes, stickers and enamels!

Around the inner flaps of the bubblegum paper, I made pocket sleeves and then added die-cut tags using the Doodle Cuts Large Tags die set!  

I'm also thinking that smaller versions would look so sweet tucked into Easter baskets...OR, add a handle in some way and use IT as a basket.  Great for table place settings or happy mail :)

Thanks for joining!

Doodlebug Product:
Hippity Hoppity Collection
Lilac Chunky Twine
Doodle Cuts: Large Tags
Doodle Cuts: Borders & Edges
Boutique Buttons
Jelly Clips
Washi Tapes
Textured Cardstock
Designed by FlexyCreatives