Easter Blessings Card using Cross of Hope & Tropical Dies




♥ Stamp Set: Itty Bitty Greetings (151331 – cling) 
♥ Ink: Early Espresso (147114), Granny Apple Green (147095)
♥ Cardstock: Granny Apple Green (146990), Early Espresso (119686), Whisper White (100730)
♥ Designer Series Paper: Pressed Petals Specialty Designer Series Paper (149500)
 Tools / Misc: Cross of Hope Dies (145654), Tropical Dies (146831), Stitched Shapes Dies (145372), Classic Label Punch (141491), Stone 3D Folder (152318 – Sale-a-bration free with $100 purchase, includes Power of Hope Stamp Set), Bone Folder (102300), Paper Snips (103579), Take Your Pick Tool (144107), Simply Scored Scoring Tool (122334), SNAIL (104332), Stampin’ Dimensionals (104430), Mini Dimensionals (144108), Mini Glue Dots (103683), Stampin’ Pierce Mat (126199), Clear Block Bundle (118491), Rubber Band Cluster (made with 30 – #32 rubber bands – see video below for how to make)


♥ Granny Apple Green Card Stock: 3-7-8″ x 5-1/8″ 
♥ Early Espresso Card Stock: 4″ x 5-1/4″ 
♥ Whisper White: 5-1/2″ x 8-1/2 scored at 4-1/4″, 3-3/4″ x 5″, scrap for large stitched oval die (3″ x 4-1/2″), scrap for sentiment 
♥ Designer Paper: 2-1/2″ x 3-1/2″ 
Prep Work Before Assembly:
  • Adhere 2-1/2″ x 3-1/2″ Designer Paper to center of 4″ x 5-1/4″  Early Espresso Cardstock.  Place Cross Die in center of designer paper and cut using die Cutting machine. Set both cross and 4″ x 5-1/4″  Early Espresso Cardstock aside.


  • Cut 3 Palm Leafs from center of 3-7-8″ x 5-1/8″ Granny Apple Green Cardstock using Tropical dies and Die Cutting Machine.  Using Rubber Band cluster dab onto Granny Apple Green Ink Pad and tap onto Palm Leafs to cover completely (re-ink Rubber Band cluster as needed). Set Palm Leafs and 3-7-8″ x 5-1/8″ Granny Apple Green Cardstock aside.



  •  Texture 3-3/4″ x 5″ Whisper White Cardstock with Stone 3D Folder and Die Cutting Machine.  Set aside.
  •  Cut large Stitched Oval from scrap Whisper White Cardstock using largest Stitched Oval Die and Die Cutting Machine.
  • Stamp ‘Easter Blessing’ sentiment on scrap Whisper White and cut using Classic Label Punch. Set aside. 

1 – Adhere textured 3-3/4″ x 5″ Whisper White Cardstock to 3-7-8″ x 5-1/8″ Granny Apple Green Cardstock, then to 4″ x 5-1/4″  Early Espresso Cardstock. Adhere to front panel of  5-1/2″ x 8-1/2 Whisper White Cardstock folded on 4-1/4″ score line.

2 – Adhere Whisper White Stitched Oval to card front.

3 – Place several Dimensionals on back of cross.  Adhere two Palm Leafs to back of cross, then adhere to card front.  Attach 3rd Palm Leaf towards bottom of Cross with two Mini Glue Dots placed close to each other.

4 – Double stack two Mini Dimensionals on back of each end of sentiment cut with Classic Label Punch, then place across bottom of cross with center over Mini Glue Dots used to adhere Palm Leaf.



Click here to download printable project sheet with instructions & dimensions for this project.  


Check out my video below for assembly tips .

Note: My videos are unedited and may contain bloopers (misspoken words or technical errors).


Check out my video below to see how I make the Rubber Band Cluster to make subtle background on projects.

Note: My videos are unedited and may contain bloopers (misspoken words or technical errors).


Thank you for creating with me,


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