Wednesday, March 1, 2023

Felted Carrot Pocket and Banded Egg Shaker Card w/ Poshta Design ~ March Release 2023 Products!!

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Hello Crafty Friends!! 

I'm here today as a Guest Designer for Poshta Design!! SWOON!! If you aren't aware of the AMAZING Stitching Dies and Felt that Lizzie showcases in her Shop, you MUST go and check them out!! I've been a HUGE Fan/Customer since the beginning and am SO EXCITED to share what I've created with ALL of the March Release Products!! 

Today, over on the Poshta Design Blog were showcasing the NEW Products:

Misty Morning Color Story (retails for $53)

Flower Farm Color Story (retails for $53)

Spring Fling Color Story (retails for $53)

NEW Felt Colors - Taffy, Gecko, Coral Reef, Sweet Nectar, and Cobblestone (retail for $6.75 per roll)

Embroidered Egg Details II Die (retails for $12)

Banded Egg Details Die (retails for $32)

I had SO MUCH FUN Creating with these NEW Products!! I personally LOVE to try and think outside of the box when it comes to Dies that I want to purchase as I feel like I get MORE for my buck if I can use them in different ways for LOTS of different Projects!! So this first Project REALLY puts that idea to the Test, and I hope you LOVE the Ideas I have to share today!! Let's get started!! 
For my First Project I've created a SWEET Carrot Pocket!! PERFECT for filling with a Sweet Treat, a Gift Card, or wait til tomorrow to see what I filled mine with!! SQUEAL!! I CAN'T wait to show you how CUTE it is!! 

I used the NEW Embroidered Egg Details II Die to Stitch the Design onto the Basic Egg Die (previously released)!! I used the Clementine Felt as the Base for the Carrot and then Die Cut the Tops of the Carrots from some the Soft Jade Felt and the Arugula Felt for the Centers for some Shading using some Dies that will be showcased tomorrow in another Set!! 

I added some Sequins and Bead Highlights to the center of the Tops and some Beads to the Center of the Leaf Stitched Design on the Carrot and LOVE how much details it adds, but this step is definatly NOT required!! It would be just as CUTE without it, its totally your preference as to how much detail you want to add!! Here you can see how I added 2 pieces together, folding down part of the piece and Stitching on the backside of the part that I folded down to get the continued design of the Stitched Detail!! I just ADORE how it turned out and who wouldn't want to receive a Gift inside of this SWEET Carrot Pocket!!?? 
I also finished off the back of the Pocket using the Conversation Hearts Message Dies "LOVE YOU" and I feel like this added touch just finishes off the SWEET Carrot Pocket!! I added some Green Felt Hearts to the center of the "O" for a touch of Sweetness!! (That Die is also being showcased tomorrow as part of another Set!!

For my Second Project today I'm showcasing the NEW Banded Egg Details Die and just had to create a Shaker Element for a Card!! If you follow me than you KNOW Shaker Cards are one of my FAVORITES to make and this Sweet Banded Egg Details Die makes it so EASY to create them for a Card!! 
I Die Cut several of the Frame Images from Cardstock in order to create my Shaker Frame!! Then I also Die Cut the op Layers from Patterned Paper to get that Decorated Easter Egg Design!! I Die Cut an Acetate piece as the Window!! I Started by adding the Stitched Tulip Design on the Base of the Egg!! Then I adhered the Frame tacking it in place with some Adhesive!! I added the Shaker Elements (Both from Trinity Stamps and Picket Fence) Then added the Top and Stitched the Design together!! 

I Inked the Card Panel with some Spun Sugar Distress Ink and then adhered the Shaker Element using Double Sided Adhesive!! I added some Trinity Stamps Fairy Rock Rhinestones for some added Sparkle and then Stamped and Embossed the "Happy Easter" Sentiment also from Trinity Stamps!! (available tomorrow) I adhered it to the Shaker Window then added the Card Panel to a Scalloped Frame Die Cut from Patterned Paper using the NND Frames & Flags Die Set and adhered the Card Panel to an A2 White Cardstock Cardbase!! I ADORE how it turned out and fell like these would be PERFECT to send to anyone SPECIAL on your Easter list this Year!! 

THANKS SO MUCH for joining me today!! I hope I've INSPIRED you with the NEW Products being showcased today and don't forget to come back tomorrow for a look at the NEW Designs being showcased tomorrow!!



  1. Adorable!!! Your carrot pocket is just the cutest! I am definitely going to make a couple of those!

  2. Ohmystars! Your projects are absolutely ingenious! Love the egg/carrot pocket and the gorgeous shaker! Talk about stellar showcases! In absolute awe of your creativity!

  3. The carrot!!! Such a unique idea! And, the shaker card! Great ideas?

  4. Great work, Larissa! These are fabulous!

  5. That pocket carrot is just too cute! Thanks for the wonderful inspiration!

  6. This carrot pocket is too too cute!

  7. I absolutely love the pocket egg! I want to try that with some bunnies for my granddaughters! Bunnies with a home!!! Thank you!

  8. When you made the carrot pocket, did you cut 3 eggs? I'm having a hard time figuring it all out! I love it, and really want to try it!