Friday, April 13, 2012

Mother's Day Bird Card

This card is perfect for a mother who loves birds.  The design is simple but the bird focal point really makes this card special.  The bird punch and stamp set used is from Stampin' Up!  Being a bird lover myself this was one of the first things I purchased from Stampin' Up!  If you decide you must have it click on the link provided to browse their website.

Supplies used:  Tan cardstock, cream cardstock, Random Collection designer paper by Crate Paper (#RD989),   Stampin' Up! Bird  Builder punch  (#117191)  and  Language  of  Friendship  stamp  set   (now discontinued), ColorBox Cat's Eyes dye inkpad (Coffee House collection, colors used: Cookie Dough, Dark Cherry, and Atlantic Blue), ColorBox chalk inkpad in Chestnut Roan, Hero Arts sentiment stamp (#C2962), Cricut machine and Cricut Straight from the Nest Cartridge, Xyron Create-a-Sticker, and Sticky-Doos from The Paper Studio.

Mother's Day Bird Card Directions:
  1. Make card from cardstock or use ready made card.  Finished size: 4.75" x 6.5".
  2. Trim denim patterned paper, ink edges, and adhere.
  3. Trim accent patterned paper 2" x 2.75" each, ink edges, and adhere.
  4. Cut out or punch scalloped design, ink edges, stamp and punch bird pieces, use Xyron create-a-sticker on bird pieces.
  5. Position the branch and adhere, stamp bird feet, and adhere bird body.
  6. Stamp sentiment, ink edges, and adhere with sticky-doos or foam tape.

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