A little bird told me…

Posted by on October 16, 2010 in Animals, Cards for boys, Cards for Girls, Gamsol, Happy Birthday Cards, Prismacolor pencils, Stamping | 1 comment

Well I have finally finished my batch of 50 cards that I have been making for a Christian Bookshop…a mammoth effort but I am relieved it is done. Now to package it up and send it off.

Today I am sharing two of the last couple of cards that I made for the batch…a cute little bird stamp and sentiment stamp that I grabbed for a song off Ebay a while back (I think someone was having a craft room clean out!). I made two different versions of the card as I like to experiment!!

The patterned paper behind this one was originally green leaves with a white background, but it was too white, so I used Bamboo Verscolor ink  and a sponge dauber to ink it up a little.

I paper pieced the love heart paper from Kaisercraft onto the bird and used glossy accents on the egg and leaves.

Supplies:

Stamps: Bird on nest stamp – Savvy stamps, Birthday Sentiment – Inkadinkado
Ink: Versafine Ink (black onyx), Versacolor Ink (Bamboo)
Card/Paper: Regal Craft Card (white square single fold), White cardstock, dotty green cardstock (not sure which brand but I LOVE it – it has embossed dots on it), Kaisercraft Patterned paper – Sugar Cookie (bird), Paper Chic by Cristina Re patterned paper (leaves background)
Other Supplies: Prismacolor pencils, Gamsol, stubbs, sheer ribbon, foam dimensionals, sponge daubers, glossy accents, black felt pen, Kaisercraft gems

The layout for my second version was inspired by this little cutie card by Kerry over at her blog – A Load of Old Pickle. I really love the simplicity of her cards and because of her I have become a fan of faux stitching as it is easier than getting out my sewing machine!!

And as you can see, more flowers and bows on the card, thanks to Jennifer McGuire’s great video instruction which can be found here.

Supplies:

Stamps: Bird on nest stamp – Savvy stamps, Birthday Sentiment – Inkadinkado
Ink: Versafine Ink (black onyx)
Card/Paper: Regal Craft Card (white square single fold), White cardstock, Dark Green Bazzill, Dotty green card (not sure which brand but I LOVE it – it has embossed dots on it), Kaisercraft Patterned paper – Sugar Cookie (bird),
Other Supplies: Prismacolor pencils, Gamsol, stubbs, brown twine, thin white ribbon, Kaisercraft green flowers, S.E.I button, foam dimensionals, sponge daubers, glossy accents, black felt pen, Kaisercraft gems

Until next time…

Marion

1 Comment

  1. Thanks for using our stamps – I just happen to stumble across your blog! What a treat to see your beautiful cards! Thanks again!

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