Wednesday, 11 March 2009

Two little dickie birds...

Something a bit different for spring... Soft Subtles. I’m attending a craft club in Derby this month to show them the beauties of Stampin’ Up!® They’ll all be making three cards so I thought I’d do one from each of three of the colour families.

The cards need to be really simple as there could be up to 25 people and we only have two hours!

So this simple card is what we’ll be making with Soft Subtles, if I can scrounge some Whisper White ribbon from someone (and to think I placed four orders at the weekend – doh!). I love this little bird and haven’t used it half as much as I should. The flower detail is made using the Boho Blossoms punch, which punches out three different flowers at once. You can use them separately or layer them, as I’ve done here.

Stamps: Best Wishes & More, Seasonal Greetings
Cardstock: Bashful Blue, Barely Banana, Certainly Celery, Whisper White
Paper: Cutie Pie
Ink: Bashful Blue
Accessories: Boho Blossoms punch, ¼” Grosgrain Ribbon - Whisper White

And, while I was making the above card, I had the idea to make a second card with the little bird actually saying something. I think it’s quite cute but need a branch or something for the bird to sit on.

I made the fancy corners using the ½” circle punch – just push the corner of the cardstock in halfway; there’s even a little cross on the punch to make it easier. I wanted to keep this card really stark and white but couldn’t resist doodling around the edges a little.

Stamps: Best Wishes & More
Cardstock: Bashful Blue, Certainly Celery, Whisper White
Ink: Bashful Blue, Certainly Celery
Accessories: Stitched ribbon - Bashful Blue, Rich Regals brads, Bashful Blue Stampin’ Write marker

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  1. This is very cute! I love how you did the inside of the card.

  2. So very cute! Very nice job inside and out!

  3. Super sweet! I love the clean classy look!


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