Saturday, May 21, 2011

Aviary Too!

Don’t you just love this Aviary set? Perky little birds and ornate cages. I designed this card after sitting in the backyard listening to the birds enjoy our waterfall. What a great combo Sahara Sand, Poppy Parade and Old Olive are together - with a dash of black (which really is my favorite color to wear!)
Stamp Sets: Aviary #120462, Silhouette Sentiments #120127, Afterthoughts #120121
Cardstock: Whisper White, Basic Black, Poppy Parade, Sahara Sand
Ink: Stazon Black, Poppy Parade
Ribbon: Old Olive 1/4" grosgrain #111368
Punches: Jewelry Tag Medium #117190, Scallop Trim Border #118402
Accessories: Basic Pearls119247

Sahara Sand:                     Cut 1 piece  4-1/2" x 11"
                                         Fold in half to make a 4-1/4" x 5-1/2" card

Poppy Parade :                 Cut 1 piece 4" x 5-1/4"
                                        Run through Big Shot using Perfect Polka Dots embossing folder
                                        Wrap Old Olive 1/4" grosgrain ribbon around twice and tie in knot
                                        Adhere to front of card

Basic Black:                     Cut 1 piece 4-1/4" x 3"
                                        Punch one long side with Scallop Trim Border punch
                                        Adhere to card front slightly to left side 

  Whisper White:               Cut 1 piece 4" x 2-1/2"
                                        Stamp birdcage stand using black ink

                                        Cut 1 piece 2"x 2" or use scrap
                                        Stamp birdcage using black ink
                                        Stamp bird using Certainly Celery ink and cut bird cage out
                                        Adhere pearls
                                        Using Stampin' Dimensionals, adhere in place

                                        Cut 1 piece 2" x 2" or use scrap
                                        Using Poppy Parade ink, stamp flower from Afterthoughts stamp set
                                        Using black ink, stamp saying and punch out using Medium Jewelry tag punch
                                        Using Sticky Strip adhere in place on ribbon

Voila!  You have just created the cutest card!            

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