Saturday, February 26, 2022

Bird Brain!

I don't know if it's my age or my usual propensity for absentmindedness, but I've been an absolute birdbrain lately. 

That being said, I do really love these birds from Stampendous!' new Mystic Birds Perfectly Clear® Stamp Set.

Stampendous! Products Used:

Other Products Used:
Spring Borders Die Set by Stampendous!®
Bird Sayings Perfectly Clear® Stamps by Stampendous!®
Tuxedo Black Memento™ Ink by Tsukineko®
Onyx Black VersaFine™ Ink by Tsukineko®
Purple Cardstock
Itsy Bitsy Polka Dots Pastels 6x6 Patterned Paper Pad by My Favorite Things®
Copic® Markers:
Branches and Beaks: E55, E57, E59
Birds: BV00, BV01, BV02, BV04, <B21, B21, B23, G20, G40
White Gelly Roll® Gel Pen by Sakura® of America
Flag Dies: Source Unknown
Ticket Dies: Source Unknown

  1. Cut 8.5" x 11" cardstock in half. Score both at 4.25" and fold to form two A2 cards. 
  2. Cut two pieces of light purple polka dot paper to 4" x 5.25".
  3. Edge with purple marker and adhere to the cards.
  4. Use Tuxedo Black to stamp the branch onto white paper.
  5. Stamp the birds onto the branches.
  6. Color the branches and birds with Copic markers.
  7. Use a white gel pen to add highlights to the birds' eyes.
  8. Trim the image panels and mat with purple cardstock.
  9. Adhere the matted image panels as shown.
  10. Die-cut purple cardstock once with a ticket die, twice with the scalloped border from the Spring Border Die Set, and once with tiny heart die from the Dome Jar Shaker Die set.
  11. Color a small piece of white paper with a BV marker.
  12. Use Onyx Black VersaFine ink to stamp the "chirpy" sentiment onto the purple colored paper.
  13. Die-cut the sentiment with one of the flag dies then adhere the flag die-cuts as shown.
  14. Use Onyx Black VersaFine ink to stamp the "tweet" sentiment onto a piece of the leftover polka dot paper. 
  15. Use a ticket die to cut the "tweet" sentiment. Edge with purple marker, then mat with the purple ticket die-cut.
  16. Adhere the border die-cuts as shown.
  17. Adhere the sentiment onto the border die-cut, then adhere the heart as shown.

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