Tuesday, May 31, 2022

Happy Bird Day!

It's Tuesday which means it's my day to share a project created for Topflight Stamps! It's also May 31st which is World Parrot Day so I decided to celebrate this holiday with a slimline birthday card featuring the wonder Wingman Clear Stamp Set by Heffy Doodle

Topflight Stamps Products Used:

Other Products Used:
140 lb. Mixed Media Paper by Strathmore®
Solar White Classic Crest® Cardstock by Neenah Papers
Parrot My Colors Cardstock by My Mind's Eye
Tuxedo Black Memento™ Ink by Tsukineko®
Stitched Slimline Die Set by Creekbank Creations
No Frills Plain Slimline Die Set by Gina Marie Designs
Copic® Markers:
Parrots Left to Right: B37, B39, Y17, Y19, BV23, BV25, BV29, C6, C7, C8;  B02, B04, B16, R35, R39, YG03, YG05, YG07, YG17, BV23, BV25, BV29, C6, C7, C8; B18, B28, B29, BV23, BV25, BV29, C6, C7, C8; Stand and Swing: BV23, BV25, BV29, C6, C7, C8
Dimensional Foam Squares by Scrapbook Adhesives® by 3L
Repositionable Label Paper by Avery®
STAY-tion™ by Wendy Vecchi for Ranger Ink
Stamping Platform

  1. Use Tuxedo Black Memento ink to stamp three of the adorable parrots onto Copic-friendly cardstock and onto respositionable label paper. 
  2. Fussy-cut the label paper version of the flying bird.
  3. Fussy-cut the label paper versions of the two left-facing parrots so that their bodies and wings are separated from their tails.
  4. Place the body/wing masks for the left-facing parrots and the entire flying parrot over their counterparts on the image panel.
  5. Using a stamping platform and Memento ink, stamp the stand and the swing onto the image panels for the two left-facing birds and onto label paper.
  6. Fussy-cut the stand and the swing and place them atop their counterparts. 
  7. Place the tail masks for the two left-facing parrots were adhered in place. All stamped elements should now be masked.
  8. Trim all three image panels to 2.5" square.
  9. Brush or sponge the masked image panels with Jersey Cream Prism Ink to create a colored background.  
  10. Using the STAY-tion, place the corner flourish from the Found in the Woods - Scrapcosy Stencil PS190 on the upper right corner of the swinging parrot and secure with a magnet.
  11. Brush Jersey Cream Prism Ink over the stencil onto the image panel.
  12. Clean the stencil, flip it, and position the corner flourish on the upper left of the parrot on the stand. Secure the stencil in place with a magnet.
  13. Brush Jersey Cream Prism Ink over the corner flourish onto the image panel.
  14. Clean the stencil, then place the plain flourish from the same stencil onto the top of the panel with the flying parrot.
  15. Brush Jersey Cream Prism Ink over the plain flourish onto the image panel.
  16. Place a piece of clear acetate horizontally across the base of the parrot on the stand,
  17. Brush Desert Sand Memento ink across the base of the panel to ground the stand. 
  18. Set all three square image panels aside.
  19. Brush Pine and Lime Punch Elements Inks over a piece of mixed media paper and heat set to create the background panel. 
  20. Brush Green Oasis VersaFine Clair Ink over the Glory Stencil onto the background panel. 
  21. Use the largest die from the stitched slimline die set to cut the background panel.
  22. Edge the panel with Green Oasis VersaFine Clair Ink.
  23. Use the Green Oasis VersaFine Clair Ink to edge all three of the reserved parrot squares.
  24. Adhere the parrot squares to the background panel.
  25. Brush a strip of white cardstock with Jersey Cream Prism Ink.
  26. Using a stamping platform, use Green Oasis VersaFine Clair Ink to stamp the sentiments. 
  27. Use a die from the Plain Slimline Die Set to cut the sentiment.
  28. Use the Green Oasis VersaFine Clair Ink to edge the sentiment die-cut. 
  29. Adhere the sentiment to the cardfront with foam adhesive popping up the center of the sentiment strip and the ends glued down. 
  30. Adhere the cardfront to a green slimline card. 
Thanks for visiting today!

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