186 posts categorized "Birds"

11/11/2022

Fri 11

Build a Big Layered Pine by Jean Okimoto

 

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Need a bigger tree for the new Layered Birds and Layered Sled?  Create a taller, wider layered pine with glittered, overlapping diecuts of Layered Narrow Pines.  

But first...Happy Veterans Day and Thank You to those who served our country!

Hi, Jean Okimoto here with another way to use the great versatile designs from our Christmas '22 Collection for your holiday greetings...

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Cut the large Layered Narrow Pines from a Lush Green Collection 6x6 sheet. Remove the trunks of the two smaller pieces.  Color the remaining trunk with a brown marker.  Overlap and glue the pieces to form a wide "tree."    

Cut the narrow overlays with a green Twinkling Jewel Glitter Pad  6x6.  Layer them over the tree.  It's a new tree - big enough for the birds!

Cut Layered Birds from heavy white cardstock.  Attach adhesive label paper (or a sticker sheet) to bright red felt and cut the birds again.  The paper stabilizes the felt and keeps adhesives from saturating the fabric.  Assemble the birds.

Use a hard rubber brayer to roll Starlite Black Brilliance over a strip of White Woodgrain Paper to define and darken the texture.  Cut the individual strips in the center portion of the  Layered Sled.  Cut the remainder of the sled with the red Rainbow Reflections Mirror Pad 6x6.  Cut the handle from dark gray cardstock.  Assemble the sled.

Cut two of the small Feathery Snowflake Discs from heavy white cardstock.

Stamp the greeting - from the new Sweet Christmas Clear Stamp Set - on white cardstock with Satin Red VersaFine.  Quickly heat-emboss it with detail clear powder.  Cut it wit h the 1-¾" Square Basics die.

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Attach the diecuts to a 5-½" square light green card.  Square cards require extra postage and special handling, but some designs just call for a square.

Thanks for visiting our blog...keep warm and have a great weekend!

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11/09/2022

Wed 09

Wishing You
by Trina Pham

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Hello everyone.  It’s so nice to have Typepad behaving and we can post with photos again!  Yay!  And for today I have a Christmas card featuring the Classic Large Ice Skate with the Layered Birds dies from the 2022 Christmas release.

Started by creating the ice skates.  The boots were die cut from Bristol paper and laced up with white baker’s twine.  The heels were die cut from black cardstock and the blades from silver Vintage Pastel Mirror paper.  The layered bird was die cut from alcohol marker friendly cardstock and colored with Copic Sketch markers.  And last but not least, the Forest Pine Branch was die cut from mixed media paper and watercolored with Zig brush markers.  

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The background is a Bristol panel ink blended with Salvaged Patina and Uncharted Mariner distress inks.  Spritz with water and blot with a paper towel, then splattered with diluted white gouache paint.  Heat embossed the sentiment on black cardstock with white embossing powder and assembled the card.  Wanted to add more falling snow and accumulated snow to the scene, so used a white gel pen to finish off the scene.

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That does it for my card.  Thank you for joining me today.  Have a wonderful week.

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10/22/2022

Sat 22

Glitzy Glittered Snowflake Tree by Jean Okimoto

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Build a glittery snowflake tree with the newest dies from Memory Box. Feathery Snowflake Discs and Starburst Snowflake Discs are ready for any holiday design on your to-do list.  They can also be ornaments, decorated cookies, pastel peppermints, garlands or game pieces.  Hi, Jean Okimoto here on a rainy card-making Saturday.

Cut Feathery Snowflake Discs and Starburst Snowflake Discs from heavy white cardstock.  We'll need a total of 8 small, 4 medium and 1 large disc.  Save the delicate snowflake offcuts for another project.  Cut the dark teal 6x6 from the Glitzy Glitter Pad with the 1", 1-¼" and 1-½" Circle Basics dies.  You'll need a matching circle for each of the snowflake discs.  Attach the snowflake discs. 

Cut the skinniest Birch Tree Trunk from the gold 6x6 inn the Vintage Pastel Mirror Pad.  Attach it to a white A6 card (4-½" x 6-¼").  Attach the snowflake discs.  

Cut the new Layered Birds from the gold 6x6 in the Vintage Pastel Mirror Pad.  Assemble the birds and attach them to the card.

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Cut Repeat the Sounding Joy Curled Script from a dark teal 6x6 in the Fresh Aqua Collection.  Attach it in the card - leave the ends of the R and Y unattached.  Attach the snowflake discs, then glue the ends to the discs.  The very tiny piece to dot the i disappeared so I used one of the tiny offcuts instead.

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Create a symmetrical tree with the snowflake discs too with 1, 2, 3 and 4 per layer.  Or attach the inner snowflake offcuts to circles and build another tree.  There are so many ways to use these great dies!

Thanks for visiting - see you on Tuesday!

 

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10/11/2022

Tue 11

Winter Wonderland Window by Jean Okimoto

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The new Pine Needle Frame creates a winter scene for a frosty snowgal and felt birds. The delicate frame, floral Garland print, Festive Glitter pad, Polished Foil and felt add dimension and textures to greet the season.  Hi, Jean Okimoto here with a framed window design featuring our Christmas '22 Collection.  

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Open the card for some surprises. What looks like a beanie from the outside is actually a tall stocking cap -  and a felt bird stops by for a visit.

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Cut Pine Needle Frame from white cardstock.  The Tall Bundled Snowman set includes 3 snowmen - we're creating a stylish snowgal.  Cut the front of a top-folded white A-2 card with the largest snowman die.  Save the offcut - and cut it with the smallest snowman die.  Add black cardstock scraps behind the eyes and buttons.  

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Color white cardstock with orange and brown markers and diecut the carrot nose and arms.  Attach the arms behind the snowgal.

Cut pale blue cardstock from the Stormy Blue Collection with the medium-sized snowman. Attach it - through the window - to the interior of the card.

Cut the hat from the red Festive Glitter Pad sheet and the Polished Foil Pad sheet.  

Cut the 2 top layers of the scarf from the Garland 6x6 floral print.  Cut the 2 bottom layers from the red Festive Glitter Pad sheet.  Trim the left edge of the glittered diecut to decrease the width about ⅛".  

Attach hat and scarf diecuts to the snowgal.

The versatile new Layered Birds die can also create simple un-layered birds.  Attach a sticker sheet or adhesive label paper to wool-blend red felt and cut Layered Birds. The paper backing stabilizes and felt and keeps adhesives from saturating the felt.  Attach 3 birds to the frame and 1 inside the card.

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Hope you're enjoying the holiday ideas from our Design Team as much as we enjoy sharing them with you!  Thanks for visiting - see you on Friday!

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09/20/2022

Tue 20

Peace on Earth
by Angie Cimbalo

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Hello and welcome, it's Angie here today with a holiday card featuring some of the newly released 2022 Holiday products!  For my card today I used:

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Layered Birds 94684

and the Sweet Christmas stamp set CL5283

Here's a closer look at my card:

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To make my card I started by cutting the Forest Path die from some white card stock and then I colored the trees with alcohol markers.  I ink blended the snow line with Iced Spruce Distress Oxide ink and a dauber and then on a separate piece of white card stock I ink blended Speckled Egg Distress Oxide ink on the top half for the sky behind the trees.  I added the Forest Path panel to the inked card with liquid glue.

Next I cut the Layered Birds from white card stock and a 2nd piece of white card stock that I colored with dark red alcohol markers.  I pieced the red and white parts of the bird together with liquid glue. and added them to the trees.

I stamped the sentiment from the Sweet Christmas stamp set in red on the right side of the snowy field and then took Cosmic Shimmer Fluffy Stuff and added snow to the sky, a little on some trees and then along the path on both sides.  When you heat it up, it puffs up much like a Marvy snow pen.  Either of those would work to create some puffy snow it you'd like to add that to your card.

Here's one last look at my card:

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I really like how this turned out and had so much fun creating with the new release products.  Be sure to check them all out HERE.  

Thanks so much for stopping by!

AngiesignatureNEW

 

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09/17/2022

Sat 17

The Christmas 2022 Collection by Jean Okimoto

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Celebrate the arrival of our latest release...the Christmas 2022 Collection is here!  Hi, Jean Okimoto here with the first of many ideas for the holidays.  There's something for everyone in our holiday collection - sweet, simple, classic and elegant.  We love the versatility of our new items and we're ready to greet the season!

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07/08/2022

Fri 08

A Tropical Vacation by Jean Okimoto

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A mix of Tropical Leaves and Graceful Ocean Birds sets the scene for a well-deserved vacation.  Hi, Jean Okimoto here with a colorful mix of 3D-embossed leaves and shimmery flamingo-pink seabirds on a summer slimline.

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Cut the new Tropical Leaves from 6x6 sheets in the Lush Green and Fresh Aqua Collections - spritz water in the air and pull the cardstock through the mist to soften it and make it pliable for 3D embossing.  Repeat with the reverse side of the cardstock.

Diecut the cardstock with the Tropical Leaves 3D Embossing Folder.

Lightly ink the edges and textured areas of the leaves with Distress Oxides. Colors used here are cracked pistachio, mowed lawn, bundled sage and peacock feathers.

Cut white cardstock with the 7" x 2" Slim Basic Rectangle Layers die.

Cut Graceful Ocean Birds with the dark peach 6x6 from the Vintage Pastel Mirror Pad.  Love how the details shimmer on the mirror cardstock!

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Attach the diecuts to a white slimline card (3-⅝" x 8-½").  Add turquoise Christmas Fairy Jewels.  

Leaves aren't usually turquoise - this pretty color just adds the beachy look of soft breezes and gentle waves.  That's my excuse!

Thanks for visiting - have a great weekend...

Jeansignature-3

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01/31/2022

Mon 31

A Valentine for a Special Fella
by Anne Thompson

I found a few pieces of brown plaid paper from the Woodsy Plaid paper pad that I think worked quite well to make a more masculine valentine for today's post.  (I apologize for the quality of the photos--not sure what is going on with my camera.)

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to make this card

  • begin with a white notecard and add a piece of brown WOODSY PLAID PP1018 paper cut 4 X 5.25  Thumbnail
  • using the HEART FRAME BACKGROUND 94606 and KRAFT WOODGRAIN PAPER SH44003, cut out the house to use as a birdhouse with the heart as the opening; cut a few extra hearts--the die cuts both outlines and solid hearts

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  • add the house to the card front; stack three of the heart outlines together and glue into the birdhouse opening; stack the three small hearts together and add to the lower left on the card front using a foam dot
  • die cut the body of the SERENE BIRD 94620 from one of the light brown papers in the EARTH NEUTRAL COLLECTION SP1009 and its wing from one of the dark browns 

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  • secure the wing to the bird with a Glue Dot; add foam dimensional dots behind the bird and add it to the card; add a tiny black gem for its eye
  • die cut the GENTLE PINE SPRIG 94597 from a dark brown plaid paper and again from the dark brown cardstock; layer them together with the plaid on top, and tuck under the bird with another Glue Dot

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  • for the inside of the card die cut the letters LOVE using dies from WOODGRAIN ALPHA 94579 from both the dark brown cardstock and the dark brown plaid; layer them together with the plaid on top

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When mailing a card that has lots of dimension on the front and/or gems, add a piece of cardstock or thin bubble wrap on top when placing the card in the envelope.  It will help to protect both the card front and the envelope.  Cards like this usually take more postage and may need to be hand-cancelled. 

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Happy Crafting!

Anne Signature

 

01/08/2022

Sat 08

Not Just an Old Lamp Post
by Trina Pham


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Hello everyone.  Hope your first week of the new year is off to a good start.  Mine pretty much picked up where 2021 left off, so I’m hoping for a better year! 🤗  Anyway, it may be a new year, but I’m still playing with products from the Holiday collection last year.  I didn’t get a chance to use the Old Lamp Post die yet, so I stretched it into a birdhouse for a love/Valentine’s card.

Started by die cutting the lamp post, heart frame, branch and birds from Bristol paper.  The heart frame was die cut twice and stacked for dimension.  This also resulted in two cutouts of the inside heart.  Took one of them and blended gray and black dye inks on it… it will be inlaid later on.  Next, traced the lower portion of lamp post onto white woodgrain paper and fussy cut out, forming the background layer.   Used a finger blending brush to apply Picked Raspberry distress ink (DI) to it and the birds.

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Since there was leftover white woodgrain paper, the letters were die cut from it and then ombré colored with Picked Raspberry DI as well.  Adhered and assembled the pieces onto a gray panel then mounted it onto a white card base.  Dotted in the birds’ eyes with a fine black pen to finish.

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So as I was completing my card, I saw something else I could stretch this lamp post to.  😉

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It makes an adorable coffee cup, don’t you think?  I decided to make a masculine birthday card this time.  As you can see, the top of the lamp post was cut off.  The other heart cutout from the first card was colored with Candied Apple and Black Soot DI.

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The cup sleeve was embossed with the Ringadings 3D embossing folder, then a light brushing of Black Soot DI was applied to help the pattern show.  A punny sentiment finished it off!

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And that is it from me.  Thank you for joining me today.  Enjoy your day.

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12/16/2021

Thu 16

Serene Bird and Holiday Evergreens by Jean Okimoto

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Red felt and Polished Foil add warmth and shine to a Serene Bird perched on mixed evergreens. Hi, Jean Okimoto here with a very traditional design from our 2021 Holiday Collection.  

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Cut the olive green Woodsy Plaid 6x6 with the House Frame Background.  Cut the entrance with the circle die - don't remove the outer ring - attach it as a base behind solid ring for dimension.  Cut the dark olive-brown 6x6 from the Earth Neutral Collection with the ring. Cut the House Frame - just down to the first scored section at the bottom - with the same 6x6.

Assemble the house and tie it with gold cord.  Curl the cord with the edge of a bonefolder or the plastic flower burnishing tool - follow the curve of the cord for loose, loopy curls. 

Attach adhesive label paper - or a sticker sheet - to red felt and a small section of the red Polished Foil 6x6 sheet.  The paper backing stabilizes the felt and adds dimension to the felt and foil sheet.  Cut the beak from an orange sheet in the Sunny Orange Collection.  Define the eye with a skewer or toothpick, then attach a scrap of black cardstock behind it.

Cut the leafy branch from the Serene Bird set twice from a lime green 6x6 in the Lush Green Collection.  Cut Pine Needle Trio from a blue-green sheet.  

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Attach the diecuts to a natural A6 card (4-½" x 6-¼") - use foamdots for the bird.  Don't worry...the bird sits on the soft leafy branches - not the pokey pines!  Add bright red Christmas Fairy Jewels.

We'll start sharing Valentine designs soon.  Here's an early idea - diecut a heart-shaped entrance to the house and switch to a new color scheme and 3 Serene Bird branches instead of pines. You'll be ready for February 14th!

Thanks for visiting...see you again this weekend!

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