C ute card perfect for lots of occasions using Stampin' Up! products including some that can be earned for FREE during Sale-A-Bration 2023.
Cut cardstock and designer paper pieces to the following sizes using a Paper Trimmer:
- card from Balmy Blue Cardstock at 5-1/2" x 8-1/2" and scored at 4-1/4"
- 4" x 5-1/4" from Pacific Point Cardstock
- 2-1/2" x 4" of white flowers and leaves on light blue background design from Day At The Farm 12" x 12" Designer Series Paper, cut so the flowers are vertical on the horizontal rectangle
- 1-1/2" x 3" from Old Olive Cardstock
- 1-1/2" x 2-1/4" from Crumb Cake Cardstock
- 1-3/4" x 3-1/4" from Basic White Cardstock
- 1" x 3-1/4" from Basic White Cardstock
Insert the large Pacific Point rectangle into the Into The Clouds Embossing Folder so the lines of the folder will be horizontal on the vertical rectangle. Use the line printed on the front flap of the folder to make sure it is lined up straight. Place the folder with the cardstock inside on the platform on your Stampin' Cut & Emboss Machine and run through the machine.
Adhere the piece of Day At The Farm Designer Paper to the bottom of the dry embossed, vertical Pacific Point rectangle.
Adhere the dry embossed Pacific Point rectangle with designer paper attached to the front of the Balmy Blue card.
Pick out the long, skinny label with leafy ends die from the Eden Dies. Put it on top of the Old Olive rectangle on a platform on your Stampin' Cut & Emboss Machine so you will cut out as much of the label as possible. Run through the machine. Use the paper-piercing tool on the Take Your Pick to remove the pieces.
As you are ready to stamp using the Sweet Songbirds Set, place the cardstock on the Stampin' Pierce Mat. Using the mat will help you get a cleaner image each time you stamp.
Mount the shorter sentiment of choice from the Sweet Songbirds Set on Block G. Ink it up with the Soft Suede Ink Pad. Stamp it in the center of the leafy label cut out near the leafy end with the leafy end being on the right side.
Adhere the stamped leafy label die cut to the front of the card so it covers the seam between the dry embossed Pacific Point and the designer paper layers and the leafy end is on the right and touches the right edge of the Pacific Point/designer paper layer.
Mount the nest image from the Sweet Songbirds Set on Block C. Ink it up with the Soft Suede Ink Pad. Stamp it in the center of the Crumb Cake rectangle.
Uses Paper Snips Scissors to cut out the nest image by hand.
Use Stampin' Dimensionals along the bottom to adhere the nest cut out to the front of the card so it covers the left end of the leafy sentiment label cut out and the left upper edge of the nest touches the left side of the Pacific Point/designer paper layer as shown.
Mount the large bird looking to the right image from the Sweet Songbirds Set on Block C. Ink it up with the Real Red Ink Pad. Stamp it on one end of the horizontal 1-3/4" x 3-1/4" white strip, leaving room to punch it out.
Unlock the Songbird Builder Punch. Hold the punch upside down so you can see the punching area. Slide the stamped bird image into the punch and get it centered in the bird punching area. Punch. Leave the punch unlocked.
Mount the set of two small circles image or the set of two half circles image from the Sweet Songbirds Set on Block A. Ink it up with the Soft Suede Ink Pad. Stamp it on the bird punch out at a very slight angle just above and centered over the beak to make the eyes that are either open or closed.
Mount the tiny beak image from the Sweet Songbirds Set on Block A. Ink it up with the Daffodil Delight Ink Pad. Stamp it on the bird punch out so it fills in the beak area.
Adhere the completely stamped bird punch out to the front of the card so he is tucked into the top of the cut out nest as shown.
Mount the large wing image from the Sweet Songbirds Set on Block B. Ink it up with the Real Red Ink Pad. Stamp it on the bottom end of the vertical 1" x 3-1/4" white strip, leaving room to punch it out. Make sure the pointed end is pointing up.
Hold the unlocked Songbird Builder Punch upside down so you can see the punching area. Slide the stamped wing image into the punch and get it centered in the large wing punching area. Punch.
Use Mini Stampin' Dimensionals to adhere the wing punch out to the front of the card on top of the bird punch out as shown.
Use the brush tip of the Dark Real Red Stampin' Blends to color one large heart pearl on the sheet of Heart Pearls. Allow to dry for a moment.
Use the mini spatula on the Take Your Pick to carefully peel up the colored heart pearl from the sheet making sure that you get the adhesive backing as well. Adhere it to the front of the card in the upper right corner as shown.