Saturday, July 2, 2011

Hand Stamped Sentiments Challenge #73






At Hand Stamped Sentiments they are having a challenge which calls for using charms. I found a little birdhouse charm in my stash and thought I had to use it somehow.

I received a wonderful card kit in the mail through a Secret Sister Card Kit swap in SCS this week with great papers and embellishments and we all know when you get something new, you have to play.

I started with a 2 1/8" square and cut it in half diagonally. That was were I cut for the top of the birdhouse for the front of the card. The birdhouse itself is 3 inches x 5 1/2 inches and I cut it at the top to match the diagonal I had cut previously. The roof is 1/2 inch strips ran through my crimper to give it a beveled looking texture. The circle is cut out with a 1 3/8" circle punch and then I used my scallop circle punch for the outside of the card.

6 comments:

  1. How cute is this card?!! The bird house with the window is so clever! I really like the bird house charm, too....perfect! Thank you for sharing your creativity at Hand Stamped Sentiments!

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  2. Darling card and such a fabulous idea to make a birdhouse for your sweet bird. I do love to see what you do as you always surprise me. Great job!

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  3. Very well coordinated charm! I love how you colored the bird image. Beautiful layout! Thanks for playing at Hand Stamped Sentiments.

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  4. Tracie, what a cute card. The birdhouse charm is perfect. I love hoe the bird is peeking through the house "window", so creative! Thank you for joining us at Hand Stamped Sentiments this week.

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  5. This is a great card. Love the colors, so soft and peaceful. Thanks for playing with us at Hand Stamped Sentiments this week. Hope to see you again next week.

    Robbie

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  6. Oh my goodness, I love everything about this one! Your coloring is gorgeous and I just adore the creative card design. The charm is the perfect finishing touch. Very pretty! Thanks so much for joining us at Hand Stamped Sentiments this week! :)

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