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Tuesday, June 15, 2010

Silly Bird

Hello all, this week's challenge over at the PPA Yahoo Group is to create a bird with punches.  Here is my version of a funny bird.  Sorry I didn't take pictures for the tutorial.  You should all be able to figure it out from the written instructions.  Thanks

Stampin' Up! Punches needed:

Ornament for body in brocade blue
1 3/8" Circle for head in brocade blue
1 1/4" Circle for belly in bashful blue
2 Step Bird punch for wings in brocade blue
3/4" Circle for eyes in white
3/8" circle from Punch Pack in bashful blue
1/4" circle for pupils in black
small heart from Heart to Heart for beak in so saffron
pointy petal flower from Boho Blossom for feet in so saffron
flower from Punch Pack in brocade or bashful blue for feathers on head

Assembly of Bird:

1) sponge edges of all brocade and bashful blue pieces with not quite navy ink
2) for feet, cut 2 petals off of the pointy boho blossom flower.
3) sponge edges of saffron pieces with more mustard ink
4) glue the 3/8" blue circles onto 3/4" white circles.  Glue black 1/4" circle onto blue circle of eye.  Add highlighting with white gel pen.  Attach eyes to head with dimensionals.
5) attach beak to head with dimensional
6) glue belly circle onto ornament body.
7) glue feet onto body
8) attach wings to body with dimensionals
9) cut 3 narrow black strips for the feathers on the head.  Glue onto back of head and attach flower punches with dimensionals
10) attach head to body with dimensionals

My card was made following the SCS Sketch Challenge #283.


Kerri D said...

Oh Kim this is sooooo cute! I am so in awe of your creations, just wish I had that much imagination to actually create like

Julie said...

Kim this is absolutely adorable and perfect for a friend of mine who is a bird fanatic and loves the color blue. Thanks so much for sharing this! Love it!

StampingJoan said...

Kim this is adorable! Love his/her little face!



Lorie said...

That is so completely adorable!

Susan said...

oh, my he not the cutest bird in the sky?? thanks for sharing the recipe!

gracie schupp said...

Kim...I thought you couldn't surprise me any more but WOW!!!Blue bird is so sweet...a project for my grandkids to make this weekend...YOU ARE SO TALENTED!!!
Grace S

AJ said...

Love this to bits - so gorgeous! Thanks for sharing the recipe too!

Ree Nathan said...

How cute is this!!!??? I love your little bird and must CASE it! Thank you for sharing your great talent!!

Tracy Wray aka Trak said...

oh kim this is truely the sweetest card i have seen .. to tweet heheh
hugs tracy x

Fran Kennedy said...

Thanks so much for sharing is the perfect cute item for a From Our Hearts card....I will be casing it....LOVE your work

Kim Burmeister said...

This is darling! Love it!

Whimcees said...


I absolutely LOVE this Silly Bird! I have made him with a birdhouse and a matching card and posted the photos and a link to your tutorial on my blog if you would like to see them.

Wishing you sunshine today!

Barbara Diane

Jazzi Ka said...

Hi Kim,

I love this sweet silly bird. I also made a cute one to take it on my card.
Have a look:

My german reader like to have an german tutorial, I've made it, but I set 3 link to these fantastic page.

Hope, that's okay.
Thanx a lot,
bye bye

Jennie Garcia said...

Coolest card ever!! You rock the punches girl!!
Love it!! TFS!! Take Care!!
Jennie @


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