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Wednesday, July 14, 2010

Today is the big day! Cute birdie

Hello everyone, I'm excited that my T-Slide Tutorial is the feature on Split Coast Stampers for Technique Wednesday!  Be sure to hop on over there to see my love birdie punch art that decorates my featured card.

Here is a T-Slide card I made with my newest cute birdie punch art creation.

Instructions for making the cute birdie:

You need the following Stampin' Up! punches:

Ornament punch in baja breeze for body
1 1/4" Circle punch for belly (I used a co'ordinations cardstock but you could sub for your color of choice)
Boho Blossoms for feet & feathers - punch 2 of the smallest flower out of pumpkin, tangerine or peach & 1 of the largest flower out of baja breeze
Heart of Hearts for beak - punch smallest heart out of pumpkin, tangerine or peach
2 Step Bird Punch for wings - punch 2 of the wings out of baja breeze
3/4" Circle in white for eyes
crop-a-dile for pupils in the eyes

Punch the pieces as pictured.  Freehand cute a couple narrow strips of pumpkin for the legs.

1) Clip off the top of the ornament.  Clip off 3 petals on each side of the baja colored boho blossom for the feathers on top of the head.  Clip off 2 petals on each side of the pumpkin colored boho blossoms to create the feet.  Clip away some of the paper between the remaining petals to create the toes.

2) Sponge the edges of the baja breeze pieces with marina mist ink.  Sponge the edges of the pumpkin pieces with pumpkin ink.

3) Punch 2 black dots with the largest hole punch on the crop-a-dile.  Glue onto the 2 white circles for the eyes.  Glue the 2 eyes together, slightly overlapping.  Glue the pumpkin strips onto the feet to create legs.  Glue feathers onto top of head.  Glue wings onto body.  Glue belly patch onto body.  

4) Attach beak with dimensional.  Attach eyes above beak with dimensionals.

I used My Minds Eye designer paper to create the T-Slide card.  The greetings are from the Stampin' Up! stamp set called "FYI".  



repart13 said...

very beautiful

Ellen Kemper said...

Congratulations on your talent being featured at splitcoast - that is very exciting.

I tried your "new" fold the first day you showed it. Very clever and your samples have just been darling.

Way to go Kim!



slbt17 said...

very cute! Thanks for sharing!

Sara said...

Cool, congrats! I hope you get more SCS features in the future! :)

Patti said...

I got an e-mail from Split Coast with your tutorial.........way cool. All the card examples posted are so fabulous - where does one start? The possibilities are endless - love love love thiscard style!!!! The best!!!! Glad to know the tutorial was sooner than later. Thanks again - I thoroughly enjoyed the video!!! Kuddos and congratulations on this one!!! Also wish to mention: absolutley love the links you have been providing for other punch sites. Opens up another new world of bloggers and carft punchers!!! Thanks so much!!! Bless you!

Linda said...

Congratulations on being honored on SCS. You did a great job on the card.

Karli said...

Congrats on the SCS feature! That is exciting for sure :)

Ms said...

congratulations on being on SplitCoast... and I've saved your tutorial to try to give it a try....

And thank you again for all the work you do in finding us the links... I truly appreciate all your wonderful finds...

valita said...

he's so cute and congrats on the SCS tutorial ! :) Valita

Vicky said...

As always, you showed your amazing talent!!


Cherie said...

Your llittle bird is just too darn cute! Congrats on being in SCS with your T-Slide Tutorial! I'm gonna hop on over there and check it out! TFS!

Created By You said...

This is adorable!! Congrats on the tslide tutorial feature on SCS!! I'll be sure to check it out!


Thank you Kim for the inspiration! I can't tell you how much all your hard work is appreciated! Thank you for all that you do!


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