SPELLBINDERS – The bird of spring Card

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Hi! Mayline here with you again and I am excited to be sharing my second guest post on the Spellbinders blog. For today’s post, I’ve created a clean and simple style card with the Flower Garden collection by Sharyn Sowell.

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To start off I created a background using a blending technique with light blue colour ink on 4 1/4″ x 5 1/2″ white cardstock panel. And set aside. Next, I used the Bird on Cherry Branch dies to cut leaves, bird, wing and cherry branch from 300g watercolour papers. After that, I coloured them all using watercolour paints.  I then started to create a green panel with watercolour paints. After drying the panel, I cut leaves repeatedly using the Bird on Cherry Branch dies.

 

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With the die cutting complete, I adhered the wing to the bird and leaves to cherry branch using liquid glue. And then I attached them on the blended paper that I have created at the beginning. Next, I stamped a sentiment using white pigment ink on the black paper and cut it in a banner shape. I then adhered it on the paper. Next, I applied glossy accents on the cherry and Wink of Stella Glitter Pen on the die cutting leaves only.

 

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And then I felt that the bottom of the card has too much white space so I decided to add something. So, I used the Floral Photo Frame dies to cut some beautiful botanical style shape using white cardstock. After that, I attached it to the paper.

 

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Lastly, I die cut Shapeabilities Floral Gatefold Etched dies using a light blue paper and then I adhered it to the side flaps folded to the back. It’s simple and easy to make a beautiful envelope using Shapeabilities Floral Gatefold Etched dies.

 

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Lastly, I die cut Floral Gatefold dies using a light blue paper and then I adhered it to the side flaps folded to the back. It’s simple and easy to make a beautiful envelope using Floral Gatefold dies.

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Spellbinders Supplies:

 

Other Supplies:

White cardstock, Light blue cardstock, 300g Watercolor Paper, Black Cardstock, Glossy Accents, Watercolor Paints, Wink of Stella Glitter Pen, Stamp, Glue, Light Blue Ink, White Pigment Ink, Blending tools.

Thank you for stopping by!

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