Thursday, April 24, 2014

Crazy Card Party Challenge #15 - Wood

The challenge this week on Crazy Card Party is to use wood!  I have been hoarding wood veneer forever and could not wait to break open these two little birds to put on this cloud!   I used my cricut machine to cut this little cloud card!

Details:  Cricut Expression, April Showers Cricut Cartridge (Cloud), Straight from the Nest (Twig), Ink:  Hero Arts Soft Pool & Bubble Gum, PTI True Black, Stamps:  Lillybee (Persnickety), PTI (Little Bitty Bird Additions, Patterned Paper:  American Crafts -My Girl (Pink), Jillibean – Watermelon Gazpacho Soup (Green), Cardstock:  Bazzill (White & Brown), Stickers:  American Crafts – My Girl (Cloud 9 Sticker),  Punches:  Marvey (Small Heart, Small Flower) & Martha Stewart (Butterflies), Enamel dots:  My Minds Eye (Collectible), Stickles (Star Dust), Glossy Accents, Wooden Birds:  Studio Calico.
  • Cut the Cloud shape at 3 ¾” from white cardstock 2 times making sure to use the flip feature on the 2nd cut.
  • Stamp one of the clouds with the heart stamp and blue ink and Ink the Edges of the cloud with Blue ink.
  • Score the top of the white cloud that is not stamped at the ½” from the top and glue the top half to the other stamped cloud to make the card base.
  • Using the Flip Feature cut from brown cardstock at 1 ½”.
  • Using the Flip Feature cut the from green patterned paper two times to create the  
  • Glue the Branch to card.  Add the leaves .  For more dimension take the second cut of leaves and score them down the centre – glue only the centre part to the leaf.
  • Stamp the word Love Birds using black ink.
  • Punch 3 pink flowers from the pink patterned paper and pop dot them from the branches and add the enamel dots to the centres of the flowers.
  • Glue the birds.
  • Attach cloud phrase sticker with pop dots.
  • Punch the Butterflies and add them to the cloud sticker making sure to add an enamel dot to the centre of the butterflies.
  • Punch the heart from the pink patterned paper  fold down the centre and glue centre to the card and add some stickles. 
  • Add a pink stamped heart to the bottom of the card and add Glossy Accents.


Sharon said...

Oh it is adorable! The little birds are the perfect addition.

Rosanne said...

This is gorgeous Avril, love the stamped cloud base!

Regan said...

such an awesome card!!

Deanna said...