Cards

Fall Birdies Greeting Card

The birds in the new Winter Tweets set can be colored to use during any season.
By  Fran Seiford for Stampendous  

4½”x6”

MATERIALS

Cardstock: rust, black, white

TOOLS

Die cutting machine

Sizzix Magnetic Platform

Stampendous Winter Tweets Cling Rubber Stamp and Die Cut Set

Imagine Crafts VersaFine Onyx Black Ink Pad

Imagine Crafts Splendor Antique 12-Color Ink Pad

STAEDTLER Aquarelle Colored Pencils

Dreamweaver Natural Handle Stencil Brushes

Adhesives: Beacon Adhesives ZipDry Paper Glue, Scrapbook Adhesives by 3L 3D Foam Adhesive Squares

BASIC SUPPLIES

Pencil

Ruler

Scissors 

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Project Instructions

1. Create 4½”x6” side-fold card from rust cardstock.

2. Cut and adhere 4¼”x5¾” black cardstock panel to card front center.

3. Lightly trace branches template from Winter Tweets Cling Rubber Stamp Set onto 4”x5½” white cardstock using pencil. Color branches as desired with colored pencils adding leaves and berries as shown.

4. Fill white panel background with browns, beiges and very little black using dry brush technique with stencil brushes. Adhere panel to card front.

5. Stamp left-facing Winter Tweet chickadee twice in black ink on white cardstock. Color as desired with colored pencils going over outside lines.

6. Die cut both birds using magnetic platform and Sizzix Big Shot die cutting machine. Align dies carefully.

7. Adhere birds to branches as shown with 3D foam adhesive squares.