Gilded Bird Ornament


size: 5-5/16"x4-3/16"

Materials

  • Globecraft Memories Small Fancy Oval Frame Kit (GF515), two
  • White cardstock
  • Acetate sheet
  • Lilac ribbon
  • Pine and bead candle ring

Basic Supplies

scissors, craft knife and cutting mat, ruler, sponge dauber, heat tool

Tools

  • Stamps: Impression Obsession Chickadee with Cane and Cover a Card Holly, Hero Arts Cling Music Background
  • Ink Pads: Ranger Tim Holtz Vintage Photo Distress Ink, Hero Arts Soft Sand Shadow Ink, Tsukineko VersaMark
  • Ranger Queen’s Gold Embossing Powder
  • Adhesives: liquid glue, paper adhesive, clear dots

Directions

  • 1. Trace all three kit frames onto white cardstock twice; cut out. Stamp watermark holly onto smallest and largest cardstock frames; heat emboss with gold powder. Stamp Soft Sand music onto medium frames. Adhere paper shapes to frames; sponge edges Soft Sand and Vintage Photo to give aged look.
  • 2. Stamp watermark bird onto acetate; heat emboss with gold powder. Detail cut bird.
  • 3. Create “nest” from candle ring greenery to fit inside globe; glue bird into nest.
  • 4. Follow manufacturer’s instructions to assemble one frame with shell; glue nest with bird inside. Assemble second frame with shell and adhere to back of first to create globe.
  • 5. Create ribbon hanger and bow. Adhere to top of ornament with clear dots. Accent bottom of frame with ribbon bow, pine, leaves, and berries.

by Suzanne Czosek

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