Bird's Nest Card

Materials

  • Cardstock: Natural Vanilla; Bordering Blue
  • Shenandoah patterned
  • Silver eyelets, two
  • Vanilla organdy ribbon

Tools

  • Rubber stamps: Bird’s Nest; Thinking of You
  • Classic Stampin’ Dye ink pads: Basic Black; Close to Cocoa; Pretty in Pink; Bordering Blue; Certainly Celery; Barely Banana
  • Blender pen
  • Pop-Up Glue Dots

Directions

STEP 1

  • Cut blue cardstock to 5-1/4”x10-1/2”; score and fold in half. Cut 5” patterned paper square and adhere to card. With fold at top, stamp black sentiment at lower right.

STEP 2

  • Stamp black nest onto cream cardstock; cut to 3-1/8”x3-3/4”. Use blender pen and ink to colorize image, using photo as guide. Mat image on blue cardstock and adhere to card with glue dots.

STEP 3

  • Insert eyelets; tie ribbon through eyelets, around card edge.

More

  • 1. Create your own background paper by stamping nest image, or sentiment, repeatedly onto plain cardstock using one of the pastel inks.
  • 2. Add more dimension to your creation – stamp and color a second image, cutting out butterfly and a few foreground flowers. Adhere cut-outs to first image with glue dots.
by Lindsey Botkin
Bird's Nest Card
Bird's Nest Card