A Little Birdie Told Me Card

Materials

  • Cardstock (Prism Papers): White Prismatic; Blush Red Dark
  • Merriment double-sided patterned (Fancy Pants Designs)
  • Light blue grosgrain ribbon, 1/2”
  • Light blue acrylic gems

Tools

  • Stamps (Cornish Heritage Farms): Singing Swirly Bird; A Little Birdie Told Me; Tulle Backgrounder
  • Ink pads (Clearsnap): ColorBox Blue Lagoon Fluid Chalk; Ancient Page Coal Black Dye
  • Prismacolor colored pencils (Sanford)
  • Gem-Tac Adhesive (Beacon Adhesives)

Directions

STEP 1

  • Cut white cardstock to 8”x9”; score and fold in half.

STEP 2

  • Cut 3-3/4”x8-3/4” red cardstock piece; set aside.

STEP 3

  • Cut 2-1/2”x3-1/2” white cardstock piece; stamp blue tulle background onto card stock. Adhere to top of red panel, leaving 1/8” border.

STEP 4

  • Cut 3-1/2”x7” floral paper piece; adhere to bottom of red panel, overlapping edge of top piece. Tie ribbon around panel, over paper seam. Adhere panel to card.

STEP 5

  • Stamp black bird onto blue side of floral paper. Stamp blue sentiment below bird. Color image with pencils, layering shades to create visual depth; apply lighter colors first, followed by deeper shades at edges.

STEP 6

  • Cut out image and matte on red cardstock, leaving 3/8” border. Adhere to card. Use embellishing glue to adhere three gems to lower right corner of card.
by Tami Mayberry
A Little Birdie Told Me Card
A Little Birdie Told Me Card