Gilded Bird Ornament

Materials

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

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

Basic Supplies

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

Directions

STEP 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.

STEP 2

  • Stamp watermark bird onto acetate; heat emboss with gold powder. Detail cut bird.

STEP 3

  • Create “nest” from candle ring greenery to fit inside globe; glue bird into nest.

STEP 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.

STEP 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
Gilded Bird Ornament
Gilded Bird Ornament