Patchwork Bird Card

Tanis Giesbrecht
Patchwork Bird Card


SUPPLIES:  Cardstock: (Leapfrog) Bazzill Basics Paper; (white)  Patterned paper: (Imagine, Daydream, Dream Big from 365 Degrees pad) Pink Paislee  Clear stamps: (Christmas, greetings from Holiday Sayings set) Hero Arts; (bird from A Pocket Full of... set) Unity Stamp Co.  Dye ink: (black) Stewart Superior Corp.  Pigment ink: (Creamy Caramel) Stampin' Up!  Color medium: (assorted markers) BIC  Accents: (white scalloped borders) Bazzill Basics Paper  Tool: (corner rounder punch) We R Memory Keepers  Finished size: 4 1/4" square


1 Make card from cardstock; round right corners.

2 Cut rectangles of patterned paper; ink edges and adhere. Note: Round right corners of one piece to match card front.

3 Adhere scalloped borders.

4 Stamp bird on cardstock; color with markers, trim, ink edges, and adhere.

5 Stamp sentiment on patterned paper; cut out, ink edges, and adhere.


Designer Tip

A simple way to create a patchwork background of patterned paper is to cut one of the papers to the size of your background and then layer the other patterned pieces and strips onto the panel.


More Merry Projects

Don't miss out on our Designer Challenge feature filled with holiday-themed creations made without a single seasonal product! You'll find it all in the November/December 2010 issue of Paper Crafts magazine.


Online Product Guide

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