I couldn’t resist joining in the fun with The Paper Player’s theme challenge this week; birds. I especially liked the play on words, Happy “bird” day.

 

In this situation, alphabet lettering comes in handy, because it allows you to say exactly what you need to say. I put the Alphabest Bundle to work by stamping and punching the letters. First, I stamped twelve outlines, and one leaf pattern, in Balmy Blue Ink on Basic White Cardstock. Second, I cut the labels with the Best Label Punch. Third, I stamped h-a-p-p-y-b-i-r-d-d-a-y in Memento Black Ink within the outlines, and placed each letter on two Mini Dimensionals.

“Bird-day” was a tight fit, but by having the letters touch, it helped keep the word straight.

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Happy “bird” day

 

The birds, from the Pretty Birds Stamp Set, were stamped in Memento Black Ink on Basic White Cardstock. They were colored with Parakeet Party Ink with a “two-step” stamp from the stamp set, which I lined up with my Stamparatus. Then, I colored their beaks with a Mango Melody Marker, and the branch with a Crumb Cake Stampin’ Blend. After coloring, I used the Heart Punch Pack for cutting the birds, and the Balmy Blue, scalloped heart.

 

For the background, I embossed Basic White Cardstock, 4″ X 5 1/4″, with the Into The Clouds Embossing Folder. This was glued to a Balmy Blue card base, 8 1/2″ X 5 1/2″, folded at 4 1/4″.

 

Before attaching the birds, I glued Old Olive foliage, cut with a Dainty Delight Die. Then, I added three Parakeet Party Dots as a final touch.

Warning: the Alphabest Bundle was recently moved to the “low inventory” list, so don’t delay ordering it.

 

My January Host Code Gift

Place an order of $75.00 or more, before tax and shipping, and I will send you the Faux Sea Glass Shapes in February, (150 adhesive-backed frosted shapes* 75 each size: 3 mm, 5 mm).

Clicking this shop button will take you to my store and automatically add my Host Code for January 2023.

 

 Enjoy shopping the January-April 2023 Mini Catalog, and Free Sale-a-bration items! Click on the covers to see digital copies:

 

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