Thank goodness Spring is on it's way - I can feel it in the air YAY! I love birds and birdhouses so I was giddy to see the Time Out Challenge this week to case this card!
I've created a "Welcome Back" card for all the birds that have been conglomerating around our home and our feeders.
I used the new Crafter's Companion Essentials Nature Dies - a set of 19 dies full of birds, flowers, butterflies, leaves, clouds ETC.
I began by making a background wash using Spectrum Aqua water-based markers on Crafter's Companion white watercolour cardstock. I love it. It's white - not cream or off-white - just beautiful white watercolour cardstock yummy!
Using my Gemini Die Cutting and Embossing machine, I embossed my background with one of the embossing folders included with the Gemini.
Focusing on the birdhouses, I diecut them in different colours and popped them up to hang from the adhered diecut branches. Then I diecut three of the sweet little birds and coloured them with my Spectrum Noir markers and adhered them to the bird houses.
Finally I added a ribbon, some twine and some sparkly clear sequins to finish! Take some Time Out to join the challenge and then fly on over to Crafter's Companion to see all their product I have mentioned!