Wednesday, July 9, 2014

For the Birds - The Stampin Up Bird Punch

I didn't show off my bird punch last week.  I am obsessed with Castle and Bones - they are shows.  I can watch Castle over and over and over and it comes on in the afternoon on TNT.  If I sit down and do not MAKE myself get up and go to my craft room - I will sit there and watch as many episodes as they will air.  It is very sad, but very true.  I have also developed this obsessive compulsive habit of watching Bones on Netflix.  I am on season 2.  I just cannot tear myself away.  So I let my 'design team' carry me last week. 

This weekend I forced myself out of my chair and down to my craft room.  I am so glad I did.  I used my Stampin Up bird punch for the first time.  Here are the results:
I used Archival Ink by Ranger for the stamping.  And I used the stamp set 'Birds and Bees' from Cardztv for the sentiments. I just love Mary's sentiments.  I inked around the edges of the birds with Colorbox Chalk ink in chestnut.

I have several birds cut out and ready to go.  You'll be seeing more of them -  I assure you.

Thank you for stopping by.  Stay tuned for my next 'Under the Sea' card tomorrow.  Have a great day and be inspired.

April

Matthew 6:33  But seek first his kingdom and his righteousness and all these things will be given to you as well.

1 comment:

  1. They call that "binge watching" where you just sit and watch one episode of another of one show. I'm trying to watch less TV overall so I can craft more. It makes hubby crazy as he saves shows for me on his DVR and they get older and older and older. I'd rather craft and several shows I don't mind if I see them or not but he's a purist. Must see every episode.

    Anyway, LOVE the punched birds cards. I have this punch and was wondering if I should keep it or not as it has been a long time since I've used it. Now you show me that the answer is YES I should keep it. And I should make some darling cards like these. I especially like the purple birds.

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