'/> Stamping With Melva: Garden Birdhouses

Sunday, 4 July 2021

Garden Birdhouses

The Garden Birdhouse Stamp Set was one of the first stamp sets that I put on my Wish List when the Annual Catalogue went live.  I just live the bird houses and knew I'd have fun creating bright, cheery cards with it.  

My card today features a new colour combination for me - Evening Evergreen and Bumblebee.  Aren't these colours perfect together!  

I created this card on a recent Tuesday Sketch Challenge on my Facebook Page.  If you'd like to play along with my sketches, you can check them out on my Page and come and play along at 6:30pm Pacific each Tuesday!


Now for my card.  Wouldn't you love this pretty birdhouse in your garden?


Instructions
  1. Cut Evening Evergreen cardstock 5 1/2" x 8 1/2" and fold in half to form card base.
  2. Cut Very Vanilla cardstock 3 3/4" x 5" and adhere to card base using Stampin' Seal.
  3. Cut Designer Series Paper 3" x 4" and adhere at an angle to card base
  4. Cut Very Vanilla cardstock 3" x 4"
  5. Stamp leaves using Tuxedo Black Memento Ink
  6. Stamp sentiment in the bottom right corner using Tuxedo Black Memento Ink
  7. Stamp birdhouse and bird on a scrap of Very Vanilla cardstock using Tuxedo Black Memento Ink.
  8. Colour leaves using Light and Dark Evening Evergreen Stampin' Blends
  9. Colour birdhouse using Light and Dark Evening Evergreen and Light Daffodil Delight Stampin' Blends
  10. Colour bird using Crumb Cake and Light Crumb Cake Stampin' Blends
  11. Cut out birdhouse and bird using Paper Snips
  12. Adhere to birdhouse to left hand side over leaves using Dimensionals.
  13. Adhere bird using Mini Dimensional above sentiment.
  14. Cut out Bumblebee cardstock 1" x 4"
  15. Cut out using Basic Border Die.
  16. Adhere to stamped piece of Very Vanilla cardstock and trim ends to size.
  17. Adhere to card base using Dimensionals
  18. Add embellishments.
  19. Colour roof of birdhouse and bird with Wink of Stella


Check out the supplies I used for this card at the bottom of this post.


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Do you love to craft and are you looking for a kit that ships directly to you each month with special perks each month? Then you will LOVE “YOUR CREATIVITY AWAITS”!  
 
With “Your Creativity Awaits”, each month you will receive an exclusive make and take kit (2 cards of 4 designs) plus a PDF Tutorial.  All for only $57 per month shipped directly to you or $53 local pick up.
 
Each month, the Design Team will choose one stamp set or bundle and design fun projects for you to create.  The stamp set is included in your kit. If you don't already own the dies or punch, you may add it to your kit or use what you have. 
  • Featured stamp set
  • 8 Cards (2 each of 4 different designs) - designed by Your Creativity Awaits Team
  • Exclusive Project tutorials you can follow along with to create your cards
  • Extra product (value will depend on the price of the stamp set)
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Your Creativity Awaits Kit Timelines
  • The upcoming kit information including supplies needed will be announced by the 15th of the previous month
  • Sign up must be done by the 2nd Sunday of the month
  • Kits will be shipped and tutorials emailed out by the 4th Tuesday of the month (subject to unforeseen delays in the shipment of product from Stampin’ Up!)

Cost

Shipped: $57 monthly
Porch Pick-up: $53 monthly
 
Available to Canadian Residents Only

July Kit features the Beauty of Friendship Stampset from the new Annual Catalogue
Add the Beautiful Trees Dies for $53 extra!


SAVE THE DATE:  BOGO SALE - JULY 17TH!


Diane and I are holding a BOGO sale starting at 7am Pacific on July 17th. If you are not already part of our Retired Sale group, please join the group.
https://www.facebook.com/groups/688711588640101
Not sure what a Bogo sale is? Here's some information:
Pictures of the items for sale will be posted in 2 albums (one for Diane and one for Melva). Please refrain from making comments on items until then. All interests will ONLY be taken starting at 7am PDT July 17th – we will delete or ignore comments posted before that unless you are a lucky winner of the EARLY ENTRY DRAW! Place an order with me before July 14th and I will enter you into the draw to get early access and be able to comment on the items you want starting at 5pm on July 16th! You won't have to be up early to be able to get your items!!! Place your order in my Online Store using Host Code XHKGK7XK before July 14th to qualify!

Canadian residents only!
To view Media, then albums. There will be an album for Diane and and album for Melva.
  • Look through the album (s) and comment “SOLD”, below the picture of the items you would like to purchase to hold your product. Your comment will be acknowledged by the album owner that it is on hold for you. NOTE**** All Sales must be finalized by March 21st at 7pm PDT (both BOGO and Online store).
  • The album owner will respond and keep a running total for you. Once you are done, you will be given you your final total of how much you need to purchase of new product to receive the retired product for FREE (prior to shipping and taxes). Note that if you cannot arrange for pickup of the retired product from the owner in Kamloops, BC or Ladysmith, BC, you will also have to pay for shipping on the Retired Product.
So now you have your total of Retired Product from me, now what?
  • Grab a catalogue and go shopping to pick out items for that value from the owners Online Store. You pay for these new items only along with shipping/taxes.
  • You can contact the album owner to order for you or you can do your order yourself online using the Host Code provided.
  • Set up your account, and use the host code provided to you.
This BOGO Event is only running from March 20th and March 21st – 7am to 7pm PDT

**Here are some of the postage rates:
  • 1 stamp set (clear mount) – $3.50
  • 2 stamp sets - $5.50
  • Larger Bulk Buys - depends were you live in Canada but count on $10 - $20 depending on weight and postal code. Flat Rate Boxes are available that can filled up to 5KG! Buy more for less shipping costs

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Melva

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