Thursday, May 9, 2024

Welcome Little One Card

Hello Crafty Friends! It’s Laurie here! I am sharing my Welcome Little One Card as my Design Team Inspiration Card for Paper Nest Dolls using Avery with Bird Nest. We discovered a bird nest with some robin eggs on one of our outdoor lights. So, I couldn’t resist creating a card around this miracle! I even used a photo of the eggs in the nest on my card!

The Details of My Welcome Little One Card

For my card, I decided to colour with my Copic markers Avery in similar colours to the eggs and nest but went with a bright red hair for all those gorgeous curls!

Next, I die cut the printed photo with a stitched circle die. I used this same die for all three layers of my “nest” so they would line up when layered. The top two offset layers consisted of leaves in two different greens to add dimension. I also added a few sprigs of leaves emanating from my nest.

I used the border leaf die on the darker DSP behind Avery to tie in my theme and make her stand out from the other DSP.

The sentiment was stamped in Balmy Blue, and one end was cut at an angle with my Paper Snips.

Finally, for embellishments, I added three birds from the Adhesive-Backed Dragonflies & Birds for a bit of sparkle.


Copic Markers

Skin: E04/E11/E21/E00/E000/R20
Hair: R08/YR07/YR14/YR21
Blues: BG02/BG01/BG000
Greens: YG67/YG63/YG03
Browns: E35/E33/E31/E30
Bird: BG02/BG01/BG000/W3/W1/W00


Card Recipe for My Welcome Little One Card

Avery with Bird Nest, Paper Nest Dolls
Paper Basics – Stamper’s Select White Cardstock, Papertrey Ink
Spring Garden 12” x 12” Paper Collection, Paper Rose
Flight & Airy 12” x 12” Designer Series Paper, Stampin’ Up!
Stitched Layering Circle Dies, Memory Box
Birds & More Dies, Stampin’ Up!
Cradled in Love Stamp Set, Stampin’ Up!
Balmy Blue Ink Pad, Stampin’ Up!
Adhesive-Backed Dragonflies & Birds, Stampin’ Up!
Paper Snips, Stampin’ Up!
Computer and Printer
Calypso Coral, Granny Apple Green, and Garden Green Card Stock, Stampin’ Up!

Finished card size: 5 ½” x 4 ¼”

Stamp Size: 4”


Hope you like my Design Team Inspiration Card using Avery with Bird Nest by Paper Nest Dolls!

Thank you for stopping by!


Saturday, May 4, 2024

Rebels by Noelene

 Happy Star Wars Day everyone!    

Noelene here with you today sharing a card I made using two out of this world images from the Paper Nest Dolls called Rebel Pilot & Furry Rebel.

I started with a black 5x7 base. For my image background I wanted a galaxy look, so I took out some of my alcohol inks & added random drops with the chosen colours. I then used a heat gun & blended them around till I achieved my desired look. Once this was dry I then added splatters of diluted Copic Opaque White. Lastly I fussy cut my coloured images & adhered these onto my card with some die cuts & a sentiment.

Furry Rebel-
Fur: E42, E43, E47, E49
Belt: C2, C7, C10

Rebel Pilot-
Clothes: B37, B39, E51, E53, E55, C7, C10
Skin: E0000, E000, E000, E11, E13, R20
Hair: E21, E25, E29

Rebel Pilot digital stamp can be found here

Furry Rebel digital stamp can be found here

For more inspiration, check out my Instagram!

May the 4th be with you!

Thanks for stopping by!


Noelene x

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