Paper Sweeties April Release Party!

Wednesday, April 15, 2015

Here's another look at the Paper Sweeties new releases, and today is our Release Party, so the new sets are now available for purchase!
To make the tag on this card, I stamped the little bird from the Tree of Life Add-on: Spring stamp set and die cut it with the coordinating Tree of Life Add-on: Spring Sweet Cuts die. The birdcage, from the Tree Of Life stamp set, was stamped onto a small piece of acetate with Versamark ink, then heat embossed with black superfine embossing powder. After cutting two white tags from the Stitched Tags #1 Sweet Cuts die set, I die cut the bird cage shape (from the Tree of Life Sweet Cuts die set) in one of the tags, then layered everything up. I had to snip the tail off the bird to make it fit behind the cage, and I originally wanted the bird to be loose behind the birdcage so it could "fly" around, but it just wasn't happening. :(

To finish off the card, I added a Cupcake Seam Binding bow with gold Memory Thread and three Cookie Dough sequins with black Stickles in their centers.
The sentiment on the inside of the card is from the You Are Fab stamp set, and I used the flying bird from the Tree of Life Add-on: Spring stamp set to tie-in with the front of the card.

I like to have stamps and dies that will serve a purpose in multiple scenarios. The April New Release stamps and coordinating Sweet Cuts die sets fit the bill perfectly, and they are in the Paper Sweeties Shop right now! 

Be sure to visit the rest of the amazing Paper Sweeties Design Team for more Tree of Life inspiration, and don't still have time to enter the Paper Sweeties Hoppy Easter Inspiration Challenge, too! 

I'm entering this card in the following challenges:
Simon Says Stamp Monday: In the Middle
Lia Stampz Challenge 87: Use Ribbon


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Maria said...

Beautiful card inside and out, Cheryl! Love the bird and bird cage! And, great touch with the sequins!

Jill Norwood said...

Cheryl I just love this card! The birdhouse stamped and embossed on the acetate is so clever so the bird can show through from behind! Wonderful card inside and out!!!!!

Julie Tucker-Wolek said...

This is gorgeous! LOVING the colors and the bird in the cage!!!!!!!

Laura said...

This is beautiful! How brilliant that you stamped the image on acetate and I love the colors. So warm :) exactly what we need at this time of the year.

I'd love to see your project on LiaStampz too. This time the theme is RIBBON. Here is the link if you want to come play with us:

MackieMade Paper Creations said...

The stamped acetate birdcage is so cool! And I love the colors, too! Very pretty card!

artful-notions said...

Great way to showcase that darling bird cage, Cheryl! Love the edging too!

Larissa Heskett said...

Such a CUTE Card!! I LOVE the SWEET Design with the Bird Inside the cage!! =) The Inside is just as Sweet!! =) THANKS for sharing and have a Fabulous Week!! =)

Mynn xx said...

SO super darling, Cheryl! I LOVE the way you used the vellum for the bird cage! The color combo is fabulous, too! HUGS! :) Mynn xx

D- said...

I loVe your sweet card. Thanks for sharing.
Crafty hugs,
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D- said...

I loVe your sweet card. Thanks for sharing.
Crafty hugs,
DesignsByDragonfly {blogspot}

Lynda said...

so cute!! love the cage and the lovely bow. Lia Stampz Challenge Blog DT

Jo Ann said...

Love the CAS design and the nice color combo. So glad you joined us this week at 613 Avenue Create. Have a blessed day.


Sandra said...

Gorgeous card! Love the little bird cage! Sp pretty! Thank you so much for joining us at Simon Says Stamp Monday Challenge. Hugs, Sandra

Maria Sabina R. said...

simply beautiful! thanks for sharing Lia Stampz Challenge Blog DT

Erum Tasneem said...

What a darling card! Very clever too :)
Lia Stampz Challenge Blog DT