Thursday, June 16, 2011

A Little Birdie Told Me

By Jessica Morales

McGill Paper Punches:
      -92089 Birds Dimensional Punch
      -92022 Tree Dimensional Punch
      -69006 Vintage Label Punch

Additional Supplies:
      -Kraft Cardstock
      -Martha Stewart Cardstock (floral print)
      - K & Co Pattern Paper
      - Champagne Seam Binding
      - Brown Button
      -Prima Gem
      -Tim Holtz Vintage Photo Distressed Ink
      - Homespun Yarn - Bazill Cardstock (Teal, Brown)
      - Memento Ink Tuxedo Black
      - KinderStampo Sentiment Stamp Set
      - White Gelly Roll Pen

Card Instructions:
  1. Trim kraft cardstock to 8.5"x5.5" Fold in half to create card base. Corner punch all corners.
  2. Trim Pattern paper to 3" x 3 ". Corner punch all corners . Ink edges and adhere to center of card front.
  3. Trim white paper to 2 3/4" x 2 3/4" . Corner punch all corners. Ink edges and adhere to center of card front.
  4. Stamp sentiment on top center.
  5. Punch out bird from cardstock and pattern paper wing. Assemble bird and embellish with a small gem. Ink edges of all pieces. 
  6. Punch out tree from brown cardstock and 3 leaves from pattern paper. Adhere tree branch and leaves to card. Adhere the bird to the card using pop dots.
  7. Create a bow with seam binding and adhere to the bottom center of white cardstock. Add a homespun yarn box to center of button and add to bow. 
  8. Faux stick border with white jelly roll pen. 
  1. Inside of card: punch Vintage label punch in white and floral cardstock. Ink edges of white oval and patterned top note shape. Ink edges. 
  2. Stamp sentiment in center of white oval. adhere oval to top note shape. Adhere to center of card. 
  3. Faux stitch around the punch shape. 
  4. Front of sentiment says "A Little Birdie told me" Inside it says "I miss You"

Remember to leave a comment for a chance to win this punch. All you have to do is leave us a comment on any post this week by midnight Sunday June 19th 2011 letting us know what you thought of our card or cards this week.  The more comments you leave the more times you will be entered into the drawing.  So comment every day for more chances to win.  Also if you are a follower of our blog or facebook let us know and we will enter you in for each site you follow us on.  If you follow our designers blogs let us know and we will enter you in for each designer you follow.  We will draw a lucky winner on Monday morning and announce it on the blog.  

As Always we would love to see what you are creating with any of our McGill Paper Punches so be sure to leave us a comment with a direct link to your project.

Till next time, Happy Crafting


  1. OMGsh!! I LOVE LOVE this card!!! The lil birdie is adorable!!! Great job!!!


  2. That little bird is so 'tweet'!!! :) Thanks so much for the inspiration and chance to win!

  3. Wow, this card is so gorgeous!! The bird is so adorable and I love the bows! Beautiful card! Thanks so much for the chance to win :D


  4. I love this card, Jess! I'd be thrilled to death if I won this little birdie punch! You have a knack for making things look fresh and new! I love it!!!

    ~Vanessa W

  5. Love the card and the birdie punch is too cute. Hope I win it.


  6. I am now a follower.


  7. This punch is SO versatile! And the added ribbon is so lovely!

  8. What a cute card I just love birds!!!
    Have a happy crafting day!!

  9. OMG how adorable
    krazykcrafters at msn dot com

  10. I love your card! It's so pretty and that bird punch is yummy. Thanks for a chance to win.


  11. ADORABLE card! TFS! I'd love to have that punch. I only have a couple of very basic punches & none as great as this one!

  12. Holy Cow! That punch is to cute. I love it.
    Beautiful card to, great job.

  13. Wonderful card, love the little bird, super cute.

    Smiles Sher

  14. I was convinced with the first card, but now I know for absolutely sure I NEED this punch!

  15. I love your website. It has lots of idea for someone just getting in to crafting.

  16. Love your card, love your new stamps great work like always

  17. McGill has so many awesome punches. You show them off so well Jess. This little bird punch is no exception.
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    I follow Elisa K and KinderStampO
    I follow McGill on facebook and this blog.

  18. Cute card. Great punch. TKS for sharing

  19. Love the cards and love the punches!!Thank you for the chance to win one.
    Janet Cooney