Birds - Today at One Stop Craft Challenge we have everyone's favorite challenge - Anything Goes!!!!
I made these sweet little stick pins and holders for a stick pin swat at CDAC. I had to make 8 for it, this time. Our theme is summertime. I thought of these sweet little birds flying around the flowers.
The sweet little charm is Shrink Art using Darcie's Vintage Trinkets. Darcie has done all the work. I just printed out the charms that I wanted. Then cut them out, punched out a jump ring hole and shrunk. The hard part was adding the jump rings.
The "card" is another of the clip art images. The colors are soft because the color intensives when shrunk. But this time I was printing on cardstock, so they are soft colors. The bird is another image on the CD. I cut around them and stacked 2 foam pop-ups and pushed the bins through them.
The stick pin with the blue crystal head, I bought at Pizzazz Aplenty. Judy has the best choice of stick pins that I have seen. Her prices are really good and she even ships overseas.
The fun part is picking beads. It is amazing how many beads there is on the market. My DDIL gave me some of these beads for Christmas.
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