Saturday, July 6, 2013


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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  1. gorgeous creation thanks so much for joining us at PTW hugs Jill xx

  2. Fabulous stick pins, love the very pretty cards, thank you for joining us for the Crafty Bloggers Network Challenge.

    Sylv xx
    Crafty Bloggers Network DT

  3. So beautiful!! Thanks so much for participating in our PILE IT ON challenge!! Hope to see you again for our next challenge!!
    A Little Bit O' Paper

  4. WoW ... these are so BEAUTIFUL!!! Thanks so much for joining us at Clear It Out Challenge blog! Hope to see you join us again!!!


  5. Thanks for joining us @ CIO challenge your card is sweet and hope you stop by to play with us again LYNN B.

  6. These are really cute.
    Hugs katie CBN DT x

  7. Such a sweet set of cards, that really capture the feeling of summer. Love how you have included the beautiful beads of the stick pins.

    Thank you for joining us at Crafty Bloggers network challenge.
    Claire x
    (DT member)