I wanted this card to be different, but I also wanted it to have a vintage feel to it.
I found this gorgeous bird cage die at a craft show recently, and knew it would get a good workout from me, so bought it.
My card started with a leftover piece of Le Petit Jardin design paper, which I distressed around the edges. I cut out two pieces from the die – one in black, and one in silver glitter paper. I glued them together, slightly offsetting so you could still see the black, but only enough to give the top layer a bit of a shadow look.
I wanted to pull colours from the paper, so next I laid this beautiful black lace across the card, just below the cage. (I found it at the craft show too.) I then found some pretty ribbon in my stash that matched the colours of the flowers in the dsp almost perfectly. I laid a piece of that across the middle of the lace and topped it with a matching bow.
Last but not least, I added a matching flower to the bow, and three more flowers to the right of the birdcage.
And that was it. My card was done.
CO725434 – Le Petit Jardin 12×12 Paper Pad
C0725759 – C’est La Vie Bird Cage Decorative Die
ULT157507 – Ultimate Crafts Black Decorative Lace
Thanks for stopping by today. I hope you enjoyed my creation!