Oct 25 2008

Christmas for the Birds

Published by at 6:16 am under Inkadinkado Designs

  Horray for the weekend! I hope you all have something fun planned! I am going shopping with my boys and friend Rachel! I can’t wait! : )

  I was so honored when Lynda asked me to be her guest for the OCC challenge today!! Thanks again Lynda! The challenge is to make a Holiday Gift! I don’t know WHAT got into me, but I saw this birdhouse that I bought months ago and decided to have at it! :) I painted it with some brown paint. I only used 1 layer of paint because I liked the look of it with the wood still showing through. I cut out the mistletoe and pine spray for the top. The roof has more of the lace trim and some red paper with holly stamped on it. (The holly comes from the same set I used for the whole thing….Cool Christmas from Inkadinkado) I wrapped linen thread around the 2 bird “stands” …. I have no idea what you’d really call them.

  The card and jar are pretty straight forward. My hand was sore after cutting this all out though! :) I couldn’t have done it without my beloved EK Success Cutterbee Scissors! Here are my pictures. I am attaching the individual ones too so you can see them better close up! :)

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Supplies:

Stamps: Cool Christmas Clear Stamp Set (Inkadinkado)

Ink: Graphite Black (Tsuineko) Copic Markers

Cardstock: Vanilla (Stampin’ Up!)

Designer Paper: Oh Joy Collection (Cosmo Cricket)

Accessories: Trim (Websters Pages) Snowflake Bling (Hero Arts)  Star Border Punch (Martha Stewart) Brads (Making Memories) Linen Thread, Clear Button (Stampin’ Up!) Bling on Birdhouse (Me and My Big Ideas) Oval Punch (Marvy)

Make SURE to hop on over to the OCC to see everyone else’s gifts, they are AMAZING!

I have a bit of enabling!! The Shimmerz Blog is having a GIVEAWAY!!! WAAAHHOOO!!!! On November 1st, ***5*** new Colors are coming out! (they are STUNNING) So GET over there immediatly and post a comment so you have your chance at getting them for free!!! When you go, make sure to tell them that I sent you!  :)

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Thank you so much for stopping by!! Have a GREAT rest of the weekend!!

16 responses so far

16 Responses to “Christmas for the Birds”

  1. Amy Sheffer says:

    WOWZERS!!! You have really outdone yourself on these, girl!!! Amazing! So glad to have you back at the OCC this week! Thanks for all the awesome giveaways, too!

  2. Wow I agree with Amy you really outdone yourself, Lindsey. I love all you did, wow for sure. So glad you were our guest this week.

  3. OMG Lindsey, your projects are beautiful! Looking at it close up, I can not believe you cut all of that, WOW!! You did an amazing job, thanks so much for playing along and the fun goodies you have to offer!

    We all had a blast this month with the Jacksonbelle Team, thanks for everything!!

    Have a wonderful weekend,
    Jennifer :)

    PS Please give your little boy a BIG hug from us, I hear he is doing very well!! :)

  4. Rachel Hope says:

    WOW…..Stunning!!! So gorgeous!!! I want to be you when I grow up!

  5. bronih says:

    GASP!!!!!!!!!!!!! OMG, Lindsey! This is one amazing gift set! Absolutely wonderful!!!! (I can’t believe you did all that cutting!)

  6. Lynda says:

    I LOVE your birdhouse, have I mentioned that before??? LOL!!! It is just awesome! don’t think that I don’t like the card and jar because I LOVE those too!!! You really rocked the challenge girlfriend! Hope you and Rach had a great time today!!! Thank you so much for playing with us!!!

  7. WOWZA!!!! this is gorgeous!!! I just keeping looking at all those details and cuts!!!! stunning work- enjoy your day and weekend.

  8. Toni K says:

    Wow. That is a lot of cutting, but so worth it. Nice gifts!

  9. just wonderful! every little bit is so amazing!
    hope that you had fun shopping! (sorry, – OF COURSE you had fun shopping!!)

  10. Tina Suzan Frankfort says:

    My hand hurts just looking at the gorgeeeeous gifts!! Nice job Lindsey (I’d expect nothing less :) LOL Have a GREAT SPOOKY HALLOWEEN!!

  11. Shut up! This is sooooooooooooooooooooooooooo fabulous! I love every detail to this project! The paper, stamps and the cutting is all gorgeous!

  12. Shel9999 says:

    WOW, Linz! This is incredible! All that cutting! So worth it!! LOVE the birdhouse and those adorable birds!! Bravo!! :)

  13. Jana says:

    What amazing projects girl!!! Love all the detail. Im sure your little nubbins were sore cuttin’ all that out. Oh, you poor thing, but my gosh, it sure was worth it!!!

  14. Rose Ann says:

    Ohmygosh….GORGEOUS emsemble, Lindsey!! Amazing job with all that trimming, but your result is over-the-top, girl!! Wow, wow, wow!!

  15. Debbie says:

    Oh what fantastic creations Lindsey, the birdhouse is amazing…beautiful beautiful work.

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