This is a birthday card for a special friend. I love this Key paper by Graphic 45 and went with that theme. As I was working on this it made me realize how much I loved Art as a child and have loved it all my life. So ART truly is the key to my heart.
I glued the Musical paper to chipboard before I cut the birdcage and bird. The tiny keys hanging from the bottom of the birdcage are punched with a punch. I attached them with metallic thread. I used an X-acto knife to cut some of the keyholes so you can see all the way through the card. This was a work in progress over several days. I take my time and add a little something each day. When the card was finished, my pet Cockatiel looked over and said - "Something is missing" - - and graciously donated the soft down feather for the birdcage. "Birdie" did the wolf whistle in approval. Now it's complete! hehe
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Date: Thursday, June 10, 2010 GMT Views: 2438
Paper: Keys by Graphic 45, Music (on bird) by Sandylion Designs
Ink: Fluid Chalk by Color Box for edges of cage and bird
Accessories: Caged Bird Die by Tim Holtz, Cuttlebug, X-Acto Knife, Large Chipboard Key by Bazzill, Copper Rub-N-Buff, Metal Charms, Mini Brads, Clock - SkyBluePink, Mini Key Punch by Marvy Uchida, MS Fern Punch, Foam Dimensionals, Feather donated by my pet Cockatiel