Bird House Card
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Bird House Card

Give your next greeting a whimsical touch with this beautifully framed bird house card. Designed by Diana Kovacs, courtesy of Hampton Art.
Craft Time: 30-60 minutes
Uses Recycled Items: No
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Material List

  • Cardstock – White, Lime, Aqua and Dark Teal
  • Hampton Art Stamps – Bird House
  • ColorBox® Archival Dye Ink Pad – Wicked Black
  • Brush Markers
  • Corner Punch – Pattern of Choice
  • Glitter Glue – Black and Pearl
  • Paper Crafting Adhesive
  • Embossing Powder – Clear
  • Heat Tool
  • Paper Trimmer
  • Glue Pen

Project Instructions

Cut dark teal cardstock to 6¾"x10½" and fold in half to create the card base. Folded dimensions will be 6¾"x5¼".

Cut a piece of aqua cardstock to 5"x6½" and punch corners with corner punch. Attach to front of card base. Set aside.

Cut a piece of dark teal cardstock to 5½"x4" and piece of lime to 5¼"x3¾". Layer lime over dark teal as shown. Set aside.

Cut a piece of white cardstock to 3¼"x4¾".

Stamp Bird House image with the Wicked Black ink pad onto white cardstock.

Color image as desired with brush markers.

Color with two-way Glue Pen areas to emboss. Sprinkle clear embossing powder over wet glue and heat with heat tool until powder melts. Do not overheat.

Embellish with glitter glue as desired.

Attach stamped piece of white cardstock onto lime and dark teal layered cardstock from Step 3, as shown.

Attach piece of cardstock from Step 9 to base card.


To prevent embossing powder from sticking to areas you do not want embossed, rub with a dryer sheet before you begin Step 7.