Friday, April 13, 2012

Bitty Birds Jar; An Evolution

I saw the most adorable Mason Jar Diorama on Pinterest the other day. I just knew I had to use the Little Bitty Birds Addition set to try to replicate it and create a card.


Below you will see the final result. I tried matching it up as best I could.
I used the Friendship Jar set for the banner underneath the birds.
I wanted this card to be clean and simple.


This one was my first draft. It's very CAS.



This next one was me playing with the ink colors. I am horrible at coordinating colors. I liked the combo and went searching for some patterned paper. And lo and behold, I had some October Afternoon in my stash that was a perfect match!


This was my final try before almost giving up. I will not tell you how many jars I have left over with little bitty birds in them. Well, okay. You might see one tomorrow if I can finish it in time for a color challenge blog.


Thanks for stopping by!

All products Papertrey Ink except for the patterned paper which is by October Afternoon.

18 comments:

  1. OMG.Susan, All of them are so cute. I cannot pick a fav. Really really neat.

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  2. oh my! one is just cuter than the next. i love them all!! i like the first one best.

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  3. Oh, my goodness! These are all adorable! What a cute idea.

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  4. Oh, so cute! You totally translated the photo into the card! Love these!

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  5. These are all fabulous! I love how you went from your inspiration to your beautiful cards!

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  6. These are all sooooo cute!! I love Pinterest for inspiration. Your colors are so fresh and fun!

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  7. What a cute idea, Susan! I can see why that photo was an inspiration! My fav is the one with the plaid background. Too cute!

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  8. These are all so sweet. I think the first is my favorite. Just something about those birds and the tiny banner.

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  9. AWWW!!! I just love that you found this adorable photo and then recreated it in so many different ways! They look just like the diorama :)

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  10. I'm drooling over these cards! So adorable! I'm passing on the Versatile Blogger Award to you, my friend! You can go here to view the post that features your blog.
    http://www.sweetavakate.blogspot.com/2012/04/versatile-blogger-award.html

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  11. All of these are so stinkin' cute I can't stand it!!!
    What a great inspiration photo...
    and you did it so well too!!
    Love the birdies and banners...
    in a jar!!
    I think I like the 3rd one best...
    but it could be because I just love those colors...
    and that paper! :)

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  12. These are stinkin' adorable! I just placed a PTI order and decided I didn't want/need any bird stamps, and now I'm regretting it! Love these!

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  13. It's been too long since I've visited your blog (or done many other very fun things). These three cards remind me of Betsy Veldman's most recent Make It Monday #62 challenge. If you have time before tomorrow, you might want to post.

    These 'birds in a jar' are great. I can't believe you even stamped some you didn't use. My brain was at half speed, so three cards were too many for me this week.

    I just really enjoy your blog so much. You have a delightful writing style that showcases your nifty personality that accompanies your fun art.

    I'll be back again soon to visit. Your blog always brightens my day. Thank you.

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  14. Oh my word...fabulous work...love them all!

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