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.


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

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

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

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

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

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

  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!

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

  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 :)

  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.

  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! :)

  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!

  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.

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


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