Monday, 4 June 2018

When is a Birdcage not a Birdcage. . . . . . .The Sequel


Good morning everyone. Hope all is well with you and yours.

Thank you so much for your kind birthday wishes on my last post.
Apologies for being missing again. I don't know where time goes these days. I am all behind (in more ways than one) again with my blog visits too but have been trying to catch up.

Now, back to the "When is a Birdcage Not a Birdcage" series from the samples that I made for John and today's answer is.............when its a Christmas bauble!!!
Mr D did comment that it looked like the thing that Joe 90 sat in but I think that he is showing his age there lol!!!


Ingredients
Cream and red card
Gold mirror card
JND Birdcage die
Crafters Companion Christmas Jumper embossing folder
Dovecraft sentiment die
2mm Jonquil diamante chain (on my website)


Its probably not clear on the photos but I foam padded the forward 2 baubles with 0.5mm and 1mm foam tape to give dimension.

I hope that these ideas are showing how versatile this particular die set can be.

I also wanted to clarify from my last post that John did not make my birthday cake, it was part of my pressie. It was either Mr Marks or Mr Spencer who obliged with the baking.lol!!! And very delicious it was too!

That's me for now. I hope that this coming week treats you kindly and you have lots of warm sunshine.

TTFN
Ang x




19 comments:

  1. Morning Ang, what a superb use of a birdcage die to make a Christmas card (I am already starting to wonder if I will get my cards done this year). I have to agree about time flying by, I seem to be behind on everything lately, partly due to work, which ends up with me sending belated birthday cards. Hey ho, the bills need to be paid. Have a great day everyone and take care. Bx

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  2. Morning Ang, how brilliant is this, wow I love it, what a fantastic idea, I must have a go at this, quick and easy ( says she hopefully).


    I have made a few Christmas cards so far this year, mainly with candles on them but will have to check out this idea.

    Stay safe, healthy and happy, hugs, June Smith xxx

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  3. A great card Ang. I love the way you have completely transformed this die. I cannot believe it is now June. Time is just flying by too quickly. Nearly a year since I was made redundant and 11 months since I started my new job. Wow I can't believe it ..lol take care xx

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  4. Another super way of using the die Ang, gorgeous, xxx

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  5. What a lovely card Ang. A versatile die .
    Jan
    Northampton

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  6. Clever Very clever! It makes a very elegant Christmas card I wish I had ideas like that The dies are what they are whenever I use them
    I couldn’t see it at first but as I must be a similar age to Mr D I can see where he’s coming from!

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  7. Morning Ang,
    Clever use of the dies, love the card.
    Lydia
    X

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  8. This card caught my eye on TV. It's a great way of using the die, Ang.

    Anne (Northampton)

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  9. Brilliant idea Ang. Shall certainly be making some Christmas cards like similar. Thank you.

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  10. Absolutely gorgeous Ang, I love how you've changed the birdcage into the baubles, fabulous design, very stylish and elegant, Kate x

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  11. I loved this idea and that you saw so much in the dies in the first place. I think that when someone receives this Christmas card, they will only see baubles and not bird cages.
    June is here and I hate to see summer rushing as I am not a fan of cold weather. We will be going on vacation soon and I thought Christmas was barely behind me.
    Everyone, have a wonderful Monday,
    Stephanie K

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  12. Hello Ang,
    Brilliant idea and beautiful card. Just have one question - who is Joe 90 ha ha.
    Hope you are keeping well.
    love Maureen xxx

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  13. Hi Ang this is a stunning Christmas card. That is just a great way to use those dies. I agree with Mr D they do look like the thing Joe 90 used to sit in. Have a great week. Take care. Hugs Jackie

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  14. Ooooh, so brilliant you are, Ang!! I love stretching my stamps and dies and now I can't wait to paw through my birdcage dies to CASE this! And, wait, what about using an ornament die for a birdcage?! You see how you get me started ...! So glad to hear that you had a funtabulous birthday!! Hugs, Darnell

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  15. Hi Ang well you've mentioned the "c" word. However you have made a lovely card. It's a great idea. Love from Jackie xx

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  16. You are so clever to get many designs from this die.

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  17. Hello Ang,
    I have just arrived home and kind of flopped into a chair! Not a good look!the coffee is though! Love this sequence of cards! This one is lovely too . As for Joe 90 he must have been before my time!!
    Glad the cake was good - it looked gorgeous!
    Love Myra xx

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  18. Hi Ang..such a great design you are so very clever!!! Hope you are keeping well hun lots of huggles Sue xx

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  19. Hi Ang

    Belated birthday greetings from me and Mr F. I'm only just getting back to visiting blogs (I've already said that on the musical post/wisty teasing post)

    I love being able to adapt a die for something completely different

    Take care

    June x

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