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Birdhouse In Your Soul

I have another sweet Whimsy & Stars Studio image to share with you too. This little cutie, Bird House Girly, is just perfect for spring. I especially love her because I enjoy feeding and watching our local birds.

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Once again, I made 2 cards. One for my stash and one for OWH or my daughter’s schools fundraiser. They use the same design but the papers and embellishments are a little different.

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While I was working on my cards, this song kept running through my head. Since it was such a long time since I heard this song, I thought I would share it on Marcea’s blog for Music Saves My Soul.

Don’t forget to check out my February followers candy HERE.

Thank you for stopping by! Have a great day!


  • Stamps: Birdhouse Girly (digital stamp) by Whimsy & Stars Studio
  • Inks: None
  • Papers: Neenah Crest solar white CS, Papertrey kraft & dark chocolate CS, My Mind’s Eye Stella & Rose Gertie paper pad
  • Tools: Sewing machine, Big Shot, My Favorite Things Scallop die, Copic markers
  • Embellishments: May Arts burlap twine, misc button, Starbuck’s coffee sleeve



Jan Hennings said…
Such a cute card! Thanks so much for the sweet comment on my Really Reasonable Ribbon St. Patty's Day box :)
chrissy xx said…
Just Gorgeous! Fabulous colours! Such a cute image! LOve the 'flowers' on both these cards.
These are precious Cheryl!
Audrey Pettit said…
Cute, cute cards, as always, Cheryl! That little birdhouse girl image is just as sweet as can be. Love the corrugated scalloped trim at the bottom and love all your layers and stitching. The little flower you made from twine is fabulous, too.
Annette said…
so sweet...I love how you did the burlap twine with the cute.. Happy Valentines Day..
Tammy said…
Both are sooo adorable Cheryl!! I love your papers and that twine!
Jennifer Scull said…
oh my goodness, Cheryl, both of these cards are so cute! I love that twine flower on the first one. is that homemade? I would love to try making one... hmmmm.... afraid mine would be all cock-eyed though. tee hee!

have a great day!
Pat (mspfd) said…
This is a delightful card, Cheryl! Love the sweet image and love how you used the twine on your card. The flower & button are fabulous.
Holly said…
Adorable cards! I love how you made your flower from the twine in the first card. Very clever! Thanks for playing along in Squigglefly's Have A Heart challenge!
Donna said…
Beautiful card Cheryl, the layers look amazing and I'm loving the cute little button and twine flower. Thanks for joining us at CES this week :) Donna ♥ x
What a nice image!!! This would be great to use as a tag along with some birdseed too!

Love the twine flower you made on the first card!!!

Maria :)
jimlynn said…
Love the twine "flower" on the first and the heart on the second. Cute, cute image and great cards.
Beautiful set of cards, Cheryl! Great design and love the DP choices.
~jeni :)
Rhonda Miller said…
What cute cards. TFS.
Lori said…
She is so cute! Love the button and twine flower you created!
This is gorgeous! Thanks for sharing at One Stitch at a Time and good luck with the Challenge. Judy x DT
1CardCreator said…
beautiful card Cheryl. Love the button embellie too!
Kathy and Lucky said…
These are such warm cards and just makes you remember about feeding birds. Loving how you used the twine for the first one and the heart on the second.
Dawn said…
Two cute cards! Thanks for playing in The Letter B Challenge at The Crafty Pad this week!
Good Luck
Dawn xx
Lisa said…
Both cards are so awesome!! I love, love the twine flower...I may have to scraplift that from you!! And the stitching is so awesome!! Gorgeous cards!! :)

Rose said…
Cheryl, your Birdhouse Girlie image looks lovely on these wonderful cards. So glad to see your entry at the Crafts and Me digi team's Use a New Image challenge. ~ Rose
Chrissy said…
These are so adorable the papers and gorgeous image.Love the string flower around the button, so cute.

Lisa Lynn said…
Cheryl, These cards are adorable. I love the twine flower.
Flowergirl said…
Both beautiful cards, she is so sweet x
That song brings back some memories!!
Wendy x
Ellis said…
Lovely card you've made! =)
Hugs, Elenor
Lorraine said…
Love that adorable image, the stitching and your use of the twine on these sweet cards!
whoistracy said…
Just too cute Cheryl!! My husband and I love watching the birds at the feeder, too. Seems like they're scarce this winter though, for some strange reason. We have hardly seen any animals except squirrels, despite the warmer than usual winter we're having.
Anita said…
These are so adorable Cheryl. Fabulous coloring and papers. Love the little heart embellishment and the twine behind the button looks amazing.
Great cards! I love your layout and your coloring. Thanks so much for playing in the Have a Heart challenge at Squigglefly this week. Cheers, Holley

I just have to ask, in that Music Saves the soul image, is that girl a digi stamp, rubber stamp? she's terrific! Can you tell me what company or artist she is from? Thanks so much.
Karin said…
She's super cute! I love your embellishments too :) And great song too!
Shelby said…
What a sweet sweet image and just love the colors and DP you've chosen!

Donna Mosley said…
Two wonderful cards Cheryl, love the very sweet image, beautifully coloured as always. Very pretty papers and embellies.

Donna x
Alicia said…
Two beautiful cards Cheryl and your candy looks delicious!
Alicia xx
Tracy said…
I just love those papers. They're ll absolutely lovely behind that adorable image. They really do have some cuties. :-) Hugs!
Tan's Hobbies said…
Aw... THIS CARD is SOOOOOOO LOVELY!! Both versions of your cards are LOOKS NICE. Love the coloring so much, the image is simply ADORABLE.
both of these are just gorgeous!!! How sweet! THanks for joining our Squigglefly challenge this week!
Delphine said…
They are both gorgeous, Cheryl! Adorable image and I love your colours! Thanks for joining us at Cupcake and good luck! Delphine xx
wahixane77 said…
What a great job. Love the colors and the way you did the card. Thanks for joining us at 2 Sisters Challenge. Olivia
Shelly said…
Oh wow what beautiful cards, I love the papers and colours and stitching and image but especially the twine flower you've added! Thanks for joining us at Cupcake, Shelly x
Shelly Schmidt said…
Love your cute card- the image is colored beautifully- and nothing better than sewing to edge your card......!
paperfun said…
I love what you did with the button and twine on both cards.

Thanks for joining us at Craft Your Days Away.

Jo said…
2 darling cards, love the twine flower :)
Thank you for joining in our final challenge at Stamps R Us
Jo xx
Marianne said…
They are both gorgeous, Cheryl. Love the twine flower, too!
Accck! I love this! Ok you must show me how to do that twine/button flower! Love it! Thanks SO much for playing along in my That's Krafty Thursday challenge! {{{hen hugs}}}
Karen C said…
These are awesome! Love how you did the twine flower! Very sweet cards! Thank you so much for playing with us at One Stitch At A Time. Best of luck in the draw!
Karen C (OSAAT DT)
Carol said…
Cute cards Cheryl, love your twine flower. Thanks for joining us at Crafty Purple Frog this time. Carol DT x
Becky B. said…
I LOVE the flower that you created with the jute twine - BRILLIANT IDEA!! Definitely gonna "lift" that idea - thanks for the inspiration!! :)
SusanLotus said…
Great ways of using the buttons!

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