More Birdcages

A collage card for you today using the Basic Grey Birdcage stamps and a Prima Marketing Inc bingo card stamp.

I wanted a bit of dimension with the bird and birdcage stamps so I stamped them out in white on some kraft card and then again in black, making sure that I did not stamp directly over the top of the white so that there was a bit of a ‘shadow’.

They are clear stamps which makes life a bit easier for this technique 🙂

The bingo card was stamped on card and then sprayed with Shimmerz Spritz.

The button is actually made of stone, I could not resist them when I saw them in my local haberdashery shop.

You might be wondering why some of the photos say 2009? Well I confess, I made this card in 2009 and took some pictures of it but I wasn’t happy with the main picture and it was on my list to re-take it. Well I finally got around to retaking the piccy – Ooops, only a few months late!

May your day be a collage day,

full of interesting bits and bobs.



Stamps – Basic Grey; Prima Marketing Inc

Ink – VersaFine Onyz; Memento white

Paper – Websters Pages

Usual Suspects – Paper trimmer; silicone glue

OtherShimmer spritz; Ribbon; Button; Swirl gems;

Kim Dellow

Kim Dellow is an artist–designer–film-maker living the creative life in London, UK. She’s a freelance creative for the craft industry and others, and she loves to share her art-ventures on her blog.



  1. 20 March 2010 / 8:12 am

    Gorgeous card Kim. I agree those buttons are a definite must have ! Sue C x

  2. 20 March 2010 / 10:34 am

    I love it Kim and the stamping technique on the bird cage is brilliant and gives great dimension – TFS that tip.

    Love Lynda xxx

  3. 20 March 2010 / 10:58 am

    Hi KIm,
    I love the different textures you ahve used on this card and the stitching is special.
    Fiona x

  4. 20 March 2010 / 11:17 am

    Great job,Kim! Love all details -button, dimentioned stamps, sketch! I'll remember this technique 🙂

  5. 20 March 2010 / 1:34 pm


  6. 20 March 2010 / 4:15 pm

    Beautiful card! I love the ribbon.
    Hugs, Vanja

  7. 20 March 2010 / 4:25 pm

    Beautiful card Kim! I love all the details on it, super!
    Hugs Jacqueline

  8. 21 March 2010 / 11:44 am

    A fabulous card Kim! So much to look at, & love that button! x

  9. 21 March 2010 / 10:09 pm

    so so amazing!!!! I dont know where to start!! gorgeous collage feel!! Love the birdcadge..allthose gorgeous black gems and the ribbon flower!! such an amazing creation, absolutley love it! Hugs Juls

  10. 23 March 2010 / 7:39 am

    Absolutely gorgeous – love this card, you have certainly been busy since i have last visited

  11. 31 March 2010 / 12:27 am

    Wow super stunning, i love the retro/vintage vibe
    love tasha xx

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