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Caged Beauties

Happy Friday, everyone!  It’s Robin again and today I have a greeting card to share with you.  All throughout July, Altered Pages and Leaky Shed Studio are partnering to bring you projects that fly!  Each day brings a new inspiration so check out both blogs often!  On the Altered Pages blog, commenting on posts this month means you are entered into a drawing to win this prize!  It's not too late!  Keep commenting for a chance to win!

Altered Pages & Leaky Shed Studio Designs art supplies

Today I am using this lovely chipboard bird cage from Leaky Shed Studio.  The images are all from two Altered Pages collage sheets – Beauty in Yellow and Fairy Wings.  Don’t worry, I've listed all of the links are at the bottom of the page for you.

The background is made from a single 8 x 8 piece of paper from the Glitz Sunshine in My Soul pad.  

The black vine on the card was one of the wonderful precut strips from Bazzill’s Just The Edge collection.  The flowers from my stash were embellished with Dew Drops and a string of pearls from an old Mailbox Muse kit (Paris, I believe).  I hope you like the card.  If you would like more details on the construction of this card, please visit my blog, Robin’sBirdhouse. 

All of the Altered Pages collages & ephemera and Leaky Shed chipboard pieces have so many wonderful possibilities!  I hope you’ll use them and share your pieces with us on the Facebook Altered Pages page.

The list of products is below for your convenience:

Dew Drops – use your own or find them here

Tacky Glue (on the embellishments)

Foam Squares (on the butterfly’s wing)

Metal lock and key charms - use your own or find them here

Paper flowers – use your own or find them here

String of mini pearls cut into single beads

Yellow and rust color inks

Glue stick (torn paper and images)

double sided tape (to attach panels to card)


  1. Love the color and detail of your card you created! Wonderfully done Robin!!!

  2. Your layout is wonderful! I especially love the butterflies. Thanks so much for sharing with us.

  3. Lovely, bright and cheerful piece, Robin. Love the layering on the background.

  4. Love the twist on the Birdcage! Your instructions are clear and easy to follow too. THANKS

  5. Beautiful♥ It is so clever the way you used the girls in the cage!

  6. What a fun creation! I love the caged beauties...they are lovely and such a neat twist on the theme.

    TFS Robin!

  7. Love the yellow, and the theme!!!



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