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Tuesday, 15 March 2016

Bird Crazy...

No, not those crazy birds! I'm crazy about the new intricate shape punch from Fiskars - I just find them the perfect size for my cards. Both of these cards were made with the birds punched in white, and sponged with distress inks

So I am off to another craft fair on Thursday - this time it's a retail show at the NEC, and I will stock up on the few basics that I need (that's the plan, it usually turns into a shopping frenzy, but I am resolute........), but my main reason for going along is to catch up with my Fiskars buddies, Caroline, who is my boss and over from Paris, Kath and Hina. 

And pull up a chair, make a coffee, here is a video I made for the facebook page - I wonder how many of you have this tool languishing in a drawer? When I finally got the hang of it (who knew you had to take that little orange thingy off, not me!) I use it all the time, so I hope it helps someone.....


  1. I love this bird punch, it's on my wishlist!

    I think there will be a lot of us blowing off the dust and getting our Shape Cutters out after watching your video, Enfys. :-) xx

  2. The bird cards are so sweet.
    I have a Shape cutter that is buried in a cupboard somewhere - perhaps I should hunt it out and make use of it.
    Toni xx

  3. Fabulous as always are your card l love the backgrounds too on both cards enjoy your time at the workshop take care x

  4. Adorable birdie cards Enfys ... that bird punch is the perfect size! As to taking the little orange spacer off when cut free hand ... WHO KNEW? Geezzz, what a difference that makes. Thanx for the great video to show the proper way to use that cutting tool.

  5. Hi En, hope all is well with you and yours. These little birds are adorable! As cute if not as silly as those other birds. (which I love too!) Very sweet cards. Thanks, hugs, Jess

  6. Wonderful cards, Enfys -- especially love Milo's pirate!

  7. these birds are beautiful! I have never tried a shape cutter but maybe I should!

  8. Fantastic. Yes I have one of these gadgets. Going to see if it's got one of those orange dingsens on it. Fab video. Loved the clouds. Hugz

  9. It is early morning and I could not have the sound on my computer, but this video is fabulous. I never did buy the Fiskar cutter because I did not know it would do so many things. I feel like that I have missed out! Thanks so much for the video.


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Enfys x