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Mimbreno Parrots Accented with Colorful Yarn

“Mimbreno Parrot #1” and “Mimbreno Parrot #2” were embossed in black, cut out and mounted on a background made by moistening a Melitta Coffee Filter and painting randomly with Shimmering Pearl (magenta & blue) paint. When dry, the filter was cut apart making two pieces. One piece was trimmed with decorative scissors and 3 turquoise snaps inserted. The background piece was glued to a turquoise card layered with black card stock and a multicolored eyelash yarn was tied around the card at the fold. Card by Judy Conklin.

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You’re So Special with Two Mimbreno Parrots

“Butterfly #1, Lg.” was stamped multiple times on white glossy card stock using a Twilight Brilliance pad to create a butterfly background. “Mimbreno Parrot #1” and “Mimbreno Parrot #2” and “You’re so Special!” were colored with Marvy markers numbers 31 and 50 and stamped over the background. A silver Krylon Leafing pen was used to edge the card which was layered on mauve card stock. Card by Margaret Wiggin.

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Mimbreno Parrots Say “Hello”

The background was created by brayering glossy white card stock using a soft sponge brayer and a Twilight Brilliance pad. “Swirls Background” was stamped over the brayered piece using a Platinum Planet Brilliance pad. “Hello #1” was colored with Marvy marker #50 and stamped on the lower center of the piece.  “Mimbreno Parrot #1” and “Mimbreno Parrot #2” were colored with Marvy markers numbers 31 and 50 and stamped on white glossy card stock, trimmed and mounted on foam tape over the background. This piece was layered with blue, silver and blue metallic card stock. Card by Margaret Wiggin.

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Hello Using Mimbreno Parrots

“Mimbreno Parrot #1”, “Mimbreno Parrot #2”, “Hello #1, Lg.” and “Hello #2, Sm.” are embossed in copper on white card stock as shown which is corner punched and copper yarn is strung from corner to corner and taped in the back. The punch used was the photograph punch and the tabs to hold the yarn were cut with scissors. The white stamped card is layered on black, copper and white card stock. Card by Margaret Wiggin.