|Take one standard, slightly boring bird ornament
|make templates from paper before transferring to grungepaper.
Stamp with your choice of stamps. I used Crafty Individuals; they are one of my favourite companies in the uk.
|Then let your imagination run wild and this is the end result!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
|The chained decoration is actually a belt, just perfect for the slightly martial theme I developed.
|Showing the back in a bit more detail
|I love the "Mohican" style cresting
|The main body; I stamped onto white tissue paper before adhering to the body, then I inked over.
The head was painted with Ferro gold metal paint.
|The back was embossed using Tim's folder (I learn't my lesson on the wings!)
|I love the textures you can achieve with all the various products available.