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Wednesday, May 11, 2011

Sing Birdies Sing!

Every morning I wake up hearing the birds chirping outside. It's a good sound to hear in the morning because it tells me the weather is warm out! This card is going to 2 challenges. One is for the My Unity Place. You can click the link at my sidebar to see what's going on over there. Their challenge is to use embossing, and of course your Unity stamps! The other challenge is here at Unity's Challenge Blog and we are to use birds, Unity stamps again! I embossed the card front with a Cuttlebug folder, and used chalks to color the raised images. I stamped the birdcage, then used a Sizzix Scalloped Circle to cut it out. I colored those birds in with a watercolor pencil. I layered it on another scalloped circle. I wanted to add something to the scallops, so I got out my much neglected Fiskars Scrapboss, and embossed some circles in each scallop. Better. A little ribbon and flowers, and the sentiment from Birdie Duet set. Thank you for stopping by!
Creations List:
Birdie Duet stamp set-Unity Stamp Co
Birds and Swirls EF-Cuttlebug
Scallop Circle-Sizzix
Scallop Oval Punch-Marvy
Chalk-Close To My Heart
Burnt Sienna Ink-Palette
Ribbon-Offray
Fiskars Scrapboss
Pop Dots

6 comments:

Angela said...

Very pretty!! AWESOME job! Thanks for playing the TWEET challenge!! :)

Netty said...

Beautifully designed card and love the sentiment. Annette x

Emily Keaton said...

Pam, this is amazing! What a soft and pretty card. I love the light blue for the birds and your wonderful ribbon treatment. Great sentiment, too!

Meggymay said...

Beautiful card, love your layout and sentiment. Yvonne x

dahlhousedesigns said...

Pretty blue birds! Thanks for playing along in the TWEET challenge.
Lisa a

Laura's New Place said...

I love how you did the birds. Great card.