Thursday, May 5, 2016

A Happy Little Bird card and fun news!

Hello stamping friends!  I have been so pre-occupied with some stresses in my daily life that I have not made a card in nearly two weeks!  Don't worry, nothing dire is going on, just a combination of a few things pulling me in many directions and using up my energy.  I am glad to be back on the blog today!  So thanks for stopping by!

Before I get to my new card, I got some fun news today!  Our Daily Bread Designs featured my card on their blog today as the Customer Card of the Day!  Oh my goodness, I was really surprised and so appreciative of the kind words they posted about my cards.  Thank you so much!  

Here is a link to my original post for this card if you want the details on supplies and more photos.

I made today's card for a couple challenges - a sketch and a photo inspiration.  

(Click on photos for details.)

The peachy panel is one of my waxed paper resist panels I made a few weeks ago.  Here is another card with a different one of those panels.  The bird and leaves were stamped with pigment ink and die cut. I used a border embossing folder to create a firm foundation for that bird to sit! 



Supplies: Gina K Designs Birthday Blessings stamp set, Avery Elle Strawberry and Celery ink, Enamel accents (for the eye), gems from my stash, Cuttlebug embossing folders, Distress Ink Tattered Rose.

I would love to participate in the following challenges:


10 comments:

  1. So pretty, the wax resist panel looks wonderful!

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  2. Congratulations on having your card featured!
    And I love the card you're sharing today! That bird is so sweet! Wonderful take on the sketch!

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  3. Congrats on having your card featured! I love this sweet card. I also love the colors you used!

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  4. Oh, Heidi, congratulations on being Customer Card of the Day for Our Daily Bread Designs! It was a gorgeous card and so deserved the spotlight! And what a sweet card for today with the precious bird, the embossing, and some rhinestones. A great challenge card! Hugs, sweet friend, and I'm praying for you!

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  5. Just love your resist for the background, pretty combo of the leaf and bird! So sweet! Congrats again on your ODBD card :)

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  6. This is just lovely, with such pretty detail work! The resist background is perfect for this bird and I really like the border embossing too. Congrats for having your card featured on ODB! Happy dancing for you :)

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  7. Do so like the layout of your fabulous card. That wax resist looks gorgeous. Cute bird and loving this card x Congratulations on being cutomer card of the day x

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  8. Hi Heidi, what a gorgeous card, love the texture and colours, what a lovely little bird too... Have a fabulous weekend... Megan

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  9. I hear you, life sometimes just gets in the way of card making lol. Glad to see you back with your sweet little bird card, it's such a great take on the sketch!

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  10. Wonderful take on the sketch--the panel is so pretty!

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