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Monday, November 5, 2012

Winter Bird

Hello Crafty Friends, it's me, Laura!

I have for you today, my DT card for Twist Of Faith Cards.  This week we are using a SKETCH and I decided to make a sort of pocket card out of it.
This wonderful image is from The Doodle Garden and is called Winter Bird 1.  I just had to pair it up with papers from an s.e.i. paper pad that I purchased at the local scrapbook store's yard sale.  I love this color combo of deep red and what I consider to be a deep aqua blue.
I have no idea how this second picture came out so much brighter, but no matter what I do, I can't seem to tone it down.  I'm guessing the larger area of lighter colors once the cards were seperated? And I did have to back up a bit...  Anyway, I had a lot of fun coloring up this little birdy with my Copics and adding texture with chipboard glittered snowflakes, glittered bells and pearl gems for snow.

The Sketch
I hope you will be able to visit the Twist Of Faith Cards challenge blog and join in on the fun.  My teamies have whipped up some gorgeous creations using images created by our sponsor, The Doodle Garden.  One randomly chosen winner will receive the two featured, brand new images that include the one I used above.  We also feature the top three outstanding entries to be given our Twist Of Faith Top 3 badge for your sidebar.

I hate to cut this short but, I must.  I thank you so much for stopping by today and hope to see you again soon.  Have a good night and better tomorrows!

♥ Laura C.

Challenges:

ABC Christmas (V is for Vibrant Colors)
Addicted To Stamps (Things With Wings)
Christmas Stampin All Year Long (Anything Goes)
Crafty Catz Weekly (Add Texture)
Crafty Hazelnuts Christmas (3 Patterned Papers)
Loves Rubber Stamps (Photo Inspiration)
Sentimental Sundays (Dimension)
Sweet Stampin (All That Glitters)
That Craft Place (Tic Tac Toe - Gems, Sentiment, Ribbon)

Supplies:

Images/Stamps: The Doodle Garden (Winter Bird 1), Hampton Art Stamps (Merry Christmas)
Inks: Copics (Bird: E07, R20, R22, R24, BG10, BG72, BG75, Y21 - Scarf: BG10, BG72, BG75, R20, R22, R24 - Tree Branch: Y28, E37, G20, G21, R20, R22, R24 - Snowflake: BG10), Ranger Distress Inks (Vintage Photo, Evergreen Bough, Fired Brick)
Cardstock: Bazzill, Recollections
PP: S.E.I. (Winters Song)
Dies: AccuCut (Snowflakes)
Misc: Lace, Ribbon, Hemp Twine, Bells, Recollections (Glitter, Half Pearls), Ranger (Stardust Stickles), Chipboard

18 comments:

Holly AKA KopyKat said...

This is so adorable! Thanks for playing with us over at loves rubberstamps

JAE613 said...

those colors are really beautiful together and I love the mini pearl dots as snow flakes! another idea i'm going to steal from you and transfer to my scrapbook pages :-)

Hazel said...

What a beautifully dressed bird - love the way you've done the tag and the pocket - super card - thanks for joining in my CHNC challenge 97 - hope to see you again soon. x

julieprice3 said...

I love the pretty colours and sweet image, beautifully done
Hugs julie P

Pauline said...

Hi Laura! This is gorgeous! I love it! You rock!
hugs and blessings,
Pauline

chrissy xx said...

JUst GORgeous. What a cutie this image is and your design is FABulous. Thank you soooo much for joining us this week at CSAYL.
Chrissyx

cathylynn said...

Hello Laura,
This card is so darling! What a cute image that I've never seen before. Great coloring and festive details. Great job!
Hugs, Cathy-Lynn

Wedgie said...

Love your project, that image is so sweet Laura!
Thank you for sharing at Sweet Stampin this week, Wedgie xxx

Liz's creative corner said...

Aw this is so cute, gorgeous colours and cute image, thanks for sharing with us at ATSC, hugs Liz xx

mixamatoasties said...

Beautiful card.

Thanks for joining in at Sweet Stampin' this week.

Susan x

Laine Kammeraad said...

Hi Laura - your card is so cute, sweet, adorable and wonderful. The little bird image is just to cute - and I love how you colored him. So delighted to be a part of the Twist of Faith DT and looking forward to getting to know you better.

Hugs and smiles

Laine

Bea und Doreen said...

your card is amazing Laura nd the image is so cute
Many thanks for joining us at Sweet Stampin' this week
Hugs
Doreen

Jenny said...

Oh this is just so cute. Love your colouring :) Jen xx

Fabiola said...

hello, your card is so cute and sweet, thanks to play with us at CSAYl this week, hope to see you next time, biz

Kezzy said...

Wow this is so gorgeous, love the pocket for the tag and the image is stunning. Thank you for joining us at That Craft Place Challenge Blog. Happy Crafting :-) Kerry xxx

Tameko said...

So pretty. Thanks for joining the Sentimental Sundays Challenge!

Mandy said...

Beautiful card and tag Laura, your colouring is fabulous.
Thanks so much for coming to find me, I'm so pleased you did, your blog is gorgeous
hugs Mandy xx

ellyscard creatief said...

What a beautiful Christmas card.
Gr Elly

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