Thursday, September 26, 2013

Happy Bird-day, Tweetie

I've been itching to try my new MFT stamp set and coordinating dies.  there are several family birthdays coming up so this was a good time to break this set out of it's wrapper and give it a try.
No, it does not look like a birthday card on the outside so here is the inside:
I used some of my favorite paper - Heartfelt Creations, Timeless Amour Collection for the outside, fussy cutting two of the roses for the right hand corner.  The punched edge is a Recollection punch. the bird cage is cut out of metalic gold paper.  For the inside I used another piece of this beautiful designer paper.  One of the 12 x 12 sheets is done up in small rectangles so I cut out one of those and then stamped two sentiments and the scroll embellishment in the middle of the circle.  See the little "love" above my mom signature.  That is a tiny stamp from the MFT set Pretty Pockets.
I think the next card I make with this set, I will go more whimsical because the bird lends itself to that.  I tried to make her a little bit more elegant by adding a die cut wing out of the D.P. but probably whimsical would be better.

Have a great day.

Challenges:
Craft Your Passion - no coloring
Crafty Cardmaker - wings
Simon Says Wednesday - anything
Totally Papercrafts - birthday
Stamp and Create - birthday
Divas That Cut Paper - celebrate
Get Inky -birds
Sister Act - anything





9 comments:

  1. Gorgeous card! Thank you so much for sharing it with us at Stamp and Create! Good luck!
    Rene :D

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  2. Beautifully executed! I love the layout - and the bird wing is fun! Thank you for sharing your project in the “No Colored In Images” Challenge at Craft Your Passion.
    ~ginny
    Design Team - Craft Your Passion
    RubberMAD at GettyCollection.com

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  3. Beautiful card and design. Thank you for joining us at CCM this time.
    Yvonne

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  4. Lovely! Thanks for sharing at Sister Act Card Challenge!

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  5. Gorgeous card Marsha :-) I have been thinking of getting these sets myself ,, I think I will just HAVE to now !! this is fabulous ! :-)

    thanks for joining us on the Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Challenge
    luv
    Lols x x x

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  6. Great project! Thank you for joining us at Get Inky! Challenge. I hope you’ll join us in our next challenge as well.

    La-Vie B. – Get Inky! DT
    Follow me at C’est La-Vie Designs Unlimited, LLC

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  7. what a lovely card. Thanks for joining us at Die Cut Divas.

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  8. Wow what a wonderful card. Both inside & out. Thank you for playing along with us at Die Cut Divas

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  9. Beautiful card. Thank you for sharing the inside which is just as lovely.

    Glad you joined us at Die Cut Divas.

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