Monday, August 17, 2015

Even the Birds Praise Him

Sitting on my front porch in the morning with a cup of coffee is my favorite way to start my mornings.  One of the things I love is watching all the birds in the flower beds, bushes and trees around our house.  Hummingbirds, Robins, Orioles, Finches, Wrens, Woodpeckers, Chickadees, and Towees - I saw all those a few mornings ago.

I haven't made a 6 X 6 verse display for quite sometime but watching the birds inspired me to make another one. (this makes 12)
This digital image by Sweet and Sassy is a bluebird but I colored it as a Yellow Warbler by adding some more feather lines and shading with a Tim Holz Distress Ink Pen.  The beautiful frame behind the bird is made with a Stately Circle Spellbinder die.
I printed the versed onto Light Kraft Text Paper found at the Kraft Outlet.  The sheet music is a piece of Vintage Sheet Music also from the Outlet.  Keeping some elegance and yet tying in the colors, I added a strip of Black Twill Ribbon and a piece of yellow grosgrain ribbon.
Originally, I was going to band these 6 X 6 pieces on the top but some have such bulky embellishment, I just display them (one each month) on my wood easel.
Before I go, I must tell you that the Kraft Journal's challenge this week is anything goes with birds.
We would love to see your entries.

CASual chic - pretty patterns
Simon Monday - citrus
Word Art Wednesday - anything


  1. Marsha this card is truly inspired. The black, yellow and green are perfect. Thank you so much for taking time to post your very creative art with us this week at Word Art Wednesday, in our 196th challenge.
    Blessings and Hugs, Carole

  2. Beautiful!! Your bird is wonderful and I love the music paper and fancy frame!!

  3. Lovely card! The music, bird and design all perfectly composed into a sweet card. Thanks for playing along with us at Simon Says Stamp Monday Challenge - Citrus with a Twist!

  4. Very pretty card! Thank you for entering the CAS-ual Chic Challenge this month. Hugs, Susanne.

  5. Love the way you layered everything!
    ol and innoveative!

    Thank you for taking part of the CAS-ual Chic monthly challange!
    Stay Happy, Stay Creative!
    Zoey ( )