Hello friends : ) I hope each and every one of you enjoyed a wonderful weekend! I sure did!! Not only did I get "stuffed" with turkey but I also got in some papercrafting time this weekend. Woo hoo!! Nothing like the sound of my Big Shot chomping through card stock to put a smile on my face!! : )
I created two new cards using my Song Birds stamp and die set from Papertrey Ink. The first card I made I CASED from Maile Belles, one of my favorite CAS card artists : ) It is for my sister and her husband who celebrate their anniversary in December. The colors I used are the colors of their wedding 16 years ago.
For this card I started out by cutting a half circle from a single thickness 4.25 x 5" piece of cs. I cut and then sponged a section of my A2 card face where the cut out opening would be and lightly stamped some flowers from the same stamp set. I wanted it to look a bit like snowflakes and yet I wanted to stay within the folksy floral theme of the Song Birds stamp set so I used flowers instead of snowflakes from a different set. Once my coloring and stamping were completed on the card face I attached the circle die cut piece to the card face using foam tape.
Next I cut a "snowy hill" layer from another piece of cs and attached it flat to the card face. The rest is fairly self explanatory I think : ) I die cut the little bird, leaf and banner and did my stamping and finally added a red rhinestone for some Merry Christmas bling : )
That is it for me today : ) I have some unexpected visitors surprising us today so I will not get around to my blog friends but I promise to visit soon! Until then - I hope you have a wonderful day doing something inky!! : )