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Saturday, September 7, 2013

Lovey Dovey Birds

Coffee of the Day - Oatmeal Cookie Crumble

Today I am sharing with you the last of the cards I made for my guest designer stint over at Inky Antics. this one never did get shown on their blog, but I like the way it turned out. everyone has different tastes.....I understand. hope wherever it ended up, someone is enjoying it. ;)


I used the Swirly Birds stamp set, stamped on kraft cs. I never know how the different card stocks are going to take the watercoloring each time, so it's always a surprise to me to see how it turns out. papers are from the Basic Grey Kissing Booth collection. the border was cut with a Tim Holtz die. the tab is a Jenni Bowlin punch. sorry the leaf got a bit wonky in my scan. whoops! I used a re-purposed postage stamp that seemed absolutely perfect for this card. I'm always saving them whenever I can, much to David's dismay. grins! but I have a great old muffin tin that keeps them tucked away for me until I'm ready to put them on a project. the heart is from Webster's Pages. not sure where the flower came from because I mailed this out to Inky Antics so long ago. I think it is from some blog candy I won.....sorry I don't have more info for you.

Just to let you know, I have left almost all of my Design Teams. I'm not feeling that whippy right now and feel stretched pretty thin with my crafting. I have some guest positions coming up that have me excited, and that is about as much as I can handle with the few teams that remain.

Hope all of you have a most wonderful weekend! find the joy in the day! :)

Challenges:
Brown Sugar - animals
Crafts Too Challenge You - texture with a twist (texture: heart & fringe trim, my style: shabby)
Art Impressions - bird brains
Lady Anne's - anything goes
Penny's Paper Crafty - spooled items (ric rack & fringe trim)
Simon Says - animal antics
Whimsical Designs - something old (postage stamp, papers, die, punch), something new (stamps)
City Crafter - birds and blue
Creative Card Crew - things with wings
Loves Rubberstamps - anything goes
Emma's Cards - birds
Oozak - anything goes with die cuts and punches
613 Avenue Create - anything goes with optional twist
Basic Grey - anything goes with BG (you have no idea how easy that is for me!!!)
Bugaboo - anything goes

26 comments:

Laura Sterckx said...

Super fun, bright and cheery card! The two birds are darling and I love the gorgeous flower! :)

Thanks for joining us at the Simon Says Wednesday Challenge!
Laura

Desire Fourie said...

This is such a cheerful and fun creation which smacks of spring.
Hugs
Desíre
{Doing Life – my personal blog}

Holly AKA KopyKat said...

This is so adorable! Great job showcasing their images. Love the colors and the great design. Thanks for playing with us over at Loves Rubberstamps!!!

Marcy said...

Beautiful card! Love the colors you used and the sweet bird image. Your layering is fantastic too. Thanks so much for joining our challenge over at Loves Rubberstamps! :)

*Vicki* said...

AW!! This is really adorable Jenn!! Love the heart bauble in between the birds and your colors are fantastic girl!! Enjoy the rest of your weekend! HUGS :)

Andree said...

A brilliant card and lovely textures and colours.
Thank you for joining in at Emma's Crafty Challenge this month and good luck x

Tenia Nelson said...

What a gorgeous card!! :)

Sheila H said...

Sweet card with lovely colors and embellishments. Thanks for joining us at 613 Avenue Create.

Elizabeth Hart said...

Jennifer - love this card - so fun and cheery - hoping you get more strength soon.

Renee said...

Are those little birds you & your honey? They are too cute. Hope you are having a great weekend!
Hugs, Renee

Penny said...

Those birdies are too cute, and I love the little heart that they are kissing! Really fun design, love the colors & all the embellies, particularly your re-purposed stamp! :^)
Hugs, Penny

Shirley Chillman said...

Such a shame it didn't show up Jennifer because it's a very pretty card and I am sure everyone would have loved to see it. Fabulous distressed edges, layers and all the embellies. Also the stamped image and colouring is amazing.

Thank you for sharing with us at C2CU challenges.

Crafty hugs from Shirl x x

Ros Crawford said...

Such a wonderful card ... I love those birds! Many thanks for playing along at CCCB!

KraftyKoolKat said...

This is so cute. Gorgeous layout. Thank you so much for sharing your lovely creation with us at Creative Card Crew.

Hugs
Cathy DT
xxxxx

ThePurplePlace said...

This card is adorable and I think the little birdies are so sweet.

Sorry to hear that you had to give up you DT's, but also happy to know that you will be doing some Guest Designing too! I admire you for pushing through and being such a strong women!!

Thinking of you always and hope you found something fun or new at MFT!!

Hugs and Happy thoughts,
Lisa

Miss Amber said...

This is such a beautiful card. I love the image and the sweet patterned papers here.

Thanks for joining Loves Rubberstamps challenge :)

Rhonda Miller said...

What a sweet card. I love the birds.

Stephanie Card Making said...

very cute !! thanks for joining penny s challenge this week x Steph DT www.cardmakingpassion.com

Samantha Casey said...

That is just too cute! I love it! Thank you for joining us for the Oozak Challenge!

-Samantha

Kerry said...

Absolutely darling and I love all the details! And the lovebirds, too cute! Thanks so much for joining us at Art Impressions' challenge! :)

Tina said...

Beautiful cute card, thank you for entering Emma’s crafty challenge
and good luck xx

Becky G said...

Jennifer, this is absolutely adorable! Love everything about it! Thanks so much for joining us in this weeks Anything Goes challenge at Catch The Bug! Hope to see your beautiful work again!

:) Becky G
Bugaboo DT

Tammy Miller said...

What a great project, very cute!! We appreciate you taking the time to join joining our Sept Anything Goes Challenge at CTB! Hope to see you again very soon!

Mei said...

Love the dps! The colors are so pretty! Thanks for joining us this week at Creative Card Crew!

Mei
CCC DT
Love to Create DT
Crazy Challenge
Anyone for Anya DT

Jennie Atkinson said...

Wonderfully colourful card Jennifer and all those lovely layers and embellishments. Thanks for sharing it with us at C2CU this month.

Julie said...

Gorgeous card - such fabulous colours! Thanks for joining us at Basic Grey Challenges, good luck! Juliexx