I have a cute card to share today. I made it last week and forgot to photograph it. It was for the Global Design Project sketch challenge. And of course, I missed the entry time. Oh well! I am still very happy to share it with all of you.
This card is full of products from the Annual Catalog. Sometimes I have to remind myself to got back to those products. It is so exciting to play with new items that I forget ones I already have shared. So I hope this gives you a new look at old products.
I have highlighted the single bird from Free As A Bird stamp set. I wanted the bird to be the star of the show, so made the circle a tad bigger than I normally would have. He, or she, is colored using the Stampin’ Blends. I used both of the Pool Party blends as well as the light Smoky Slate one. I have quite a few little small birds that visit my feeder. They appear to be this coloring, just a bit darker. I thought the lighter look was better here.
The flowers and leaves are also from the Free As A Bird stamp set. And they also are colored using Stampin’ Blends. Those are Granny Apple and Flirty Flamingo. I finished the flowers with an addition of Pearls for each blossom. The sentiment is from the set as well and is cut using the Banner Pick A Punch.
I used the layout from the GDP sketch. Even though my stamped areas are done in lighter colors, I went with bright colors for the card itself. The base of the card is Coastal Cabana with a layer of Granny Apple Green. The DSP is the Artistry Blooms Designer Series Paper. I chose the card colors from the paper. I love this bright “brush strokes” looking piece and felt it combined the card colors very well.
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