Wednesday, 27 July 2016

Project 340: Embossed bird birthday


This card had some real serendipity for me; I was looking at the Paper Players sketch this week and thought, that's interesting, and on my desk was a little pink circle already cut out. That steered my hand in the direction of what I did next as I then spent longer trying to find matching pieces for the circle than I would have if I had just started from scratch. Here's the sketch:


I used this little bird stamp from Creative Stamping magazine last summer and heat embossed him in black. The backing paper is a scrap that matched the pink perfectly.

I decided to use black and white ribbon for the banner components of the sketch. I love this little triangle ribbon and it really jumped out when I was looking for accents. I added a little greeting that Claire gave me.

It isn't a color combo or natural pairing of patterns or papers but it came together and I've got just the birthday girl on the horizon to receive it.

2 comments:

  1. I love this little embossed birdie! So cute with the ribbon and enamel dot accents. Thanks for joining the Paper Players this week.

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  2. LOL, it's funny how some cards come together quickly and others take more "thought"! This is pretty, regardless of how long it took...I think the embossing is a nice touch, especially with your banners! Thanks for playing with the Players and making my sketch look great!

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