Sunday, 12 February 2017

Project 395: Feather birthday card challenge


I haven't been crafting much lately but with so many great new craft treats I have been spending more time at my desk this weekend than the whole of January combined! I wanted to get my mojo running so I turned to two challenge blogs for inspiration: Sketch Saturday for the layout and Color Throwdown for the colors. The combination was perfect and after a bit of planning I came up with my card.



The background was created using a Tim Holtz stencil and Carved Pumpkin Distress ink. The circle was die cut out of corrugated card. I tried a rectangle but it just wasn't working for me so I hope I'm forgiven for breaking the sketch a bit! The feather is a die that was half heat embossed with black powder - it was in my pre-cut die box and I think Claire gave it to me or I did it with her...the little bit of string completed the sketch and I added a sentiment from Stampin' Up BalloonCelebrations.

I love this color combo and know just who to give this card to, it was a great combined challenge to get the weekend going.



3 comments:

  1. Wonderful use of the sketch and colors!! Love that feather! So glad you joined us at CTD!

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  2. Superb card girl. I love the use of the stencil, breaks up the orange nicely. I love those feathers, great use of it here..I do believe I gave you some heat embossed feathers. Thanks for playing with Sketch Saturday, I figured you'd like the sketch this week. Cx

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  3. Love the wonderful artsy feel of this gorgeous card. Great job on the sketch. Thanks so much for sharing it with us at Sketch Saturday this week!

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