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Thursday, 24 September 2015

Christmas bird

Sparkle


I love a vintage-y look but with a modern twist, does that make sense?

This bird looked like it was sitting on a twig while it is snowing.  Paper lacey border along the top, and matted in the same paper as the dark strip.  All layered.  The diagonal chevrons are sparkly adhesive ribbon.  Finally I punched snowflakes, layering the larger one, added them with dimensional foam, topping them with gems.  I like the muted effect and soft colours although that is not my usual palette.

All the papers came from the same paper pad, including the bird.


Shared on challenge:

http://craftycardmakers.blogspot.co.nz/2015/09/148-sparkle.html



4 comments:

Sally Dodger said...

A gorgeous Christmas card Carol. I love the neutral paper collection you have used and your glitzy ribbon and snowflakes are great embellishments. Thanks for joining our challenge at Crafty Cardmakers and more. Sally.x.

julie_woolston said...

Gorgeous card Carole love the wonderful detail and image.
Thank you for joining us at CCM&M
Hugs Julie xxx

Kim x said...

Lovely card Carol
I love the image that you have chosen.
Thank you for entering our Make it Sparkle challenge at CCM&More.
Hugs Kimx

Sue U said...

Great card Carol, love the colours... Thanks for joining in with our sparkle challenge at Crafty Cardmakers and More... good luck and hope to see you again soon
Hugs, Sue xx