12 October, 2022

Musical Bird


The black background is made using Letterpress technique with an embossing folder and gold ink, then splattered with gold ink.  The bird is diecut from card:  bronze metallic card, and snippets of leftover card coloured with Distress Inks then splattered with black paint.  A snippet of music is coloured using the bubble technique, then torn randomly.  Lots of shades of orange in this.

Die: Sizzix (3 pieces)

EF: Cuttlebug

Also: Music, Acrylic paint, D'Ink, black DecoArt Media spray, gem, gold ink, twine

Shared on challenges:

letssquashit-25-leaves-and trees

simonsaysstammonday-fabulous fall

pearlysparkles-78-autumn-andor-halloween autumn



colorfuloptions-october-outrageous orange






Cheryl W said...

Your card is an artistic creation! I love your bird and the gold de-bossed background. Thanks so much for entering your card in our latest challenge at Let's Craft and Create. Cheryl W, DT

kiwimeskreations said...

How gorgeous Carol - love that background, and how the bird is speckled. More of the delightful bubble paper I see :)

Dawn T said...

Gorgeous Carol. Love the touch of blue bubbles on your music sheet. And the gold letterpress look.

Angelnorth said...

Love the dramatic black embossed background with the touch of gold and I’m always going to love a project with a bird on it — fabulous card Carol!

crafty-stamper said...

Love the beautiful bird and fabulous background
Carol x

Janette said...

Gorgeous card Carol, love the background and that gold ink looks wonderful, nothing like a splash of ink :)) The bird is just beautiful and love the torn paper too.xx

Makira said...

🧡🧡🧡 this bird! Lots of inky goodness in this card; perfect for Inktober! Thank you for sharing at the Colorful Options Challenge. Good luck! Cheers, Makira

Diane said...

Such a pretty and creative bird card!! Thank you for joining our challenge at Colorful Options!
Diane CO DT
{Nellies Nest}
{Colorful Options}

Linda W. (ScrappinBari) said...

Fabulous background for your layered birdie, Carol - love this! That strip of music paper added the perfect touch!!

Dotty Jo said...

This is lovely, Carol. I really like how you created the dark background which perfectly accents the bird. Thanks for sharing your lovely work at Let's Squash It! Jo x

Alice (scrAPpamondo) said...

Fabulous and very impressiv carde! Love so much the effect, the techniques used and that Sizzix bird die!

Donna Walls said...

Beautiful and Artistic card design. Thanks for playing along with us at The Paper Funday Challenge. We look forward to seeing more of your lovely designs.
Donna xx
The Paper Funday Challenge
The Inspiration Station Challenge

ionabunny said...

Love that dark embossed background and your bird is awesome. Fab card. Thanks for joining the fun at Let's Squash It!