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1.22.2009

Thinking of You Birdie



I would never put these colors together, except for a K. Werner Color Challenge! This card design is even outside of my element, but I thought it was necessary given the colors. I wanted to do something different, keeping it bold and new!

How do you like it? Is it weird? Sometimes I think it is, sometimes I don't! I'll just call it whimsical; does that fit?

Instructions
  1. Pull out a Papertrey Ink white pre-scored A2 card and set aside.
  2. Trim black cardstock to 4" x 5.25".
  3. Die cut circles (pattern paper + red cardstock) and adhere to black cardstock.
  4. Ink chipboard (bird + limb) using craft ink.
  5. Cover bird's wing with cardstock, then stamp design (the design on the heart stamp fit perfectly).
  6. Adhere all to black cardstock together.
  7. Add green pearls.
  8. Rub-on sentiment.
:: My Goodies {thinking of you}::
Stamps: Papertrey Ink-heart prints
Ink: Stampin' Up!-basic black, whisper white
Cardstock: Papertrey Ink-white, pure poppy; Stampin' Up!-so saffron; American Crafts-black
Pattern Paper: American Crafts-metropolitan
Accessories: Queen&Co-green pearls; Maya Road-bird + tree limb chipboard; Spellbinders-circle nestabilities; Stampin' Up!-rubon
Card Size: 4.25 x 5.5

25 comments:

Brooke S said...

Love it!!! How whimsical....
Hugs
Brooke

Karla said...

Ashley!

ahhhhhhhhhh I wish I had this idea!!! uhmmmm maybe I will try something with a black background! TFS

Sandy said...

whoo very pretty!!

Christine said...

What a striking design! I love the different chipboard elements that you put together on this card. Beautiful work!

Stacey Schafer said...

oooh! this is fantastic! what a lovely design and great variety of elements:)

Tenia Nelson said...

Very cool!! tfs!!
-t

sideoats + scribbles said...

Oh Ashley, this is just super cool! LOVE IT!!! Gonna have to track down that bird + branch, too! :)

Anonymous said...

This is an awesome card!

Kim L.

Angie Tieman said...

Ooooh! This is gorgeous! Well done on the color challenge!

Gabby said...

I like it! It is a little quirky and whimsical, but hey... it stands out! ^_^

Anabelle said...

I just love this!!! What a cool design!

chelemom said...

This is such an eye catching card!!! GORGEOUS!!!

Savitri said...

Ash, this is GORGEOUS!!! I LOVE it! So so fun! You did an awesome job with the colors and the design. Super awesome!!

Cheryl said...

Great card!

MÂȘ Engracia said...

Woooowwwww. Very original.

Pegg S said...

Not weird at all - very striking! I am so happy to have found my way to your blog today!

Susan (peebsmama) said...

I like the chipboard elements.

Sharon said...

Love how the branch really pops against the night sky!!

Butternut Sage Designs said...

hi Ashley very fun card...love the dimension of it

Deanna said...

Very kewl!

craftNmommy said...

beautiful card!

Anthonette said...

Not weird at all! It's definitely modern and fresh...my favorite style. Great job with the challenge, Ashley.

Ruby said...

What a gorgeous design. I love it. Your cards just get better and better :o)

Ken said...

Very cute!! I love the dramatic colors.

Saxo Stamper said...

Lovely card, really like it, it's so classy.

If you hop over to my blog, you will see my Yorkie Barney if you look back there is a gorgeous picture of him in the snow

Karen

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