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Wednesday, December 2, 2015

SILVER BIRD

After all the stitching of the past two weeks, a card was finally produced for a couple of challenges.  Fusion Challenge is all about color and a sketch which I rather loosely used and Merry Monday needed a bird.  Virginia's last challenge is to use glitter altho you can't see it in the picture.

 
The background was stamped with PTI Meadow Greens and embossed with white HA emobssing powder and then watercolored.  Then I die cut out the MFT frame and put it all back together on a card base.  Die cutting an embossed piece is not the best idea since the embossing comes off in the die and it's a pain to clean out - also some of the design is lost.  Since it wasn't noticeable for this card that didn't matter tho. The bird and branch are from Memory Box (no longer available) - cut from some silver metallic paper with WOS silver on top to give it some more shine (which doesn't show up very well in the photo).  A few sequins for sparkle and done.



All for today - thanks for stopping by and love to read your kind comments.  Betty

13 comments:

  1. A beautiful card. The embossing, the die cuts and the colors are perfect.

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  2. This is an absolutely beautiful card Betty!!!

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  3. WOW...CAS perfection Betty!! I absolutely LOVE how you did your background...SO pretty!! :0)

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  4. I saw your card on the Merry Monday blog and I wanted to stop by and tell you how beautiful I think it is - I adore blue & white and the snowflakes just make it so pretty! ~ Christi

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  5. I'm here from Merry Monday, too. I love that raised die cut frame. I've used that technique before. Yours is stunning!

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  6. Love the silver and blue, Betty! The stitched frame is so pretty against the embossed and watercolor background! Thanks for sharing this with us at Merry Monday!

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  7. That background you created is so darned pretty I love the way it softly fades into the white at the bottom. Gorgeous card Betty.

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  8. I love how you created your background, Betty...it really makes the elements on this card pop! I'll bet the bird really sparkles IRL, too! Another gorgeous card!!!

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  9. This is stunning! Every detail is gorgeous!

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  10. Winner, winner, chicken dinner. Such a truly gorgeous card.

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  11. Have pinned your beautiful bird card, the colours are stunning and I love the way you've used the framing! Gorgeous!

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