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Sunday, March 16, 2014

Whistling in Spring

Hi Everyone! Well, we have winter again and it's only getting colder the next two days AND rainy; however, I am NOT going to let this weather keep me from thinking about Spring. So I want to share a card I made last month for Winterfest on the Two Peas in a Bucket stamping board. These little birdies are whistling in Spring!



I combined a few challenges on this card. One was that we were to use a speech bubble. Since I did not have any stamps of speech bubbles, I made my own and added a music note brad in it. Another challenge was to mask a stamp, so I masked part of a background music script stamp at the bottom of the card. The third challenge was to stamp a stamp onto wet watercolor paper. It bleeds. Let dry. Then stamp the same stamp over that image. I did this technique on the bird cage and cut it out since mine bled a little too much! LOL!




Thanks for stopping by. I hope this helps to put you in a Spring state of mind even if Old Man Winter wants to hang on!  I hope you have a wonderful day!


3 comments:

  1. Ha! GREAT idea about using the "speech bubble", April! Lots of birds have arrived here - I can tell by the great symphony of sounds every morning. Some are so loud, and I just love hearing them! Your vintage card is super pretty! And I hope Spring is arriving tomorrow for you. hugs, de

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  2. Love this! Love the birds stamped in the large tag too. Love how you've combined all the challenges together.

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  3. This is soo cute !!! I love the whole design !!! Beautiful card !!!

    Hugs,
    Mayra
    Mayrasdesigns.blogspot.com

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