Fine Feathers

For our card in Crafty Creations this afternoon, I took my inspiration from a set of cards I found on Pinterest some time ago.

I did add a couple more layers – Soft Sky & Early Espresso.  The ladies loved how a simple little card could have such a huge impact.

I also love how I can reuse some of my favourite stamp sets which have now retired & “Fine Feathers” being one of them.

We used the Emboss Resist Technique to create our card.

Don’t forget, you can create your own card by clicking on the link below.

Until next time, Happy Stampin’.

Vicky

76. Fine Feathers – Thinking of You

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As I liked the challenge over at Mary Jo’s, I decided to play along.  Mind you, she always has a great challenge, it is just ScreenHunter_142 Nov_ 01 15_52finding the time to play along.

Once I saw the layout, I immediately wanted to use “By the Seaside“, but one of the designers had used it, so it gave me a good excuse to ink up a set that has been sitting on my shelf, but never used.

Not only did it give me a good excuse to ink this set, but I have since checked that I am low on Baby Cards, so it worked out really well.

I’m glad I did, as I am really happy with it.

Since seeing this set, the pram reminds me of one of those old fashioned ones in the “good old days”.  I think my brother & sister were wheeled around in one.

After consulting my “Colour Coach” I went for Blushing Bride & Sahara Sand.  I love these 2 colours together.  To add a little bit of depth, I decided to use 029blogPerfect Plum for the greeting/sentiment.

Once I had stamped, cut the pram & layered it onto the card, I decided that the background was a bit bland.  As I didn’t want to emboss it, I decided to use one of the stamp sets that I think work great for backgrounds – “Work of Art“.  Much happier!  Mind you it was a toss up between this one & “Gorgeous Grunge”.

I have used a couple of products that have retired, but you could change them out to current product.

Why not head over to Techno Stamper to check out the Design Teams cards & also the other lovely cards created for the challenge. If you get a spare 5 minutes (boy, do I wish this had taken me 5 minutes) then play along.  Thanks Mary Jo for a great challenge!

If you click on the link below, you will be able to download the tutorial to create your own card.

Until next time, Happy Stampin’

Vicky

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