Saturday, 15 October 2011

Flying By


This week's challenge at Daring Cardmakers has been set by Rein and it is to use Birds on your projects - it can be stamped, die-cut or made in another way - and you might even win a prize this week!

This week's dare is sponsored by The Ribbon Reel, who are one of the best places around for fuelling your ribbon addiction - visit the shop to see a wonderful range not just of ribbon but lace, trims and even stamps. For more info, please visit Daring Cardmakers blog!





I've used this wonderful Glitz bird rub on, which I cut out and and stuck to a chipboard frame backed by sheet music card. Natural elements look great with the red and kraft theme - I've used hessian, mulberry paper frame and waxed string. The rose is made from Seam Binding, and as it's a Christmas card I've used some red glitter 'dots' for a subtle shimmer and of course some pearls!



Challenges:

Mojo Monday - Sketch


Cr84fn Colour Challenge - Red, Brown, Kraft


Simon Says Stamp and Show - Things With Wings





Glitz bird rub on
Basic Grey 'Manila' paper
American Crafts 'Thickers' chipboard frames
Kraft card
Hessian fabric
Seam binding
Cosmo Cricket alphas
Queen & Co. felt scallop border
HOTP music note paper
Hand stitching
Waxed string

13 comments:

  1. Very pretty card Fran! Love the little songbird and the beautiful flower! Thanks for joining along with CR84FN :)

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  2. Oh, so pretty... I love that music paper and your gorgeous floral used with the burlap piece... ideal!

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  3. Lovely card, Fran. I love the music theme, so perfect for the cute songbird.

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  4. This is adorable. I love all the the beautiful ribbon and floral embellishments!

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  5. Fran, that flower is GORGEOUS and I LOVE how you created that bird with the music background! FAB card! THX for playing with us at CR84FN!

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  6. I think you've got so many lovely details in your card. The bird is just so sweet and that rolled rose and ribbon - just wonderful! Thanks for playing along with CR84FN!

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  7. Your tag is wonderful! Both the bird and ribbon rose are so beautiful. Thanks for joining the challenge at Simon Says Stamp & Show.

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  8. Very pretty, Fran. I love birds and you used this one so well!

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  9. Stunning card Fran, I adore your seam binding rose so cute! x

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  10. Fran, your card is exquisite!!! I love that beautiful bird and the gorgeous flowers! Thanks so much for playing along with CR84FN!

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  11. Beautiful card! I love all the different textures--especially the burlap behind the square frame. Thanks for joining us at CR84FN!

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  12. So sweet. I love birds and you did a great job with this weeks colors. Thanks for playing at CR84FN! :)

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