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Thursday, August 7, 2014

Bird House Blues

I would consider myself anything but a minimalist, especially when it comes to creating.  When I created a card for a Spellbinders new release, I did not embellish this birdhouse with the aim of showcasing the gate Die - you can see the Tutorial HERE


I could not resist adding some Maya Road flowers, along with some of the Sprigs
 Spellbinders® Shapeabilities® Die D-Lites™



The adorable Bird is from the Tweets  Spellbinders® Shapeabilities® Die D-Lites™ that comes with a base and a filigree layer - so many options.  I have coloured the top layer using Imagine Crafts/ Tsukineko inks.   The gate is cut from the Gate Element  Spellbinders® Shapeabilities® Die D-Lites™.  All Dies have been cut using the Spellbinders Grand Calibur® Machine.

 Scrapbook by Adhesives by 3L - 3D Foam Squares and E-Z Runner have been used on these cards.  The bling is from Want2Scrap.


This card is from the following challenges:
Crafting By Designs - Vintage/Shabby Chic
Inky Impressions - Shaped Cards
Fitztown - Anything Goes
My Craft Creations - Anything Goes
Papertake Weekly - Anything Goes
Crafty Creations - Flower Power 
Pennys Paper Crafty - Anything Goes
Come and Get It - It's All About Dies
 
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13 comments:

  1. Linda this is gorgeous - love that two layered bird and the way you have coloured it.
    Blessings
    Maxine

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  2. Very well done love the shape and your embellishments are fabulous. Thank you for sharing with us at Crafting for all Seasons. Barb DT

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  3. Great birdhouse card love the layered bird and the gate die looks perfect.Thank you for joining us at Crafting From The Heart
    Carol DT x

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  4. Perfect Linda, I love it! Thanks for sharing your sweet card with us in the Feature A Creature challenge at Crafting For All Seasons.
    Good Luck
    Hugs
    Dawn xx

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  5. Super cute card, wonderful use of the die cuts & design!
    Glad that you could join us for the challenge at Come And Get It…..hope to see you back soon!

    ¸..• ´¨¨)) -:¦:-¸.•´ .•´¨¨))*((¸¸.•´ ..•´
    Shell in Alaska ~ CAGI DT ~
    http://akstamping.blogspot.com

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  6. Thanks for joining us at Fitztown Challenge Blog. Hope to see you again and good luck!
    Ema
    FCB CT Coordinator

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  7. So pretty - I just love how you've used these dies -thank you so much for playing along at Pennys Paper Crafty Challenge this week hugs Judith x

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  8. Beautiful card - so elegant.

    Thanks for joining us at Penny's.

    Helen x

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  9. Superb Bird house! I love all of the added details and that Gate die is pretty awesome. thank you for sharing your work with TTCRD this week.

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  10. Oh this is fabulous! I love your creativity. Thanks for joining us at Crafting by Designs this week! mo xxx

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  11. This is fab! Love it ; you're very talented - Thanks for joining in at Crafty Creations xxxx

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  13. Thank you so much for joining my Craftyhazelnut's Patterned Paper August challenge with your lovely crafting - hope to see you again soon x

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