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Thursday, March 1, 2018

Winged Beauty

Hello friends, thanks so much for stopping by. Once everyone goes to bed it is not uncommon for me to head down to The Studio - as much as I get deadlines met and other projects completed - I do like to spend the time doing something for 'ARTS' sake - I am sure you know what I mean!  I often try to create using my 'proiffial' vision rather than be exact and keeping within the lines I do find it very freeing.  For today's card I have used a Penny Black Inc. cling stamp set.


I have inked the images from the Penny Black inc. Winged Beauty cling stamp set using Imagine Memento Ink in Teal Zeal, Rhubarb Stalk and Bamboo Leaves with a sponge dauber.  Next they have been stamped onto white card stock.  Once the ink is dry I have created a sky background using the edge of torn card stock and Imagine Memento Ink in Summer Sky, this has also been applied using a Sponge Dauber.

The card front has been cut/embossed using Spellbinders A2 Distressed Edges Card Creator Etched Dies and the Platinum 6 Die Cutting and Embossing Machine - 6" Platform and popped up onto slightly larger black card stock using  Scrapbook Adhesives by 3L Crafty Foam Tape. The layered image is then adhered to the pre-cut card base using Scrapbook Adhesives by 3L E-Z Adhesive Runner Ultra

The top sentiment has been stamped using black ink, trimmed and adhered to the top right corner of the card front, some sponging has been added o make it blend rather than stand out.  The lower sentiment has been computer generated, trimmed and adhered to the lower right corner also using  Scrapbook Adhesives by 3L E-Z Adhesive Runner Ultra.

This card is linked to the following challenges:
Simon Says Wednesday - Anything Goes
WordArt Wednesdays - Anything Goes
Penny Black Saturday Challenge - Anything Goes + optional: Use Some Scraps
Creative Moments - Always Anything Goes
House That Stamps Built - Anything Goes
Inspiration Destination - Always Anything Goes 
Pause Dream Enjoy - Use a Stamped Image
The Crafty Addicts  Anything Goes
613 Avenue Create - Anything Goes w/Optional Twist: Love
Allsorts - Use Something Beginning with B (Birds)

Thank you for your comments and all of the support you give me - you make blogging such an amazing place to be!! Your encouragement is such a blessing for me - it makes my day! God bless you!

{{{hugs}}} and happy crafting

12 comments:

  1. A pretty card and super background for our 'I Spy' theme at Allsorts, it's lovely to have you join in, thank you so much.

    B x

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  2. Such a lovely bird card! Love the way you created the sun and cloud background - So happy you linked this up to The House That Stamps Built!

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  3. Thank you so much, Linda, for continuing to share your projects and creativity at 613! A very peaceful setting, perfect for you sentiment. Love the die you use to cut your focal image panel - very free flowing with the deckle edge and yet defined with the embossed feature along the border. I really like that look!
    ~ginny, DT for 613 Ave C
    RubberMAD (GettyCollection.com)

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  4. Such a serene scene, Linda - love the soft colors! Thank you for joining us at the Simon Says Stamp Wednesday challenge!

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  5. Beautifully inked background and a lovely card! Thankyou for joining us this month at Penny Black Saturday Challenge. Ger x

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  6. Lovelly card, I like the contrast between black and colours on it. Tnak You for joining us at Creative Moments Challenge DT Ella

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  7. Gorgeous creation, thanks for joining Allsorts challenge, good luck.
    Happy crafting
    Tracy x

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  8. This is gorgeous! Thank you so much for linking up with us at Pause Dream Enjoy, hugs Jackie DT xx

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  9. Beautiful card. Thanks for joining us at Pause Dream Enjoy Challenges this week.

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  10. Such a beautiful serene card - love it Linda. hugs

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  11. Pretty! That background is fabulous! Thanks for playing with The House That Stamps Built.

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  12. Very pretty! The background is beautifully done!

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