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Friday, 10 January 2014

A little birdy told me it's your birthday!

Here is a birthday card I made for a male using my new Debbi Moore CD Shabby Chic Garden CD.  I went for a colour scheme of turquoise and kraft and use a design sheet, backing papers and personalised insert from the CD.  The card was finished off with some garden string tied in a bow and die-cut birds and bird house inked with Tim Holtz's Brushed Corduroy distress ink.

I am entering this card into the following challenges:

Sugar Creek Hollow - Something new (new CD)
A Gem of a Challenge - Something new (new CD)
Open Minded Crafting - Use new toys or new technique (new CD)
The Crazy Challenge - Cards for men
Crafty Sentiments - New (new CD)
Scrap-Creations - Something new (new CD)
Crafting by Designs - Birthday
The Sisterhood of Crafters - Out with the old, in with the new (new CD)
4 Crafty Chicks - Bows

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16 comments:

Susan Kennedy said...

Another gorgeous! creation!! Wow!! Love all the little birds.. that is a great image! And the colors are wonderful! The added twine is just perfect! I LOVE THIS!! Thanks for adding to the Open-Minded challenge!!!

- Susan
{Scrap A Thousand Words}
{Open-Minded Crafting Fun Challenges}

Mikha Adriani said...

Hi Kym. This is really gorgeous! <3 I love that twine touch to finish your card. The image is really lovely!
Thanks for sharing such a beauty at Open-Minded Crafting Fun. Would love to see you again next challenges :)
Hugs, Mikha

Leanne said...

Such a soft colored card, very pretty! I like the image, and your colors are wonderful. Nice touch with the bow! Thanks for playing our Bow Challenge at 4 Crafty Chicks, wonderful job!
Leanne DT@4 Crafty Chicks

fabiola jaques said...

trop mignon et charmant, biz

Darlene (SCS:akronstamperdpk) said...

Beautiful coloring and design Kym! Thanks so much for joining us at The Sisterhood’s ‘Out with the Old, In with the New’ challenge and please come back again soon!
Darlene
one of the 'Sistahs'
The Sisterhood of Crafters
DAR’S CRAFTY CREATIONS

Amy A said...

This is so sweet Kym! Love the color palette and design. That image is gorgeous! Just love this, well done! Thank you for playing along with us at Open-Minded Crafting Fun Challenge. Hope you will join us again!

Amy~DT

♥Gemma♥ said...

Gorgeous card and thank you for stopping by mine and leaving such a sweet comment on my challenge card...
hugs and xxx
Gemma

Shazza said...

what a lovely card, great colour combo. Thanks for joining us at Crafty Sentiments this week

tampatha said...

oooh I like this card. Great image and I like your color palette for this one. I always find it difficult to make masculine cards. You did a great job on this one.
Thanks for joining our BOW challenge at 4 crafty chicks this week and hope to see you again!
Tammy GDT

Hippieaud (aka Audrey) said...

Wonderful creation Kym, such a peaceful scene:) Love how you used the garden string and made a bow, perfect finishing touch! Thanks so much for playing at Crafty Sentiments:)

Aunty Sue said...

great card love the image and finish to this card, thanks for sharing with us at Crafty Sentiments

Cathy said...

Wonderful card. Thank you for sharing over at the Crafty Sentiments Challenge this week.
Cathy xx

Jackie said...

Fabulous card! Thank you for joining in on this weeks challenge at the Crafty Sentiments Designs Challenge. I hope you play along with us again soon!

Jackie, Crafty Sentiments Designs DT

Annette said...

Lovely card, Love the bit of twine at the bottom.

Hugs
Annette - Netty's Cards
xx
Proud to design for :
Crafty Little Fairies,
Top Tip Tuesday,
ABC Christmas,
As You Like It,
Pink Gem Designs,
The Stamp Basket, and
Stampfairy.

Daniele said...

loving your shabby chic garden card, thanks for joining us at Sugar Creek Hollow
hugs

Art With Heart said...

Love your project. Thank you for sharing with us at The Crazy Challenge!
Hugs,
Ina