Sunday, 18 January 2015

Love birds


Hi again.It's a while since I played with my distress inks so it was fun to have a go today.
I got a bit carried away with the water flicking though! I also spritzed some blue patina perfect pearls mixed with water in a mini mister onto the tag. Here's a better view of the shine.
(It looks much better in real life.)



I'm linking up to the challenge at Simon Says Stamp Monday, the theme is to create an inky background.
Simon Monday Challenge Blog

At Cuttlebug Mania the theme is it takes 2. They are also calling for design team member submissions, so follow the link if you are interested. You need to use a manual machine like a Big Shot. I used Birds & Swirls embossing folder in my Cuttlebug.

At Uniko Studio the theme is love and friendship.

I demolished a pile of watercolour paper scraps in the Stampin Up Bird Builder punch, so I'm visiting the snippets playground at Pixie's Crafty Workshop.

Supplies:
Stampin Up bird builder punch; Cuttlebug birds & swirls embossing folder; Annabelle Stamps wedding medallion sentiment; distress inks; blue patina perfect pearls; bling & kraft cardstock.

Thanks for visiting,
Cathy x

24 comments:

SARN said...

Gorgeous tag card and great use of snippets. Congrats on winning last week's prize too.

Hugs, Sarn xxx

Di said...

Wow Cathy - another fabulous creation from you! Absolutely beautiful background and I do so love the birdies!

Hugs

Di xx

Bożena Adamusińska said...

Great card. I love the color combination of blue and brown. Creates a twilight atmosphere - not yet night, and no longer the day:-)
Regards,
Bozena

Susanne Vargas said...

Oh, I love this!!! Fabulous inking and great arrangement of the birds and branches!

Brenda in IN said...

Just gorgeous. I love how you perched the birds on the vines. My next project is to try Perfect Pearls. Your misting really make it shine.

Paper Creations by Shirley said...

Beautiful tag, love the background. Happy Sunday, Shirleyxx

Maarit at Violets Corner said...

Very pretty card Cathy, the colours are beautiful.

Love and hugs
Maarit

MaryH said...

Your DI background does have a wonderful sheen to it, and love the happy birds nestling at the edges. That blue was so lovely against the embossed tan of the background. Yet one more beautiful work from you! TFS & Happy Sunday.

Pat said...

These love birds are really pretty Cathy and I think the DI background on the tag is beautiful and the embossed kraft card backs it perfectly. Congratulations on your win over at the playground, and I am very jealous as those deckle edged dies are wonderful. x

Kimbo said...

Love the effect you've achieved on the tag

Thanks for playing along at Cuttlebug Mania this time x

Liz said...

A gorgeous tag card. I love the colours you've used and those little birds are so cute. xx

Karren said...

Wow, the background on your tag is amazing! Gorgeous card!

Anna-Karin said...

Gorgeous card and tag! The perfect pearls gave such a great shimmer. Thank you for getting inky with us this week at Simon Says Stamp Monday Challenge Blog!

Beverley said...

Beautifully done and the colours are gorgeous :) Thanks SO much for joining in on the Uniko Studio Challenge. Hugs Bev x

Greta said...

Absolutely gorgeous inking! Love the splotches & the shimmer!

KT Fit Kitty said...

Absolutely gorgeous! Love the DI background and the fab idea of adding PP to your mister! I just read this somewhere else recently too - I need to try it! Amazing sparkle!

scrappymo! said...

Your tags look great. The perfect pearls has added a lovely shimmery look!

Elizabeth said...

Gorgeous card, Cathy. Love your inky backgrounds and the cute birds on the tag. Elizabeth xx

Joyce said...

This is a gorgeous project. Your inky background is just amazing.

Maudieroff Roffey said...

Really lovely Cathy Mxxx

Loll Thompson said...

So pretty Cathy. Love background with the mix of distress inks and water splatters --- made even gorgeous with the shimmer from the perfect pearls. Loll xx

Sally H said...

A gorgeous snippet card, Cathy! Love your background and those fabby little birds!

Sid said...

Fab tag design, love the blues !!

Bonnie said...

So pretty, Cathy! Love that tag and you're sponging is perfect on the background and the birds!