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Tuesday 30 April 2013

Camera & Little Bird

Birdie Brown has a monthly challenge and is very generous with her freebies. This month we get to work with Camera & Little Bird and we have 2 matching sentiments.

I chose a sketch from Can You Digi It which I thought was perfect as it reminded me of an old photograph. I covered the card blank in spotty paper from Papermania and cut a photograph shape from some black card.

I coloured the image with Promarkers and Flexmarkers keeping the camera in quite masculine colours. My hubby is a Canon man so the red ring was a nod to him. I created decoupage layers for the flower, the birdie and the ring on the camera. However somehow between colouring it and cutting it out downstairs and then making it to my craft room the ring totally disappeared, goodness only know where it went to. Believe me I looked everywhere! I am hoping It will come home and I can then stick it on, here’s hoping….. J

To finish off I used one of the sentiments, trimmed it into a banner shape as mounted on 3d foam. I distressed the edges of the card and the banner with a small inkpad and that declared it done (minus one decoupage layer…..)

Thanks Torico for running these challenges and for the gorgeous freebies you give us J

Materials Used in this card are as follows:-
Card Size – 6” x 4”
Paper – Licorice Sherbet by Papermania
Techniques – Decoupage, Distressing

I would like to enter this card into the following challenges (in Alphabetical Order):-


Julia said...

Such a beautiful creation with great attention to detail. Thanks for joining us at Crafting By Designs. Good luck.

Lorraine A said...

Gorgeous card Mandy :-) the image is very cute and the polaroid frame and whole design is perfect :-)

thanks for joining us on the Simon Says Stamp Challenge :-)
Lols x x x

Torico said...

I love your neat design, Mandy! Thank you for joining my challenge at Birdie Brown!

Mynn xx said...

LOVE it! The polka dotted base is awesome and I LOVE the bold and bright colors you used for the image! Thanks for joining us at CYDI! :)

PS: I have a DT call going for a new challenge called House of Cards if you're interested! :)

Kathy Bradley said...

What an adorable card - big smiles. Thanks for joining us at Can You Digi It!

Sarah said...

Very cute! thanks for joining us at Creative Craft Challenges!

Dewi Lestari said...

So pretty! Thanks for joining at Creative Craft Challenges: All About Animals