February 08, 2011

A card for a friend…

I made this card for a friend of mine awhile back.  I liked it so well that I made two of them.  I always thought it doesn’t hurt to have two of anything that you really like. *smile*  Gee I wonder if that would work for cars, jewelry, come to think of it I could come up with a lot of things I really like couldn’t you?  Hope you like the card as much as she did.


                     newest 004-1

The hummingbird in the stamp set ‘Elements of Style’ was in flight going the opposite way that I wanted.  I also did not particularly want the design on his body that the stamp gives off.  To take care of both problems, I stamped the hummingbird on Old Olive, snipped it out and turned it over.  This way the bird was plain and I could mount it going in the opposite direction.  I sponged the edges of its body in Old Olive ink.  For a little more added dimension, I snipped around the top part of the flower so that it would extend on to the other layers of  card stock.  I stamped the flowers again, colored them with markers and snipped them out as well, used glue dots on the flowers and popped the hummingbird up with dimensionals.

The inside ~

                      newest 006 (600x800)

Supplies needed ~ all are SU unless otherwise noted

  • Card Stock – W. White, O. Olive, Marina Mist and Pretty in Pink
  • Stamps – Elements of Style and Just Believe
  • Ink – O. Olive, M. Mist and Pretty in Pink
  • Misc – W. White satin ribbon, dimensionals, glue dots

I think that’s about it for today, as always thanks for stopping by and I look forward to seeing you again!


Carla Bazhenow said...

Linda, you card is so beautiful. I love those flowers and greenery!!! Great idea for the hummingbird. I love that. Your colors are my favs. Hugs,

Kim said...

Beautiful Linda and I love your color combo!

Ann Schach said...

Beautiful! I love the multiple layers!

Pam~ said...

Great idea on the hummingbird! I'm following your blog but am not getting your updates when you post ... hmmm. I'm off the checkout the rest of your gorgeous cards!

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