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Friday, 21 October 2016

A little birdie told me!

Hi there!
Some more of my shopping while on our travels. I bought this Sketchy birds and stencil set at Michaels in Halifax, Canada.
There are so many Autumn challenges around at the moment, so decided to enter a few of them.
I used DI sponged through the stencil for part of the background, and anothy dotty stencil for the other half. The branch is a die cut which I shaded with DI walnut stain. I stamped the bird so it stands on the branch, and stamped it again on a scrap. After colouring, I cut it out (without the legs) and glued it over the one on the card.
Challenges I would like to enter:-
Penny Black and More - autumn colours
Stamping Sensations - autumn colours
Happy Little Stampers - use dies
Lets Craft and Create #118 - I chose the autumn option
Bastel-traum#46 - autumn option
Stamplorations CAS - I did not take the option
Stamplorations - Stamps and sponging

14 comments:

brenda said...

It's a lovely card Glennis and a super background for the sweet birdie, many thanks for joining us at Stamping Sensations and Penny Black and More challenges.

B x

aussie aNNie said...

Beautiful creation and loving that sketchy bird..xx {aNNie}

pinky said...

Very sweet or shout I say tweet! Thanks for joining us at Stamping Sensations.
Pinky

Barb said...

What a lovely card this is Glennis. A lovely background and I love your new sketchy bird. He really is very sweet. Barbxx

Jonnece Putu said...

Such a beautiful card, I love the stencil and how you stepped the branch die and bird stamp, well done. Thanks for joining us at Let's Craft and Create. Look forward to seeing more.

Stampsnob. said...

This is a very sweet card TFS Let's Craft and Create Lis

Pink Unicorn said...

Beautiful neutrals and glad you got to play with your new goodies! Thank you for playing along with the STAMPlorations CAS Challenge. We hope to see you back again soon! Karola, DT, InvisiblePinkCards

Shirley said...

Such a cute little bird and a very pretty card.
Thank you for entering our challenge at Penny black and More this month.

Shirley

Craft-E-Place said...

Beautiful colours and fabulous sponged background.
Elaine (GDT STAMPlorations)

Florence said...

Such a beautiful card Glennis. Love the soft colours you have used. The sponged background is perfect for this little chappy.
Take care, Flo x

laurie said...

Love that sponged background and sweet image! Thanks for sharing at Happy Little Stampers, so glad you joined us!

Rein said...

Love this sweet card!

susiestacey said...

Lovely card.
Thank you for sharing at Penny Black & More 'Autumn' challenge and good luck x Susan x

Julie B said...

Love the background to your cute little bird.
Thanks for sharing at HLS. :)