Monday, May 18, 2009

Freehand Thank you Card

I've been loving all the birds and branches stamps I see everywhere, but haven't invested in some. I really wanted to make a card using My Cute Card's You're Tweet set, but I will have to wait three more weeks until I get to the US to order some of their really adorable stamps. In the meantime, I decided to freehand draw the branch and my version of the bird for this card. The color inspiration is from Dawn's Raspberry Suite Color Challenge #6:




I first drew my sketch of the branch and bird on the other side, then cut. This card used a lot of scraps, StampTV's Friday Potluck challenge this week. I paper pierced the bottom just for added flair.

Stamps: Curly Label punch set and Trendy Trees by SU
Ink: Basic Brown
Papers: Cameo Coral, Basic Brown, Friends and Flowers SSK by SU, Urban Prairie by Basic Grey
Flowers by Making Memories

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13 comments:

  1. this is so awesome! I used to do some scrap booking myself and I'll get into it every once in a while. This is really great and unique. I definitly enjoy the colors as well. good job!

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  2. This is such a fun card ! I love how you did the branch ! What a great way to use up some scraps! I should try this ... I have tons ! And yes , regarding your comment on my blog, you can use my notebook design using your digi image . I'd be humbly honored .

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  3. Hi, Nina. I took advantage of your free digi....saw it on Crystal's blog. Thanks so much! Crystal made it look so beautiful. Can't wait to try it myself.

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  4. Love the dry embossed accents. Way to rock the color combo.

    It's a good life!
    Terri E.

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  5. Nina, Such a cute card! I love the color comb and you did a great job with the branch and bird!

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  6. Cute! Great job on the branch! :)

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  7. What a great job of making it work for you! Love your hand cut branch and bird, all the patterns and textures! :>

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  8. I love your card, so pretty.
    Hugs
    Inge
    SBS 28

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  9. Your card is DARLING!! Love your branch and bird! They turned out wonderful!!

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  10. Your card is lovely! Your little bird is so cute.

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  11. scrapilicious! How cute is that?! The flowers with the buttons are also a cute touch!

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