Thursday, September 9, 2010

Love Bird...

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The fab Design Team over at the Pals Paper Arts Challenge got their color groove on with this week's shades: Tempting Turquoise, So Saffron, and Old Olive. I thought I'd give it a whirl and play with one of my new "toys." This week is also the amazing Kim Kesti's birthday, and I know she loves hand-made flowers. If you read TSB regularly, you know that I love paper roses, too. Alas, they are terribly time-consuming and, well, time is simply at a premium right now! So, I got myself a die and thought I'd use it on my card today.
I made the roses first, running some So Saffron through with the very cool die. Next, I stamped this pretty bird in white hybrid ink onto some Tempting Turquoise so that the elegant little filigree could show through. I punched the bird out with the (oh, how convenient is this?) coordinating punch and punched out the leaves as well. I die cut the shaped panel in two sizes and decided to leave it as a shaped card, adding a portion of a rub-on (I am just all about easy-peezy today) and then finished off with some liquid dimensionals. My sweet little "love bird" looked cozy and nested among the roses.

BEAN NOTES

HAPPY BEANS



15 comments:

Stampin' Diva said...

Beautiful card. Great job with the challenge. I have to learn those paper roses. Thanks for playing @ PPA!!

Ann Schach said...

One word...stunning! It doesn't get any better than this! I love the shape...how the bird nestles within the leaves...the liquid pearls. OK...I just could not stop at one word!!!

Carla Bazhenow said...

Oh Regina, how gorgeous!!! I just love all the styles you create. Your flowers are so awesome and that lil bird!!! I'm purchasing that flower die today, thanks for the link. Hugs,

Patti MacLeith said...

Those flowers are awesome, Regina! You are so good with the liquid pearls.

Linda Callahan said...

Just gorgeous!

Mary Fish said...

wow, love the liquid dimensionals and the roses are glorious. hugs, m

Stephanie said...

Perfection! Beautiful design, love your roses!

Kryssi said...

i have to say, regina.. your paper roses are always so perfect. i've tried and they ALLLLLLLLLLL look disgusting hahahah!

Angela said...

Beautiful! I just love those roses! Wow!

Courtney said...

this is absolutely amazing regina. you should frame it.

Margaret Moody said...

This is gorgeous, Regina! I love the paper roses and now I want that die! The little bird looks so sweet, too! Great job with the color trio, too! Another beautiful creation! Lots of hugs! MM :)

The Stampin' Royalty Goddesses said...

Simply Stunning. Thanks for sharing.

Monika/Buzsy said...

Gorgeous! Love the flowers and the shape! :o)

Debra said...

Absolutely beautiful! Your flowers are perfect and the card is so elegant. Wonderful job.

Deb
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Lavender Rose said...

Gorgeous creation, it's extremely pretty and very elegant.