Wednesday, February 20, 2013

Birthday Wishes

Today I have a card that came from a sketch by Mary Jo Price-Williams at TSSC #251 as well as a challenge over at Late Night Stampers for birthdays.

Unfortunately the colours did not come out very well.  The DSP I used from from MME, Everyday Tango and is actually green with a slight tinge of blue.  The background CS is Old Olive and I embossed it with the modern wallpaper embossing folder.  I was originally going to use the other side of the paper, but once I played around with the ink I liked this side better.  The lines you see are from the ink pad.  I used the ink pad and lightly blotted it around the CS creating the lines.  It gave it a rustic look.  The bird was punched out using the Two Step Bird Punch and the same DSP as the other paper.  This time you can see the blue on the paper.  I laid the leaves out and added a rustic look to them with the ink pad as well.  
Even close up you still can't see the green in the DSP.  

I hope you like what I have come up with.  


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  1. Nancy, this is really pretty--those colors are hard to get a good picture--I too had trouble with hat paper. Great take on the sketch, I love leaves. Awesome job on the sketch! Thanks so much for playing along.

  2. Even if your colors did not turn out well this is still a pretty card. This birthday card will brighten the recipient's day. So glad you could play with us this week at TSSC.

  3. Very pretty, I like the music behind the bird. Thanks for joining the LNS challenge!

  4. What a very subtle look! I never thought of putting together the bird with that tag yet they work perfectly together! Thanks for playing along in the Technostamper Monday Lunchtime Sketch Challenge!