Saturday, 3 May 2014


    This is a card for someone who loves birds. I have often seen little wrens looking for insects in the garden hedges near where I live.
    I embossed grey blue centura pearl card using the Die'sire embossalicious folder 'birthday text' and then attached brown ribbon vertically and horizontally. This was then matted and layered onto brown core'dinations cardstock and white card. A bow was then glued to where the two strips of ribbon crossed.
   The digi image, 'wren', from Ike's Art was coloured using Promarkers and distress ink was then dusted round the edges. It was then matted onto brown mirri card cut using a Spellbinders classic scalloped rectangle die before fixing it to the card.

   I would like to enter this card into the following challenges:
   Ike's World - things with wings  
   Through the Purple Haze - sketch
   Imagination Crafts - things with wings
   Crafty Ribbons - anything goes with ribbon
   Addicted to Stamps - things with wings
   Whoopsi Daisy - hand coloured image
   Crafty Little Fairies - in the garden


  1. I love the simplicity of your card, Great colours x
    Thank you for joining in our challenge (Through the Purple Haze) Good luck x

  2. Oh, now that is just delightful ;_0 Brilliant colouring on my Wren and great layout. Thank you for using one of my digis and for coming over to play along with us at IKE'sWORLD CHALLENGES.
    IKE x

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  3. Beautifully coloured Wren and love the embossing.Thank you for joining us at Ike's World Challenges good luck Ginny ♥

  4. This is gorgeous! Thanks so much for joining us at ATSC. Good luck. Hugs, Nicole

  5. What a beautiful birthday card for your friend, bird lover or not your coloring of Ike's image is outstanding! You have done a Great job! Thanks for joining us at Ike's World Challenges! Your card is very stunning!
    (IWC DT)

  6. Just brilliant crafty! You are has to be a bird lover to be able to know the colors and to color the birdie from their soul, which it certainly looks like you have done. you have brought the bird to life! I love that, because I don't know birds worth beans!! I love the blue and brown combo...the very slight backing on the bird is wonderful, especially with your blue sponging. gorgeous card! Thanks for coming to Ike's World Challenge and good luck with the Prize. See you again! Best, Samara DT, Ike's World Challenge

  7. Your card is gorgeous! BRAVO!

  8. Fabulous color on the bird. So bright and just perfect for this time of year. Beautiful combo w/ the textured card. Thank you for your Thing With Wings entry at Ike's World Challenges. Shoni, DT

  9. This is so beautiful, I really love the colouring of the bird!
    Thank you for joining us at IKE's WORLD Challenges

  10. Such a lovely card! I love the embossed background, and your colouring of that sweet bird is amazing.

    Thank you for entering our challenge at Crafty Little Fairies, and good luck in the draw. We would also love you to join us again in future challenges.

    Jennifer. x

  11. Gorgeous, and perfect for our In The Garden theme at CLF. Thanks so much for joining us this month. Hugs xx