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Tuesday, August 23, 2011

Birthday Green and Gold

Have you ever started on a card with a picture of exactly what you want in your mind and then - WHAM! What happened?  LOL, I knew I was going to use this beautiful Bird from the Cricut Cartridge "Straight From the Nest" (LOVE this Cart!!), but for some reason it went a different direction...and I like it!  I counted up the Birthdays that I need cards for in October and there was like 12 or so.  October is my busiest Birthday month, thus I am starting early and I DON"T want them all to be Halloween cards!



I have to admit I LOVE the branch on the second page!  You could really give this card to either sex, cause men and women both like to fluff out their feathers and preen a bit! Here is the recipe:
  • Cricut Carts: Straight from the Nest, Plantin Schoolbook
  • Paper from K&Company and Core'dinations
  • VersaMagic Ink-Spanish Olive, Distress Ink-Tie Dye
  • Bakers Twine,  Heidi Grace Rhinestones
I am entering this card in the following challenges:
  1. Fantabulous Cricut Ch Me Monday#74 - Birthday Bash
  2. Paper Playtime Ch#53 - Anything Goes
  3. Little Scrap Pieces - No Challenge, Challenge
Have a GREAT week everyone and thanks so much for spending your precious time with me!

11 comments:

Maribel said...

Cindy,
Wow! You have a busy month coming up:) I love the colors that you used and that bird is beautiful!
Maribel

Karen said...

Hi Cindy thank you so much for posting this in my challenge....
love how you used the twine and the eyelets...think I am going to have to scraplift that from you... ;) love the green one of my favorite colors...hope you have a awesome day....
Karen

Amy said...

Really pretty card! Love the colors and design! Thanks for sharing this week at FCCB!:)Amy

Kellie said...

Cindy this is such a pretty card. Looks clean and simple yet so elegant, nice job my friend.

Kellie

kardsbykellie.blogspot.com

Karen said...

Cindy have something for you at my blog

Carissa said...

Super cute card!! I love the elegant bird and the awesome sentiment. Thanks for creating with us at FCCB.
Carissa
www.happilyeverpapercrafter.blogspot.com

Janis said...

What a beautiful design for a card! Love the inside sentiment too. Thanks for playing with us at Paper Playtime. :) Janis

My Lil' Bits said...

Very pretty! I love the sentiment!! Thanks for joining us this week at FCCB!!
Lisa

Victoria said...

I love the bird and its so sweet how your insides are also so very pretty. Thanks for posting the hot button for "looking4challenges"

Jewels said...

Beautiful card. Thanks for playing along with us at FCCB this week.

Happy Craftin'!
Jewels

VanessaB said...

soooo pretty! i love that you put so much deco and detail not only on the outside of your cards, but the inside too. :)