Sunday, June 18, 2017

Paper Players 349 Feathered Friend


Happy Sunday, peeps!  I can say "peeps" today because our Paper Players challenge from Jaydee is about "Feathered Friends"!  Check it out:


It's a clean and simple challenge as well, so I took advantage of this nice sketch from CAS(E) this Sketch:!  

While I was checking out all the new DSPs from the catalog, this particular pattern in the Delightful Daisy series took my breath away!  SO pretty:


I used a section of it as my main panel, added a Powder Pink mat, and diecut a little bird from the Birds and Blooms thinlets.  Can you see him down there in the corner, perched on a petal of the daisy?:


My card uses the new thick Very Vanilla cardstock....very nice, it makes such a great base!  To create the bird, I took a scrap of watercolor paper, wet it liberally and added some Tranquil Tide ink to the wet paper, then dried it quickly with my heat tool.  I love how the darker portion ended up under his eye:


For my "hello", I masked a portion of sentiment from Better Together and stamped it in Smoky Slate on another scrap of watercolor paper and diecut it with the Stitched Shapes smallest circle. Sometimes I struggle with CAS cards but this one flowed together so well, it was a joy!  And I just love my birds, so it was a double joy!

I hope you'll play with our challenge this week too!  The DT has some fun cards for you to peruse! Check them out:  



And speaking of joy, you can't get any better than this:


Nothing like playing in the creek on a hot almost-summer day!  Enjoy YOUR day and be blessed!

Project Details—All Products SU! Unless Otherwise Specified
Stamps Better Together
Card stock & Papers     Thick Vanilla, Powder Pink, Watercolor, Delightful Daisy DSP
 Ink Smoky Slate, Tranquil Tide
Accessories
Tools     Big Shot, Birds & Blooms Thinlets, Stitched Shapes Framelits, Dimensionals

13 comments:

  1. What a cute card LeAnne! Love that little green birdie although must confess I almost missed him at first glance - that paper is just fabulous! A neat trick for the sentiment too. Beautifully CAS. As forCassidy - that looks so much fun and the perfect way to cool down on a warm day!

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  2. I adore that little bird and the 'hello' in the circle caught my eye at once! Very well done!! Love that card!

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  3. This is a lovely CAS. That DSP is the bomb! I am very limited as to what I can make while we are on this trip, but I did bring my die cut birds so maybe I'll give it a go this morning. Cassidy looks quite happy!

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  4. So pretty, LeAnne! Gotta love the new dsp and your beautiful diecut bird! Great take on the challenge today! It has been great weather for playing in the creek! Hope Miss Cassidy has a fun summer vacation! TFS and have yourself a nice day! :)

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  5. LeAnne, I can totally see the joy on their faces playing in the creek! It was so hot our way on Wednesday that I caught the UPS guy running through our sprinklers to get cool. At first I thought it was a mistake and saw him come back for a second round!
    Your card is stunning. I hadn't seen this DSP, I think I need to go check it out. I love how your bird blends into the background and yet is still separate.
    You rocked the challenge this week
    hugs
    jaydee

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  6. Beautiful! Wonderful take on the sketch!

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  7. That paper is just beautiful LeAnne! and your sweet little layered bird looks so happy perched on the petal! A lovely card for the challenges! Sweet photo of the kids enjoying the creek! Julia xx

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  8. Wow, this is some beautiful paper!! Your card is fabulous LeAnne, so artsy!! Cassidy looks like she's having a blast!!

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  9. The rectangular BG just behind the bird is very distinctive! Lots of colors! Awesome!

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  10. This is just gorgeous! I love everything about it!

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  11. WOW! LeAnne, this is so beautiful! That DSP is gorgeous! Your bird is so unique and blends perfectly into the background! BRAVO! Have a great weekend, My Friend! XX

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  12. Gorgeous card, love the little birdie and the way you slipped in "Hello".
    Cassidy and friend look like they're really having fun and staying cool at the same time.

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