Saturday, October 14, 2017

Two Birds (But No Stone)


Hello hello!

I have two cards to share today.  First is for Keren's Lovely Layers Challenge for the Winnie & Walter WCMD celebrations using the sketch from Merry Monday.  Another adorable birdie in a Santa hat makes an appearance!  I used W&W dies for the scalloped layers and the birdie is popped up on foam tape.  I thought it was kind of fun to have a yellow card base - not your usual Christmas colour but it helps make the birdie pop a bit.  I also added Stickles and Wink of Stella to his hat for some festive sparkle.















Supplies Used:
Cardstock:  (White) Papertrey Ink, (Daffodil Delight, Basic Black) Stampin' Up
Patterned Paper:  (12x12 polka dots) Doodlebug
Stamps:  (Bird & ornaments from Happy Owlidays, Christmas from The Big, The Bold and The Merry) Winnie & Walter
Inks:  (Memento Tuxedo Black) Tsukeniko, (Real Red) Stampin' Up
Die:  (Scalloped rectangle) Winnie & Walter
Markers:  (R17, R29, Y15, Y38) Copic
Glitter:  (Frosted Lace Stickles) Ranger, (Clear Wink of Stella) Zig



This next card is for the AAA Cards sketch challenge.  It had me stumped until I came across this Memory Box branch while I was flipping through dies.  It seemed perfect for the stripe on the sketch.  This little MB bird is an old favourite - one of those dies I've definitely gotten my money's worth from!



Supplies Used:
Cardstock:  (Marina Mist, Chocolate Chip, Basic Black) Stampin' Up
Patterned Paper:  (Essentials Collection 6x6) Authentique
Stamps:  (Sentiment from Calm & Gentle) CAS-ual Fridays
Inks:  (VersaFine Onyx Black) Tsukeniko
Die:  (Perched Reed Bird, Woodland Branch) Memory Box
Gems:  Recollections

10 comments:

lostinpaper said...

As always you inspire Jen, I especially adore that sweet little Santa hat wearing bright yellow bird!

Allison Kostiuk said...

I saw your card in the Merry Monday gallery! Very cute Christmas card! Love your design and scallop dies!

Maaike Uijthoven said...

Very clever take on the challenge and beautifully executed. Thank you for playing with us at AAA cards

Anita in France said...

What brilliant use of colour on both these sweet cards, Jen ... that first cutie with the bright, happy yellow practically hops off the screen with festive happiness ... the second is calm and serene, the pp bird is so pretty and I love that gorgeous blue! Hugs, Anita :)

LucieGCards said...

Great cards - and I love your take on the sketch - such a sweet bird! Thanks for playing along with us at AAA Cards.

Jane said...

Super interpretation of the sketch, really lovely. Thanks for playing at AAA Cards.

Bobby said...

Your Santa bird is so cute and I love the ornaments hanging from the sentiment, Jen. Using the branch for the AAA challenge was a wonderful idea.

Deanne @ Three Trees said...

What lovely bird inspired cards! That little W&W bird is ADORABLE! Thanks for playing with us at Merry Monday.

Felicita Johnson said...

Jen this is so adorable... great take on the sketch. Thank you for playing over at Merry Monday this week.

Lisa Elton said...

These are delightful! I'm smitten with the first one Jen, so sweet!