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Monday, April 25, 2016

Birdbrain Graduate



Good morning!  We have a new sketch to share with you at From the Heart Stamps and it's a great one! Along with the new sketch is the optional twist which is to "Use a Die Cut"; here it is:


Graduation is just a month away, so I thought I should be busy since I have a daughter graduating!  I pulled out some fun school themed papers from my stash and colored the Birdbrain to coordinate.  I've embellished with plenty of die cut stars and some Swarovski flatback crystals.  I also cut out some of the books from the patterned paper...my paper is a holey mess now since the books were scattered all over the 12 x 12 sheet.  My daughter's plan is to major in Microbiology and minor in Spanish, then go to med school with the ultimate goal of practicing Psychiatry, so I picked books that are relevant to her studies.  After I finished I realized the card wasn't too "girly", but the Birdbrain does have glittery "eye shadow" so that does have to count for something!  Haha!  Here's a close-up:


Image: From the Heart Stamps "Birdbrain Graduate" Digital Image
Ink: Printer
Paper: G.P. 110 CS, SU! Summer Sun CS, PTI True Black and Pure Poppy CS, Doodlebug Patterned Paper, The Paper Studio Vellum
Embellies: Doodlebug Glitter, Swarovski Flatback Crystals in "Jet"
Extras: Prismas/Goo Gone, MFT "Stacking Stars" Die-namics, Foam Tape

Please check out the rest of the DT's creations here, along with the challenge details.  We do hope you will give the sketch a try!

Challenges entered:

Addicted to Stamps: Paper Embellishments
Crafty Cardmakers: 1 Image, 2 Papers, 3 Different Embellishments (die cut stars, Swarovski flatback crystals, fussy cut "books")
Crafting With Friends: Anything Goes
Fab 'n' Funky: Winged Things
Time Out Challenges: Celebrations with Optional Twist of Die Cutting/Fussy Cutting

Thanks for stopping by!

Angela

12 comments:

Claudia Rogier said...

Lovely card. Thanks for joining us at CWF.

hugs
Claudia
DT Crafting With Friends
http://knutselmeisjes.blogspot.be/

Cynthia said...

Wow, this is so Fun, Angela! Love the primary colors and all of the fun embellishments.

Joanna Moore said...

Saw your card over on the From The Heart site and fell in love. This is FABULOUS Angela!!

Buffy said...

Fabulous card, I love the bright colours. The bird is great. Thank you for joining in with us at Fab'n'Funky challenges.

Buffy x

Nonni said...

What a fun card! I love your color palette, everything goes so well together! Such a cool card! Thanks for taking TIME OUT and joining our challenge!

mixamatoasties said...

Fabulous card! Love the image and the bright colours you've used.

Thanks for sharing at Fab N Funky.

Susan

Lin said...

What a fabulous graduation card. Bright and very cheerful.

Thanks for sharing in our 1,2,3 Challenge, and for telling us what your three embellishments are!

Lin
Crafty Cardmakers

Karen Steele said...

I love this card Angela - just fantastic! Also, many congrats on your win over at Craft your Passion Challenges :-)

Imke said...

Fabulous Card, Angela. The Colors and all the extras - just great !

Imke ~ My Crafty Place

Rebecca said...

Fabulous card I love all the different elements and bright fun colours. Thanks for joining us at Crafty Cardmakers.

Bec

Sally Dodger said...

A fabulous graduation card. Your image is wonderful and your papers and embellishments work perfectly for the theme of the card. Thanks for sharing with us at Crafty Cardmakers. Sally.x.

Shona Chambers said...

Wow, she is going to absolutely love this card!! I love how you spent the time getting the right books for her studies, on the card. Thats so thoughtful and all the elements go together so perfectly. The bird especially is fabulous and love how you coloured him too. You must be so proud of your daughter and I'm so glad you shared this with us at TIME OUT!!