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Wednesday, 29 July 2015

A swallow's journey

I used my Rubber Dance stamps again, and this time I used this gorgeous swallow stamp stamp on kraft, coloured with Prismacolor pencils and masked to stamp some background before die cutting with a Sizzix stamp die. I added some Tim Holtz paper string to one side of the die cut and a boat charm to the waves.
Then I decided to add another background, using a stencil and Distress Ink I sponged some waves and stamped the bird in Ranger Van Dyke Brown. On the Kraft card it is stamped in black, as is the shell and the "waves". 
The card I used for the card blank is textured and that showed through the inking. My bird is on a migratory journey over the sea - can you tell?

This card has swooped into the following challenges:
Rubber Dance Blog - colour and travel (July)
Craft Stamper - take a stamp anything goes (Jul)
Left of Centre - use texture (Fri)
Graph'it Markers - colour Duos (Fri)
Love to scrap - anything goes (Aug 2nd)
We love to create - #15 anything mixed media/creative/inky goes (Sun)
Vintage Stamping - #34 travel (Sun 3rd)
Papertake Weekly - take your pick blue and green (Tues)
A Sprinkle of Imagination - anything goes with something from the shop (Jul - Aug 11th?)
Fab n Funky - no patterned paper (Aug 11th)

Fussy and Fancy - #144 things with wings - picked randomly to be GD

10 comments:

  1. Such a pretty card thank you for joining us at graph'it coloring challenge two tone good luck
    caroline dt

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  2. Really pretty card.. Some wonderful techniques used there!
    Thanks for entering our two tone challenge at the Graph'it marker blog!
    Hugs xx Cara xx DT

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  3. Fantastic card
    Thank you for joining us in our *2 colour tones challenge at Graph’It Markers Colouring Challenge*
    xx

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  4. Fabulous make. Thanks for joining us in our 2 colour tones challenge at Graph’It Markers Colouring Challenge
    Anjie (DT)

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  5. Beautiful card, Cazzy! It makes me so glad to see that you're using the stamps you won from me! Thank you!! :)
    Thanks for entering our July challenge once more! Hope to see you again in our August challenge ;)

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  6. Love it!! Thank you for entering the Rubber Dance Challenge. Hugs, Susanne.

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  7. Fabulous card! Thanks for playing along with us at Love To Scrap! Challenge Blog! Hope to see you again soon!! HUGS!
    Ann DT

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  8. Gorgeous card thank you for joining our challenge at FAB 'N' FUNKY
    hugs
    lorraine x

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  9. This is so pretty. Thank you for entering it for this month's challenge at ASOI

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