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Saturday, 31 October 2015

Die cut birdie

Good morning, happy Saturday and happy Halloween for those who celebrate it! As you can see, my card today has nothing to do with Halloween except I did 'treat ' myself to the Bird Crazy stamps and dies on a recent trip to a craft shop! I have been trying to resist ....but failed miserably ....again!
Our challenge at Sweet Stampin' this week is to use dies and/or punches on your project (and of course some stamping somewhere!). I used loads of dies to make this, the robin is stamped onto kraft, a bit of colour added with my pencils and then die cut using the matching die....so quick, so easy! His hat is stamped, coloured , glittered, cut out and stuck on . The sentiment is a Tim Holtz sizzix die. Ribbon and brad from stash.
We're hoping that you'll join us at   Sweet Stampin'  this week, there's a lovely prize on offer from our fab sponsor Live and Love Crafts and some wonderful inspiration to be enjoyed from my talented teamies! Just click here to take a look!
Thanks for visiting, enjoy the weekend!
Chris
x

Challenges
Winter Wonderland. atg- Christmas
C.R.A.F.T  #335 shaped card
inspirationdestination #57
rubysrainbow birds of a feather
try it on tuesdays lots of layers
useyourstuff diecuts/punches
allsorts #335 Christmas
52cct. (March 2012 challenge theme)

27 comments:

aussie aNNie said...

Ahh Chris, I adore my crazy bird stamps but forget to use them, LOVE your card...now to get mine out for tomorrow.xx
{The Journey Is The Start  aNNie  my personal blog}

La Papera Gialla said...

Thanks for joining us at C.R.A.F.T. Challenges this week!
Monica - DT

sirkkis said...

This is adorable, beautiful card. Thank you for playing along with us at TioT.

Maarit at Violets Corner said...

Those birds are super fun, Chris, I totally understand why one them followed you home. I so like the the background, can't decide if it reminds of a lattice or a Chinese coin :)

Hope you're having a lovely weekend.

Love and hugs
Maarit

Pat K said...

Awww..this is awesome Chris. Your crazy bird looks fab in the circle. hugs, xx

Kathleen said...

Brilliant card, those birds are everywhere and I always wish I had them, brilliant layout and great idea to use kraft card for the image.
Been really warm here last couple of days, hope it has for you too.

Kath x

Sue said...

Fabulous card Chris I'm really falling for those birdies LOL think I might have to stick them on my list! huggles Sue xx

Wendy Nicola Jackson said...

That is such a fun and fabulous card Chris. Go you having a little spend. I really need to stop for a bit. I can't believe how many stamps I've yet to ink!!! Gorgeous card design and you nailed the theme with all the diecuts. Awesome job hun. Hugs, Wends x (We did have a little Halloween fun)

sweet art designs said...

Love the funny little bird. Very creative. Thank you for sharing with us at the C.R.A.F.T. Challenge. - Myrna DT

Chrissy said...

I love the card shape Chris and the crazy bird is FABulous with his little Christmas hat and sparkle.
sometimes I think I am lucky not having a craft shop close by..sometimes I don't..

luv CHRISSYxx

Julieanne..aka pinkjools said...

Brilliant card Chris...great shape...love these fun birds...so cute in his christmas hat.....on my wish list and hoping santa will bring them!....Joolsx

Julieanne..aka pinkjools said...

Brilliant card Chris...great shape...love these fun birds...so cute in his christmas hat.....on my wish list and hoping santa will bring them!....Joolsx

Rose said...

Beautiful card Chris, love the stamp and dies you used.
Rose x

Abi said...

Fab card Chris, those birdies are great but I am holding on to my restraint! xx

chrissy xx said...

OH My! I've been looking at these little birds, but, up to know have resisted buying them.
LOve your design, colours and pretty bow Chris..
That hat is so dam cute too.
Chrissyxx

Vickie Y said...

Cute image and card design. Thank you for sharing with us at Ruby's Rainbow Challenge.

coldwaters2 said...

What a fabulous card Chris I love the bird image also the lovely shapes super creation
hugs
lorraine x

Rein said...

Lovely card Chris!

April Cheetham said...

Love your crazy bird! Great colouring and I love the background too. Thanks for joining us at 52CCT, April x

Pamellia Johnson said...

Hey Chris! Just popped my head in to say thanks so much for all of the kind comments you left for me while I was away, you are so sweet! I am mostly all settled in now and finally able to take some time to visit my favourite blogs!! Take care and I will see you again soon. hugs :)

Wendy said...

Absolutely fabulous Chris, love your crazy bird and gorgeous design.
Wendy xx

Patricia Hays said...

Those bird images are so much fun and I love that you've used one for Christmas. I like all the interestingly shaped frames in the background. Thanks for sharing your whimsical card with us at 52CCT!

Deborah Frings said...

I think this is fab. Love those Crazy Birds and his santa hat is just perfect. Thanks so much for playing along with our Pick a Previous Theme at 52CCT this week!

Craftnut said...

Thanks for joining our challenge at allsorts Tracy X

Penny said...

Gosh, Chris, this card is so darling! I love that birdie! Really great design! Love the die cuts, the palette, and that pretty bow! :^)
Hugs, Penny

pearshapedcrafting said...

I love those little birds and this one has made a fabulous Christmas card! Thank you for joining us at Try It On Tuesday! Chrisx

Shaz Earl said...

Lovely card! thank you for joining us at Ruby's Rainbow hope you will join us again
Shaz DT x