Sunday, June 22, 2014

Birthday Birdhouse

     I have a real passion for images from Beccy's Place and I love all the different birdhouses she's done.  This one just begged to be a birthday card.  Actually, this one was begging just to be used !  I've had it nearly 2 years and have never used it before.  Apologies to Beccy.  :-D

I started with the sketch from Tuesday Morning Sketches.

     The image is colored with ProMarkers and die cut.  I cut a pink frame with one of my framing dies from Spellbinders, then heat embossed polka dots onto it.  I cut a dark brown frame with another die a size larger.  The ribbon laced through the smaller frame and tied into a bow at the top came from Really Reasonable Ribbon.  The ribbon for the green bow has been in my stash since last fall and never been used.  The sentiment is a clear stamp from Verve, stamped with brown ink (also never been used.)

Add a Little Dazzle
Aud Sentiments
Clear It Out
Craft for the Craic
Cuttin & Stampin
Digi Chooseday
Digistamps 4 Joy
In the Pink
Rhedd & Rosie's
Whimsy Inspiration

     I'm off to church this morning, then back home to have a relaxing and refreshing day in the craft room.  Enjoy the rest of your weekend.  Happy Stamping.  NanaConnie


Avril Ann said...

Super card, Connie, I love the image and they way you have framed it, I love birdhouses too, hugs xxx

Melissa Latchem said...

Shame on you for not using such a great image :) lovely card!! Many thanks for joining the Rhedd and Rosie’s challenge and good luck!!! Melissa (DT)

KarinsArtScrap said...

Connie this is a very beautiful card.
Thanks for join us at
{Digistamps4Joy DT Member}


jimlynn said...

Beautiful coloring on the birdhouse and love the way you framed it out! You have some of the prettiest frames out there and it really showcases the card. Love it!

Linda Simpson said...

Stunning Connie, love the birdhouse and your colouring is gorgeous.
Linda xxx

Gloria Shirr (purpleglo) said...

Gorgeous card Connie! I love your frame and embellishments. So pretty.

Thank you for sharing your wonderful creation with us at Digi Stamps 4 Joy!! Hope to see you again for the next challenge.

Please join me in my celebration and a chance to win FREE candy on my blog. Have a fantastic week!! Hugs, Gloria DT

DIANA L. said...

Very pretty and elegant Connie, Love everything about the card. Have a blessed day

Debbie said...

Beautiful card, Connie!! I love the frames around the birdhouse!
Thanks so much for playing along this week with us at Tuesday Morning Sketches!!

Glenda Atkins said...

Yes that is a wonderful image, I have made one card with it! Beccy's Place has great images and your card is fabulous!

Vicki Dutcher said...
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Vicki Dutcher said...

Fun card - Thanks for joining in with DD Chgallenge

Joann Burton said...

Lovely Connie...the frame is wonderful and the image is fantastic. Hugs, sassy raggedy

Desire Fourie said...

This is a beautiful creation with great details and perfect for our ‘FLOWERS’ challenge. Thanks for sharing your talent with us. Good luck.
{Digistamps4Joy DT Member}
{Doing Life – my personal blog}

Margaret said...

Beautiful card. Glad you pulled out that image to use. Thanks for joining us at DS4J for this challenge.
Margaret, DT

Zoe said...

A lovely summery image, very pretty card, thank you for joining in Rhedd and Rosie's, good luck Hun, Zoe DT xx

Teresa Arsenault said...

That image is gorgeous and so is your design. Love that die cut.

Kat W said...

Very pretty and a lovely image :-)
Thanks for sharing with us at In The Pink!
Kat x

arlsmom aka Lynda said...

what a wonderful card! Thank you for joining us at the Cuttin' and Stampin' Challenge blog this week - Lynda DT member

Debi said...

Congrats on your win at Add a Little Dazzle. I just made a bday card using this image. It's one of my favorites. Yours looks lovely in that beautiful frame.

kReN said...

Congrats on your win at Add a Little Dazzle, friend!

Michelle said...

Another lovely card, pretty birdhouse :-) Thanks again for joining us this month at Craft for the Craic :-)
Michelle CFTC DT

Billie A said...

Great framed image. Fun dies and fantastic card. Thanks for joining us at Aud sentiments for our 2 word sentiment challenge.

Beccy said...

Your card is beautiful NC, I love the colours you used. I also love the gorgeous frames around the image and the way you have added the ribbon. Well done!

Julie said...

Such a lovely card. Those bows are just the right extra toThanks for joining us at Aud Sentiments for our 2 word Sentiment challenge.
Julie Tuch.