Monday, May 05, 2014

Watch The Birdie

It's time again for the midway reminder for the
The Sponsor for the current challenge is:
 
The theme is as usual Anything goes................. but no cards.
We would be delighted to see you so please come on over and join in the fun.
 
I have used 2 stamps by Crafty Individuals which have been
in my stash for quite some time as I haven't really  known how to use them.
However when I did the black/white train card with just a hint of colour
and saw how well it looked I decided to  have a go
creating a wall hanging using the same idea.
 
I needed bases  for the wall hanging and these two bits of card
cut from a food packaging box (which were in my stash for a rainy day)
came to the rescue !!
I thought they made good frames and only needed trimming down slightly.
CI - 179 
I stamped on white card using Memento Tuexedo Black and cut to fit the frames.
I used just 3 colours of Promarkers to fill in some of the white spaces.
Then went to town on the bling.
The butterflies were originally pink  card but the wrong colour
so I re coloured with a Promarker and a little pearlescent chalk.
CI 180
Pearls and green paper cord from my stash along with the bling.
 
The finished hanging.
Entering into the following challenges:
Crafty Creations #262 Anything but a Card.
Simon Says Wednesdays # Anything goes.
Scrappers Delights#21 Pretty Pastels.
Penny's Paper -Crafty  #175 Use pastel colours.
Moving Along With The Times  # Pretty Pastels.
Little Miss Muffet #84 Anything goes.
Our Creative Corner #  Love those leftovers.
Natalie and Amy's challenge #20 Rubber stamping.
One Crazy Stamper # Anything goes and an embellishment.
Pixie's Crafty Workshop #123 Use up your snippets. (Card from food box and die cut butterflies).
 
I will be around everyone's blogs just as soon as I can  We have  rather a Ratty situation going on at the moment and most of my time is being taken up in the garden !!!!

34 comments:

  1. Just gorgeous Mrs A. I have joined in with this one this week too.
    Love your birds they look stunning. Debbiex

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  2. Gorgeous card and colors Valery Anne.

    Hugs diane

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  3. Don,t you worry one little bit about commenting here. We have our own ratty situation here and will start dealing with it tomorrow! It has rained so much here our new grass seed has rotted. We are due some sunshine for the next 2 days so it will be spent outside moving and dividing the last of the plants that were displaced last year.
    Your wall hanging is wonderful. You always have such fab ideas for hangings. That bird stamp is so arty!

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  4. Wow, wow, wow! Gorgeous wall hanging, Mrs. A!

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  5. This is lovely! A beautiful wall hanging indeed! Thank you so much for sharing it with us at Our Creative Corner!

    Claudia x

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  6. Great altered item, looks fab, xxx

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  7. Hi Mrs. A. Gorgeous hanging.
    Avril xx

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  8. Totally fabulous wall hanging Mrs A! Who'd have guessed you began with some food packaging, great result. The birdies are so unusual and all the embellies go perfectly!

    Hugs, Di xx

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  9. Oohh this is just beautiful mrs A! Whst a beautiful bird :)
    Hugs
    Vic x

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  10. Lovely wall hanging- love these stamps!x

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  11. Hey Mrs A, thank you for the lovely comments on my blog.
    Glad you have got your Easels, mine came today too. I think you will love decorating them as they are a lovely size and can be completed in a couple of hours.
    Did you see my post from last Tuesday, I showed all my ladies work on them, you can also put easels in google search images and get some nice inspiration. debbiex

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  12. Wow, another great creation. Your cd book was so lovely and I love the Christmas card. I'm so far behind with commenting so I'm trying to catch up. I love the promarker coloring on this frame. And such a good use of packaging!

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  13. Wow Mrs A this is just gorgeous....I love the design of your creations x

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  14. I see you at LMMS! This is really rather pretty xx

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  15. This is beautiful, thank you for sharing with us at scrappers delights challenge.

    Kelly x

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  16. A gorgeous project. Thank you for joining us at One Crazy Stamper Mathis month.

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  17. What a fantastic idea, just love it!

    Thank you for sharing with us at Natalie & Amy's this month, good luck!
    Hugs Shell xx

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  18. Totally amazing. Love your wall hanging.

    Hugs, Sarn xxx

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  19. Love your paperpieced birdies!
    xxx Margreet

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  20. Well, it has birds, so you know I'm loving it! It's always so amazing how you take 'something' rather ordinary and then turn into a piece of beautiful art. Those birds and the flower framing around the image is so pretty, and of course your butterflies - can't leave those off. Wonderful wall hanging. Good luck with the ratty stuff. If it's real rats, Ugh! We're going into the season of lawn work, so once that's done, I'm tired, and motivation is minimal for other fun things! Hugs & take care.

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  21. Absolutely delightful little frames with the pretty birdies.
    Hugs
    Desíre
    {Doing Life – my personal blog}

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  22. Wonderful wallhanging Mrs. A I love the vintage colours and bird images.
    luv
    irene
    xxxx

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  23. Love this wall hanging Mrs A.....gorgeous colours and image too.xxx

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  24. Hi Mrs A, hope you're OK? This is such a beautiful wall hanging and the colours you've used work really together. I hope you've managed to get to grips with the rat situation in the garden :) Donna ♥ x

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  25. I remember making a hanging like this once....yours is very pretty Mrs A:)
    Autumn, I know, it won't be long and we have only just finished with winter. This year is going so quickly.....
    Have fun.....whatever you get up to
    Sue xx

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  26. Oh, dear, I've had ratty situations, too, so I hear ya. Good luck!

    Your wall hanging is stunning, Mrs. A!! I am always amazed and yet I shouldn't be since I learned long ago there is nothing creative that you can't do!! Hugs, Darnell

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  27. Lots of pretties on both. The birds are wonderful and your coloring, lovely as always!

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  28. Such a beautiful wall hanging. I would be very happy if that were on my wall. Thank you for your visit this week. My design was a straight scan of one of those transfers, so I still have the original if I ever need it. they are two pretty to hide away totally. xx Maggie

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  29. Blissful Spring Birds and how smart of you to hang them in the shadowboxes. Joyful...

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  30. Mrs A - this is just stunning, I love your colour combination and as a wall hanging your creation is so effective :) :) :) Good luck in this months One Sweet Challenge - Flowers. Hugs Jane xx

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  31. Such pretty stamps, and I love the delicate colour palette - lovely!
    Alison x

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  32. Lovely work! The colours are striking but very pretty x

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  33. This is so gorgeous and my favourite colours too! Thank you so much for sharing this with us at Our Creative Corner! Love from Laura xxx

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  34. Should also have said thank you so much for playing along with us at Our Creative Corner!
    Alison x

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