Friday, November 18, 2016

Toucan Talk.

There is an Australian swap that I like to enter every month when possible and this is the second of the cards that I sent to my partner for the September swap which had the theme of Animals. A quick check  with Oz confirmed that yes birds would be classed as animals. I'm trying to go through all the digi stamps I have on file and use them all at least once. This is one I bought from  'Patties Creations'
called Two_Can_ Love back in Mar 2013. Where does the time go!!

Base card is made from navy blue card stock and a panel of red card sandwiched into the spine. I downloaded the image onto white card and used my distressed markers to colour along with a brush dipped in water to move the colour around a bit. I added small googly eyes to the birds. There is a sheet of acetate in front of the white card. Rather than adhere with brads I still punched the four corner holes but  threaded twine through instead  and finished with a bow at the top. Sentiment is a gold sticker from my stash.

Entering into the following challenges:
Aud Sentiments #168 Anything goes + add a sentiment.
Southern Girls #147 Anything goes.
A Bit More Time To Craft #32 Anything goes.
Crafty Catz #347 Anything goes +add the colour red. 
Creative with Stamps #8 Use a bird stamp (Digi's allowed).

Creative Ladybirds #21 Anything goes.
Crafts Galore # Anything goes.
Crafting By Designs # Anything goes.
Paper Creator's Crafts #53 Anything goes.




30 comments:

  1. Brilliant fun card Valery, love the image and your colours, Kate x

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  2. Great image, the googly eyes are a perfect finishing touch. Clever idea for attaching the acetate. xx

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  3. Fun card and great colors. Happy Toucan Talking...

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  4. Love your beautifully colored birds, Valery! The twine frame is a lovely finishing touch. Thank you for joining us at Creative With Stamps bird stamp challenge this month. :-)

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  5. Oh I love this, Mrs. A! The twine treatment is so unique--looks great!

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  6. These quirky toucans certainly deserved an airing - love them

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  7. Love the gorgeous colours used, amazing and delightful viewing creation.xx {aNNie}

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  8. Really sweet card, love that colourful image......
    Thanks for sharing with us CraftyCatz this week...x

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  9. Fun birds with these googling eyes! Love the idea of the four holes in the corners with the twine around the edges, it's so clever! Well done!

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  10. Such a lovely couple! Have a great weekend!
    xxx Margreet

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  11. Great colors and design. The eyes are so cute and I love the way you did the twine. What a fun card.

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  12. Hi Mrs A,
    what a very lovely card and you have coloured those birds so beautifully.
    Great design and the twine around the edges is fab.
    Lots of crafty love. Jenny L.

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  13. These guys are so cute! Thanks for sharing at Aud Sentiments challenge blog!

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  14. This is gorgeous, I love those beautiful birds! xxx

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  15. Such a wonderful card Valery Anne. Toucans are such colourful birds, your swap friend will be very pleased with it. Hugs Veerle x

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  16. Really lovely make and thanks for sharing with us at crafty catz this week.

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  17. Hi Mrs A
    Love the birdies and great colouring. Great idea for the twine too.
    Good luck in your challenges.
    Ang x

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  18. I so wonder what they are talking about, it's a wonderful card Mrs A.

    Love and hugs
    Maarit

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  19. This is fab, Mrs A, such gorgeous colours and I love the googly eyes!

    love Mags B x

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  20. Fantastic colouring of this sweet digital image Mrs. A! xx

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  21. After all this time you can do toucan, Mrs. A.! Sorry, I couldn't resist! You did them up proud and they look totally in love!! Hope all is well! Hugs, Darnell

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  22. Such a lovely card, Mrs A! Great colouring and a lovely touch with the acetate and twine. Thank you for sharing your card at Crafts Galore Encore November Challenge, “Anything Goes”. Hope you'll come back soon.
    Carole x DT (Craftilicious Creations)

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  23. WOW love the twine border....such a fabulous frame for the toucans
    Cheers
    Dr Sonia

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  24. What a lovely colourful card Mrs A, love the goggle eyes also the twine a smashing make
    hugs
    lorraine x

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  25. Great and strong image - love the way you have used the twine :)
    Thanks for sharing your card at "Creative with Stamps",
    Eunice

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