Saturday, January 28, 2012

Bird and Cage

Welcome, and thank you for visiting again.


I was sent some of the bird cage and bird die cuts in a RAK by the lovely Shelly Schmidt and challenged myself to use one the other day.

My base card was a piece I had coloured with the Ink, Spray and Smash technique some time ago.


I sponged both the bird, branch and cage with various Tsukineko inks.


The base of the card was stamped lightly to ground the image - the stamp was inked using the Rock and Roll technique.


The gloriously textured ribbon across the top of the card was bought at a Craft fair last year.  The lemon ribbon was layered over that and a bow attached over the hole of the cage.

The main card was layered over an apricot paper and then onto a deep cream card base. 

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17 comments:

  1. Hi Maxine - this is fabulous - I love the scene you have created! The birdcage is fabulous and I love the sponging on the bird! Gorgeous Maxine - I have that Die and need to use it more! Thank you for sharing my friend! {{{hugs}}}

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  2. Maxine, this is a lovely card! Thanks for joining us at FYI!

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  3. Hi Maxine, your card is so pretty. I love how you created the background and have the birdcage as if it's hanging on a limb. I love the texture of this too.

    Have a great day!

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  4. Very cool! Love the textured ribbon! Thanks for joining us at DYSU.

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  5. Beautiful card, love the bird, very cute. Thanks for joining us at Do You Stack Up.

    -Wenche

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  6. Very pretty card using some great techniques. Kudos!

    Thanks for joining us at Stamping with Dragon

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  7. beautiful card, fabulous stamping!
    Many thanks for joining in the Cute Card Thursday Challenge this week!
    Debxx

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  8. You've done the birdcage wonders, I love the idea of sending bits and pieces in raks and see how someone else uses it

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  9. This is so pretty. I just love it!
    Alicia xx

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  10. Hi Maxine
    A beautiful card,thankyou for joining us this week at CraftyCatz

    Hugs Dianne xx

    CraftyCatz DT

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  11. This is a beautiful card Maxine. Your background is so well done. Thanks for joining us at FYI.

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  12. Love that dreamy look

    kitten - DYSU team

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  13. This is a lovely card, Maxine!! The bird & cage are gorgeous, and I love the beautiful background!! Have a lovely week!!

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  14. This is a beautiful scene Maxine- your bird and cage are wonderful- love the bling! Glad you enjoyed the die cut!

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  15. Lovely card. I like this die cut. It looks great with the background you have created.

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  16. What a gorgeous little birdy, Maxine. I love the way you have added the trees into the background, lovely textures and colours.

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