Monday, January 15, 2018

Stampin' Up! Bird Banter

Good morning Peeps! (see what I did there!)


I'm linking my card today to these three challenges:

1. Alphabet Challenge - "U" - The theme of "U"se something 3 times was chosen by Julie.

2. Jaydee helped me pick my colors: PP376 - A Color Challenge from Jaydee

3. SSC 170 - New Year, New Sketch, designed by Lisa.

I used the Bird Banter stamp set to stamp 3 different birds in 3 different colors. The color challenge allowed a 4th color so I used my "Flesh" Stampin' Blend to color the cockatoo and beaks. I know a cockatoo has a black beak, but this cockatoo is not real peeps...lol.

I didn't have enough space to be able to cut squares for my birds so I used my Aqua Painter and 3 inks to create the illusion of squares. I colored the birds with a Blender Pen and the 3 inks. The parakeet got a little lost in the scheme of things and the macaw was not as colorful as I would have liked but it worked for the challenge. You have not seen the last of this stamp set!

The sentiments are stamped with the same set. I hand cut the 3 banners on the front and stuck them together with glue dots. I guess I get carried away when I hear the word "three"...you can't see them, but I used 3 glue dots...lol.

This was a fun card for me because I love Lemon Lime Twist. Have I ever told you that before? AND I love birds. We have had many parakeets and one cockatiel. Our son-in-love has had a cockatoo and currently has a macaw.

Thank you for stopping by and I'm so thankful that there are more than 3 types of birds in real life!!

10 comments:

  1. Karen, I LOVE your birds with their water colored background. Fabulous arty card and perfect for your love of birds (which I share btw!) So glad you joined us at the Paper Players this week
    Jaydee

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  2. This is a great way to use those cute little birds, and I love the backgrounds you created! Of course you already know I love that sketch, LOL! Great way to use our PP colors this week, thanks for playing!

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  3. Perfect way to interpret the sketch, Karen! I love everything about this card!! :)

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  4. That is too cute!! Love the little birds and your watercoloring looks fantastic. Great design! :)

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  5. Thank you all for your lovely comments and for leaving them! It means a lot to me.

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  6. I love the watercolor background behind the cute birds! Adorable card. Thanks for playing along at The Paper Players this week!

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  7. Karen, this is so fun! I love the watercolored background and those birds are prefect! SO happy you joined us at The Paper Players and Sunday Stamps! XX

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  8. Awww, very cute birds, and great idea to fill in the background with color to "create" the sketch squares. Thank you for joining Sunday Stamps this week.

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  9. a very cute take on the sketch!

    thank you so much for playing along with us at alphabet challenge!

    hugs and kisses from germany
    silvi xoxo

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