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Monday, January 9, 2012

Newsprint Birdie says Lots of Hugs


Good Monday to you.  Hope your week-end was fun and that you have had some time for yourself.  I went to a brunch yesterday with two of my very best friends and hubby too!
I received some very happy mail on Saturday too...my little order from Ellen Hutson arrived and I could't wait to stamp this new newsprint bird from Hero Arts.  I used Julee's MOJO sketch 223 for the layout (that's 2 weeks in a row...I hope I can keep up and do a few challenges every week!). I stamped this bird on kraft cs from PTI and simply cut out, a very easy bird to cut!  I added a green rhinestone for her/his eye and placed a teeny little black one on top of that for the pupil.  The MoxieFabWorld has a die cut challenge going on and I wanted to try my hand at this too, so I used the eyelet circle from Spellbinders(black SU cs) and a new Memory Box wreath die(pear pizzazz SU cs) to place on top of a Spellbinder circle (Echo Park "Yours Truly"polka dot).  The card base is also in Pear Pizzazz and the black and white vine paper is an older K and Co. sheet that I have loved since it has been available...quite a while!
For the heart I used 2 heart PTI die cuts and with some more red papers from Echo Park and PTI.  On the green panels I used a CB folder and a PTI embossing plate.  So, that's it---a fun anniversary/Valentine card.  I may have to hold onto this one to give to my fabulous hubby!  Thanks for taking a peek,
lots of hugs to you,
Chriss

5 comments:

  1. this is so cute, I see that I am not the only one who saw a bird in this sketch!!!!and such a sweet little bird it is! love the embossing,
    Carol N<><

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  2. I love the little newsprint bird. I have been wishing for him too. YOur cards are beautiful.
    R

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  3. You did an awesome job with the sketch, Chriss...I looove how you added the bird and heart!!!!

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  4. Hey Chriss! Thanks for linking this up to the Die Cutting Challenge in the Moxie Fab World! I'm so glad you joined in on all the fun! :)

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