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Friday, March 23, 2012

Layered feather fantasy echinacea

The Moxie Fab World
Fascination with Feathers challenge...have you participated in this one?
I couldn't pass this one up.  I had a great time making this fantasy echinacea flower in shades of blue and green feathers and added a smaller ring of yellow feathers to mimic what I think a feather echinacea flower would look like.  The flower base is a stamped image from a Magenta stamp that I have.  I cut out a portion of it, coloured the leaves with a Copic marker and added some stitching down the centers of the leaves.  I added a fun aqua center that I think is perfect for this whimsical flower!   I placed the decorated flower onto a cut up doily with some green stitching around the center of it and wrapped a fun polka dotted ribbon with the same greens and blues in the feathers.  The stickers are from Cosmo Cricket and the sweet label die is a Memory Box.
Do you have plans for this week-end?  I hope to have some time to create some more cards for the other challenges going on in the Moxie Fab World, and, I hope to get into the garden too.  We are supposed to have such great weather here in Austin.  Until next time,
thanks for taking a peek today!
Chriss
  

8 comments:

  1. Oh this is wonderful Chriss .. I love your flower and a very clever use of the feather ... have a lovely day

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  2. What a cool way to incorporate a feather!

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  3. What fabulous feathered fun. Very clever you;) The card is delightful

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  4. OMG!!! Your feather flowers are sooo beautiful and clever, Chriss....Love how you added the doily on the first card and the centers you added to the feather flowers on the second card look awesome!!!!

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  5. Hi Joan! Gorgeous weather we are having, hope you have been able to enjoy it and feeling better. The second card on this post is not mine, it is from the MoxieFabWorld feather post. I agree with you though...it is an amazing card :)

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

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  7. Beautiful layout, and what a neat-o way to use feathers!

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