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Thursday, July 2, 2015

Darnell's Birthday!

Let the bees buzz and the birds chirp...it's Darnell's birthday today!
Happy birthday dear, sweet friend.  
This is for you on YOUR day!   I sure do hope that your day is filled with everything wonderful!  Big hugs to you and kisses too!

To make this card I used a brass stencil that has 3 sizes of the hibiscus floral and I sponged the 3 sizes and colours  with sponge daubers.  I kept thinking of Darnell's sponging post and giggled the whole time that I was making this card.  I totally get what Darnell was talking and feeling about sponging and blending colours!  HAHA! I have been there many times my friend!

The SU hummingbird is stamped with two greens and I rotated the stamp to create the flutter for the wings.  I used 2 ancient Tattered Angels mists of blue and green (funny, they don't have a mister, just a paintbrush-like applicator) in selective areas of the hummingbird.  I added some liquid pearls to the stamens of the hibiscus and a few sequins finish the card off.  
That large sequin at the 8 o'clock position, well, it is covering a wee smudge of the red ink from my finger, shhhhhhh don't tell Darnell!
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5 comments:

  1. Isn't that why God made sequins and dots?! Thank you so much, Chriss, for this wonderful dedicated post and extraordinary hummer card! Excellent sponging!! I can't wait to see this gorgeous card IRL! MWAH from me and Buddy the Hummer and Hammy, too! Big hugs and much love! Darnell

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  2. What a lovely card Chriss! I love the way you have added movement in the Hummingbird's wings . . . inspired! Hazel xx

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  3. Oh.....this is so sweet and just perfect for Darnell! Love the sweet scene you created and your stenciling is perfect!

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  4. What a wonderful hummingbird scene, Chriss ... so delicate and delicious and fluttery ... and such a splendid scattering of sequins (including the 8 o'clock one!!)! Hugs, my friend, Anita :)

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  5. It's Darnell's birthday?? Oh why didn't I Know! Still at least she can enjoy your gorgeous card Chriss!

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