Thursday, April 15, 2010

My inchie bird couple

Good morning everyone! Still on the wedding kick and I made an inchie card for the Inchie Card Sketch #2 over on the Inchie Inklings blog! Oh how I love to use these tiny images :) This sketch was perfect for the card I had in mind (after I turned it on the side ;)! I like how

this card has a playful with a touch of elegance look to it and I love the neutral grey/yellow & creamy white colour combo. For some reason, I always tend to create wedding cards with grey in them. The birds are stamped, cut out and I used a buttermilk Spica pen on her flower and a pearl in the center and added black Spica to both of their wings. Quite hard to see in the photo, but sparkly in real life. I had so much fun making this and I am really looking forward to other inchie challenges!
The other card that I created is a sketch I made up as I created the card, just playing around with the Nestie pieces as I cut them. The background was created with the Damask CB folder and the two scallop borders were created with EK Success slim border punches. I used the SU Together Forever set...again. What can I say but when I like a set, I tend to hang onto it and use it a couple of times a year :)
Both cards use "La Creme" mat stack...I guess you can tell that I really like this one, and the paper flowers on both cards are from the Wild Orchid Crafts shop in the UK.

Here's a close-up of the border detail. Have a great day and thanks so, so much for stopping by again!


  1. I love that Stampin Up flower.. it is one of my all time favorite sets.. You did a great job.. I bet the spica is so pretty IRL..

  2. Your wedding cards are gorgeous, Chriss...I love the little bird inchies and the beautiufl flower image with the great sketch on the second. I never seem to have wedding cards on are going to be all ready for the next wedding and I will be making a mad dash to the Hallmark store...LOL!!!

  3. Love how you worked with the sketch! VERY cute.

    Thanks so much for playing along.



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