Welcome back to The Craft's Meow March Previews!
Today we are showing another new stamp set by Nina Brackett. This one is called Cherished and it's simply beautiful! You are going to LOVE the projects everyone has designed for it. You can see the designer's links on The Craft's Meow blog. Many of us used this photo as the inspiration for our projects:
We'd like to invite YOU to play along with us for this Inspiration challenge as well as the sketch challenge from yesterday. To celebrate our first birthday, there will be a couple more challenges during this week and we'd love to have you play along! If you are on Facebook, please 'like' TCM's page to receive a couple of beautiful free digital images designed by one of our new illustrators Karen Baker. For all the details on this week's challenges, be sure to check out TCM's blog.
Stamps: Cherished (TCM)
Ink: Versafine black
Card stock: Echo Park Countryside dp; SU
Other: corner rounder; rhinestones; copics; twine from the twinery; Copics
I think Spring has arrived in Wisconsin... the birds are back, the grass is turning green, buds are on the trees... ahhh! My sinuses and allergies are in overdrive but I don't care - I LOVE spring. My card was inspired by the windows in the photo. One of my family's favorite thing to do is to watch the birds in our backyard through our large kitchen windows. Even though we live in town, we have quite a large yard that is edged by a protected 'wet land' of trees and bushes. We even have several deer that we see regularly (who even lay in the shade in our yard in the shade during the hot summer afternoons!) along with a large host of birds. It's such a treasure to see God's creation come to life after the cold, dead months of winter!
I paper pieced the large flower that is part of the large focal image. By checking out some of the other designer's cards, you'll be able to see that this is just part of the 4x4 main image. The sentiments Nina included are lovely as well - I really like this 3 word strip in the set and decided to use it as a border.
Thanks for stopping by to see my card today! Have a wonderful rest of your day!