Apr 17, 2013

TCM: Feminine Card Hop


Hi there!

Today's theme for The Craft's Meow April blog hop is to make a feminine card using any TCM stamp set that we want to.  Be sure to check out TCM's store blog for all the other designers' samples.  I choose to make a couple of cards with the sweet Lovely Birds stamp set illustrated by Nina.


My first card uses a K&Co. patterned tag from the Baby Girl tag pack (the same one you've been seeing quite a bit from on my blog lately) that had this little bird in the lower left edge of the tag.  I stamped the tree limb and the bird feeder on the top of the tag and colored with Copics.  

(Woodgrain impression plate; papers; border dies from PaperTrey Ink; Honeydew twine from The Twinery)

I added some flowers on the little birdies limb for added embellishment and added diamond stickles for sparkle.  The pearl bling is from a pearl label from Want2Scrap.


My next card uses another patterned tag from the same pack and many of the same basic elements.  This time I stamped the bird bath, birds, and sentiment in black versafine ink and added just a bit of shading with Copics.  The leaf sprig is from Beautiful Hymns - which I embellished with rhinestones from Want2Scrap.  

(Chicken Wire impression plate, papers, and border die are from PaperTrey Ink)

Once the card was assembled, I added the flowers from Want2Scrap and silver liquid pearls to the birds eyes.  Then, I put just a bit of blue stickles to the bird bath and set aside to dry.

Thanks for checking in on me today!
Remember to pop over to TCM's store blog for lots more 'feminine' card samples for you with some of our favorite TCM stamp sets.

Jessica

13 comments:

Karenladd said...

OMG...those diamond stickles look so wonderful on your cards! I LOVE that bird feeder and bird bath!

frommycraftroom said...

Gorgeous. Thank you.

SHartl said...

That bird feeder is adorable! I had to look twice to see how you made the "seeds"!

MaxineD said...

Sweet cards Jessica - love you colour combinations and the gorgeous bling accents.
Blessings
Maxine

Tisha Sewell said...

Both are beautiful. Love the little birds.

Sue D said...

Love the colors and design!

Loly Borda-Towery said...

Both are adorable Jessica, I love your work, the birdfeeder looks like a real one with seeds, and the birdbath so sparkly, love both!TFS

Denise Bryant said...

Beautiful card! I love the layering and embellishments!

ezobo said...

Both cards are so pretty and feminine. Lovely colors with a touch of sparkle. Thanks.

Miriam Prantner said...

These are just so cute! Love the little vignettes you created and the sparkle and little flowers.

Mary-Anne V said...

Very pretty use of the robin's blue with white...sweet cards.

Emily Keaton said...

Beautiful!

Jean Bullock said...

Love your cards (as usual). Today my favorite is the bird bath card. They are all lovely though.

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