Saturday, 12 May 2012

Happy Birthday- Naturally!

Hi! I'd love to share a card that I've created for the challenge over at Stampin' Sister's In Christ - to use something natural.  I've chosen to use part of an old straw hat and some twine (dyed dark blue).  I chose an image from Birdie Brown -Dreamin' Birds , coloured them with my prismas and then matted it to some lovely deep yellow cardstock from Stampin' Up that I'd inked a bit with Tim Holtz old paper distress ink. I tied a bit of lovely twine around it and  I layered this over a piece of an old straw hat and some inked paper from Stampin' Up.  For a finishing touch I added some deep blue rhinestones form Forever in Time.  I have added this lovely birthday stamp from Lil'Inkers to the mix to fit in to the great challenge going on over at Dutch Dare - Birthdays.

9 comments:

Annette said...

Jennifer this is just too cute...love those little birds and the blue flowers...great background and love all the textures...

Hope you have a wonderful Mothers day... :)

Shoregirl said...

Cute! Cute! Cute! Love your "natural" item -- who would have thought of using an old straw hat?!
Happy Mother's Day to you!

NickelNook said...

So very cheerful, Jennifer! I really like that Birdie Brown image! Great find for the natural element! Lovely work, my friend!...Nancy :o)

Karen Letchworth said...

This is just adorable, Jen. I love everything about it. You really went outside the box on this one and it came together beautifully. I love it when you "get so creative"!! LOL We don't have very good participation this week at WAW, and I hope you will link up. I hope next week is better.
Have a wonderful day with the kids tomorrow. You are wonderful Godly mother. Enjoy your day!
Karen

Natalie said...

Super cute card, Jennifer! It's just adorable. Love your blog banner. Happy Mother's Day!

Tracy said...

LOVE, LOVE this! I always love cute little birdie images but then you used that awesome straw hat piece and that is just so cool! This is one of my favorites of yours. :-)

Debbie said...

This is so cute!! How clever to use a piece of the old hat! That's a really cute image, too!

Vicki Fraser independent STAMPIN' UP demonstrator said...

Oh Jennifer I have fifteen straw hats of hubby's floating around the house with bits missing from them! lol Now I know what to do with them ha haaaa - we'll see if he misses them! lol

Vicki Fraser independent STAMPIN' UP demonstrator said...

PS got carried away with that wonderful thought and didn't tell you how lovely your card is :)