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Sunday, May 7, 2017

Wings and spring

This week's color scheme over at Color Throwdown I found both  springlike and romantic, so I took the opportunity to make a card that could be used for an anniversary or a wedding as I don't have an such cards in my stash right now.


I used DIs and gelatos with water to color the image, some WoS to add sparkle (not visible here) and a sentiment that would fit the occasions mentioned above. I used my own cut stencil to make the cloudy sky and a flower stamp to make the flowery ground. The stamp with the two birds is from Whimsy Stamps. I used a Tom Ho,tz die for the bow and added a pearl.

This card is for:
Color Throwdown - #441
Whimsy Stamps - #94 Anthing Goes with a twist of Spring
Cut it Up - #121 Wings

23 comments:

scrAPpamondo said...

I too have this adorable stamp, and just today I tought to use it! :D (But I haven't done) Love the cloudy sky you inked with your handmade stencil, it seems really soft and the sweet border of flowers matches it so well! Cute 3D bow, too!
Hugs

cotnob said...

Such a pretty card Pia, an adorable image and your cloudy background is perfect.
Pauline - Crafting with Cotnob
x

Donna said...

This is just such a sweet image, like your soft cloud background with it!

aussie aNNie said...

Adorable stamp use and the gorgeous background fits perfectly love the bow. ♥[aNNie]

meg said...

Such a sweet stamp beautifully set in a soft delicate background, the clouds and floral stamping are perfect, beautiful wedding /anniversary card.

Cut It Up Challenge Blog said...

Aw, isn't that precious! I love the adorable love birds.

Thanks for joining us for our Wings challenge at Cut it Up!

Evelyn
http://mylittlecraftblog.wordpress.com

sandie said...

This really is so romantic and I adore that soft background stamping x

Tammy said...

What a gorgeous card Pia, I love the soft clouds in the background and that very sweet image!
Tammy x

Brenda's Card Corner said...

Gorgeous anniversary/wedding card Pia! Awesome sky background...I'm not good at making them! Love the flowery ground, too!

Brenda

crafty-stamper said...

Really romantic card love the image and delicate colouring-great stencilled sky too
Carol x

Kim Heggins said...

Beautiful card...love your sweet pair of birds! And your background is amazing!

KraftyKoolKat said...

Such a delightful creation Pia. I love the soft colour palette and the oh so cuteness of it.
Hugs
Cathy
xxxx

jem (jane elizabeth middleton) said...

love your sky and the sweet birdies . jane x

ShazInOzCardsCalligraphy said...

Ohh Pia this is such a very cute card, love the image., matched the colours well..must use my gelato more!!!
Thanks for sharing your inspiration!
Shaz in Oz.x

{Calligraphy Cards - Shaz in Oz}

Astrid said...

Such a beautiful card, and thank you for joining in the challenge of Whimsy Stamps Challenge blog.
Hugs Astrid (DT)

Chrissy said...

Such an adorable image Pia and I love your sky and flower border..love the soft colours and gorgeous bow too..

Luv CHRISSYxx

Laurel Kerr said...

Gorgeous card and beautiful cloud background Pia..Loz

Monika Reeck said...

so sweeeeett I love love this cute Birdie Image and the bow there ooh so sweet and adorable added Pia
love the pearl too
and the color combo is fit so great on your soft colored card..
I was not having idea with this color combo Pia
but you did it great
I am not so in SOFT color lady hehe
I love vibrant color better..
Awesome cute card my dear friend
hugs
Monika

Donna Rudy said...

This is just gorgeous! I love the cloud background and the CAS layout. Thank you for sharing your card in our challenge at Whimsy Stamps!

Lena's Creations said...

Such a sweet card. Love it!

Jackie Cornfield said...

Awwwwwwwwwwwwww, bless! thanks for sharing at Whimsy, Jackie DT member xx

chrissy xx said...

It's one of those stamps that could be used for any occasion!
I LOve the scene you've created Pia..This bow is so dreamy..think I might need it!
Chrissyxx

Mervi said...

Sweet image goes well with the soft colours, lovely card.
Sorry not been around commenting lately, two homes and driving between! Trying to catch up;-))m