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Tuesday, October 23, 2012

Hope is the Thing with Feathers

There's a new challenge over at Tuesday Alchemy.  The random word selector has chosen three words:  Bath, Duct Tape and Sparrow to work from.  Although I generally attempt to create a card with all three words, I elected to just go with the sparrow this time.  I chose stamps by TPC Studio for my card, inked them with Black StazOn ink and stamped them onto Specialty Paper before trimming them and lightly water coloring them with Pumice Stone and Brick Red Distress Markers.  Simple embellishments include a scrap of lace, a vintage button, red burlap string, vintage page scraps, torn scrap of handmade paper, cheesecloth, and an embossed photo corner.  Thanks for dropping by.  I hope you are having a great day.  Best wishes, Yvonne

11 comments:

Elizabeth said...

Hi Yvonne, I can quite see why you went with just one of the word selection - I can't think of how you could combine all three and 'bath' would have me quite flummoxed :)

Your choice is perfect and I love the collage effect you've created with the elements you've used. A nice mix of textures too.

Elizabeth xx

Sue said...

Hello Yvonne
What a great looking card, and what a unique Challenge I may have to have a browse of their site!
I am enjoying the visual mix of elements that you have used; the bird cage, script paper and lace all look so interesting to the on-looker, and the splash of Red adds a little excitement.
Smiles:)
Sue

sari said...

Hi Yvonne!
This is such an adorable card! Love the sparrow and gorgeous details! Thanks for joining us over at Tuesday Alchemy this week! Good Luck! Hugs and sunshine

Meggymay said...

Great details, its a wonderful card.
Yvonne

Silvia(Barnie) said...

Such a beautiful collage, great elements.

Katy said...

I love the torn bits of text paper and the overall composition is really effective. Thanks for playing along with us at Tuesday Alchemy! Katy xx

Wendy said...

Oh this card is just beautiful...love everything about it! Love the sentiment...how true! Thank you for joining us at Tuesday Alchemy this week ~wendy,DT

Happycrafter Shell said...

I love that stamp set, I use it often! You have made a really beautiful card, thank you for sharing with us at Tuesday Alchemy
*hugs*
Shell x

Loves Happy Hour said...

Great job!! I love the sparrow! Thanks so much for joining us this week at Tuesday Alchemy! You really put a lot of work into it!!

Cheers!
Kelli

Laine Kammeraad said...

Wow Yvonne your card is amazing. I love all the details and the sparrow image is wonderful. Thanks so much for joining us at Tuesday Alchemy this week and we hope you will join us again.

Hugs and smiles

Laine

Shea said...

Yvonne, this is a beautiful card! That birdcage seems 3-D, and I love the pops of red. All of the components come together beautifully. Thanks for joining us at Tuesday Alchemy!