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Wednesday, 13 June 2018

Birds in Circular Frame Anniversary

Hi everybody.  I did this anniverary card quite a while ago but for some reason I have never shown it.  I used a Chocolate Baroque set for the birds called Fluttering Hearts and a Sue Wilson Orange Blossom Leaves die for the foliage.


I started with a background for which I think I used Brushos and which had been sitting on my desk awaiting an opportunity to be used.  I then embossed it with a Cuttlebug folder which I have had for a long time and sadly is not available any longer.

I cut a circle with a set of dies from The Works using a snippet of white card to frame the background, and before adhering I tucked the white die cut leaves cut from snippets under the edge of the circle.

I then stamped and embossed the birds, again using a snippet of white card and Versamark Ink, and heat set them with WOW Gold Metallic Embossing Powder.  After gluing the leaves to the background I added the fussy cut birds letting them overlap the edges of the circular frame.

I finished by adding the sentiment again using the Gold Metallic EP.






I am entering the following challenges:

Pixie's Crafty Workshop - No. 328 where we use our snippets of paper and card etc.
Uniko Challenge - No. 47 using a photo inspiration ( I have got green and gold in the background and there is some white on the suitcase which is my other main colour so I hope this works for the challenge)
Simon Says Wednesday Challenge - Anniversary/Wedding.
Happy Little Stampers June Anything Goes with Dies Challenge.

12 comments:

  1. This is a gorgeous card. I love the colours of your brushos back ground and the embossing folder design. A perfect anniversary card. Hugs Mrs A.

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  2. Loving the brusho colours with the embossing. The white die cut leaves look so crisp and the gold embossed birds look so pretty. Beautiful card and such a great layout x

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  3. Absolutely beautiful Pat, love the birds and how you've placed theme, beautiful background, Kate x x

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  4. Very pretty card..love how you did the bkg.
    xx Karen

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  5. Yay, for using a stunning previously created background. It really is a lovely background for this nice leafy circle die. Adding the embossing to the bkground and adding the cute birds, really a lot of pretty details that make this one so special! TFS & Hugs

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  6. These birds are so pretty against the background. I love the white and green.

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  7. I love these sweet birds and die cut leaves, Pat! The embossed background is so pretty!

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  8. This is such a sweet anniversary card Pat. Love the design from the embossing folder and brushos for the background. So pretty with the white leaves and those adorable love birds. Wonderful design! xx

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  9. Fabulous card Pat and a great idea to emboss the Brushos background like that. Just perfect!

    Hugs

    Di xx

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  10. A beautiful and very clean looking card and I like the touch of colour and embossing in the background, great layout too Pat x

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  11. This looks really cool Pat...love the gorgeous background peeking from inside the circle and love the way you added the lovely leaves
    Cheers
    Dr Sonia

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  12. Just love this anniversary card, Pat. The embossed, Brusho background is stunning and the little birds are so cute. xx

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