Tuesday, August 3, 2010

For the Birds

Hello, everyone! Just sharing a quick card I made for a couple of challenges: Embellish Birds Color Challenge and Kazan's Sketch 58.

I've got a few announcements for you:
You still have time to play along with the wee memories chipboard challenge AND the EBTKS button challenge.

Congrats to my buddies
Cindy Lee & Aimes on their new DT spots at CASE Study. This is a brand new challenge blog and it's such a FABULOUS concept. Check it out!

Jenny is giving away some
Hero Arts blog candy.

AND don't forget about
my CHA giveaway!

Have a great Tuesday!

Paper: Chocolate Chip, Old Olive, Raspberry Fizz, PTI white, PTI pp
Accessories: SU bird punch, Cuttlebug Distressed Stripes, SU rub-on, Kaisercraft rhinestones, dimensional

41 comments:

~amy~ said...

such a tweet card Ann:)

Deb Neerman said...

This is just adorable, Ann! Love the color combination ... and of course, that terrific punch!! Sending hugs!

Karen B. said...

So clean and sophisticated, absolutely lovely.

Danni said...

Love how the bird pops off the page! Wonderful card!

AnitaRex said...

So pretty! Love that dotted wing!

Brandi said...

I loooooove that bird punch from Stampin Up!

Kathy Martin said...

Great card! The attention to detail...awesome...like the little green line of paper at the top of the card! :)

Tenia Nelson said...

This card is super duper cute!!

Tenia Nelson said...

this card is super cute!!!!!

Kelley Eubanks said...

I love this Ann! I still love that punch but don't use it quite enough! :)

Maureen said...

super sweet and simple...love this :)

Merry said...

Perfect...what a great use of that embossed folder.

Angie Tieman said...

This is fabulous!! Love the clean and simple take on the sketch, so genius!

Aimes said...

Hey girl, thanks for the totally sweet comments about the CASE study blog - super excited still!!!
I simply love the way that embossing folder totally looks like bark from a tree - genius!!! Lovin' the polka dot wing too ;D
Hugs,
Aimes
x

Sheri (a.k.a PaperCrafty) said...

Very sweet card, Ann!! Love the birdie and embossed panel!!

Belinda said...

Love the fun texture that you added and its such a fun layout! :)

Simone said...

This is so beautiful Ann! Love the cute birdie :)

StampinCathy said...

Great card. Love the colors, texture, and that cute birdie. Great take on the challenges.

Sarah Martina said...

This is so fab, Ann! Love the woodgrain that you added! :) So glad you joined us for the Embellish Color Challenge!

Pat said...

Such a sweet card! Love the colours.
Hugs xx
Pat

Vanessa said...

Love this card, Ann!

Marla said...

Lovely card. Lovely blog.

Mandy said...

Love this!! I was just thinking about using this fabulous punch, myself. Love the polka-dotted wing!! :)

Pat (mspfd) said...

Oh my goodness, this is gorgeous! Knockout color choices. I just got this bird punch and have yet to use it! Thanks for the inspiration. Definitely am going to CASE this!

Irena said...

Awesome card.

Chris said...

Really fantastic card because even though it's clean and sharp you've got so many great details to make it pop. :)

Thanks for playing along with Embellish's challenge this week. I'm tickled to be their sponsor and I have one more prize on my personal blog!

Nerina said...

Loooooooove your take on this challenge - this is beautiful!

Ayana Posadas said...

This card is soooo pretty! It really is! You are making me want to buy that bird punch! lol... Great job with both the sketch and the colors! :)

Kazan Clark said...

I Love it Ann - so is this the one from the dream? It is so clean, so neat and so simple but super striking because of your use of color and texture - see i told you that you always rock sketches!!!
:P
K

JoLynn said...

Ka-yute. Love the wood grain emboss being used for the tree bark. Brilliant. Thaanks for links to other challenges, too. I may need to get funky...

Ren-Yi said...

hey ann - thanks for stopping by my blog-corner. it was really fun meeting everyone. kinda overwhelming!

love your embellish entry...the bark is just ingenious! love it.

Sharon Corn said...

Loving that cute pink bird.

Very clean card. Nice!

Lindsay said...

Love this! The sweet little birdie and the woodgrain make me smile!

Courtney K said...

oh so pretty. love the colors you chose along with the white background.

Jenny said...

So pretty Ann love it!! :) :) :) :)

Elise said...

GOODNESS! And ADORABLENESS! What a super sweet piece of card craft! This is stunning! {You're guuuud!}

Ginny said...

cute cute cute! love the CAS look... your color choice is DELISH too :D

Sherri Thompson said...

Love this! The chocolate brown and hot pink look fabulous!

Mariana Grigsby said...

Wonderful design, Ann! I love this card! Thanks for playing along with us!

Erin (Homemade Cards by Erin) said...

congrats!!!

Ren-Yi said...

i had to jump back here and yell "congrats!" on being a spotlight at the embellish challenge. still in love with that bark! :D