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Saturday, 3 March 2012

Spread your wings - Allsorts DT Wk 144

Morning blogland,
Hope you are all ready for a fab new 
 challenge! This week our lovely Brenda would like you to
 Spread your Wings.....
I had about three different images lined up for this one before settling for the 'caged bird- freed' look!

I brayered the bottom of a piece of white card using Old Paper Distress Ink, then overstamped with a couple of different grass stamps(Hobby Art- Clear set) using SU Choc chip ink. I masked clouds above this and the bird, bee and sentiment stamps are SU. I wanted to spotlight the bird but every time I coloured it in it looked wrong so third attempt I left black and white.

Papers used: BG Kraft and Kaisercraft Le Chateau
Blue and brown flowers are WOC and also used Magnolia Doo Hickey Heart Swirl Branch.

I brayered a corner of the inside too with the same grass stamps.
Hope you find time to play along with us this week, check out the details on the Allsorts blog and feast your eyes on all the DT's fab inspiration!
Have a wonderful weekend!


Fleur said...

A beautiful card Nicola, the background looks fab
HUGZ Fleur xXx

brenda said...

Stunning Nicola and love how you have carried the theme to the inside of your card as well.

Have a good weekend.

B x

coops said...

so stunning nicola.i love the beautiful stamps you`ve used and the colours are gorgeous :D

xx coops xx

Debs said...

Stunning card Nicola - love your brayered and stamped background - just gorgeous :o)
Enjoy the rest of the weekend.
Debs xx

Elaine said...

What a fab card Nicola, I love the bird stamp and the cages in the background. Well put together.
Hugs Elaine

Emma (metalicbutterfly) said...

Hi Nicola

Love this card Hun the layout is fab I love all the sweet elements you have used xx

Kim Piggott said...

This is absolutely gorgeous!
kim x

Cheryl said...

oh wow this is just stunning Hun really my cup of tea just love this to bits,hugs Cherylxxxx

Jo Channon said...

What a stunning card and the colour scheme is stunning. Love the way that you have mixed the shades together. Really lovely. Jo x

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