Friday, January 24, 2014

true beauty comes from within




Just Add Ink #99 is a great sketch utilizing circles which I'm also using for Unity Stamp Co.'s Friends with Flair

I received my awesomely amazing Unity Layers of Life kit on Monday & hadn't even opened the poor thing.  Its just been sitting here on my desk, making me drool every time I looked at it

Today was my day!





this is the before of the "blank" card base






Printed Cardbase - My Mind's Eye Meadow Lark

Colored with Tim Holtz Distress Stain

Birds - Unity Stamp Co. Layers of Life Dream a Little Bigger (two smaller birds) & Unity Stamp Co. KOM 11-13 Strength & Dignity

Ink - Memento Black plus First Card - Tim Holtz Distress Ink in Antique Linen (background) & Second Card - Stormy Sky, Faded Jeans & Chipped Sapphire (background); Both Cards - Stormy Sky (edging); First Card - CloseToMyHeart Pacifica & Brown Bag on birds; Second Card - CloseToMyHeart Barn Red and Brown Bag on birds

Misc twine (gift from friend)

Chippies - UmWowStudio Hexagon Confetti

14 comments:

  1. This is just lovely, Paula. Fabulous background, love the contrasting colours of the birds, and the chippies are a great finishing touch! Thanks for playing along with us at Just Add Ink this week. :)

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  2. Beautiful card Paula. Love your design.

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  3. Really nice vintage look. I like how you used the birds here. :)

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  4. Hello, beautiful! This card is great Paula!

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  5. I really like all the birds!!! Very nice cards!

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  6. beautiful card, love how you dressed up the card base

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  7. Beautiful vintage cards! Love the birds.

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  8. Fab background effect Paula, love the artsy feel! Thanks for joining us at Just Add Ink.

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  9. I love what you did with those bird stamps.. Great work!

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  10. Stunning cards! I love the colors and great design!!

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  11. Gorgeous! You're so creative!

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  12. I love that background paper - it looks quite glossy. Great warm colours. Chantell JAI

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