Wednesday, April 18, 2012

On a bird binge?

I appear to be in my bird phase :))  It happens every year - being able to open the windows and hear the birds busy with their nests is a sure sign of spring to me.

ABNH window card

supplies: white and spring green cardstock, Hero Arts S5050 Wavy Leaf Pattern, stamped twice using peeled paint and shabby shutters distress inks, LP169 Bird Trio, colored with Prismacolor pencils, CL342 Everyday Sayings, stamped in Memories Artprint Brown ink, Nesties Labels Four, and stamped inside is Great Impressions E580, again colored with pencils, then shaded with tumbled glass distress ink

I made this card to enter the 2nd challenge over at A Blog Named Hero.  We're to make a window card. I pulled out some of my older Hero Arts stamps and paired them up with a newer sentiment.  

23 comments:

  1. This is delightful Lin! We've been having a ball watching a robin build a nest in our honeysuckle vine:)

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  2. How PRETTY Lin! Love your card face full of vines and dots. And what a sweet bird perched on the front, well done!!

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  3. So cute to have the bird peeping in to see her nest, Lin. Great coloring and I love the two-tone vines.

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  4. Love that beautiful background stamp and I haven't used it for ages .. thanks for the inspiration and reminding me about it lol!
    Hugs
    Suze x

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  5. I love this bird card! Great design with the window and nest inside! :)

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  6. Very pretty. I like the vellum window.

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  7. What a wonderful Spring card Lin! Love the new blog skin too.

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  8. It is lovely - I love the softness of your color choices! BTW ~ It's okay to get a little "birdy" :)

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  9. So pretty, Lin! How fun to see that wonderful older background stamp again. I love the sweet bird and nest!

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  10. Just love your birdie card, Lin! That nest in the window is wonderful with the bird perched on the window!

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  11. Hi Lin! This is SOOOO pretty! It's always good to be in a bird (or butterfly) phase! Your card is awesome and so fresh and original. Love it! Hope you are having a good week. :-)

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  12. What a beautiful window card!!Wonderful job on the leaves.

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  13. VERY beautiful Lin! PERFECT spring and window card - love it! Hugs, Karin

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  14. Was für eine schöne, liebevolle Karte.
    Die sieht sehr süß aus.

    Liebe Grüße

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  15. This adorable bird is colored so beautifully....are you sure your name isn't Audubon? Just lovely, Lin!

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  16. So Sweet! I love the background you created with the shades of green! Thanks for playing along at A Blog Named Hero.

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  17. Love the nest inside the card.
    As a bird mom (I have a cockatiel and a budgie) I am always on a bird kick.

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  18. Fantastic window card and love that you put the bird on the outside and the nest inside!

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  19. Beautiful! Love that window and the way you stamped the front of the card looks stunning!

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  20. REALLY beautiful! I LOVE LOVE LOVE that background!

    Thank you so much for entering our Window Card Challenge!

    Good Luck!

    Linda

    A Blog Named Hero

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  21. i love your sweet mommy bird watching over her nest :) thanks so much for playing along with our Challenge #2

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  22. Sweet as could be!! Love this!

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