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Simple. Unadorned. No frills. No matter my intentions, I have a difficult time creating simple cards. Today's card is no exception!
Now that Valentine's Day is over I can start thinking ahead to more Spring themed cards...lucky me that February's Stamp of the Month stamps made this an easy shift! The two stamps I used on this project are Spring Bird Bath (F519) and Friends (E748).
I wanted this bird bath to be a little vintage, a little worn and well loved, so out came the Copics and the Distress Crackle Paint in Rock Candy (again, yes, I know - I love this stuff!)
Here's a close up of the bird bath...
Basically, I stamped the image 4 times (once on scraps for the birds), cut parts out of 3 and layered them to give the image more depth. These birds are so darn cute! Frolicking comes to mind...don't you think?
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Stamps: Great Impressions Spring Bird Bath (F519), Friends (E748)
Inks: Versamark Watermark; Archival Ink Jet Black; Tim Holtz Distress Ink Vintage Photo, Tim Holtz Adirondack Color Wash Wild Plum
Paper: Pink Paislee Butterfly Gardens - Dew Drops
Tools: heat gun; Tim Holtz Blending Tool, Distress; detail scissors; sewing machine
Other: Copics; Distress Crackle Paint Rock Candy; Glossy Accents; Wild Orchid Crafts (roses)