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Saturday, 12 May 2012

CAS-ual Fridays: CFC52

CAS-ual Fridays challenge #52 this week is to make a CAS card with a bird.





I went long for this card with a 3.5x8 inch base card. The stamp is an old one - that I think is from Laura Ashley! - and I stamped it with black papermania ink.

I wanted to keep the colours very soft, so I used pencils to colour, only colouring the peacock and the flowers, to keep it all very simple.

I added the sentiment from Stampin' up and three small blue gems at the top - I was going to have black gems, but I thought the blue gems would just draw it in with the colouring of the peacocks body.

5 comments:

  1. Very pretty and I love the long shape of the card, really showcases the image well :) Thanks for playing with us at CAS-ual Fridays!

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  2. Now this is a beautiful card and I just love the urn stamp and peakcock! Thank you so much for stoping by my blog.

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  3. This is beautiful. Love the softness of the colours. It emphasize your sentiment.

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  4. The tall card is perfect for this image, and your soft coloring is wonderful, especially for a sympathy card. Thanks for joining us this week at CAS-ual Fridays!

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  5. What a pretty card! I too like the tall, skinny card for this image. Thanks so much for playing along with us at CAS-ual Fridays!

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