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Welcome! This is the place where I share my artsy and crafty projects. I am an evolving artist these days ... finding myself enjoying less of the cards and mini albums that I have made for years, and turning to art journaling and more artistic endeavors. I have always enjoyed some craft or other, and some of my earliest memories of my mother helping me make paper dolls and other crafts. I am now in my 60's and finding myself more passionately enjoying creating beautiful things and learning new skills and techniques and products.

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8/11/2008

2 Sketches 4 You - Laura's Sketch # 6


Yes, it's me again! Just wanted to share my entry in this week's challenge over at 2 Sketches 4 You. It's called "Joyous Birdie".


The paper is from last year's Christmas kit from WalMart. The branch is cut freehand from Bazzill orange peel textured cardstock. I traced a little birdie and the wing onto felt and cut it out, then added a green seed bead for the eye.


The tiny poinsettia bouquet is from a Christmas pick that I broke down into pieces and made into other, tinier picks! I used a little satin ribbon to wrap around the stems. I also used a little bit of Sulyn glitter glue in opal on the J and on the little snow dots.


I 'wrapped' the burgundy cardstock across the top onto a piece of cardstock, so it has a thicker, kind of padded look.
Well, enough for now - thanks for looking, and come back soon! Blessings! Becky

11 comments:

Laura Davis said...

Very pretty! Love that little bird!
Thanks for playing:)
Laura

Judy B said...

Very nice Christmas card!!!

Tenia Nelson said...

Very pretty Christmas Card!!!
-t

Joke said...

Very nice card, that birdie is perfect!

Joke

moralia said...

Adorable!! So pretty!! Thanks for playing along with 2S4Y!! :)

Anita C said...

A very nice card. The little bird is cute.

Rosanne said...

A cute birdie!

kath said...

gorgeous card for the sketch Becky and I adore that little birdie
Kath
xxxxx

Kathryn said...

What a lovely card -- so very pretty! :)

Ã…shild Ruud said...

Nice take! Beautiful details :) Thanks for sharing!

StrawberryPia said...

Hi Becky! Back from Denmark! I finally had some time to check out your blog and wow was I surpriced to see that you´ve linked to my blog!! I´m so honoured! :) Have a nice week ahead! *hugs* Pia