Jul 30, 2010

Reading to the birds

Happy weekend :-)
Hope you have been enjoying it so far. I can't complain here, had some time to finish this card plus I finally cleaned the coils on the fridge, which was long overdue.

The other day I had some time to read a tutorial on merging digistamps and actually had time to try it too. Many thanks to Debbie from Debbie P's Place for sharing it!!

I decided to use two digistamps from MelJen's designs. Doesn't it look like this little mouse is reading the birds a story? So cute! Of course I decided not to overlap anything at this point to make it easier for me so I didn't have to erase anything on this one.



It's been colored using Derwent coloursoft pencils and baby oil. I used couture 80lb card stock which I got from "I heart papers". I have found out that this paper works beautifully with these pencils, I have been kind of disappointed in the results when using Georgia pacific card stock, so I won't be using it for coloring anymore.

Designer Paper is from my stash and then I used some bashful blue and old olive card stock. Embellished with some glitter, a tiny punched out flower and tiny pearl. Then I did some sewing with my Janome Mini. Sentiment is from a retired Stampin Up set.

I used the sketch from Everybody Art Challenge,
I am also entering it to
Thank you so much for visiting me today. Hope you liked the card!

Have a GREAT day,
Ellie.

11 comments:

  1. Ohh...This is too cute! Love the image and your layout is fabulous! Thanks for sharing!

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  2. Very beautiful colouring. Great design.

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  3. Great card Ellie,
    I love the 2 image's :)
    Hugs Anneke

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  4. It really does look like he's reading to the birds! So cute (and they are listening attentively).

    Thank you for sharing!

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  5. Such a sweet image! Adorable card!

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  6. Very cute. This also fits today's SCS Inspiration challenge which is a birdhouse theme.

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  7. Oh, this is so cute, love that little mouse and how sweet to read to the birds. Great job.

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  8. Oh WOW Ellie this is gorgeous how wonderful to have merged these to together and yes it does look that little mouse is reading to the birds lol I love it.
    Hugs
    Lorraine x

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  9. This card is absolutely gorgeous!!

    Thank you for joining in with my Magnolia candy - good luck!

    Leanne
    xx

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  10. Really like the swirls coming out from behind the image. I was last minute with my entry at Charisma Cardz this week and it's only now I'm managing to take a look at what others did. Thanks for the inspiration and letting me come and look at your blog.
    TFS
    Paul
    http://craftyblogocks.blogspot.com/

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