Sunday, September 9, 2012

Bird and Flowers


A2 sized card created from Operation Write Home sketch.

Mat 1 (red pattern) = 5.25" x 4"

EK Success Scallop Border Punch
Mat 2 (blue pattern) = 3.75" x 4.75"; then punched with EK Success Scallop border punch.

Mat 3 (beige under bird) = 2.6" square
Mat 4 (brown pattern under bird) = 2.5" square

Border = 1" x 4".   Border was embossed with Cuttlebug "Daisy" embossing folder.

Bird with Flowers = cut at 2.2 inches from Cricut cartridge 3 Birds on Parade; page 49 of folder, <Flowers>

All paper colors are from Imagine More Cards Cricut cartridge.

Accents:  Mats under bird are mounted on pop dots. 
Flowers in bird's hands (wings) have Liquid Pearls added to the center.   All papers have been inked on edges with Tim Holtz Tea Dye distress ink.

Ribbon from Michaels.  I used Bow Easy to tie bow.   Ribbon taped on; bow hot glued on top of ribbon.

Inside of card.

Mat 1 (red pattern) = 5" x 3.75"
Mat 2 (blue pattern) = 4.75" x 3.5"
Mat 3 (beige) = 4.5"  3.25"

All mat edges have been inked using Tim Holtz Tie Dye distress ink.  Paper colors are from Imagine More Cards Cricut cartridge.


  1. This is adorable!! So pretty and I love how you matted the inside, too. ;)

  2. Oh so "Tweet". LOL This card is just adorable and the inside is finished as nicely as the card front. This will definitely make someone's day.

  3. Marilyn, I almost gave up on commenting because of your word verification. It is the hardest one I've ever come across. I have to try it 6 times before I got it. You might want to consider turning it off.

  4. Very, very sweet little birdie. I love the color combination you chose. So pretty!

  5. great colors and wonderful card

  6. Adorable! Love the color combo! TFS!!!

  7. So cute! I love the colors you used:) Thanks for stopping by my blog and taking the time to leave me a comment:)

    Peace, Love, & Cricut Hugs!
    Monica L.

  8. Super cute card, Marilyn! Love that mix of patterns and the touch of pearls to the flowers. Thanks for joining us in this week's OWH Stars & Stamps Sketch Challenge!