Sunday, February 3, 2013

Some Birdie..

Playing with some new stamps (new to me, that is) from WPlus9 using the colors from this week's Color Throwdown and sketch from Retro Sketches.

 
CTD colors are crumbcake, regal rose (substituted melon mambo- it's a bit brighter), pretty in pink, and old olive. I love Regal Rose but, for the life of me I can't find my ink pad... wondering if I pitched it since it's not part of the new lineup. The sketch layout is a "mirror" of the Retrosketch. Thinking this card is a bit busy? The background was embossed with Seeing Spots and then I did some wonky stitching. The sentiment and birds are from WPlus9's Love Birds and matching dies. Added some bling for the bird's eyes.
 
The colors.. gorgeous pic!!


The sketch...

Hope you're having a great Sunday eve... oh right, some of you may be watching the Super Bowl. We've been dealing with a car that decided to break down... my daughter's and had to take her to work....work's at Hickory Tavern (grill and raw bar but, sports bar) so I imagine she won't be ready to come home until after the Super Bowl is over.

Thanks for stopping by!! Love when you do and appreciate all the kind words!!

15 comments:

Lyndal said...

This is just FABULOUS!!! I LOVE the birdies & branches - a stunning card :)

Marisa said...

Fabulous take on the sketch. Love the birds and the wavy stitching ! Hope your daughter got some good tips today and her car troubles aren't serious.

Kim Heggins said...

Vickie, so pretty and your adorable birds so cute! Your stitching is fabulous too, wonderful card.

Denise Marzec said...

I love doing "crazy stitching" (as I call it) like this. Fun! Love all the cut-out stems, too. Thanks for joining us at the CTD. :)

Wanda Cullen said...

WOW!!! Love this amazing use of the sketch and the throwdown colors! I was bummed that I missed most of the game with having to work. Just watched the highlights after I got home and will have to watch the commercials online as they're as much a part of the Super Bowl scenario as the game - lol!

Sue Lelli said...

This bird card is Wonderful, Vickie! LOVE how unique it is and LOVE the colors!

Kim S said...

There is so much wonderful about this card!! I love the background dots and stitching - I love the ribbon behind the birds - and those birds are some of my favorites. Wonderful use of the sketch and the colors. Thanks for joining us at retrosketches!

Andrea said...

Delightful card! I love the birds and stitched detail.

Mona L. Pendleton said...

So pretty Vickie! I love those sweet pink birds and your whimsical stitching!

Joan Ervin said...

Ooooh, I looove this, Vicki....the birds are absolutely adorable!! Great take on the sketch and use of colors!!! Thanks for joining us again for the Color Throwdown Challenge!!!

Lynn Put said...

This is so pretty! I love how you arranged the birds and stems on your card! Thanks so much for joining us over at the Color Throwdown!

Gabi MeWi said...

...so lovely...

Shannon J said...

Your card is just gorgeous! Perfectly done!!

Laurie said...

Oh my! This is really pretty! I love those little birds! Thanks for playing along at Retro Sketches!

Jean Martin said...

Vickie!!!!! I love your card!!!! It stopped my browsing for a few minutes because I was looking at all the little details on your card. This made my day. :)