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Hello! Welcome to my blog and thank you for stopping by. I design and create handcrafted greeting cards. I like to call this passion of mine "visual poetry" ....imagery on paper. Please feel free to browse the photos of my cards and leave a comment.

Thursday, August 14, 2014

Spread Your Wings

Hello, everyone! In this week's Twisted Thursday challenge at The Outlawz the optional twist theme was "spread your wings and fly". Here is my DT card for this challenge.

I began with my focal image. Choosing the bird on a tree stump stamp from Theresa Momber's GKD Birds and Blossoms stamp set, I stamped it in Memento Tuxedo Black ink on ivory card stock, colored it with Copic markers and cut it out. Putting this aside, I cut and embossed the flower petals, leaves and stems using a Memory Box Blooming Violets die, I had to cut these three times in different colored card stock to get the yellow petals, the purple petals and the green leaves and stems. This was put aside as well in order that I could prepare my focal panel.

I cut and embossed a panel in ivory card stock using Spellbinders Decorative Labels 8. Before removing the panel from the die, I sponged around it with Memento Cantaloupe and Tangelo inks. I stamped my sentiment (PTI Butterfly Dreams) in black ink. In the next step I adhered the bird image and the flowers onto the panel with dimensionals. I stamped a small butterfly from GKD Spring Mix STV Kit and colored it lightly with Copics.

For the last step, I prepared my base card in blue card stock, rounded all corners  and popped on my focal panel with dimensionals. This completed my project for this challenge.

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This card was entered into the following challenge(s):
613 Avenue Create  -  Challenge #84 - Anything Goes
Love to Create  -  Challenge #128 - Inspired by  Song - "Fly Away" by Mariah Carey
Joan's Touch  -  Vacation Challenge
Challenge from the Heart  -  Challenge #31 - Anything Goes
TTCRD  -  Challenge Aug 12-18  -  Anything Goes
Fan-Tastic Tuesday  - Challenge #48 - Anything Goes
Word Art Wednesday  -  Challenge #145 - Anything Goes
Crafty Girls   -  Challenge #24 - Anything Goes


Intruderlady said...

Such a elegant card. Love the frame and colors.
Thanks for joining our Inspired by a Song, Book or Movie Challenge at Love to Create.


Carole Robb Bisson said...

This is a beauty, so very elegant. We are always so happy when you take time to post with us.
God Bless you,
Carole, Word Art Wednesday

Nana Griffin said...

This is so beautiful Olga. I saw it first on stamptv and then came here for the details. I love that set and you certainly colored the bird very lovely.

Joan said...

Olga, whaa beauty. So classy. Gorgeous colors. So striking!!
Thanks for sharing it with us at Joan's Touch.

Verna Angerhofer said...

I love it. Very beautiful!

Judith Taylor - Wright said...

So beautiful really lovely hun and thanks for linking up at Fan-Tastic Tuesday very good luck Judith DT x

Karen Letchworth said...

What a beautiful card. Thank you SO MUCH for stopping by and sharing your lovely art in our challenge this week. It's so nice to have you play along with us, and I appreciate your participation SO much.
Word Art Wednesday

Mrs. Swandog said...

Your card is amazing....a true work of art!!!

Kandy's Krafts said...

I agree with a previous comment, such an elegant card and your image is beautifully coloured. thank you for sharing at CFTH challenge. Good luck.

Ruza Rebel said...

Beautiful card! Love the 3D design! Thank you for joining our "Inspired by a Song, Book or Movie" Challenge this week at Love to Create.
Ruza ~ LTC Admin/Designer
Ruza's Craft Corner

Jacki Randolph said...

This is gorgeous!! Thanks for sharing your wonderful card with us at Love to Create Challenge Inspired by a Song, Movie or Book.

Jackie - LTC owner

Ginny B. said...

Olga, the creativity and beauty of all of your cards amazes me. This card is so sweet, and I know that whoever receives it will be blessed. :o)

haththi said...

Adorable design - thanks for joining us this time at 4 krafty girlz