Saturday, March 19, 2022

Positive Thoughts for #FMS527

 Hello and thanks for visiting!

Today's card is inspired by Judy's sketch at Freshly Made Sketches - love it!  And, in spring I love watching for various birds of prey soar over us.  We are lucky to see hawks, falcons and others Raptors if we keep a watchful eye.  The Niagara Peninsula Hawkwatch  supports conservation of Ontario Birds of Prey and you can find their website here.

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Assembly & Trix:

***Trix, create the colour variation on the feather stamp with sponge daubers using Crumb Cake, Soft Suede & Cajun Craze ink.  I was trying to create a Red Tailed Hawk feather, not sure I succeeded, but I love playing with colours to see if I can create a realistic look.

*  Stamp the sentiment with Soft Suede ink and adhere to the 3 3/4 x 5 Basic White cardstock layer with glue.  Then adhere to the 4 1/4 x 5 1/2 Basic White card base.

*  Stamp the Crumb Cake cardstock with Crumb Cake ink using the Stacked Stone, #152556 Background Stamp.  I chose this stamp because the stacked stone reminds me of the horizontal layers of the sedimentary rock of the Niagara Escarpment.  

*  Die cut the rectangles with the Stitched Rectangles, #151820.  Adhere to the card using Foam Adhesive Strips, #141825 to add a bit more height.

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  1. Love these neutral colors and the feathers. I am a bird lover, so this is fab! Thank you for playing along with my sketch at Freshly Made Sketches this week!

    1. Thanks so very much for visiting Judy and sharing your lovely compliment!
      Thx for the challenge inspiration 🙂

  2. Love the pretty feathers on this. Such a wonderful card. So glad you joined us this week at FMS!

    1. Thx so much Jen, I’m glad you like it! I appreciate you visiting and thank you for the super sketch challenge 🙂

  3. I love the neutrals with the feathers! Such a pretty card! Thanks for joining us at Freshly Made Sketches this week!

  4. Thank you very much Amy for you kind words. Thx for the inspiration!


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