Birds flyin' high...

... you know how I feel...
OK, let's continue. This is the second card for my friend's Dad (see: previous post).
This time the idea was to decorate the '65' number, which I generated in MS Word. I made the frame using my 'blending tool' (a piece of kitchen sponge LOL) and distressing ink. 
The '5' has two birds on it: one on a twig and one sitting in the nest. The 'egg' is a tiny pom-pom. There are also three buttons, as three is a mythical (magical) number: you know: Holy Trinity, Three Musketeers, three wishes for the Golden Fish... LOL
The '6' has one bird on it, and there are some feathers and a twine.
The birds are being cut from the scrapbook sheet I bought lately via internet. They were too pale, I had to doodle the lines with a brown pen. I popped them out a little with a 3D tape. I used the twine to wrap the number and tie the feathers (those white traces is a wet glue, it goes transparent when dry, I was in a hurry while making those pics).
The flower is made of two, and they come from some disassembled decoration. They were originally pale-pink, but I inked every second petal with distressing ink.
You can find this card in the following challenges:

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11 komentarze:

Dawn 31 sierpnia 2012 23:16  

Love your unusual card! Great use of twine!
Thanks for playing at The Crafty Pad this week!
Good Luck
Hugs
Dawn xx

Kathleen (Kath) B. Hernandez 31 sierpnia 2012 23:31  

Wow! What a gorgeous looking card! Love the total effect of all the techniques utilized on it. Thanks for joining us at Kaboodle Doodles’ “Tribute to Someone Older than Us” Challenge!

Kath
Blog: Creo by Lady Katutz
http://creobyladykatutz.blogspot.com/

Lisa xx 1 września 2012 05:47  

Hi Anna, gorgeous card, very eye catching. thank you for joining in with the cutie pies

Yasmina TINSANG 1 września 2012 06:57  

Great card!! thank you for playing with us at Kaboodle Doodles this week!
Hugs
Yasmina

Shell Shearer Swinscoe 1 września 2012 10:51  

Great card, love the layout & those birds look fab!

Thank you for sharing with us at My Time To Craft this week, good luck!
Hugs Shell xx

Mamma Mia 1 września 2012 13:41  

Hi Anna - this is a lovely card! Love the layout and all the details you added to the embellishments. Thanks for sharing it in our "Twine" challenge at The Crafty Pad this week.
Helen x (DT)

Cheryl 1 września 2012 15:25  

Beautiful! Thank you for joining the "Wings & Things" challenge at Paper and Such.

--Cheryl--

Stop by my blog to check out my {Belated} Birthday Blog Candy!

Cheryl 1 września 2012 19:20  

What a beautiful card!!! Thanks for playing along with us at Kaboodle Doodles this week.

Sharon 1 września 2012 22:54  

Love this card. Very striking and love the added detail of the birds. Thanks for joining us at Diva's by Design.
Hugs Sharon. x

Dee's Craft Room 2 września 2012 12:31  

Fab card, love all the effects and embellishments.

Thank you for sharing your work with all of us at Crafty Boots Challenges.

Dionne

Sheila 3 września 2012 11:21  

Lovely card, love all the different elements, thank you for joining the MTTC challenge, good luck x

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