Saturday, September 26, 2009

Sketchfest Saturday

This is for Sketchfest Saturday and also the final sketch at Caardvarks. Big thanks to Caardvarks for the awesome sketches and incredible inspirations for the past week! I enjoyed it very much!!

I fell in love with this little birdie from Pink Petticoat. This cute little birdie belongs to a set of digital images called Chirp Up. I love all the images in that set and the whimsical style the artist has. She also has some freebies on her blog. I love finding talented artists online and the incredible imagination and creativity they have. This is one thing that I am grateful for technology for!

I tried to keep the background simple so that it doesn't overpower the image. Hero Arts background stamps are perfect for this! I am so in love with the Hero Arts Shadow Ink in "soft pool." I used chalk on the DesignBlock Tree.

Anyhoo... Hope you like it and hope you all have a beautiful Sunday!

ingredients used:
cardstocks, twine: Papertrey Ink
patterned paper: Basic Grey
stamps: Pink Petticoat (digital bird), Hero Arts (backgrounds, sentiment)
inks: Memento, Hero Arts Shadow Ink, VersaMark
markers: Copic
chalk: EK Success
corner rounder: Fiskars
dies: Spellbinders Nestabilities Standard Circles Large
die cutting machine: CuttleBug

Thanks for stopping by!

12 comments:

Vanessa said...

Love your window with the cute bird! Beautiful card, Alice!

Hugs,
Vanessa

donna mikasa said...

Cute, cute, cute!!! Thanks for enabling Pink Petticoat! You find the neatest blogs!

Kelly Booth said...

So Cute...Love this card Alice!!
Missed you yesterday.....

Virginia L. said...

WOW, Alice! This card is ADORABLE and LOVELY. I like the background colors and how you colored the whimsical birdie! Truly excellent!!

SmilynStef said...

I think I may 'need' that tree ... it looks so cool with the soft blue sky ... love the fun window design too ... thanks for joining the SketchFest fun at Caardvarks.

lauren said...

ok, i need the bird. NEED IT. *now!!!* & it's all your fault, lol!!! :) but i forgive you, seeing as how you have shared your beautiful cards all week and just inspired the heck out of me!!! FABULOUS work, thank you SO MUCH! ♥

Heidi Van Laar said...

So sweet! I love the precious bird ans her cage!

Adela said...

Oh, my! This is soo pretty! Love it!

Maylee said...

awwww! So sweet!!

Daniela said...

I love, love this!!!! Thanks for the link to the images. I love little birds!

Linda aka Oz said...

Fantastic job on the entire week Alice. Love your cards! Linda aka Oz

Stamping Cafe said...

This is super duper cute, Alice!! Totally love it!

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