Tuesday, July 31, 2012

Words of Comfort


I was determined to get my entry in for this week’s CASE Study Challenge.   I just had to find the right bird! I finally found the perfect bird......not in a stamp drawer but in a paper pad!  How many of you buy those gorgeous glittery paper pads (usually with a coupon!) and never cut into them???  While I love the looks of them....they never seem to fit into the grand scheme of my crafting adventures.   This paper with the embellished bird came from the Recollections Portobello Road Collection.  A collection of 48 papers.............which I purchased for one glittery bronc rider.  I am clueless how a bronc rider and western themed pages go along with this bird and frame!  My quest for the perfect bird started with this inspiration card by Kristii Lockart.

  
Once I found the perfect page, I had to set out making it my own.  I cut out the inner oval and matted with a script background page.  (I even managed to use another piece of paper from the paper pack!)  I then stamped my sentiment in Coca Pigment Ink.  I love the richness of the new pigment inks by Close To My Heart.  Here is a close up of the oval.


I carried over the same text paper to the inside of my card as well.  I distressed the edges to give it a bit of an aged look.  I love the end result.  I think I need to actual make the bronco card that I bought the pad for in the first place!


Supplies by Close To My Heart, except where noted:

C1524 Words of Comfort-Avail 8/1
Portobello Road Paper Pad-Recollections
X5642 Cocoa Cardstock
Retired Aspen Green Cardstock
Z2503 Basics Pigment Inks-Avail 8/1
Z1316 Cocoa Collection Ribbon

I have also entered my card in the following challenges:

Paper Pretties -Use 2 or more Design Papers 
The Crafty Pad -Things with Wings 

Thanks for stopping by!

12 comments:

Nicky Wilcox said...

Love the col and style thanks for entering the craftymess challenge. xxx Nicky xx

Dortesjs said...

aww beautiful and very pretty card love the lyric very much

PinkyLisasInkyCrafts said...

Allisa thank you so much for entering our current challenge 'birds' on the CraftyMess challenge blog.
Wow weeee what a beautiful piece of work! The whole thing looks elegant and exquisite! I love all the attention to detail and this is absolutely wonderful!
I really hope to see more entries from you in our future blog challenges :-)
Love Lisa xxxx

Linda Pekrul said...

Beautiful card!

Lisa said...

LOVE this sentiment Allisa, very lovely card!

Aimes said...

What a beautiful card! I love that you've decorated inside too - something I never seem to do!
Thanks for studying with us this week on CASE Study! :)
Hugs!

Dawn said...

What a beautiful card! Thanks for sharing it with us at The Crafty Pad this week!
Good Luck
Hugs
Dawn xx
PS I have Candy on my blog!

Iwona Palamountain (Chupa) said...

This card couldn't be more elegant, love it to bits!! Thanks for joining us at CASE Study this week :)

debbi taylor said...

this is just lovely
thank you for taking part in the challenge at the crafty pad this week
hugs
Debbi x

Moira Gray said...

these are gorgeous, love the paper, birds and sentiments.
Thank you for taking part in the Craftymess Challenge.

Judie savage-lovell said...

what a great ideas, your work is lovely, thank you for joining us at craftymess Challenge blog

Hugs
Judie xx

Gem x said...

Your entries are fab hun the birds are really pretty love the sentiment thanks for joining the craftymess challenge DT Member xx

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