Tuesday, 9 April 2013

Chevrons, Flowers and Stampin' Up!'s Aviary Bird Cages


First of all, thank you for all the well wishes for Holly's Birthday.  She's had a super day so far and is currently playing with her new purchase - an i pad which if you read yesterday's post she did a grand job of saving up for herself.  Very easy for Dad and I to put too the difference and get a case for it.  

I've really been wanting to play along with the new challenge blog  Fusion.  You can see the details below.  So whilst dot was occupied with her new toy and number one son was ensconced on the x box I snuck away and made this card.

Whisper White card base with Whisper White panel attached with Dimensionals.  I've made my chevrons with the Chevron Embossing Folder and Certainly Celery card stock.  I corner rounded the edges.  I then stamped my bird cages from Aviary in Calypso Coral.  I stamped little flowers inside using Pretty in Pink, Melon Mambo and So saffron.  The little flower comes from Create a Cupcake.  So many useful small items in this set.  I then fussy cut out the cages and attached them with Dimensionals.  The sentiment in Calypso Coral comes from Petite Pairs.

I've picked up on the chevrons from the sketch and the colours and flowers from the inspiration photo.


As we had a big feed at an all you can restaurant at lunch time, I think it will just be cake for tea!  Mmmmm cake.  Not made by me this time as she wanted a Percy Pig cake, so M and S did the honours.


See you next time.  x x

Edit:  Woops just remembered meant to add this in to CASual Fridays which is calling for Chevrons and Flowers.



Supplies Used
All Stampin' Up!

Card - Whisper White, Certainly Celery
Ink - Calypso Coral, Melon Mambo, Pretty in Pink, So Saffron
Stamp -  Aviary, Create a Cupcake, Petite Pairs
Embossing Folder - Chevron
Other - Dimensionals


If you would like to order any of the above or the other supplies from the current catalogues then please get in touch either by e mail ails300@btinternet.com or call 07827923123.  I would be delighted to help you with your crafty projects.  A parcel of lovely goodies could be winging it's way direct to your home in the UK, Deutchsland, France, Nederland or Osterreich.  


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13 comments:

Valerie-Jael said...

Lovely card again! Glad you are all enjoying Holly's birthday, that piggy cake looks super! Valerie

laughadaisy said...

This is a lovely card in answer to the Fusion challenge. ;-) Perfect chevrons, adorable images, and sweet sentiment. Thank you so much for joining us for our first Fusion challenge. ;-)

Wishcraft said...

Fab embossing, I keep meaning to get this folder... Lovely stamps and colours too :o) Hugs, Lisa x

Patrice said...

Those little bird cages are so cute, Aileen!

Tracey McNeely said...

Beautiful card and bird cages. I llove Percy Aileen. Thank you so much for joining us at the first Fusion Hypothesis!

Bonnie said...

Great job on this challenge! Isn't it nice when the young ones are busy with their toys so we can play!

Lyndal said...

Love your flower-filled birdcages Aileen!
So glad you joined in the fun at the first FUSION challenge :)

~amy~ said...

That green chevron panel with the bird cages is wonderful! Thanks for joining us at Fusion!

Jessica said...

What a cool challenge! Love your card..the bird cages are lovely!
TFS! Im loving your creations...Jessica

Darnell J Knauss said...

Oh, for heaven's sake, how adorable are flowers inside bird cages?! What a fun and pretty card, Aileen!!

Angie Tieman said...

Awesome card!! Love those green textured chevrons and those Aviary stamps have long been a favorite! Thanks so much for playing along with us at CAS-ual Fridays this week!

laurie said...

Great card...I like the texture from the chevron folder!

Katina said...

Lovely! Love that embossing folder and the stamps are so pretty.
xx

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