Tuesday, October 23, 2012

The Stamps of Life - "Tree's 2 Build"




Good afternoon stampers!  Hope your day is going well.  I wanted to share another project today.  I love this set by The Stamps of Life "Tree's 2 Build" and it was easy to whip up a quick card for a couple more challenges today.  Hope you get a chance to be creative today as well!!

hugs,
Melisa


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Project Details

Stamps : The Stamps of Life “Tree’s 2 Build”
Ink : Stampin’ Up “Regal Rose“, Versa Magic “Tea Leaves”
Patterned Paper : My Mind’s Eye Miss Caroline 6 x 6 paper pad
Border Punch : Fiskars
Ribbon : Offray

Stamp tree truck in black ink on card front.  Stamp leaves in green ink, doodle around edges of each leaf, trim and adhere around tree.  Paper piece small birds.  Create bodies from patterned larger wings stamped in rose ink.  Create small wings from patterned leaves stamped in green ink.  Cut patterned paper strip and tear along 1 edge.  Add punched border along bottom edge.  Adhere to card front and embellish with ribbon.  Stamp sentiment.

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Challenges
Stampalot (monthly) - punches (border punch)
Order of the Opus Gluei (sun) - use leaves on your project
The Crafty Pad (sun) - Use an animal
CASology (tues) - wild (the birds are wild)
Crafty Creations (wed) - Get Well

14 comments:

Ardyth said...

Love the use of dp as your ground and the pretty soft colours! Thanks for getting wild with us at CASology this week!

Patti J said...

Cute as can be, Melisa! Thanks for sharing!

Dawn Lancaster said...

What a cute little card! Thanks so much for playing in the Use An Animal Challenge at The Crafty Pad this week!
Good Luck
Hugs
Dawn xx

Tracey McNeely said...

What a cute card, those birds are so tweet. Thank you so much for joining us this week at CASology!

MaxineD said...

Sweet card Melisa, Love the simplicity of it and the soft colours.
Blessings
Maxine

Vicky Hayes said...

These are the prettiest wild birds I've ever seen Melisa!

Mamma Mia said...

Hi Melisa - I love your CAS card. The cheerful colours should help people to feel better! Love tose cute little birds too. Thank you for joining in the fun at The Crafty Pad this week in our "Use an Animal" challenge.
Helen x (DT)

Rosemary said...

super cute card... reminded me that i have that stamps of life set! thanks for playing along with CASology!

pinky said...

Beautiful card! Thanks for joining us at Stampalot.
Pinky

Susan said...

super cute card! Love the added ribbon!

Electra said...

What a sweet card this is! I love your little birdies, I would never have the patience to make anything so precious. Thanks for joining us at Opus Gluei!

Jen W. said...

Love the paper piecing and the cool knot in your ribbon. Thanks for playing along at CASology this week!

~♥~The Navy Wife~♥~ said...

Gorgeous C&S card and lovely colors you have used! Thank you for sharing and linking up with us at The Crafty Pad – use an Animal Challenge. P.S. I have Santa’s Candy !

Rosemary said...

This is such a sweet, gentle card sure to pick up anybody's mood. I love the clean design and colors, the ribbons and border punch really set it off beautifully. This is perfect for the leaf portion of our Opus Gluei challenge, I'm delighted you played with us this time! Hope we entice you back for more challenges!

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