Monday, May 14, 2012

~A Little Birdie Told Me~

Gingham is the sweetest pattern, don't you think?

I think of picnics, homespun and comfy all around.

I got to play with gorgeous gingham DP that was in my Authentique Carefree Collection.

I paper pieced the birdhouse and banner from KaiserCraft's Fine & Sunny and

did a bit of scoring at the bottom for some texture.

My bird theme fits for

Have a great day~thanks for stopping by!

Stamps: KaiserCraft Fine & Sunny,Unity sentiment,Papertrey Ink On the Links pole
Ink:Versamark ink, Memento ink rich cocoa,Ranger Tim Holtz distress tea dye for shading the edges
Paper:Authentique Carefree,Georgia Pacific white
Embossing powders: Whispers copper,Recollections Sapphire
Die:Spellbinders Classic circles


  1. Fabulous card. I love paper piecing but don't get to do it very often, my Promarkers usually take preference as I love colouring in too :o)

    Margaret xx

  2. This is adorable, the sweet little birdhouse and how you used the gingham banner!!!!

  3. So cute! Love the gingham and embossing. that banner is awesome!

  4. What a darling card. Love the scored background, the banner and the darling image.

  5. Such a sweet card, the gingham birdhouse is just too cute and I love the matching bunting too.
    So glad you joined us this week at CASual Fridays :0)
    Jenny x

  6. Hi Marlena!! This is such a sweet the colors and the patterns of the paper you used for your house and banner...the embossing color is cool too!! Thanks for being a part of the challenge at CAS-ual Fridays this week:)!!

  7. Marlena I love your banner birdhouse card , love these gorgeous colors. The embossing is beautiful and really adds to your card. Hope you have a blessed weekend!

  8. That gingham is amazing!! And its the perfect match for those sweet bird and banner images!! Thanks so much for playing with us at CAS-ual Fridays! We're so glad you did!!


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