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Apr 28, 2011

Just a note

I really loved this week's Mojo Monday sketch so I decided to play along . I used the image "Victorian Bird Cage" from Meljen's available at Whimsy Stamps.

I have to admit I was never a fan of images with bird cages, but absolutely love this one as the bird is outside the cage, and I think it would be just perfect for a "new home" card, or a "I will miss you" card.

That was just the the type of card I wanted/needed to make, but couldn't find my only "I miss you" stamp and I didn't feel like making my own today. So I just decided to use the "Just a note" stamp because this way I can add my own writing on the inside anyway.

I used papers from Stampin Up. Embellished with some white grosgrain ribbon, a tiny prima flower with sticky pearl and then did some sewing with my janome mini.

A pretty clean and simple card, I think this image is so elegant looking, that this simple sketch is just perfect for it.

Here are a few challenges I combined:
Thanks so much for stopping by, I'll be back tomorrow with my design team card for stamp something, hope you'll check back!

Have a great day!!


Olena said...

Beautiful card! Love it! Olena

cheryl said...

oh wow this is just stunning,adore the image,and beautiful layout and colors hugs cheryl xxxx

Pop's Cards said...

Hey sweetie, this is really pretty, gorgeous image in gorgeous colours, perfect for CES challenge hugs pops x

BugBites said...

awesome card. TFS with us at Frosted Designs

Karen said...

I love that little bird! what a happy little card ~ the little flower in the corner with the pearl center gave really pulled it all together too :)

Unknown said...

This card is pretty and in fact would also be perfect for the current challenge over at Papercraft Star... I hope you join us there!

Sandy O said...

Oh, I love this card. The colors are so pretty and the stitching is perfect.

Donna said...

Such a sweet and pretty card...thanks for joining in the fun at CES this week...good luck in the draw :) Donna x

Joy said...

love the DP and the bird, too cute!
thanks for playing with claudia and company! JOY DT

Suzy Nurmainy said...

Beautiful card! love the bird cage! Thanks for playing along with us at The Paper Variety :)

Queenie Jeannie said...

Absolutely darling! Great card!!!

Thanks so much for joining us at The Stamping Boutique!

Miranda said...

such an adorable card Ellie, gorgeous
thanks for joining us at the TSB challenge

Unknown said...

Fabulous little make Ellie - I lvoe the image & that pink flower sets it off perfectly.
Great papers & stitching too.

Christy Dillman said...

Super cute card, wonderful layout and nice vibrant colors! Thanks for joining us at TSB this week!