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Wednesday, September 10, 2014

Classy Cards N Such - Blue Bird Melody

Good morning and Happy Wednesday.   I am back with a card I made for the Classy Cards N Such challenge this week.  The challenge is to pick a pattern of stripes, dots, chevrons or use all three.   I chose striped paper from a Graphic 45 Botanical Tea paper pad.  I thought this stamp
"Blossom Birds" by Penny Johnson was really cute so I colored it and used a die to cut it out.   I used the same die set to cut my pretty frame for the birds.  The filigree bow is a Sue Wilson Finishing Touches - Filigree 3D Itty Bitty bow die.  It really comes in handy when you do not have the right shade of ribbon, it is so easy just to cut one from the paper you are using.  A perfect match every time.  I finished my card by using Silver Rhinestones.

I hope you enjoyed my little blue birds today.  Any of the products in bold print can be found in the Classy Cards N Such Store.  Use the code Shirley-10 for a 10 % discount.

Please join us for the challenge.  Beverly has a Dots embossing folder from Joy Crafts for the prize.  You can find the rules of the challenge here.

Have a great week and congratulations - you are half way through your work week.  I hope it has been good thus far.

P.S.  I just found out yesterday that I have a card that was published.  I must remember to pick up a copy of the magazine next time I go shopping.

Challenges Entered:

Shopping Our Stash - Use a chicken or bird

Through the Craft Room Door - anything goes

Fionzcraft blog - anything goes

Simply Create Too Blog - use something new (stamp was new)


  1. These sweet bluebirds nestled in the flowered branch, are just so sweet. The color combo of the blue and green is rounded out beautifully with the yellow blooms, and the dies, especially the one for the bow, are gorgeous!! Great card, Shirley!

  2. What a gorgeous card!! I love the color combo!! The birds are so beautiful!! This is fabulous!! Have a great day :)

    A Mermaid's Crafts

  3. I want those little birdies in my yard - they are so adorable. Your card is lovely and elegant and your coloring is perfection!

  4. This is so so sweet Shirley ! The colours are fresh and so pretty ! Great layout and the little bow is cute ! Hugs, blessings and love from Catherine

  5. Nicely done! Adorable image and nice color choices. Thanks for playing along with us here at Shopping Our Stash!
    Chana, DT

  6. Shirley: What a cute card. Glad you joined in our Simply Create Too Challenge #69 - "Show Us Something New" [& thanks for telling us what 'new' you used]. Please come back by to see our new challenge tomorrow, Friday?

    Simply Create Too Design Team

  7. Really sweet very nicely done!

  8. Beautiful design and stunning colours, absolutely perfect for our theme at FlonzCraft Vintage Stamping Challenges, thanks so much for joining in and sharing your lovely work with us.

    B x

  9. Beautiful card, thank you for joining TTCRD this week.

  10. Shirley, the dies on this are so fantastic and that image is so sweet. Your cards are always so pretty, but these cards you are doing for this company are super special pretty! Hugz!

  11. oh wow, what a sweet & lovely card, and those little lovebirds are just waaaaaaaaaaay too cute, as well! thanks for SHOPPING YOUR STASH with us this week! :) :) :)

  12. Ohhhh so pretty!! Love the colours! Thanks for joining the crew at Shopping Our Stash this week for the "Chicken" challenge!!