Welcome to my blog

Welcome to my blog and thank you for visiting today, I hope you will stay a while. Slide shows are at the bottom of this page. Follow my blog with Bloglovin

Wednesday, 21 May 2014

Quirky peacock theme reminder.

We only have two entries so far in the latest Quirky challenge, it ends Saturday Midday so get your peacock coloured projects or projects with peacocks, or peacock feathers in now, great chance of winning a prize from our sponsor Stitchy Bear Digital Stamps.
For my first card I used the gorgeous peacock by IKEsArt, which I painted with Twinkling h2Os and highlighted with Atyou Spica pens. I decided not to add backing papers with this stunning image, but I did cut a couple of feathers from a new Spellbinders die. Happy Birthday is stamped and heat embossed in gold, the stamp is from a Hero Arts set. MUM is die cut and embossed with a Sizzix Embosslit alphabet die set. The thin satin ribbon is from Ribbon Oasis and was some I got when getting samples for my son's wedding stationery.
Will she like it? I will find out tomorrow!

For this card I used a panel of paper from the Coosty Creations Mehendi Peacock pack, it is covered in tiny peacocks. The large peacock is by Delicious Doodles and is totally coloured with Atyou Spica pens, I tried to give the tail feathers a goldy green look.
I sat my peacock on some green grosgrain ribbon from Crafty Ribbons. Happy Birthday is cut out and debossed using a Spellbinders set of words, I felt the urge to fill in the debossing with gold stickles - did that work?

These cards have flown into the following challenges:
One Stitch at a Time - Keep it simple (Sun)
Polkadoodles - things with wings (Sat)
Daring Cardmakers - Light as a feather (Fri)


  1. Wonderful cards - love the peacocks. Thanks for joining us at Polkadoodles for our Things with Wings challenge.

  2. Peacocks are beautiful and they have by far the nicest feathers, in my opinion. The colours you used are great. Thanks for taking part in the Daring Cardmakers' challenge.

  3. Love your peacock. Perfect for our feathery Daring Cardmakers challenge

  4. Your peacocks are fabulous! Love your coloring. Thanks for joining us at OSAAT. Good luck. Maggie - DT

  5. Such a fun peacock and pretty card. Very colorful!

    Thank you for participating in the OSAAT Keep It Simple Challenge this week!

  6. Fabulous card, great design and coloring!
    Thanks for sharing with us for the challenge at One Stitch At A Time, hope to see you come back soon!
    ¸..• ´¨¨)) -:¦:-¸.•´ .•´¨¨))*((¸¸.•´ ..•´
    Shell in Alaska ~ OSAAT DT ~

  7. Such beautiful colouring on both of your cards and perfect for our 'keep it simple' challenge at OSAAT. Thank you so much for joining us. Jennie x


Thank you so much for your comment, I love to hear from you. Your comment will appear in a little while when I moderate it.

You might be seeing a verification thingy here, but I have verification turned off and I believe that you will be able to ignore the verification and just leave a comment anyway! Go on - try it.