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Saturday, May 27, 2017

Wood Words Meets Swirly Bird for FMS289


Happy Saturday, peeps!  I feel like this week has been a whirlwind and I haven't gotten in enough stamping time!  Last night we went to a wedding, today is the Memorial Day parade and tomorrow we start dismantling the kitchen!  Yikes!  I did sneak in some crafty minutes yesterday morning and made a masculine card with the FMS sketch:

I had Swirly Bird on my desk from another project (which I'll share later) so I thought I would combine it with the stars from Wood Words to make a masculine card, good for a birthday or maybe even Father's Day card:


The background is the new Wood Textures DSP; I also used it as the water, sponging it with Marina Mist, and stamping the stars on it as well in Marina Mist, Real Red and Craft White.  I stamped my little sailboat in the same colors, made it float on the water, surrounded by a Stitched Shapes square frame, and it was about done!



I did add some star embellishments as well as a sentiment from Colorful Seasons!  I love this vintage look!

The roofers were able to finish yesterday:


and that huge blue tarp made for some interesting special effects in Cassidy's bedroom:


Truthfully, the picture doesn't do it justice....it was like a dark blue night sky with little starlights showing through....reminiscent of Van Gogh's Starry Night!!!  It looks more like an aquarium here!


She loved it!  Thanks for popping in and have a blessed day!


Project Details--All Products SU! Unless Otherwise Noted
Stamps Swirly Bird, Wood Words, Colorful Seasons
Card stock & Papers     Whisper White, Real Red, Wood Textures DSP
 Ink Marina Mist, Real Red, Craft White
Accessories Enamel Stars
Tools     Big Shot, Stitched Shapes Framelits, Layering Squares Framelits, Dimensionals

10 comments:

  1. I love this LeAnne...love how you made the water....

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  2. Yes, it did look like an aquarium to me. Oh, the joy of innocence comes across in that photo. How creative to sponge the DSP...it really gave it the rustic/vintage feel. I know what you mean about not having enough stamping time. Our week was filled with doctor appointments. I wish they had a place for me to set up Paper Pumpkin!

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  3. Great card and love the wood paper! I just had my Swirly Bird set out the other day and could not get anything to work for me so I put it away! Ugh, don't like days where I feel like my mojo took a hike! Anyways, your framed sailboat is just the cutest and I love the colored stars! Great job and just perfect for the Memorial Day weekend! What a neat picture of Cassidy's room! The darkness probably would have helped me to take a nap! LOL TFS and enjoy your parade today! I hope the rain holds off but it's pretty cloudy here right now after a beautiful sunny morning...

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  4. I love every single thing about this card! And I love how Miss C is enjoying her night sky!

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  5. Lovely use of that wood grained paper. Neither the paper nor the set had grabbed me before but this card is changing my mind. I love the stars as you've done them.

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  6. Oh, I LIKE this card!! The woodgrain is fantastic with the nautical/americana theme. I thought of an aquarium, when I saw Cassidy's window too, super cool!

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  7. Great combo! That paper is one of my catalog faves! Thank you for sharing the idea about sponging it to make the water - so clever!!

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  8. Fabulous masculine card, LeAnne! The patterns on the paper look so wonderfully textured. Thanks so much for joining us at Freshly Made Sketches.

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  9. I just saw that you are a princess at FMS for this card. Congrats! I love this card!

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