Thursday 17 May 2012

Bunting, birds and butterflies

Whilst I look in awe at the DT's creations every week, I often find the colours at CR84FN a bit too much of a challenge for me, but this fortnight was more in my comfort zone, so I decided to have a go and play along.

I used a couple of stamps from a new papermania "bunting" set by Lucy Cromwell, one image and one sentiment.  I stamped directly onto a textured 3" base card and then coloured with just 5 faber castell pencils and blended with a dry stump to prevent bleed through.   I'm quite pleased with the CAS results.  As its one layer, it would fit our ongoing challenge over at St Lukes Charity Cards Challenge too.


  1. This is terrific Tara. You`ve captured the colours perfectly. That looks a great stamp set, I`ll have to look out for that one.
    Lynne xxx

  2. Oh how cute! Love those little bird houses! Thanks for joining along with CR84FN :)

  3. I must admit I thought they looked like Tara's colours!!!...... I'm quite liking them too:0)
    Lovely one layer card, the bird houses look cute hanging from the ribbon.
    Jenny x

  4. Beautiful card Tara, these colours are perfect with the birdy bunting!
    Thanks for joining us at CR84FN this week!

  5. Lovely use of space Tara and those are fab colours together!

  6. Tara - this is just fabulous! I love the bunting and pretty bird houses! I think these colours are right up your street :) Thanks so much for playing along with CR84FN!

  7. Great one layer card love the little bird houseand great colours.


  8. Love this sweet little banner and cute little bird houses!!

  9. Tara, LOVE the banner and those FAB birdhouses! Your coloring is so PRETTY! Great card! THX for playing with us at CR84FN!


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