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Saturday, 11 August 2012

Have Feathers Will Fly

Morning all, another bright, hot, sunshiny day here in the East of England!  Regular readers will be all too well aware of my aversion to extreme temperatures, it makes my fur wilt, so imagine my horror to find the thermometer already at 33C in the craft room at 9.00 this morning.  Icky!!

So, flinging open the windows and putting the ceiling fans on I had a quick play with this week's LESS IS MORE challenge for a One Layer Card featuring Fur or Feathers.

I bought this set of Woodware bird stamps some while ago on a whim, thinking I would do so much with them, but I confess that this is their first inking!  I've used three of the six birds in the set and added a simple Hero Arts sentiment.  A light splash of colour with my FlexMarkers and done.

I'm not particularly happy with the composition of the card but will enter it anyway.  I will try and find the time to make another, perhaps a furry one instead.

Whatever you are up to today, I hope it's fun.

Hugs, Sxx


Bea said...

lovely card - I wonder how many more of us have uninked stamps Lol!

Doreen said...

A very pretty CAS card.xxx

Zippy said...

Love this hun, the birds are just sooo cute!

Thanks for babysitting my blog while I am computerless xxx

Sue said...

This gorgeous, I really love the delicate colouring

I hope you enjoy the rest of the weekend
Hugs Sue

Mandi said...

Cooler here today we have a nice breeze.
Sweet little card, those birdies are cuties! Glad they had their first flight today!
Thanks very much
"Less is More"

Wishcraft said...

Oh I'm the same hun, it's been far too hot for me the last few days!

I'm the same with unused stamps too lol... Love these birds and your delicate colours :o) Hugs, Lisa x

Chrissy said...

Well, I love this Squirrel..you make LIM looks so simple, and I love the little birds..keep inking them..gorgeous.


Kat said...

Great CAS card Squirrel. Love the soft colours.

Not been as hot as that here Squirrel but at least it was dry.

Kat xx

Chrissie said...

These little birds are real cuties. Super card.
Thanks so much
"Less is More"

Donna Mosley said...

Aww! this is so sweet Squirrel. Love it!

Donna x

coops said...

gorgeous cas card hun.i love the sweet birds ;D

xx coops xx

Carole said...

Fabulous card Squirrel. I love that stamp!

Suze Bain said...

Very pretty Squirrel, lovely delicate colouring. x

Lorraine A said...

very cute card Squirrel :-) The birds are lovely and the positioning and soft colours are fab :-)

its HOT here too ,,, have the A/C on full blast and am wilting :-/

Lols x x x

Lorraine said...

I think the little birds look great! Fabulous card.
Lorraine x

Anonymous said...

Gorgeous card. love the pretty birds.

Carina said...

very cute card

Zoechaos said...

Lovely card, the little birds and you delicate colouring are utterly charming XOXO Zoe

Susan said...

Love the pastel colors..very pretty!

Unknown said...

Great feathers entry - love the soft colours. I bet we've all got uninked stamps waiting and waiting......I confess to having a box and am currently trying to work my way through them!

Karen x

Squirrel said...

It is so serene. The pastels and the line stamps look perfect together.

What a change between Saturday's sunshine and heat, and today though! I looked like a drowned rat just putting the bins out this morning.

Don't get too wet!
Squirrel-with-rats'-tail xxx

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