Happy hump day, friends! So just a little card to share with you tonight for no other reason than I had some quality craft time lately! I've been feeling mojo-less and the big box of new catalog goodies has been a little intimidating. Does that happen to you when you get a bunch of new stuff? Too excited to know what to do with it all, that's me! My new Wetlands set was calling my name though and, this time, I couldn't resist!
I was inspired by this fabulous [previous] sketch over at Sketch Frenzy Friday. I fell in love with the birds in this set the minute I saw it and knew that I would make a beach scene with them. They look like Sandpipers to me! I chose a beach-y color palette of Soft Sky, Crumb Cake and So Saffron with a pop of Calypso Coral.I'll show you the birds close-up so you can see that I used one of the images from Gorgeous Grunge as the water for my wading birds. A great way to add some subtle color quick and easy! The same set also provided the waterspots on my Soft Sky background. I wanted the focal shape, cut with the Chalk Talk Framelits, to look like a tag so I added a half circle behind some Natural Trim Ribbon and a So Saffron Candy Dot to mimic a hole for the ribbon. The complete list of supplies I used is at the bottom of this post.
I hope the rest of your week is swell! Thanks for stopping by. :-)
Stamps: Wetlands; Gorgeous Grunge; Teeny Tiny Wishes
Ink: Early Espresso and Soft Sky
Paper: Crumb Cake, Soft Sky, Very Vanilla CS; Naturals Specialty DSP; retired So Saffron DSP
Xtras: Epic Day Washi Tape; Linen Thread; Subtles Candy Dots; Naturals Ribbon; Chalk Talk Framelits; 3" Circle Die; Hexagon punch (to punch a flagged end in DSP)