Saturday 9 April 2011

Secret Crafters - Our Feathered Friends

Wa Hay! It's my turn to choose this weeks theme at the Secret Crafter Saturday Challenge this week.  This week I'd like to see cards, or anything else you care to create, relating to

Our Feathered Friends

That could include birds, or even angels!

I've gone way out of my comfort zone with this one & not used any stamps! All the images are created with Marianne Design Creatables. The birdcage & the bird of paradise are available at the Secret Crafters shop, here. The swirls were made with various different MD dies. I went a bit mad with the glitter pen too & covered the bird with Holo Iridescent glitter, also available here. I love that stuff! The background paper is Basic Grey - Wisteria.


This is a wierd one, because I can't decide if I like it or not. I like what is on the card, which BTW look much better IRL - this photo stinks! But I feel like thre is something missing & I don't know how to fix it. Anyhow, I'm giving it to my Mum & Dad this weekend as an early Easter card to go with the birdhouse I made a few weeks ago. So I won't have to worry about it for long!!

As always, my lovely D-teamies have excelled themselves, so I hope you'll pop over to the Secret Crafter blog & show them some love, & hopefully play along with us this week.

I am also entering this at the Creative Inspirations challenge this week, where the theme is 'punches & dies'.

So that's all for now. I hope everyone is having a great weekend & enjoying the fab sunshine.
Big Hugs to one & all!
Andie xx


Curly said...

Wow Andie this is amazing, I love the dies you have used, I love the Sparkly bird of Paradise, it really draws the eye, so stunning,

Have a lovely weekend,
Hugs Bridget :0) x

downrightcrafty said...

gorgeous love the vintage feel and like the use of that die too
hugs and enjoy your weekend
Kate x

Helen said...

Beautiful card Andie - love the glittered bird!
Helen x

Cheryl said...

OMG WOW this is STUNNING....absolutely love everything about this card!!!
Hugs xx

michele said...

beautiful card Andie the bird is fabulous hugs xx

Grenouille Greetings said...

Hi Andie. I've been away and I'm late catching up. I loved your recent B&W image in its soft tones and as for this card - it's gorgeous! Beautiful papers beautiful work! Hugs, Lesley

Mrs A. said...

This is gorgeous. The use of the dies instead of stamps is amazing in how to make a card not just different but stunning. Nothing missing that I can see.

Basslady said...

very noble and stylish creation!

GREAT job!!!

hugs and kisses from germany,
silvi xoxo