These "Happy Birds" were calling my name. I think the sentiment is just perfect because I had a big smile when I stamped and colored this guy.
I did switch the sketch to a circle. In retrospect I didn't need to. My original plan was to use a woodgrain print and I was going to use the negative of the circle like a hole in a tree. When I stumbled on this bird printed paper and decided it was perfect - it didn't occur to me that I didn't need the circle anymore. And now that I'm typing this, it's occurring to me that I should have used a sunburst or zig zag die cut behind the circle like a sunburst - an even "sunnier" look! I hate when I think of things after the glue is dry!
I hope to see you playing along!
The blue is the long retired Brocade Blue from Stampin' Up. The banner is a regular fishtail die. I cut it going both ways.
Yep, smiling from ear to ear! LOVE this!ReplyDelete
Super cute! I ordered that set the other day 😀ReplyDelete
Such a bright and cheerful card, although you'll have to make another card to try out your other ideas! Karen xReplyDelete
C'mon now......how adorable are these birds! This little guy just makes me smile for sure! Perfect background paper too! Such a cute card!ReplyDelete
So cute!!! And, yes, that sweet little birdie totally makes me smile!ReplyDelete
So tweet Kim! Love how you coloured the birdie!ReplyDelete
This bird makes me sooooo happy!! Love him and your happy colors!!ReplyDelete
This is adorable!! LOVE the colors and yes, I am smiling for sure!!ReplyDelete
Who wouldn't smile!?! this is adorables. Sweet color combo!!ReplyDelete
I love these birds and they're winging their way to me at the moment! Your card is just gorgeous in every respect. I hope your first week of work went well!ReplyDelete
I seem to always think of things once the glue is dry and I'm typing my blog post too. I suppose that's the fate of us card-makers! But you needn't worry about sunbursts and circles because your card is perfect just the way it is!ReplyDelete
This card definitely puts a big smile on my face! I love those birds and that paper is so fun! I am thinking you and Jen have a thing going to see how many of us you an get to order those birds!!!ReplyDelete
Definitely a happy bird! Great color combo! :)ReplyDelete
Oh I love this little bird - so sweet it makes me smile! Gorgeous card Kim!ReplyDelete