Saturday, 12 May 2012

Yearning


Can I just reiterate how much I LOVE my Stamposaurus brickwork stencil?!

For this card I used 3 colours of Glimmer Mists- Olive Vine with the brickwork stencil, Tattered Rose and Sunflower on the die-cut birds. That’s my entire collection of mists! Then I stamped the birds with a paisley print stamp from Blade Rubber and perched them on some baker’s twine (Simply Cards and Papercraft freebie). The background paper is Basic Grey. I had made a background with Distress Inks and the paisley stamp but it just didn’t look right in the end.

The sentiment and embellishments are clear epoxy stickers stuck onto paper. I bought a load of these years ago and they have yellowed, but I don’t think that matters for a grungy project like this.

Why ‘yearning’? I rooted round for word embellishments or stamps and this was the only one I liked on this project.  I don’t suppose I’ll be able to send it to anyone for their birthday though, as they’ll wonder what it means!! What am I yearning for? More Stamposaurus stencils!
I'd like to enter this for:
Little Red Wagon Mist-ify Us
Artful Times Birds
Glitter Geeks Wings and things   

12 comments:

  1. LOL Love the explanation of your yearning!!! Great stenciling too.

    Thanks for playing along with Artful Times this week.

    Sam xxx

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  2. Beautiful card, I love the background wall :) Thanks for joining us at the Glitter Geeks this week, Carol xx

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  3. I love your wall! Your card looks fabby! Thanks for joining us at Glitter Geeks this week, Paula :))

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  4. Love this it all comes together so nicely :)
    Thank you for sharing your yearnings with us at Artful Times
    Von x☺x

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  5. Love the designs on the birds!

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  6. Lovely! I like the sentiment. Thanks for joining us at Little Red Wagon.

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  7. Wow, your card is very beautiful

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  8. Love the humour in your post Marina. Lovely card and I am sure you could send it to someone. Thanks for joining us at Artful Times, Hugs, Neet xx

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  9. Just love the bakground it shows the birds off so well

    Xxxxxx

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  10. Love the colours and the composition of your piece. I love your wall stencil too - I WANT one!
    Juliaxx

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  11. Its great! LOVE the stencil as well and the word yearning is just right - those birds are yearning for flight! Really enjoyed looking at it.

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