Tuesday, 3 May 2016

Don't let life ruffle your feathers!

I made this card for the current CAS Colours & Sketches sketch challenge and I'm also entering the Cardz 4 Guys 'Monochrome' challenge.


Card blank: 6" x 6" white silk
Stamp: Hot off the Press 'Feathers' (magazine freebie)
Die: Hot off the Press 'Feather' (magazine freebie)
Ink: Versafine Vintage Sepia
Colouring: Promarker (Cocoa)
Card: White silk, brown matt, bronze embossed

I die cut two feathers from bronze card and two from the brown matt card.  The bronze feathers were layered onto the brown ones to give a shadow effect  I stamped the sentiment in the bottom corner of the white card, this was then trimmed slightly to accommodate the feathers.  As I didn't have any brown card for layering, I used one of Liz's tips and ran a Promarker around the edge of another piece of white card.  I then layered the white card onto this coloured layer before attaching it to the card front.  To finish I attached the feathers following the sketch.

Kath x

19 comments:

  1. It's a very elegant card Kath and the shadow effect works very well with the feathers.

    B x

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  2. Love the white space the feathers stand out so well against it. Great sentiment I wish it was always easy to follow it

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  3. Hi Kath, Love the card and sentiment.

    Hope you are having a good week. Sue

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  4. This is so beautiful.
    Valerija xx

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  5. These are so vey nice. I really like the simplicity of the second picture. It is perfection . How could like rifle anyone’s feathers with smiles like these. Lovely work. genie

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  6. What a fantastic sentiment for your lovely card. I like the way you have the shadow feather underneath. All round a very clever card. Barbxx

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  7. Wonderful card - love your take on the sketch and how the sentiment supports the die choice! Thanks for playing along with us at CC&S!

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  8. Those feathers are such a good fit for the sketch and the sentiment is fab. Thanks for playing at CC&S.

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  9. WOW - you have really nailed that sketch. I thought that despite it's simplicity, the sketch was REALLY difficult, but you've made it look easy. Fabulous feather card and I like the shadow idea.

    Hugs, Sarn xxx

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  10. Brilliant CAS card. Love the sentiment, goes perfectly with the die cut feathers. xx

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  11. Wonderful CAS card and perfect for a male xx

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  12. Super cute!!! Thank you for joining us at Cardz 4 Guyz, good luck!!! Amy DT

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  13. This is a beautiful take in the sketch. Very classy CAS. Thanks for joining us us at CC&S this week. Caro x

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  14. CAS perfection and beautiful use of the sketch. Thanks for playing along at CC&S this week. Hugs Bev x

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  15. This was not an easy sketch but I love your true interpretation of it. Thanks for joining us at CC&S this week and for your lovely comments about my DT cards. Stef x

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  16. Those feathers fit the sketch perfectly and this is a great masculine CAS card.Thanks for playing along at CC&S
    Louise xx

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  17. What a fabulous card, love the simplicity.
    Thanks for joining us at Cardz 4 Guyz this week, hope to see you again soon
    Hugs Sharon x

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  18. Love your card, just beautiful

    Joan

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  19. Fabulous card and love the sentiment!
    Janice x

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