Monday, March 18, 2013

Flippin' Happy Bluebirds

I was so thrilled to win the Wobble challenge at Art Impressions with my Dr Seuss card, and even more thrilled to win a $10 GC to their store; although perhaps my best "prize" was how much my nieces enjoyed receiving it!

I've admired AI's "Fronts & Backs" line for quite some time, so I just had to buy this cute group of birds and make a Notch Swing Card (Does anybody recognize this technique and know it's proper name? I know I must have seen it somewhere.)

I made little notches (they need to be a bit bigger than slits) in the card, and tucked the image circle into them. It easily swings...



...to reveal the bird's backs and the rest of the sentiment:




Inspiration/Challenges:
Inky Impressions Challenge #101: Add Blue for Colon Cancer Awareness

Really Reasonable Ribbon: flowers and ribbon
Rhedd & Rosie's Challenge Blog: Birds
Simon Says Stamp: Sketch #1 
Sparkles Forum March Challenge: Birds
Tando Creative Challenges: Flowers

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10 comments:

  1. A super card and love the technique. Really suits this image. Great papers and colours too.
    Mags
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  2. Gorgeous card! I LOVE the interactive element! Thanks for joining us for the Simon Says Stamp Challenge!

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  3. Wow what a brilliant card, very clever, love those little birds and the delicate colour, thank you for playing along, good luck Hun, Zoe DT Rhedd and Rosie's xx

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  4. A fabulous card, your design is stunning and I love your pretty colours and papers. I love the back to front images also - such fun!!!

    Thanks so much for joining us with Simon Says Stamp challenge,
    hugs
    Heather xx

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  5. Fabulous card!
    Thank you for joining us at Sparkles Monthly
    good luck in the draw
    Hugs Shaz DT xx

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  6. Very sweet card! Thanks for joining us at Inky Impressions.

    Karen

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  7. What a stunning card,not just for those fabulous little blue birds,but for the style and layout...very nice indeed.

    Thank you for joining in with our challenge over at Rhedd & Rosies.

    Hugs
    Sandie x

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  8. What a fun card! Thanks for joining the Tando Challenge!

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  9. Great card! Thanks so much for participating in our Really Reasonable Ribbon Challenge.

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  10. Fab card! Thanks so much for joining us at Sparkles this time & good luck!
    Hugs Jo x

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