I made the wings from maple keys that I picked up during a walk this week; the head & thorax piece piece is a tiny black walnut from my backyard. It was a very windy day, so these items had blown off their trees still young & green. I used a craft knife to cut the still-spongy walnut in half. I coated everything with Glossy Accents. The abdomen is made from a Starbucks stir stick that I heat-embossed with copper enamel & two green powders.
The background is one piece of cardstock; I used an SU! woodgrain embossing folder to stamp the "water" with two blue distress inks & the top with SU! Barely Banana ink. I went over the bottom portion with a lighter blue chalk ink.
The clouds were cut from plastic hummus containers with an IO die. The sentiment stamp is from Graphic45, and I used tape to stamp each section separately with black StazOn ink. I cut the sides of the base card and sandwiched some yellow mesh between the background & base. I finished the card with burlap threads I got from my stash.
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