Friday, October 19, 2012

Some Shrinky Dink

This month is Stamptoberfest at Two Peas in a Bucket.  Lots of challenges going on.  My friend Anne ( See her blog here) is hosting a challenge to use shrink plastic - see her challenge here

I had some pre-printed shrink plastic that came with one of my stamping magazines that I had put away,  you know that " I'll use it someday" stash you have!  Well this was the right opportunity to get it out, colour it in and use in on a card.....

Little Bird.


I coloured the plastic bird with Perfect Pearls and water, trimmed it and then did the magic thingie with my heat gun.   So pleased with how it turned out.   I embossed and distressed  the background.  Then cut a Spellbinder's tag and lightly distressed. The branch and leaf die is from Memory Box (which the delightful Paula gave me when I visited)  I did a bit of doctoring of the branches. The leaves were cut from some watercolour paper I had in green.   Finished with a little Happy Birthday sentiment.  

I had hoped to partake in some of the other challenges, but this week, time seems to have got away on me.  I managed to do my DT work, but not much else.   Keeping up with commenting on blogs seems to take so much time.... but I don't want to miss out on seeing all the beautiful work out in blogland!

This is me for the next few days as I have a break away from the computer.  I think I might go into a decline :-(   I'll miss it!

Have a great weekend all, get lots of crafting done and spend time with your families....

Dawn

11 comments:

Doreen said...

Such a gorgeous card,love the image and fab layout.xxx

Barb said...

Beautiful, Dawn! Love all the layers and your tag looks wonderful with that pretty bird!

Suzanne C said...

Sweet bird! Love how it turned out! Beautiful card!

MaxineD said...

Lovely card Dawn - the bird is fabulous.
I know the feeling about keeping up with blogs and being away from the computer - mine is finally behaving - I think. It has been along saga.
Blessings
Maxine

Jay Gee said...

I have not used shrink plastic before but it sounds like fun and your little bird is adorable. Great card Dawn :)

Angela Palmer said...

A wonderful card. The bird looks perfect on those leaves. The background looks great with both the embossed background and the watercolour paper.

Isha said...

This is such a lovely card Dawn...so so sweet. TFS

Kelly Booth said...

Such a Sweet Card Dawn! Love the Shrink Plastic Bird!

Manu World said...

adorable!!!
:)

Arlene said...

Dawn, JUST BEAUTIFUL!

So glad to see you featured on Anne Gaal's blog. Your card is just fabulous!

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