Thursday, 5 April 2018

It's Out of My Bits Box with Something New!

Hi there and Welcome! It's a bit dreary here today so
perfect time to show you what I was playing with yesterday.
The new challenge over at the
and the element we need to use is BIRD.

I rummaged through my bits box
to see what I could find - just in case
there was something there and I didn't need to
make a new watercolour background.
Yay! I was in luck as I found this
 perfect little piece of 
 Brusho Watercoloured Canvas.
Just the right size to heat emboss my 
new not out of the packet stamp
from STAMPlorations called
Now I am not a colour - in - er type but knew this would 
look amazing behind my type of  colouring -
Watercolour Backgrounds.
I only had to cut a smidgen off my canvas colour
and added it to a sticky background for support
and onto white card stock.
I then got out my Wow Metallic Platinum
Embossing Powder. That was the easy part.
Now just how many bird stamps do we have?
That was the hard part - trying to find
just the right one. After several attempts
I found the one -  from SU. 
Inked up with Memento Sweet Plum,
adding some Nuvo Glitter Gloss and fussy cutting.
She was slightly popped then I added a coloured mat.
This was popped onto Metallic Sculptured card stock.
This was also used as my base.
The simple sentiment is from SU and
finished off my card.
Here is a close up 

I have a watercoloured background, adding heat embossing,
stamping and my BIRD!

I am dropping this card over to the
Happy 2nd Anniversary.

Thanks for dropping in today.
Till next time - Cherrio from


nancy littrell said...

Beautiful glittery gold heat embossed stamped image and stamped hummingbird. TFS Ina and so pleased you joined us at CAS Watercolour. Hugs..

aussie aNNie said...

A lovely card, love the fabulous background, one can sure learn a lot from you Ina.xx.xx💖 [Aussie aNNie's Blog]

Judy Woodland said...

Oh my stars, I love this. I think I want to enter this challenge, looks like so much fun. Your background is amazing, as usual. And I really like how you have included the bird. The mat picks up the color in the background just enough. Well done!!!!

Marcia HIll said...

WOW...this is one GORGEOUS card Ina!! I am loving all the color and the embossing in your background, and that little bird looks fabulous diving right in to all that color...LOVE it!! Thanks so much for sharing with us at CAS Watercolour!! :0)

Chris Dring said...

Wow Ina! This is gorgeous! Love that background and the atc embossed in gold really looks stunning on it! You found the perfect bird to add to this!

Cheri said...

Absolutely stunning, SS. Picking out that bg (already to go) and adding the image embossed in that elegant ep created a beauty. The addition of the charming little bird was completed this masterpiece. I love it!

Verna Angerhofer said...

This is so gorgeous and I love the colors.

Loll said...

Gorgeous card Ina! Love the beautiful metallic heat embossing over top of your watercolour background. Adds so much shine, shimmer, and texture. Your bird is beautiful. Great design! Thanks for sharing with us at CAS Watercolour! xx

Bonnie said...

A beautiful background with the embossed image on your watercolour, Ina! And that little flying bird is so cute! Thanks for sharing with us at CAS Watercolour!

lostinpaper said...

Who needs to 'colour in' when you can make colour move like you do, your backgrounds are always wonderful!

Bobby said...

That birds ties in perfectly with the colors in your background, Ina. I wish I had a bunch of bird stamps/dies to choose from. I'm still contemplating. ;)

Helen said...

A gorgeous card, Ina! It's great when you find a little piece of scrap for a background that works so well!

Helen F. said...

Gorgeous card, Ina! Love all the coloring in for that pretty background. The bird is very sweet too.
Thanks for joining us at Creative With Stamps this month :-)

Dorlene Durham said...

Gorgeous! This is so pretty and unique. Thanks for joining the challenge at Creative With Stamps. Dorlene DT CWS