Tuesday, August 28, 2012

When Two Comes as One

Since I got into Spellbinders' Bird Sanctuary recently and using thick shoebox cardboard to cut,
I wanted to do do put two birds together as one.
So when I saw the latest Retro Sketches rs#26, I jumped right into it.  I knew what I wanted to do.
The sketch is simply elegant.

I cut a section off BoBunny noteworthy die-cut and placed it on a cream card,
tied a dark brown grosgrain ribbon and mounted it on a brown cardbase.
With two birds cut out using the Cuttlebug, I inked the edges slightly.
Glued the two birds together (one image in reverse)
and mounted them on the card.

Simply elegant and good for an engagement card, a wedding card or an anniversary card.
Sentiment?  A simple Congratulations would be fine.

This card is also for 365 Cards Day 174 ~ Surprise Inside.
The surprise is what the Chinese traditionally give ~
an angpow or red packet filled with money.

initial card
modified with 3 jewels
 And I added 3 jewels to make it for Less is More Week 82 Recipe 3-2-1
with 3 jewels, 2 birds and 1 die-cut.
Hope it counts this time as my earlier submission was rejected as it was not CAS enough.


  1. This is absolutely beautiful Caroline, I love the monochrome colour choice and it is wonderfully CAS.
    Superb card!
    Thanks so much
    "Less is More"

  2. Very stylish, fab colour, great design.

  3. Stunning card Caroline
    Thanks very much

  4. Great take on the sketch - I'd love for you to link up at 52 Car Pickup this week!



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