Free As A Bird One Layer Slimline Card

by Joanne James24. April 2021 21:07

I've had a productive day of crafting today so have a quick card to share with you that uses the current sketch over at Freshly Made Sketches:


I was intrigued by Karren's sketch and loved the idea of another slimline card, so perused my retiring stamp sets for something suitable and decided upon the row of birds from the 'Free As A Bird' set - take a look:


I turned the card through 90 degrees so that I could work across the width and sponged clouds using my blending brush and trusty cloud mask made from my Happy Dies for the longer element, overlapping with the row of birds, coloured with my Blends:


I decided to leave my card as a one layer card as I liked the simplicity of it. My dear friend Vicky is the hostess this week over at Addicted to CAS and has chosen the code word 'sky' for the new challenge there, so I'm linking my fluffy blended clouds there too.

Here is the visual summary of the key products used on today's project for you to pin for easy reference:


You can see all of my 'How To' summaries on my 'How To - Tips and Techniques' Pinterest board in case you've missed any. 

Enjoy your evening and I'll be back tomorrow with another project. Until then, happy stampin'!


Stampin' Up! Supplies Used:

Table built using Product Table Builder by The Crafty Owl - Independent Stampin' Up! Demonstrator.
I was Amy's pick for Perfect Princess this week!
I also made the TOP 3 over at Addicted to CAS!

Comments (5) -

Jen Mitchell
Jen MitchellUnited States
4/24/2021 11:12:00 PM #

I love your creative take on the sketch.  The clouds and birds on the branch fit the sketch perfectly!  Thanks for joining us at Freshly Made Sketches!


Deborah Wheeler
Deborah WheelerUnited Kingdom
4/25/2021 7:45:45 PM #

Gorgeous card - love the birds and the sky works so well


Jan Clothier
Jan ClothierNew Zealand
4/25/2021 11:12:37 PM #

LOVE this! I'm glad this set is staying with us - now just to make more time to use it! Oh those fluffy clouds - divine!


VickyUnited Kingdom
4/27/2021 7:20:05 PM #

I absolutely love those gorgeous birds and they look wonderful against your stencilled sky Joanne. I love that you kept your card to one layer and you have been SO clever with  that sketch too - not surprised it was a winner at FMS! Thank you so much for sharing your talents at Addicted to CAS this fortnight! Vicky x


Joy Dsouza
Joy DsouzaHong Kong S.A.R.
5/6/2021 7:32:02 AM #

Beautiful card. Thank you for joining the Addicted to CAS Challenge.
- Joy Dsouza


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