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Good afternoon and welcome to the Ink.Stamp.Share Blog Hop.  We are here to share projects we have been working on this week.


I recently purchased the gorgeous stamp set Perched in a Tree.  We have several robins visit our garden on a daily basis and I always say 'good morning Mr/Mrs Bobbin'.  It is said that 'when a robin appears, a loved one is near' and I always like to think it is mum and dad popping in to say hello!!!  I also think it is quite appropriate for the very sad news of Her Majesty the Queen's passing this week.


I had a vision for this card and wasn't really sure if it would work but once it was complete, I absolutely loved it.  I created a simple easel card and die cut the birch trees for the front.  I then created a 'backward' easel, for want of a better description, to the front of the card.  The two pieces meet and support each other in the middle.


In the same delivery I had also ordered the Soft Seedlings stamp set with the lovely sycamore leaves.  I stamped the leaves in Crushed Curry ink and using blending brushes, added some Pumpkin Pie, Mossy Meadow and a little Merry Merlot to the stamp.  I love how the two sets really compliment each other.



I used our beautiful soft watercolour pencils to colour the robin, just look at his very round full belly, must have been one of our visitors!!!

I hope you like my project today, you can see what everyone else has been making this week by clicking on the next blog button below.  Here's a quick video of how it was made.




Have a lovely weekend,

Jo
x




13 comments

  1. This is absolutely stunning! My favorite card using this set :)

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  2. Gorgeous card Jo, Just ordered this set and now can't wait for it to come x

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  3. Is there a tutorial for this card please?

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  4. All I can say is WOW! Love, love this card! Please do a video on how you made it!

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  5. Beautiful card , would love to see how you made it!

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  6. Just lovely - I do love a fun fold, thank you for sharing

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  7. Karlene-Frances S,17 September 2022 at 15:39

    THANK YOU very much for sharing how to make this card. You're very generous with your time and art. I LOVE this catd!

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  8. Absolutely love this card! And your nails!

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