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Tuesday, 22 December 2020

Little Birdies

I had this great idea to print some of Mo Manning's adorable Little Birdies in different sizes to represent family members rather like those cute little stick figure bumper stickers I've seen. 

Then I thought I would do no line (very faint) printing and watercolour the birdies.  What was I thinking?  I'm very unpracticed at no line colouring and I am a complete novice at watercolour and so my cards which I needed quickly to post abroad took much longer to make than I anticipated and I feel I had only limited success.  

Hopefully the recipients will be tickled to see their names under each robin and will forgive the crudeness of my artistry.   

I cut a Memory Box house scene from the top section of my card and inked the sky with Distress Oxides.  I added some splatters over the robins with my Posca pen.  Even splattering is much harder than it looks! 
I started with couples and then added family members one by one.  I made four in total. 

You still have time to play along with our "Anything Mo's" theme at Mo's Digital Pencil Challenge this month.

I am entering my card into the following challenges;
Sweet Stampin' - Last Minute Christmas
Watercooler Wednesday #302 - Marsha's Anything Goes
Cute Card Thursday #665 - Anything Goes
Simon Says Stamp - Christmas Critters
Krafty Chicks -#538 CAS (and thank you for the win last week); and 
Make My Monday #138 - Make your own Inky background (thank YOU for my win last week)
Stamping Sensations - Anything with Wings
Crafty Creations #416 - Anything Goes; and 
Creative Inspirations - Ho, Ho, Ho


aussie aNNie said...

Adorable, love each one and nothing like a Mo's image or two or three xx

Bernadet said...

What a lovely card is this Grenouille.
And thanks for your sweet words on my babybook for Teun!

Gina's Cards said...

Such an adorable card! Love the cute robins and gorgeous scene. Thank you for sharing with us at Creative Inspirations, good luck.
Gina xx

Crafting Queen said...

Wonderful card designs and I love your colouring. Thank you for joining Stamping Sensations. Anesha

brenda said...

What a delightful collection of cards with the sweet Robins, many thanks for sharing and joining us at Stamping Sensations 'Wings' challenge.

B x

Nance said...

I think these are ALL adorable and you colored them wonderfully. I have done no line coloring very little so I know how you feel. I'm sure the recipients will love them. Thanks for joining us at Krafty Chicks this week! Happy Holidays!

Anke said...

WOW WOW WOW absolutely stunning, I love your cards, fantastic idea with the little birds.


Wonderful creation! Thanks for playing at Crafty Creations Challenge.

Mrs.B said...

A lovely set of cards and I'm sure the recipients loved seeing their names under the little birds.
Thanks for sharing with us at Stamping Sensations.

Dawn T said...

Just adorable. Love how you have named all the birdies... thanks for sharing with us at Watercooler Wednesday

Cazro said...

A stunning card, so much detail, loving your robins in different sizes. Thanks for sharing with us at Make My Monday, we would love to see you visit us again. Happy new year. Caz. DT.

Helen said...

These little birds are so super cute!! They make the perfect focus for your sweet card! Thanks for sharing with us at Watercooler Wednesday challenge. Take care and Happy 2021!

Ellie Knol said...

beautiful.. good idea to use the white space too!