Wednesday, May 29, 2013

Pretty Orange Flowers

Pretty Orange flowers 2013
The challenge at Color Me Creative has started and for this challenge #68 it is all about THE COLOR ORANGE. The new challenge ends June 7th 8:00pm.
Our fabulous Sponsor for this Challenge is:
Digital Delights by Bugaboo Digi Stamps
1 lucky winner (chosen at random) will win
7 Digi Stamps from Bugaboo...whoot!
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The image I used from Bugaboo is called thank you block. The paper used is DCWV café mediterranean stack.
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Martha Steward garden trellis, butterfly border, classic butterfly's. Memory Box Catalina border and Poppy stamps gentle leaf.
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Left the inside open to add a stamped sentiment or a written message.
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The flowers are made with Tonic petal pair punches. They have a video her on how to use their different petal punches. For the center of the flowers I added Beedz they are glass embellishment beads.
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These are the copic markers used to color the image. Also used Spica glitter pens colors green, melon and orange. Close up of the image.
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Thought I would share some pictures I have taken of some of the birds that have visited my back yard so far this year, some of them are new to my yard. I got this new feeder by my patio door so they come up pretty close. I do have other feeder also.  
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Indigo Bunting bird, this one is new to my yard, had 4 of them but could not get a picture of them all together.
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Gold Finch bird
Female Oriole May 2013
Female Oriole Bird, this one is new to my yard.
Male Bullock  Oriole 2013
Male Oriole Bird, this one is new to my yard.
Rose breasted gosbeak come right up
Rose Breasted Gosbeak bird, this one is new and I had 2 of them.
house finch family
House Finch birds, always have lots of these and they are so much fun to watch.
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Gold finch and House Finch birds
Thanks so much for stopping by. Hope you can get some crafting in this week.
Enter my card in Thought the craftroom door challenge anything goes ends June 3
Simon Says challenge anything goes ends June 5
Scrapmaster's Paradise challenge using dies and punches


Carla S. said...

Gorgeous card, Pat! I love the colors, papers and beautiful flowers! Wonderful coloring and design details! Beautiful bird pics, too!

Pia S said...

What a wonderful card, I just love those pretty flowers you've made! And you've arranged them so beautifully on this card too. Gorgeous!
PS: You asked about the name of the oval dies I've used for some of my cards lately - they're from Spellbinders and the set is called "Timeless Rectangle".

Roxann said...

Such a stunning card, Patricia. Love the flowers. Your bird visitors are FAB. We don't see that kind of variety in Georgia.

Stef H said...

putting this card on my FAVORITE list for sure. it's gorgeous. your embellishments match your image so perfectly! absolutely gorgeous!

oh i love watching the birds too.

hugs :)

Anne Temple said...

Your card is gorgeous! Love the flowers. Thanks for sharing your photos of the birds. THey're all so colorful and I'm sure they are great fun to watch. I love watching the cardinals around here.

Penny Odell said...

Your card is amazing! I love the flowers and your coloring is fabulous. Thank you for joining the TTCRD challenge.

Lisa Carroll said...

Gorgeous creation! Your coloring is stunning! And I am a bird lover, so I really appreciate the fabulous photos as well. :) Thanks for playing along in our "Anything Goes" challenge over at the Simon Says Stamp challenge blog! xx

Sandra said...

Absolutely gorgeous flowers! They look amazing on the card and blend in perfectly with the paper.
I love your bird shots too. We have so much in common, I am a birdwatcher too and can spend many hours just watching my feeders.
Thanks for sharing your photos too.

Lisa M said...

My've taken that image and brought amazing life to it. How you've extended the picture off onto the card itself is wonderful. Love the butterfly border and that lattice and the exceptionally detailed and gorgeous flowers. FANTASTIC card Pat! :)
Ohhh and the pictures....wonderfully relaxing and peaceful.

Elaine said...

Patricia what a super card, love all the details .
Thank you for joining us at our :
"Through The Craft Room Door" Challenge this time and good luck.
Hugs Elaine DT.
PS I am so jealous that you have so many beautiful birds at your tables. I feed my birds every day they are such a joy to watch.

Linda Palmer said...

This card is so gorgeous. I love how you colored the flowers and the hand made flowers are out of this world beautiful. Love this card!!!

Viv said...

Don't know how I missed this Patricia!! It's GORGEOUS!!! LOVE the colours and I'm SO jealous of your birds!! We have boring house sparrows and blackbirds, starlings and an odd robin in Winter! You are so lucky to have those beautiful birds. xxx

Marie Gamber said...

Wowzer! Your card is drop dead gorgoeus! I love your fowers so much I had to follow the link and check it out! Your work is perfection.... as usual!
Thank yu for joining us at The Scrapmaster's Challenge!

Anonymous said...

Love those pretty handmade flowers and your colouring is gorgeous, very pretty card
Hugs julie P