Purple Feathers

Sunday, May 11, 2014


Every now and then there are a combination of challenges that I choose which really stretch my creativity!  Clean and Simple cards usually take me forever to do - I'm in awe of those who come up with those amazing CAS cards :) as are using monocromatic colors.

For this one, I brayered the die cut feathers (from Papertrey Ink) and then embedded them back into the card base that I had cut the feathers from.  I placed a dark purple cardstock behind the cut out feathers on the card base so when I embedded the cut outs, I could offset them just a smidge to give it a "shadow" or some depth. 

Thanks to these challenges for helping me to create something I've not done before!!














Kathy

9 comments :

  1. Such a clever card Kathy, your feathers look so airy like they're floating, Cathy x

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  2. What a beautiful, textured and elegant card! Wonderful and inspiring work! :)

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  3. Hi Kathy. Great brayering of your feathers, they look as if they're floating. Thanks for joining the fun at ATSM. Monika

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  4. I love how the embossed swirly background adds to the feeling of movement on this pretty card! So glad you joined us at CAS-ual Fridays and The Card Concept!

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  5. CAS cards are a challenge for me too and always take me wayyyy longer than I think they should :o) One would never know that this isn't your normal style thought because it is absolutely fabulous. I Love the beautiful floating feathers and the touches of sequins. Very nice job! thanks for joining us this week at ATS&M.

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  6. Just gorgeous, Kathy! I love the embossing folder you used with the feather images- so perfect together! One would never know you struggle with CAS cards! Thanks so much for sharing this beauty with us at The Card Concept!

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  7. Such pretty colours Kathy!
    Thanks for joining the LIM one layer challenge
    Anne
    Less is More Designer

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  8. Hi there, those feathers are just stunning and your card is great - love the clean lines.

    Thanks for joining in with us this week at Papertake Weekly.

    Sarah
    (GDT)

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  9. Love the feathers. Great job combining the challenges!

    Thanks for playing along with us at CAS-ual Fridays!

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