Monday, 1 March 2021

The Exception

Welcome to a new STAMPlorations Theme and Photo Prompt challenge!

The theme and photo prompt are:


Today for my STAMPlorations challenge inspiration make, I called on the Birds of Paradise again to make this almost CAS card. 
I stamped the birds multiple times using hand-cut masks to create the crowd of orangey birds, stamped the last bird in 2 parts, flexing the neck in a curve and filling in the rest of the line with a toothpick dipped into the inkpad.  I used 2 Kaleidacolor inkpads, one in Autumn Leaves and the other in Blue Breeze.
I added the sentiment which is made of 2 of the ones found on the Noteworthy 2 set, skipping the "enough" from the You are enough sentiment. The No 1 is from an old alphabet sheet.
I don't know whether the blue bird is hanging his head in shame at being different or if it's taking a bow at being no 1 but either way it makes me smile... I hope you like it too!

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5 comments:

  1. Love this. It made me smile as soon as I saw it. Great design. Hugs Flo x

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  2. A great take on the theme Christine, I love it! xx

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  3. What a fabulous card! Loving those birds and I think he must be taking a bow as he's No. 1 ...lol đŸ˜‰. Happy March and wishing you a wonderful week! Hugs, Jo x

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  4. Great card, I always love these quirky birds. I think it's saying 'Well it's as much a surprise to me as it is to you!' xxx

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  5. Elle est carrément géniale ta carte, quel talent !!!
    Et moi aussi j'adore ces oiseaux... je comprends qu'ils t'inspirent autant et si bien ! :)
    Bises

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