Tuesday, January 19, 2016

Birthday Birdbrain

Birthday Card
 I have been down with my asthma for a week
so since I cannot do much I am making cards to have on hand.  Some of my favorite images are birdbrain digis from From The Heart Stamps like this guy Birdbrain Balloon.  For the challenge below, I sponged my grass by making a mask using Lawn Fawn's Grassy Border Die.  I sponged my border on an 8 1/2 x 11 piece of cardstock, then ran it back through the printer to print the sentiment.  I print out my bird and balloon, cut them apart, colored them up and popped them up making a pop up using paper (a hollow square that folds flat to mail).  I added twine for the balloon. 

This guy is for From The Heart Stamps 
I used the twist - add some nature
 (I sponged my grass). 
Birdbrain Balloon
Birdbrain Balloon

Grassy Border Die
Grassy Border Die
Stamps:  Birdbrain Balloon (From The Heart Stamps)   Paper:  Recollections White 110# (Michaels), Hammermill Frog White 80#  Ink: Tim Holtz Distress Ink Shabby Shutters, Copics: BG000, B00, B01, C1, C3, C5, N0, 0, R20, R22, R24, YR23, Y17, Y21   Accessories: Tim Holtz Mini Blender Tool, Cuttlebug, Grassy Border Die (Lawn Fawn), Corner chomper  Technique: Masking, Sponging

Enjoy your day!


lostinpaper said...

Do you reckon he's had a wine? I don't know but those eyes look so cute!

Dotty Jo x said...

This is great, Lisa - so funny! Jo x

Imke said...

This is awesome, Lisa and great take with our Twist this week. I like how the Birdbrain is sitting in the grass and how you´ve added the twine.
Thanks for joining our Sketch Challenge with a Twist # 135 @ From the Heart Stamps !

~amy~ said...

Hope you're feeling better!
This is so cute!

Carolina Girl (Cely) said...

Love love this...sick and all you made such an adorable card. Hope you feel better soon. Myself, I'm recovering from back surgery and hope to get back to craft room soon. May I ask what font you used for the happy birthday? Celyinscatcharterdotnet

Jeanette (Forest Ranger) said...

How cute!

Annette Allen said...

heehee i love this image.. such a GREAT birthday card..

Rosemary said...

super cute card, lisa!! hope you are feeling better soon!!

Shelly said...

This is so cute, Lisa!!
Hope you feel better soon! Hugs

Patti J said...

Oh my, how stinkin cute! Love this, Lisa! Hope you feel better soon, my friend!

CherylQuilts said...

Ah, Lisa, so sorry you've not feeling well. I am praying for you to feel better. But it's nice that you were able to make cards...such a nice way to rest and enjoy. And you get to delight us all. I too just love the digi and may have to get it - he's way too adorable, and you make the sweetest cards and color them perfectly! I love the grass border too. You are an enabler - hehe! Hugs, sweet friend, and feel better!

Pink Room Therapy Designs said...

Great one layer card! Super cute take on the challenge this week! Thanks for joining us at FTHS & I {heart} sketches with a tWist!

Cynthia said...

Adorable CAS design, Lisa! Love the twine added for the balloon.

Tip Top said...

Wonderful card! Thanks for entering I {heart} card sketches with a tWist - hope to see you again next time!

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