Sunday, November 18, 2012

Blue Feathers


If there was one object, living or otherwise, beyond the scope of my family, that instantly makes me feel happy, safe, secure...it is a bluebird. Bluebirds will always hold a special place in my heart.

I've got a fun Just Because card that is reminiscent of a bluebird. I used the Lifestyle Crafts Quick Cuts Feather Die. Nothing fancy, I just ran a piece of white cardstock with the die taped in place evenly and let the layout of the die do all the work. Kind of cool, huh? After the white panel was adhered to the card base and the sentiment stamped, I went back and ran some other monochromatic blue cardstock through with the Feather Die and adhered them on to the card base as well, with the exception of the large teal feather. That was first scored down the middle and bent slightly before being glued on.

Lifestyle Crafts has given me a code to share with you...enter the keyword DRAGONFLY for 20% off! Now is a grand time to check things out over there because they are celebrating some great news and are sharing their excitement with a free shipping offer.

Now I know I won't be seeing any bluebirds around these parts for a couple of months, so I'll have to stick with creating some cards that make me feel happy, and this one does.

23 comments:

  1. Such a pretty collection of blue feathers Karen! LoVe it!

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  2. I love the variety of blues...gorgeous Karen.

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  3. Love all the blues and the placement of the feathers!

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  4. This card exudes happiness. It is so beautifully designed.

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  5. Love the simplicity of this one and the one on the right looks like it's going to float away.

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  6. Love your assorted blue feathers Karen, a fun card!!

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  7. I love feathers!
    I hoping to carve one as a stamp ;-)
    love bluebirds too and Your card is perfect!
    Thank You!!

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  8. This is such a lovely card Karen. I would love to see a bluebird!

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  9. I love this blue... its simply beautiful!!!... hugs...xoxo

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  10. Love the blue feathers! CAS and awesome!

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  11. so tempting to get that feathers die!! love that you took the advantage of the die itself, so clever. such a fun card, Karen!

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  12. Your card is so calming. So beautiful. I love those blues.

    PS-the 2nd link to Lifestyle Crafts isn't working (the one by the discount code) but the first link IS working)

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  13. GREAT way to showcased these feather dies!! Love what you do with them!! Happy Thanksgiving to you and family, Karen!!

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  14. I LOVE bluebirds too. A dear friend gave me a bluebird house for a housewarming gift. He took great time to make it and it was too nice to put outside. I have a ceramic bluebird alongside the birdhouse on my dresser in my bedroom. LOVE these blue feathers!

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  15. I have several feather cuts and now you have given me some ideas, thank you!

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  16. simply pretty! love all the wonderful shades of blue!

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