Friday, December 13, 2013

Spiral Branch with a Hummingbird

Hello everyone,  I hope you are doing well.

I have a card today using Designs by Ryn stamps that makes me think about summer instead of the winter that is upon us and will probably be here for while.   


The background was created using the green Dylusions inks along with a little white linen and Turquoise.    I blended a little Mowed Lawn Distress Ink using TCW Cell Theory stencil.

I stamped Sea Bubbles with Mowed Lawn Distress Ink around the background and then stamped the beautiful Spiral Branch with Cobalt Archival ink.  I coloured the leaves with a white Prisma pencil.  

Flying Hummingbird 3 was stamped on watercolour paper and coloured with my Inktense pencils.   I added lots of holograph glitter with a glue pen.

Let the Adventure Begin is from Chocolate Baroque and available as a single clear stamp or in a complete collection of Fairyland Words.



Thanks for stopping by and have a great weekend,
Shirley

25 comments:

  1. Shirley, its just perfect. Love the whole look

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  2. So much gorgeousness on your blog, Shirley! Love the swirly leaves and the beautiful hummingbird!

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  3. Gorgeous colours Shirley have a great weekend huggles Sue xx

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  4. enchanting card Shirley!

    Have a good weekend!

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  5. Shirley I love this one. the background, the sentiment, the colouring on Flying Hummingbird 3... Everything... Thank you so much!

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  6. Wow...beautiful card, love the colors and the bird!!

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  7. Gorgeous card, love the blue and greedn, and the bird is just stunning! Valerie

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  8. Gorgeous card!! The background was beautiful.

    greetings Bianca

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  9. As lush as a tropical rainforest - gorgeous stamping and use of colour.
    Wishes
    Lynne

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  10. I love the hummingbird and he is really enhanced by that lovely green background with the sea bubbles just visible. Ryn's stamps are so different, she makes such interesting shapes. I like the way you have kept it simple so as not to detract from the main images.

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  11. Stunning Shirley, I love the colours and the beautiful Hummingbird (I think I have this one). The sentiment is perfect for the card too.

    Have a great weekend.

    Sue x

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  12. In this way the hummingbird is the real eyecatcher Shirley!

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  13. Spectacular work Shirley and still loving those greens, I had to change my blog page and header last night in PSP and it's GREEN.XXX

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  14. Hi, Shirley! I knew this was Ryn's design before reading your post. It is one of my all time favorite images of any company - so gorgeous! And your fantasy garden for this lovely hummer is especially pretty! hugs, de

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  15. Love your sunny card Shirley, the bird is amazing too, and so is the beautiful green background, I really long for this season, but first we need some christmas too!!

    Greetings

    Maria

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  16. Hi teamie, the hummingbird really pops out in this green beautiful scenery, the branches are a lovely frame around it!Have a nice weekend, xx Miranda

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  17. Isn't he gorgeous! I bet he just shimmers too.

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  18. This is a lovely graphic design, just exquisite stamping, colouring and composition.

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  19. Greetings from Montreal, Canada. Shirley, this is gorgeous! I love it.

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  20. Wowzer! What a beauty! No one does backgrounds like you do!

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  21. He really looks as if he is flying off to an adventure Shirley. You have coloured him perfectly.

    Warm crafty hugs from Shirl x x

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  22. Another beauty Shirley, I do love your vibrant green backgrounds! xx

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  23. Great to sea such bright colours! It ´s just what my eyes need after a grey day! Beautiful card! Hope you had a great weekend, Gerrina

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  24. Fantastic background, and inspired use of those Sea Bubbles to create the subtleness of the background with those lovely leaves. I have this beautiful bird on my Ryn wish list, and you've colored it so pretty with the pencils. He looks like he is in motion! TFS & Merry Christmas

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  25. All I can say is wow! You do such gorgeous work with birds. I love this. It needs a frame!!

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