Thursday, August 20, 2015

New Hummingbirds by Ryn!

Hello everyone, I hope you've had a great week.

I'm a lucky girl as I received a package in the mail today with lots of very beautiful Hummingbird stamps from Designs by Ryn.   I wanted to create something quickly so I could show you a couple of the new stamps, so I dug into my drawer of 'background stash' and found a Gelli plate print that I thought would go with a couple of Hummers.

I was lucky as it was a 'much needed' rainy day, perfect to get the house clean and then hang out in my craft room for a while :)


I created the background while in a workshop using Distress Paints (very fluid arcylic paints) and a Gelli plate.     I stamped over top with dark purple Versafine ink and coloured with my Prisma pencils and highlighted with a white pen.  The paper used in the class for the background has some texture which was picked up in the colouring.

Designs by Ryn is launching two new unmounted stamp sheets Hummingbirds 1 & Hummingbirds 2 tomorrow (August 21st) at her website.   You can also check her Facebook page for information.

I used two birds from the Hummingbird 2 set.   I also used her Leafy Branch which I think compliments them very well. 

Thanks for stopping by and have a great weekend,
Shirley

33 comments:

  1. Sorry I haven't been by to visit for awhile. I've enjoyed catching up on what I'd missed and I'm glad to hear you are having a great summer! Love these hummingbirds and you've colored them so beautifully! I love the purple with the softer greens and blues! Gorgeous!

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  2. Beautiful card, Shirley, those humming birds are really cute. Waiting to see what you make next with your new stamps..happy time :)

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  3. WOW the colors and the beautiful way you used the birds is fabulous!!
    Cheers
    Dr Sonia
    Cards Crafts Kids Projects

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  4. Wonderful - style, colours, stamps - perfect! Hugs, Valerie

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  5. One of your amazing background to showcase the beautiful stamps Shirley. A perfect match

    Love Chrissie

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  6. Wow what a fantastic card Shirley , I really , really love it, great colourful background, and the bird are just lovely!!!

    Greetings
    Maria

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  7. You are so lucky that you have the new stamps and your combination is so beautiful, I love it!
    Big hugs Anja

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  8. What a pretty card Shirley. Those hummingbird stamps by Ryn are really gorgeous. They may have to go on my wish list. Nice to see you made some time for the craft room. There is always so much else to do at home isn't there? Have a good weekend. Elaine x

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  9. Wow, this is stunning Shirley, I love the new stamps and agaist one of your gorgeous backgrounds they look wonderful. I shall be popping over to Ryn's shop and ordering these later. Hope you have a great weekend.

    Sue xx

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  10. This stamps are just gorgeous and your card is unique Shirley! Awesome!

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  11. She exciting to see your first make with the hummingbirds Shirley :) Your positioning of them is lovely as is your Gelli Plate background. Love the hint of purple in the leaves too. Beautiful card! Thanks so much :D

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  12. I love the Ryn's hummers Shirley and a gorgeous background too and I also love the white gel pen detail and love the colour combination. Altogether a really beautiful card. x

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  13. This card is outstanding with this background so fabulous and the super birds. Very beautiful as always. Mar xx

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  14. A wonderful card Shirley, I already admired it at Ryn's blog ! Beautiful background and colors ! And thank you very much for your comments on my blog ! Greetings, Enny

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  15. Beautiful background with a great color combo--don't we all love Hummers!!?!
    Sandy xx

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  16. You really have a sense for colour and composition. A beautiful piece of art

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  17. You really have a sense for colour and composition. A beautiful piece of art

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  18. Perfect background for those wonderful new hummers! Stunning creation, Shirley! Enjoy your weekend!

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  19. Squee! You know how much I love hummers, Shirley, and these colors, so I am swooning over this amazing work of art! Love, love, love, love!! Hugs, Darnell

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  20. Wonderful card with great colours! The hummingbirds are so cute!

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  21. Prachtig is je kaart en wat een mooie nieuwe stempels.
    Groet Annemieke

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  22. Beautiful Shirley, love the GP background and your birds have a beautiful place here! xxhugs Miranda

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  23. Hi Shirley,

    Just a quick visit to say hi as I do a mega catch up with my fav blogs after hols, lovely work as always.

    B x

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  24. Aren't those new hummers beautiful?! A gorgeous card Shirley, lovely colours. Xx

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  25. Ryn's new sets are so beautiful and full of life! Your background makes the duo even more lovely! Looking forward to seeing the other images in your classic Shirley style!

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  26. Amazing background you created for the lovely hummingbirds. A very nice card.
    Dear Greetings
    Sabine

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  27. What a great first card with the new hummingbirds Shirley!!! Great background and a lovely scenery in total!
    All the best, Alie :-)

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  28. What a perfect complement these hummers are to that wonderful Gelli print...beautiful, as always! xo

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  29. Glad to read you had some rain! And the card is beautiful; the background looks so delicate... Hope all is well, hugs, Gerrina

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  30. I can see why you got excited about those lovely hummingbird stamps Shirley!
    Your card is gorgeous. Great use of your gelli print too.
    We are having a stretch of nice sunny low humidity days again with much cooler temps during the night. Ahhhh so nice. Change is in the air.
    oxo

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  31. The bg is super stunning, Shirley... love he humming birds... so elegant.
    hugs, Asha

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  32. A lovely design, Shirley, and so clever how you have placed the birds.

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  33. Hi Shirley always love hearing from you...beautiful card and love this stamp...oh gosh each time I read 'gelli plat' I promise to get mine out of the box it arrived in a year ago, for some reason I am hesitant to use it....but I will on the weekend when Ihave more time. Hope you have settled well and keep in touch.xx

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