Wednesday, December 2, 2009

On the first day...

.. of Christmas my true love gave to me... Come on, sing along - I know you know the words!

I bet you can tell where the inspiration for this card came from :)

Not too much fuss here, so the details will be short. The pears are from the Fruitful set from PTI. I inked them up with Spring Moss and then tapped a bit of Ripe Avocado to the one side. The bird is a die-cut from the Birds and Blooms Sizzlit Die (Stampin' Up!). Some flourishes from the Fancy Flourishes were stamped on the bird and also behind the pears for a bit of a 'branch'. The patterned paper is from the Holiday Vintage Prints pack. The ribbon is Scarlet Jewel and was adhered with glue dots. I have never been able to quite get the ribbon frills like this to look good. I need to practice!

Great to see you today, hope you'll stop by again! Take care!

#Anya

Recipe:
Stamps: Fruitful, Fancy Flourishes, Vintage Picnic - Papertrey Ink
Cardstock: Scarlet Jewel, Rustic Cream - Papertrey Ink
Patterned Paper: Holiday Vintage Prints - Papertrey Ink
Ink: Scarlet Jewel, Dark Chocolate, Spring Moss, Ripe Avocado, Chamomile Tea Dye - Papertrey Ink
Other: Birds and Blooms Sizzlit Die - Stampin' Up!; Scarlet Jewel Satin ribbon - Papertrey Ink; Clear adhesive rhinestone

13 comments:

  1. Anya, this is adorable and what a neat idea! :)

    I'll look forward to see your card that deals with Maids a-milkin'! ;)

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  2. Anya this is gorgeous! I love that partridge and the pears are fabulous with the added hint of Ripe Avocado! Love it!
    Aimes
    x

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  3. Love the partridge with the pears! How fun! Have you heard of the song 12 days after christmas? :D

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  4. Very pretty card. Your ribbon ruffles look good. I'm still working on making them.

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  5. Hi Anya!
    Sorry I am such a terrible blogger and have not been over to visit sooner!! LOVE your blog! The design is stunning and I am loving your cards! Especially today's!! How cute is that?!?!? :)
    Have a super day!!
    ((((HUGS))))

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  6. This is wonderful Anya! You are so talented!

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  7. Super cute! Love the simplicity and the elegance - all in one! I love those ruffles - really trying to do ruffles.......

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  8. Love the cluster of pears behind the bird and the stamped swirls Anya! great combo of colors too!

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  9. Anya your card is BEAUTIFUL! I love the colors!!

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