Monday, 4 June 2012

Red White and Blue

A red white and blue colours are requested this week at Less is More, so here is my contribution, last week was a shaped card, I was a day or two early with  my apron card, so started making a different card and never finished it, oh! well.

My card has a sentiment EDITED that I thought was TLC Vintage. (Sorry don't know who it's by if anyone can enlighten me I would give credit where it's due.) I have added extra "butterflies and a gradient in PS for the r,w and b border, I added "because", then printed it out onto the card and printed it again on Cuddly Buddly eggshell paper for a better gloss, added Stickles to the "butterflies", cut an extra one out and 3D'd it to the left corner.  I added some r,w and b bling, and penned in a trail for the added butterfly.

I shall be entering the LIM challenge RED WHITE AND BLUE




A few photos of a Woodpecker that has graced us with his presence in the garden, I have to admit I had never seen one before and had to Google to find out what bird it was. I didn't think we had such bright birds in this country, shows how much I know about birds besides sparrows, starlings, blackbirds the common birds in most gardens.   The photos were taken inside the kitchen through the conservatory, that is why there is a light streak on them, it is reflecting the window frame.
A Hedge Sparrow, I think, having a bath
Here's the Woodpecker



This appeared on the bird table, it was only about and inch or inch and a half, I took the photo went inside looked back and it was gone, if I hadn't had the photo I would have thought I was imagining things

17 comments:

Lisa Jane said...

oh i love the card .. the little butterflies are cute ... and the photos are fabulous
Lisa x

Chrissie said...

Fab card Faith and wonderful pictures of the birds! How odd about the egg!
Thanks so much
Chrissie
"Less is More"

Linby said...

Great card Faith. Fab picture of the woodpecker too.
Linbyx

Mynnette said...

This is oh so cute! LOVE your little bugs hopping all over the card! Such a sweet card! :)

Shirley said...

This is a lovely, effective uncluttered card, I really like it and the photos of you little visitors are great too.

Deanna said...

Cute CAS card! love the pics of the birds:)

Jenny said...

Love the red and blue frame Faith?..cute card :0)
Good to see the woodpecker, we have a family visit us too. The mystery of the egg eh???? Wonder what that was about!
Jenny x

Aileen said...

Super card for the challenge. Loved to seeing the birds at the bird table especially the woodpecker. Curious about the egg. x

Sally H said...

Gorgeous card, Faith! I love it. Fab photos of the woodpecker. I'm guessing the egg might have been left there by a magpie or a Jay (packed lunch as it were)

Bonnie said...

Your red, white & blue frame is awesome, Faith! And your Red Bellied Woodpecker is a handsome fellow!

Sandra (Stamping For Pleasure) said...

Your LIM card is fab. Very CAS and perfect for the challenge.

GREAT pictures of your garden wildlife too . . . had to chuckled at your comment about the egg turning up and then disappearing! xxx

Rosemary said...

what a fun card, faith!! thanks for sharing the pictures of the little feathered friends who visit you!!

Susan said...

Faith, your card is so pretty! Love the frame! Great pic of the birds too!

Mandi said...

Super card Faith
Lovely pics, we are lucky enough to get an array of different birds in our garden, woodpeckers included
So strange about the egg....aww
Thank you very much
mandi
"Less is More"

Traceyr said...

Cute card love the ladybirds.

And how lucky to have a woodpecker visit your garden. What a mystery about that egg. It looks like a robin's egg to me.

:)

Sarah's Little Snippets said...

I love your CAS card Faith, very pretty :) Your photos of the birds are gorgeous, how lucky are you to have a woodpecker visit! Sarah x

mustavcoffee, Gay Peplow said...

Fun card Faith, just right for the red white and blue challenge:0) Lots of lovely visitors to your bird table, I'm inclined to agree with Sally H , it could be another predator with a packed lunch, interesting though:0) Gay xxx