Happy birthday, Sharyne

It is my friend Sharyne's birthday today, and I actually made 3 cards for her before I was happy with one to send to her! This is the winner ;)
I started with the sentiment from Hero Arts, and then sponged Distress Ink using a stencil and added strips of peachy coloured cardstock. It still looked a bit bare, so I went through my stash of little embellishments and found this darling little wood veneer birdie.  Some flat and some faceted sequins in white and peach were the finishing touch.
I'll be submitting this to Runway Inspired Challenge: I was inspired by the peachy stripes. And is anyone else as excited as I am at the length of the skirts in the recent fashion shows?  Mid calf skirts are making a comeback - hooray!! 

I'll also be submitting this card to CASology - Monochrome
Thanks for visiting :)
OH Babs said...

Great color choice and an oh so cute bird. Lovely card.

Ardyth Percy-Robb said...

Oh, so pretty! I love the warmth of the colour! So glad you joined us at CASology this week!

My Paper Epiphany said...

This looks like a winner in both challenges!

Sandi said...

This is so pretty!

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Joyce said...

Just gorgeous. I love how you did your stencil. Great little additions, too. Thanks so much for playing along at CASology this week.

Jennifer Rzasa said...

Hi Michelle! That background is just stunning, and I love the sweet wood bird accent! Thanks so much for joining us on the Runway!

Karolyn at Paper Therapy said...

This is so gorgeous, Michelle! I so love the subtle stenciling - absolutely perfect! Thanks so much for playing with us at the Runway Inspired Challenge - we're so glad you did!!

Jeanne J said...

Perfect take on the challenge. I love the soft colororing of the stencil against the bold stripes and that sweet little birdie!

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