Tuesday, February 16, 2016

Birds & Branches

Hello Readers!

I am so happy to announce that MHKDesigns is releasing a new line of digi stamps. The Design Team will be showcasing a new set each day until February 20. To start, we are focusing on a spectacular set named 'Birds and Branches'. Here is my card for today, enjoy!

Enlarging the branch image makes for a wonderful
and easy background.
All new eclectic stamps and sentiments
now available at MHKDesigns Etsy Store
I first printed out the bird, then die cut it to be a
scallop. Leaving the die cut in place, I lightly sponged blue
around the image to create a visual frame. 
I used die cut branches and flourishes to highlight the
bird on a branch image.
This card's subtle colors make for a good 'thinking of you' card. I used a bit of tradition using the scalloped circle but then added some modern touches such as the flourish and sentiment. This card has the best of both worlds.

These high quality images make creating a card a breeze. No pixels to worry about just a clean quality image. MHKDesigns is pro at mixing vintage with modern sentiments. 

Thank you so much for joining me today for Day 1 of MHKDesigns new release sets. I encourage you to check her store and see what all the hype is about. I promise, you will not be sorry! Take care all and until next time.

All the Best,

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10 comments:

Asha said...

Gorgeous design, Shawna. Love how you've brought the two images together.
x Asha

KT Fit Kitty said...

Wow, this is gorgeous! This is my favourite card on the hop! Love how you layered the elements and used one of the branches on the card base. I really like the way you coloured the image too! Well done!

Jessica Kaiser said...

You are sooo smart to make a background with the stamp! Your card is stunning - just stunning! No other words to describe! :)

Mynn Kitchen said...

Shawna, this card totally blows me away! I LOVE the creative way you used the images, and the colors are WONDERFUL! This is fabulous, friend! Sending HUGS! :) Mynn xx

Carrie Sheridan said...

What a great idea to make the background using the branches from this set! It really goes so well with your other elements! Lovely card!
I just became a follower of your blog and would be honored if you returned the favor. My blog is http://carriescustomcards.blogspot.com

cghundley said...

Wonderful way to use
the stamp set! Lovely
coloring and design.
Carla from Utah

Judy V said...

Beautiful Shawna! Love the way you used one of the images from the set in the background!

The Craft Princess said...

Oh that is just gorgeous!!! I love the layers....I love the whole card :) Hugs...Janie

Petra Swart said...

WOW, this looks great, Shawna!!!! Love how you've highlighted the bird!!! Such a lot of wonderful detail to enjoy!!! This is BEAUTIFUL, my friend!!!
Have a great day!!!

Petra Swart said...

WOW, this looks great, Shawna!!!! Love how you've highlighted the bird!!! Such a lot of wonderful detail to enjoy!!! This is BEAUTIFUL, my friend!!!
Have a great day!!!

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