Thursday 3 September 2015

Mixed media card, birds, ribbon and charms.

Hi, thank-you for visiting and commenting, its lovely to hear from you.
Todays card is a little mixed media, recycled cardboard  and book paper.

The back of the bird, a piece of cardboard covered in book paper painted in black gesso and highlighted with treasure gold, emerald, sapphire and aquamarine.

Ingredients are;
The first layer is black card embossed with Sue Wilson Sea Green folder. Highlighted with Treasure  gold, green, blue and gold.
Green ribbon and metal charms.
centre piece is the cardboard covered in book paper, Tim Holtz bird die, chipboard flowers and butterfly, painted with black gesso, highlighted with treasure gold and a few gems to finish. 

Would like to enter these challenges;
Thank-you for popping by. x


  1. Sunning card
    Thanks for joining us at Crafty Ribbons Challenges for our Butterflies and Birds challenge

  2. Wonderful and clever project! Thank you for entering our recycling challenge at Allsorts!

  3. Just stunning Samantha, the gilding looks wonderfully rich.

    Many thanks for joining in at Allsorts this week.

    B x

  4. Really beautiful - love the depth and interest.

  5. This is beautiful! Love the texture and gilding. Thank you so much for sharing with us at the Simon Says Stamp Monday Challenge Blog!!

  6. Absolutely beautiful!! Thank you for joining in The Craft Barn Challenge.
    Jane x

  7. Lots of lovely texture and I love the highlight colour on the bird.

  8. Absolutely gorgeous and what a transformation. The texture, dimension and metallic touoches are truly wonderful. Love the bird as the focal image. Thanks so much for joining in with the We Love to Create Mixed Media Challenge. Tracy x