Sunday, August 23, 2009

Etsy 50 ICS 30

The Etsy Inspired Challenge's EIC50 shop this week is Mrs. Kwitty's Cottage, which features sort of vintage-inspired cards, bookmarks and other items. I was inspired by a cute little bird tag.

I based my card in Inspirational Card Sketches #30, stretching and shrinking the three squares to fit my design. The paper the tag is had flowers similar to the paper I used for the bird, which is embossed in black detail EP. The pale orange layer has a sort of vintage fabric look, which fit in well with the overall feel of Mrs. Kwitty's, I thought.

The felt flower was a last-minute inspiration -- the color matches so well and the shape echoes the flowers in both the dps. I love it when that happens.

Bird is by Inkadinkadoo. Joy is from Another Stamp Company. Don't know who made the modern floral dp, and the vintage-y one is from a stack by Provo Craft.

11 comments:

  1. WOW stunning card! Love that you made it fit your taste! Thanks for taking time out of your busy schedule to play along. :)
    ♥Dawn♥
    Owner of ICS

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  2. Such a cute card, loving that beautiful bird, thanks for joining us at ICS this week.
    :)xx

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  3. stunning card! love the oversized center square and that bird! thanks for playing along at ICS

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  4. Hi Sandy, so glad you could join in the fun at ICS this week. Your card is just beautiful, I just love what you did with that bird image, very effective and perfect for the bright pretty paper background!

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  5. This is gorgeous Sandy, a beautiful card. Thanks for taking part in this weeks ICS
    Clairex

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  6. Your card is ` stunningly beautiful`:)
    hanks for joining in with the ICS..:)x

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  7. Wow! Stunning! I love the inspiration you drew and what became of it! BEAUTIFUL!

    Thanks for playing EtsyInspired this week!

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  8. Wow Sandy,
    Gorgeous card, just love your take on this weeks sketch and the colours and image are fantastic!!!

    Thanks ♥ for joining us this week, HuGs Kim :)

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  9. I LOVE how you used the sketch! BEAUTIFUL! Thanks so much for joining us this week!

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  10. love the paper mix and fun scallops on the card!!! very cool. great job with the IC sketch this week!!!

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  11. Soooooo beautiful! I love your colorful card!

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Thanks so much for taking the time to comment!