Wednesday, September 10, 2014

Inkspirational #64

This is a new challenge for me but as soon as I saw the photo on Pauline's blog, I knew I had just the stamp for it.


Isn't this just gorgeous?  The ironic thing was that my brother and sister-in-law were visiting from NC and they have peacocks so Ann brought me a few of the tail feathers.  I had an up close and personal inspiration and color guide.


Using my Fancy Feathers stamp and die from Clearly Besotted, I embossed the feathers in gold and colored them with Distress Ink.  Guess what color?  Peacock Feathers, of course.   How perfect is that?  *wink  With a little Dusty Concord and Shabby Shutters thrown in for good measure. The cardstock is something I had in my stash and matches the teal of the feathers.  I added a little Wink of Stella and an embossed sentiment from PTI and the card was done.  I don't think the photo does it justice.

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7 comments:

  1. You have got the perfect stamp for this challenge, Bobby! Love it embossed in gold and it works perfectly with the colours of cardstock you have used. A really elegant card :)

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  2. Some peacock somewhere is going to think you stole some of his feathers, Bobby! This is extraordinary in every way and another winner in my book!! Hugs, Darnell

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  3. Sooo pretty!!! Love the feathers!

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  4. Oh, I love these feathers! Gorgeous!

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  5. I noticed this in the gallery right away over at Inkspirational! I just love it! So dramatic and those stamped feathers are wonderful! Thanks for playing along with us at Inkspirational! Hope to see you again soon! :-)

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  6. Oh, Bobby, I've missed so much since I've been MIA from blogland over the past week or so! I have, though, enjoyed catching up with all your fabulous cards and posts ... what a delight it's been ... and congratulations on your GD spot at JUGs! Keeping you and your parents in my prayers, that the right space becomes available for them soon. Anita :)

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  7. This is a beautiful card, your peacock feathers are gorgeous.
    Thank you for joining us at Inkspirational.
    Pauline GDT
    x

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