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Monday, March 14, 2016

An Easter MFT Sketch

Happy Monday! But not just any Monday... today is PI DAY! March 14th = 3/14, or in more mathematical terms, 3.14. Bonus this year... if we add the year, we get 3.1416. Happy sigh. 
Okay, enough math geekiness for one day. I have a card for the current MFT sketch challenge



I have a couple of Easter cards to make, and this sketch seemed to work perfectly for an idea I already had in my mind: 


On my vertical panel, I added embossing paste with glitter through a scraped paint stencil to suggest the stripe. My three part sentiment stands in for the star elements. For some reason, I didn't have this exact sentiment in my collection (weird, I know), so I had to print it on computer. My Easter birdie is grounded by a little bit of MFT grass. He's watercoloured with distress inks and markers. If I had a yellow distress ink, I'd have used it to sponge the vertical panel, but since I don't, I used two Memento inks along with carved pumpkin distress. 
Hope you enjoyed Pi Day... perhaps it included pie! 

Supplies: white, American Crafts green textured & Stampin' Up basic black cardstock, Strathmore mixed media paper, Craft City green textured card base, Stampers Anonymous/Tim Holtz Bird Crazy & Crazy Things stamps @ dies, MFT black licorice hybrid, Memento dandelion & cantaloupe & carved pumpkin distress inks, MFT grassy edges die, distress markers, Memory Box scraped paint stencil, Dreamweavers glossy white embossing paste, Stampin' Up dazzling diamonds glitter, pop dot tape

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4 comments:

Dotty Jo x said...

Brilliant - this is just fabulous! Jo x

Tracey McNeely said...

The bunny ears are fantastic Lindsey! Crazy crazy birds!

Heather G said...

This is the cutest "bird-bunny" I've ever seen LOL. I love your background and the sentiment is perfectly done. Happy Easter.

Lisa Arana said...

Easter birdie! Ha. Super fabulous card!!!