Spring = Birds

This was created for the Stampin’ Royalty spring challenge (src67). Spring definitely means birds to me. I am no professional bird watcher, but I love seeing birds – and hearing them!

When I first put this card together I was using the Summer Sun card stock as the base, a yellow bird, and Pacific as the mat to the green pattern – it was ALL wrong! The card base was too harsh, so instead I used a piece of tone-on-tone pattern paper; that made it better. The yellow bird was just not popping, so I made it blue instead. Almost there. With the bird blue I decided the sentiment would be blue and so I needed a different mat color. I pulled the yellow cardstock back out and that felt right. So much happier with this version.

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All supplies StampinUp unless otherwise noted.
Stamps: Cheep Talk;
Colors: Summer Sun, Pacific Point, Chocolate Chip, Old Olive;
Other: Good Morning Sunshine DSP, Lots of Letters chipboard, border punch; machine stitching

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