Friday, January 22, 2010

Color Throwdown # 76


Happy Friday!

My doggie, Lily, this is her (and Taryn) a few years ago when she was a puppy..... had to go to the vet this morning to have a lump removed from her neck. We'll know by next week if it is anything to worry about but I can't get her off my mind. She is a very timid dog and is probably very scared right now :(


Anyhoo, the thing that keeps my mind busy is making something so I took a shot at the color throwdown!


Here are this week's colors.....







I love this combination it is so fresh and spring-like! Here is what I came up with.




I hand cut the bird image and adhered it to the card stock. I pierced around the border and back stitched with some embroidery thread. The sentiment is from a Heidi Grace set that I just got on ebay and couldn't wait to use! The ink is from the $1.50 bin at Micheal's and just happened to be the perfect color!

I had the urge to tie a ribbon or twine ( i heart twine) around the bottom.... what do you think? twine or no twine- the eternal question, lol!

Have a great weekend and thanks for stopping by!
Chrissy

6 comments:

  1. now that is some stitching--did you do that free hand?? girl you have got some patience!! Thanks for playing along with the CTD challenge!!

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  2. Oh my goodness.....this is amazing! I love the simplicity of this, and yet the stitching adds so much more to it! Thanks for playing with this wonder!!!

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  3. Beautiful card! Amazing stitching!!
    By the way you won my digi stamp Jane's Bakery so email me so I can send that to you. I can't seem to find your email address.

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  4. Wow, that stitching is incredible! Great clean and simple design! Thanks for playing the Throwdown! (And I hope your puppy is doing OK, too!)

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  5. Very pretty card.....I would like to know how (what) you pierced around the sweet bird.

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