This is definitely a card that started with one idea in mind and twisted and turned until I ended up with this final design. How fun are Tim Holtz Bird Crazy Stamps? Can you see this one as a peacock?
The image is stamped and heat embossed in gold on watercolor paper. A couple of Zig Clean Color Real Brush pens (cobalt blue and blue) added the peacock colors and, once the image was dry, it was die cut.
The bird sits on an embossed circle panel, surrounded by a royal blue rim and inset back into the white panel. Following the sketch, another aqua panel is embossed and nestled into the circle.
A Wplus9 sentiment adds the birthday greeting. This card is also being linked to the Simon Says Die Crazy at their Wednesday Challenge Blog and the Anything Goes challenge at Seize the Birthday.
I might have shared this photo before, but a peacock inspired challenge deserves a real peacock photo in the post.
We have wild peacock's that hang out in the area and this one was strutting through a friend's yard.
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