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For The Love Birds - Happy Anniversary

The new challenge on the Meljen's Designs challenge blog is Fiber, Ribbons or Lace. I used the opportunity to make an anniversary card for my sister & brother-in law.







I colored my ribbon using Copics and then threaded through the lace. I love that look. The kraft layers were distressed to add some texture.


My friend Joy found the sheet music for me at a antique/fleet market. She picked up several different packs and I could not wait to use it.




I hope you will join in the Meljen's Designs Fiber, Ribbon & Lace challenge for your opportunity to win some Meljen's Designs images.

Stop by the blog on Monday for your freebie from Melissa. You can also find a link in this post to a zip file to download all the past freebies.



Challenges for this card:

**Edit - One of the super six picks for the Card Patterns sketch challenge & a top pick for Ginersnap Creations -GC57 Wings

Supplies:

  • Images: Love Birds by Meljen's Designs, Home Tweet Home by Gina K. Designs
  • Papers & CS: October Afternoon Thrift Shop, PaperTrey Inc kraft & white CS, Georgia Pacific CS, misc. sheet music
  • Inks: Stampin' Up Sage Shadow, Close To My Heart Chocolate
  • Tools & Embellishments: Copic & Prismacolor markers, DMC, Papertrey Inc silk ribbon, EK Success flower punch, Martha Stewart leaf punch, Creative Memories corner punch, Tattered Angel pearl shimmer mist, misc. lace, button, dew drop, Spellbinders Nestabilities

Comments

Karen B. said…
What a cute image, I'm really loving the vintage music sheets, it goes so well with the birds, and love your embellishment treatment on the bottom!
Love this, the birds are so cute and adding the sheet music was so clever!
Too cute! Love the heart above their heads!!! Great coloring. The leaves look awesome :)
Maria
Linda Robinson said…
This is just too cute.. I think those little birdy's are adorable!
you coloring is perfect!

Hugs, Linda
Deb Neerman said…
This is absolutely FABulous! Love that adorable image and all the vintage/distressed details ... just beautiful!
Dawn said…
Such a clever idea and so adorable, was hoping it was a belated card for me and my honey!!! You would only be a few days late...
june lanum said…
adorable card, I love the sheet music paper, flower etc. Thanks for joining us at the CCCB
Deb Hickman said…
This is such a cute card.I love the papers,flower and the image is so adorable.
Karin said…
This is just darling! Those birds are super cute and the sentiment is perfect. I just bought an old book so that I can use the text the same way you are using the sheet music. Funny thing is, I can't seem to bring myself to rip it up!
Padster said…
What a lovely Tweet card (sorry lol!)
Fantastic idea to recycle the sheet music - thanks for joining us at OSAAT this week
hugs,
Deb x
Christiana said…
Oh my goodness, this is so sweet! I love how you used the music sheets as background and again in your flower. So clever! The lace is also a nice touch.
Hanna said…
Aawe, what a super cute image, and your card is just beautiful! Thanks for joining us at OSAAT this week.
/Hanna
Marlene said…
This is soooo sooo cute!!!! I love it!
Josephine said…
So cute. The ribbon lace looks wonderful, and the image is perfect!

Thanks for joining us at One Stitch at a Time.
Kimberly S said…
How sweet! What a great anniversary card, and I love the touch of vintage look it has. How great that you colored the ribbon! I've really got to try that sometime. :)
Kirsty Vittetoe said…
What a cute card! Great with that sheet music paper, thanks for playing along with us at CCCB!
xiumaiyuki said…
This card is sooooo sweet! I love those birds image and the music paper you used...a perfect match! I have to check out Meljen's Designs. TFS!
Audrey said…
I Love your lovebirds! So sweet.
Thanks for playing along with AiFactory this week!
tampatha said…
I love this card! It's beautiful! Thanks for entering at AiFactory this week!
Tracey said…
This is so adorable Cheryl, I love that image & the flower finishes the card off perfectly :)

Have a great weekend!

Hugs
Tracey
xx
Fleur said…
A lovely card,
Thanks for taking part in my challenge over at ALLSORTS this week
Hugz Fleur xXx
Pat (mspfd) said…
Very sweet! The Love Birds are adorable and the details are gorgeous! Awesome design.
Sue said…
What A cute card!!! Very sweet!

Wanted to thank you for stopping by the DRS Designs blog - Good Luck in the contest!
Sylvia said…
What a cute card! Beautiful colors!
What a lovely card Cheryl. The image is so cute and it all just works together so well! Thanks for joining our Really Reasonable Ribbon challenge. I look forward to seeing more of your cards in the future.
Joanne Gilch said…
Such a tweet card. Yeppers, love the musical back grounds, well worth waiting for..huh? thank you, Joy!!! the layout looks like something I just might CASE, thanks.
Mandy said…
Such a beautiful card...Love the image and papers they go together perfectly..Thank you for joining in with us at A Gem of a Challenge...
Mandy xx
Farida Rone said…
What a wonderful and sweet card. Those birds are so cute.
Thanks for joining with us at Lexi's Creations.
Hugs,
Farida
merniebug said…
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merniebug said…
Hi Cheryl: I already told you on our Private Design Team blog what a wonderful card I think this is and I haven't changed my mind between now and then. It's adorable, super, fabulous, and beside I just plain love it.

HUGS, Mel.
raindropecho said…
Aww this is adorable!! Love how you've put that sentiment on there!
- Ann
Penny said…
Dont you just love Meljen designs! Your colouring is absolutely stunning and I really adore your layout and the final product.
thanks for playing along in the Aifactory challenge this week
Joanna K said…
Super sweet and super beautiful! I love the vintage music sheet and the love birds are just gorgeous! x
Georgia said…
Your card is so "tweet!" Couldn't help myself... Thanks for playing at S2G TT.
Cheryl Nelson said…
This could not be cuter or sweeter!!! Thank you for joining us at CCCB!!
Jeannie said…
So sweet! I love the music paper behind there - perfect!
Thanks so much for joining us at Shirley's 2 Girls!

Peace & Luv,
Jeannie
Ann English said…
Cheryl-cute, cute, CUTE! Love the lace and ribbon. Thank you for joining us for Twisted Thursday at Shirleys2Girls!
Cassie said…
Such a sweet card!!!
Thanks for playing with us at RRR!!!
=)
Kathy said…
Just beautiful. Love the addition of that sheet music background, so cool.
True :) said…
Super TWEET card!
Thanks so much for joining us this week in our Really Reasonable Ribbon Challenge!
Hugs,
True :D
1CardCreator said…
Congrats on your win at Card Patterns Cheryl! It is a really sweet card, ~Diane
Kym Weber said…
What a beautiful anniversary card! The image is just darling! Love the lace and ribbon border - a fabulous touch! Thanks so much for playing along with us at Really Reasonable Ribbon Challenge! Hope you’ll be joining us for the next challenge!

~Hugs~Kym
Jennifer said…
Gorgeous card! I love the birdies! Good luck with A Gem Of A Challenge...thanks for joining us! xx Jenny xx http://myinkyhands-jennifer.blogspot.com/
WONDERFUL job on this, LOVE your distressinf and AWESOME work on the image. Thanks so much for playing along at AI FACTORY:)
Cat said…
So cute! Love how you used the sheet music! Thanks for joining us at S2G this week!
Rebekah said…
Such a cute image! Thgaks for joining us at a Gem of a challenge hugs Rebekah GDT xx
Stampin Mindy said…
This is amazing, beautiful card. I love how you did the ribbon through the lace.

Thanks for joining us at Really Reasonable Ribbon! Hugs!
beadz said…
What an adorable card! Thanks for playing with us at the Really Reasonable Ribbon Challenge and good luck!
hugs,
Gini
Terry said…
Congratulations Ginger Gem! Your card is adorable! Love the birds and that ribbon trim and flower are perfect finishing touches!

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