Sunday, 7 July 2013

The Sky is the Limit

Hello (again) and welcome, dear friends, readers and followers!

A few days ago I received the wonderful bird stamps from Redlead I had ordered and had to use them for a tag immediately. :)

This is what I came up with:


I just LOVE those bird and nest stamps and the saying too! I stamped all images with archival jet black ink and coloured them afterwards using a thin brush and Distress stains, which I applied to my craft sheet. I added some small images of the "Birds of a Feather" stamp set from TJ Designs for more depth and a lace border at the bottom.







Then I glued a birds nest from strings I had pulled from a piece of rough burlap and
put in three of the lovely eggs Ana K. had sent me along with her awesome tag and book. Done.


Distress stains used for colouring: "brushed corduroy", "stormy skies", "pine needles" and "crushed olive".






Thank you for stopping by and have a wonderful crafty sunday!

die amelie x

13 comments:

  1. They are lovely bird stamps Claudia and I love how you created the beautiful little nest with eggs. Hugs, Anne x

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  2. Wow, das sind superschöne Piepmätze, die Du wundervoll in Szene gesetzt hast, liebe Claudia.

    ich wünsche Dir eine schöne neue Woche

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  3. Wonderful tag, Claudia - I can see why you loved these stamps (I hadn't come across Redlead so I'm going to go and explore!), and I love your delicate natural colour palette, and beautiful background - subtle and lovely!
    Alison x

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  4. Wouwwwww!!! Was für tolle Stempel und auch Deine Creation ist klasse!!!!!! Wunderschön!!!! :-))
    Liebe Grüsse
    Hilde

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  5. Oh das ist ein Traum!!!!!!!!! Diese Farben und wie du alles gearbeitet hast - absolut zum verlieben!!!
    Ganz liebe Grüße, Dagmar

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  6. The stamps are really lovely, your tag is great! I love the nest and eggs, it really makes it.

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  7. Das sind ja auch wirklich schöne Stempel und dein Tag ist wunderschön!

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  8. Your new stamps look great Claudia, I can imagine your wanted to stamp with them right away! The tag looks so well!

    Kind regards, Alie :-)

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  9. Wunderschöne Motive, tolle Coloration und das kleine Nestchen ist ja wohl der absolute Clou!

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  10. Was für ein wunderschönes Tag, ich liebe Vögel und Du hast sie toll in Szene gesetzt und koloriert.
    LG Anja

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  11. Das ist auch ein ganz wundervolles Tag geworden!!!! Super schön!!!!

    LG!

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  12. Great collection of birds. Love the nest at the top. Hugs, Jenny x

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