Saturday, August 13, 2011

Time flies ....

Hello Paper Crafters!  How are you all doing??   It's been very busy the last couple of weeks and I can't believe how time has flown by since my last post.  Lots of great things that I'm so very thankful for have been keeping me very busy ...  increased work hours, my daughters visit for 10 days, getting together with a new crafty friend, and  ....  shoving my 23 year old baby bird out of the nest!!  Yep it's official, he has his own apartment.  We are all excited.  My in-laws drove all the way from Georgia to help move him and get him settled in.  What a blessing they are and we are so excited to share this special time with them!  And of course they have spoiled him with a few house warming gifts.  So, it's been a long day of lifting furnature and boxes and with this heat, I'm ready for bed.  But I wanted to get a quick post up first.  Hope you like it!
very tired hugs,


Project Details
Stamps : Layers of Color “Warbler” and “Nestling” cling art stamps
Patterned paper : Carolee Creations Cardstock : Bazzill
Ink : Tsukineko Brilliance Pearlescent Brown
Copic Markers, Brown Micron pen
Trim brown cardstock and adhere to front of A2 card. Trim patterned paper slightly smaller, stamp nest and color eggs. Stamp nest again on masking tape and trim along top only where bird over laps. Cover nest with mask and stamp bird. Adhere to card front and doodle around edges.

You can view more of my Bird Projects HERE.
You can view more of my Layers of Color projects HERE.


Patti J said...

Gosh, girlie, you have been SO busy! I knew that DD had been in to visit, but didn't know about DS moving out. You have a lot of changes going on...Your card is beautiful, dear friend! Hope you get some rest, and that next week's a bit slower for you. Hugs!

kiwimeskreations said...

And in amongst all that you found time to create - well done. Love your card, it is beautiful.

Shelly Schmidt said...

Beautiful card Melisa! Its a happy and a sad time in life, isn't it when they get to all of these next stages.....isn't it?

Unknown said...

Your card is beautiful. Best of luck to your son flying the coupe..

Thanks so much for playing along with us at CCCB!

Sudha said...

Beautiful creation dearie.

Ros said...

So pretty ... very apt for your baby leaving the nest ... thanks so much for doodling with us this week at CCCB

cnelson said...

LOVELY! Thanks so much for joining us at CCCB!

Kirsty Vittetoe said...

That is beautiful, thanks for playing along with us at CCCB!

Lynn Stevens said...

Oh your an empty nester ,how perfect your card is for this happy/sad time.
never would have thought you had a 23 year old. I figured you for about that age! Really I did.
hugs Lynn

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