Monday, January 21, 2013

Five Little Birdies

**Please scroll down for my Lil' Inkers Design Blog Hop Post!**


"Five little birdies, flying around our door. The blue one flew away and then there were four.
Four little birdies sitting in a tree. The yellow one flew away and then there were three.
Three little birdies didn't know what to do. So the red one flew away and there there were two.
Two little birdies sitting in the sun. The brown one flew away and then there was one.
The little green birdie felt so all alone. She flew away and then there was none.
Later on that very day, five little birdies came back to play."

The Craft's Meow

It's release day at The Craft's Meow! We are celebrating with a blog hop. You should have arrived from Julie Ranae's blog.


My card features the woodgrain bird and sentiment from Lark Additions. I stamped the bird multiple times in different colors and shades of ink, however I used the backside of the stamp for a solid impression. Lark Additions compliments Happy as a Lark, and is the free gift at  The Craft's Meow with a $50 purchase this month.


Today's Tip: Affix your stamp on your acrylic block with the design facing inward, and ink up the back for a completely different look.


The entire January Release from The Craft's Meow is up for grabs to one lucky person that leaves a comments on the design team member's blogs today! Your next stop is Lin!




68 comments:

  1. LOVE THIS! Great idea using the backside ... very nice - thanks for the inspiration!
    Sandra ltb

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  2. The line of birdies is so pretty with the varied tones!

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  3. Pretty card, love the yellow base!

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  4. I so love your little stories at the beginning of each of your post.
    The card is wonderful especially that woodgrain.

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  5. Gorgeous and I love the tip about inking up the back - never would thought to do that!

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  6. So natural and lovely! I especially enjoyed the little poem in the beginning, it got me in the right state of mind for better enjoying your card! lol!

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  7. Wow what a card and what an useful tip..thanks a lot for sharing !!

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  8. Karen, your card is so pretty! And I absolutely adore both of your new stamp sets. That bark pattern is genius! And great sentiments throughout, with really lovely fonts. Another slam dunk!

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  9. Really smart and charming. Love the birds. Cheers.

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  10. Love the soft feel of this card! Really, really sweet.

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  11. What lovely colors!!! I LOOOOOOVE this shade of yellow. The birds are so subtle and beautiful!

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  12. Great card and thanks for the tip of using the backside of the stamp.

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  13. Pure gorgeousness, love the soft feel to your card!

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  14. wow Karen totally gorgeous..I love how you stamped the birds..

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  15. Wow, you card is awesome. Love your use of color and dimensions.

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  16. Great stamping--and beautiful colors, too!

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  17. Wonderful card. That yellow background really makes the rest of the card pop. TFS

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  18. Hi, Karen! Your newest stamps are fabulous and I love this post with the poem and your happy little card!

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  19. Wow! Karen this is beautiful!!!

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  20. Darling card Karen! I love your little poem :) I have never tried inking the back side - what an amazing idea!

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  21. Beautiful Creation!! THANKS for sharing and have a FABULOUS WEEK!! =)

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  22. Great tip about using the reverse of the stamp, beautiful card too :-)

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  23. Wow Karen this looks amazing :)

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  24. Beautiful- love the shadows.And really like the idea of using the back of the stamp.

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  25. This just makes my heart SING! Really special card Karen and your new samps sets are the bomb! Congrats ;)

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  26. Oh I am so happy I'm getting these sets...your card today is perfection. I love the subtle color differences on the birds.

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  27. Fantastic look Karen~I love the multi-colored birds!

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  28. Pretty little birds! I love the variation in the colors of the birds.

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  29. Love the five little birdies - thank you for sharing.

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  30. This is so cool! Thanks for sharing!

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  31. Gorgeous stamping of the birds!

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  32. Gorgeous! Love the shadow stamping and fabulous colours popping off of that yellow card! And the back of that stamp gives such a great image!

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  33. Great set you designed...love the colourful birds.

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  34. love the line of colorful birds and congrats on two beautiful stamp sets, Karen! love this pretty card and really like the Tip feature. thanks so much for sharing and i am heading over to see the new release! =)

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  35. So pretty. I really love the stamping here.

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  36. So pretty. I really love the stamping here.

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  37. This is so pretty! I love the stamping of the birds and the great woodgrain embossing, beautiful!

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  38. What an innovative way to get a solid image - must try this sometime.

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  39. Clever little story for your adorable birdies! Very nice card!

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  40. Great card.

    craftymom205 at yahoo dot com

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  41. Great idea on using the bird stamp. Love it.

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  42. Wow! Multiple bird images in multi colors. Too cool!

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  43. Great card! Thanks for the cool tip.

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  44. Oh my goodness! I love everything about this card! Great idea to turn the stamp around! I'm not sure I would have thought that! And stamping it in different colors! I just love it!

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  45. Great use of your stamps to achieve a totally different look, and how totally fabulous it is!

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  46. Fabulous tip! Love the Lark Additions set. So versatile! Your card is so serene with all those birds in soft colors lined up in a row. I plan on sharing that fingerplay (at work) with the children who come to story time.

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  47. The BACK side! How amazing! I never thought to do that.
    Hummer Hugs,
    Misty
    http://deliteful-gifts.blogspot.com/
    hummingbird204 at comcast dot net

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  48. Thanks for the tip !! What a great idea ! Your card is lovely . TFS .

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  49. Great idea, Karen, and beautiful card!

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  50. wow...what a neat card. It is so pretty. Love this idea. Thanks so much for sharing with us.

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  51. Beautiful card, love the creative stamping and muted colors!!

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  52. Great card. I love the colors you used.

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  53. You design the most beautiful bird cards(and now stamps)!! Love the warm and pretty colors, Karen!

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  54. Wonderful card. Wonderful sets :)

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  55. Fab card, Karen! I love card with birds. :)

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  56. Look at those genius stamp sets! So very, very pretty!
    xoxo

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  57. I never think to use the backside!! Thanks for the reminder!!!! Love the row of birdies!!

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