TESC114 Happy Bird-day

May 21st, 2010

Happy Friday!  Today we’re taking Tessa for her first professional grooming.  We usually just bathe her at home about once a month, but she’s needing her nails clipped and we’re just a week away from her 1st Anniversary in our home so I decided we might as well spring for the full treatment.  I hope she’s not mad at me all weekend.  I’ll try to get some photos when we get home.

It’s time for another Taylored Expressions Sketch Challenge (TESC114) and of course we’d love to have you play along!  My card today is 4.25″ square and features October Afternoon Thrift Shop papers along with Choice Buttercream from TE and SU Kraft and Real Red cs.


I combined images from TE sets Hangin’ Out and Garden Party Critters and stamped them directly on the patterned paper, then colored them with Copics.  The kraft banner strip was stamped with Miniature Motifs.  Everything was sponged and embellishments are Kaisercraft pearls in red and some SU buttons (Yes I hate nekkid buttons, but that just shows how much of a hurry I was in to get this card finished and photographed!  LOL!)  Nesties used are Classic Cirlcle large and Blossom.

Let’s check out what the rest of the Sketch Crew has in store for us today.

  • Alice Wertz
  • Lisa Hjulberg
  • Lori Craig
  • Melissa Sauls
  • Monika Davis
  • Sherrie Siemens
  • Taylor VanBruggen
  • At Taylor’s blog you’ll see the sketch and get all the details to play along.  Also, entries for last week’s sketch have now closed and you can click over to this post to cast your votes for your three favorites.  You only have through the weekend to vote.  The top vote getters will be announced on Monday.  How fun to get to have input on the Top Crops!

    Thanks for stopping by.  I hope you have a fantastic weekend!


    8 Responses to “TESC114 Happy Bird-day”

    1. Monika/buzsy Says:

      Fabulous card Jami! Love those birds! Great papers… colors… love the prearls in the corners. :o)

    2. Taylor Says:

      This is super cute, Jami! Love how you combined birds from two different sets and the mini motifs background you used looks so good with the Thrift Shop papers!

    3. loricraig Says:

      This is so, so cute! Love those birdies on a wire. Major sweetness. Have a great weekend!


    4. Melissa Sauls Says:

      Absolutely adorable!! You are always sooo creative with the images and I just adore that you stamped on that gorgeous patterned paper! Hope your little groomie doesn’t take it out on you too bad this weekend, lol!

    5. rache Says:

      Lovely card! Anyone would love to get it.

    6. Bonnie aka raduse Says:

      Awww, this is cute Jami. What a cute card for a birthday.

    7. Elaine Moore Says:

      Card is great (as usual) – such sweet little birds.

      Hope you share pictures of the beautiful Tessa after her adventure in groom-land – hard to believe it’s already been a year – goodness

    8. Carolina Says:

      Adorable take on the sketch Jami! Love the addition of the buttons and love the bright fun colors!!!

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