The Songbird Sings Her Song For Us

Hello Everyone
Let me stay with Crafty Individuals as I squeeze in a wee post before Sunday’s scheduled post for That’s Crafty.
This is a Crafty Individuals team post where I used one of their new stamps, CI-387on an 8″x8″ card.DIGITAL CAMERAI wanted a collage style feel to the card yet at the same time convey freedom and space so I opted for an 8″x8″ card, focusing the collage style in the lower corner and keeping the background plain. Retaining white space is something I struggle with as my fingers twitch to reach out for my Neocolor II watersoluble crayons to add some flicks but I did manage to restrain myself however I wonder if some subtle flicks would add texture and interest to that stark background.
DIGITAL CAMERAPainted text, a favoured stamping surface with fragments of lace added here and there. DIGITAL CAMERAAnother Crafty Individuals stamp is seen peeking from beneath the bird collage, the wonderful sheet music stamp.DIGITAL CAMERAA little cluster of this and that.DIGITAL CAMERAI hope you are having a lovely weekend, whether it be creative or you have other plans.
Thank You for your visit here today and for your visits this past week.
Wishes
Lynne

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35 Comments (+add yours?)

  1. The Scrap Yard
    Oct 05, 2013 @ 00:21:43

    Such a lovely card! Love the lace and trim.

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  2. Barbara Moore
    Oct 05, 2013 @ 03:03:01

    Wonderful Lynne! I love it!

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  3. Lynn Stevens
    Oct 05, 2013 @ 05:54:59

    So Lynne in its Beauty and creativity!
    hugs Lynn

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  4. Brenda Brown
    Oct 05, 2013 @ 06:50:47

    I love your use of the white space on this card Lynne, it all works perfectly and is a beautiful design.
    hugs {brenda} x0x

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  5. may
    Oct 05, 2013 @ 07:11:38

    Gorgeous card Lynne, Love the white space & layers… the images are Beautiful…as is the trim & lace…Have a happy weekend… Hugs May x x x

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  6. valerie-Jael
    Oct 05, 2013 @ 07:21:08

    Gorgeous card, love the soft colours and white spaces! Valerie

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  7. Sharon
    Oct 05, 2013 @ 07:21:11

    Beautiful & very elegant Lynne!

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  8. Gisèle Loiselle
    Oct 05, 2013 @ 08:24:26

    As beautiful as ever!

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  9. barnie
    Oct 05, 2013 @ 10:28:17

    A fabulous card with great elements. Love the lace.

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  10. Marilyn J. Rock
    Oct 05, 2013 @ 12:27:42

    This is lovely Lynne!

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  11. Sandy Dehon
    Oct 05, 2013 @ 14:00:19

    Well it is extremely obvious that the song bird sings her song to you and you hear it!!! Beautiful Lynne –
    sandy

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  12. trisha too
    Oct 05, 2013 @ 14:55:53

    Lynne, your creations always speak peace to my heart.

    🙂

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  13. Rhonda
    Oct 05, 2013 @ 15:03:28

    So pretty, Lynne. I was making bird tags just last weekend. Love this.

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  14. Florence
    Oct 05, 2013 @ 15:53:42

    This is soooo pretty Lynne. I really like how you have kept a larger area white. It draws your eye into the wonderful embellishments.
    Take care,
    Florence x

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  15. Rosie Schirrmeister
    Oct 05, 2013 @ 17:11:42

    So gorgeous, Lynne.

    Have a wonderful weekend

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  16. Dorthe
    Oct 05, 2013 @ 17:30:44

    The white background, makes a very strong effect to your bird stamps, dear Lynne…and the eyes are drawn to your beautiful stamped layers, you so beautifully added laces, the flower, and corrugated cardboard ,-to!!
    It is a very lovely card!!!!
    Warm hugs , from Dorthe-x

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  17. craftytrog
    Oct 05, 2013 @ 18:26:18

    This is so beautiful Lynne! I love all of the pretty layers xx

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  18. PetraB
    Oct 05, 2013 @ 20:07:44

    So adorable, love the colours.

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  19. Meggymay
    Oct 05, 2013 @ 20:18:51

    Gorgeous card Lynne. I have just recently used that stamp.
    Yvonne x

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  20. Anne R
    Oct 05, 2013 @ 21:12:01

    Your use of white space is perfect, love the gorgeous design too. Hugs, Anne x

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  21. Coconut
    Oct 05, 2013 @ 21:45:53

    Gorgeous card Lynne, I love all your pretty ribbons and this stamps too, so beautifully highlighted ! Have a nice Sunday, Hugs. Coco x

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  22. Terry
    Oct 05, 2013 @ 23:04:14

    Lynne, I just love that bird! Such a beautiful card and great collaged layers! Hugs!

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  23. ~*~Patty Szymkowicz Magpie's Nest
    Oct 06, 2013 @ 01:07:48

    Beautiful and the white space is striking!
    I know exactly what you mean about wanting to fill it in…
    I often lean that way myself and have just been trying my hand at some cards with open space.
    Your songbird is singing such a lovely song for us dear Lynne!
    oxo

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  24. michele s
    Oct 06, 2013 @ 01:08:44

    expert stamping and such a pretty array. the white is refreshing. xo

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  25. Astrid
    Oct 06, 2013 @ 04:10:13

    Love the beautiful bird image stamped in these soft browns with the other bit tucked behind. I love the white, giving it beautiful breathing space and giving pride of place to the bird.

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  26. Ira Huberts
    Oct 06, 2013 @ 10:27:52

    How wonderfully executed your card is Lynne, love your delicate bird stamp and pretty pieces of lace! Ira x
    Ira’s Crea Corner

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  27. lorraine
    Oct 06, 2013 @ 17:58:08

    what a lovely blog you have..love the vintage style to all your work and well doing on getting published..well deserved

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  28. marjiekemper
    Oct 06, 2013 @ 18:04:00

    Wonderful composition, Lynne. I love all the lacy bits you’ve included, especially on that main collaged part.

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  29. Buttons
    Oct 07, 2013 @ 11:45:46

    Such a delicate card Lynne. Jenny x

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  30. hettiecraft
    Oct 07, 2013 @ 12:41:06

    This is quite lovely Lynne. Beautiful in fact and delicate.
    Hugs
    xx

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  31. Sophie
    Oct 08, 2013 @ 08:55:20

    Wie schön du diesen Stempel eingesetzt hast, liebe Lynne.
    Es ist eine Freude für mich auf deinem Blog.

    Sophie xx

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  32. giogio
    Oct 08, 2013 @ 14:23:17

    It’s wonderful, Lynne! I think it was hard for you to leave so much white space, but the result is nonetheless truly beautiful!

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  33. Dianne
    Oct 09, 2013 @ 12:25:09

    A gorgeous tribute to our wonderful birds, love the stamp and how you have stamped it, with all you little special pieces, so glad you can hear the song always singing in my heart, I love the whit spaces, thanks for sharing..

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  34. butterfly
    Oct 09, 2013 @ 12:41:28

    Great composition, Lynne – I love the clean white space which gives a wonderful modern twist to the vintage collage work. Gorgeous. Sorry, I’m still playing catch-up too!!
    Alison xx

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  35. MarieS.
    Oct 11, 2013 @ 11:22:35

    So very pretty and so you,dear Lynne:)
    Have a lovely day.
    Hugs,
    Marie

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