Friday 2 January 2009

Cuttlebug Bird Call & Glimmer Mists card

The background on the stamped watercolour paper was made with Glimmer Mists I love the way the colours have formed I started with the lights colour in this case it was gold, then misted over a blue and a black cherry colour then let it dry naturally.
Once dry I used the Penny Black aspire stamp and the bird and wording from PTI set Birds of a feather and created a picture.
I used the Cuttlebug folder Bird Call and embossed a piece of card then sponged over this with a wine coloured ink.
I used the Spellbinders Tag Trio to cut out the wording and tied this to the card with a burgandy wine coloured ribbon.

I thought it was worth adding a close up of the glimmer mist background that I made the nice thing about glimmer mist is every time you spray you know you will end up with something different I just wish I could show the twinkle it has. As soon as I layered the glimmer mist colours on this paper I saw a morning sky.


Kym's Crafty Cards said...

Jak, I love the effect on this card. I got some glimmer mist for my birthday so I must have a play doing a background as this is so effective. The bird looks so at home with that colour background and I like the way that you've done the Cuttlebug one to match. Perfect. Very creative!!!!! Kym

Anonymous said...

Absolutely gorgeous Jak. Very creative and who said your cards were samey!!!!!

Anonymous said...

Another fabulous card Jak,love the colours in the sky.
think i might have to have some of this glimmer mist

Norma x

Anonymous said...

glimmer mists and alcohol inks are on my wish list.
Beautiful, truly reminiscent of an early morning sky

Suzanne said...

Stunning work - love the effect
Thanks for sharing

Wishing you all the best for 2009

Anonymous said...

wow jak love this one , thanks for letting us see it ,
happy new year too
carol x

Anonymous said...

hi jak lovely card i have some of the mists and really should use them now i can see what you can achieve


Wendy - Anntaurus said...

This is lovely Jak! Must try them on water colour paper!

Mags said...


I love the colours and the stamps and the cuttlebug folder so compliment each other. Shall have to get some watercolour paper and try the glimmer mists on that too.


Anonymous said...

Just lovely Jak love the colours

mitch1066 said...

the colours are lovely!Its one of those cards that you stare at for ages because it gives you a sense of peace.Thanks for sharing.

Anonymous said...

Another beautiful card Jak - I love the "Britishness" and the grown up elegance of them. I'm getting sick and tired of all the syrupy, childish cards, which are just copies of what passes for creativity across the pond. I believe less is more and some of the cards I'm seeing look more like a jumble sale than a card. Do what you do best Jak, inspire.


Linnie said...

what a stunning card i must buy some glimmer mists and have a go wonderful use of colour

Anonymous said...

Oh Wow! What a fabulous card Jak, the effect is just beautiful, I love it, it's absolutely stunning.

Wheezie said...

Well what can I say ,absolutely beautiful.
The background effect is stunning.
x Wheezie x

Jacqui said...

Beautiful card, the colours are gorgeous. Jacqui x

Terri said...

Beautiful! I really need to try my glimmer mists now.

Jackie said...

Stunning.. .I adore this card... well done ... again ! ..

Sue said...

What beautiful colours you've got on this card. It's stunning.
Sue x

Anonymous said...

This is a really lovely card. The colour's are really beautiful.

Foxycrafts said...

This is such an atmospheric card, Jak. I love the colours and in fact everything about it. What an inspiration you are!

Love Joan :o)