Saturday, March 26, 2011

For The Birds!

 This is an anniversary Card for 
my parent's. They are not the mushy
gushy type, so I was going for a little
more elegant than cutesy.  I love the 
glitter in the paper and on the bird cage.

 I love this paper too! The butterflies are velvet.
Inside- Bottom

Supplies Used:
Cardstock & Metallic Paper: Misc.
Designer Paper- (Velvet Butterflies) Anna Griffin & (Sparkles and Book Pages) ? Possibly Recollections
Birds, Cage & Lace Bow: Jolee's Boutique
Pearls: Recollections
Sentiments: Mine From Computer
Lace: From Joann's Fabric
Ribbon: Basic Basic

Challenges I would Like To Enter This In:

My Sheri: Monochromatic
Cupcake Craft: Monochromatic
Ladybug Crafts: Monochrome
Creative Cowgirls: Monochromatic
The Shabby Tea Room: Tic Tac Toe- Gems, Glitter & Ribbon
Phindy's Place: All About Animals
Southern Girls: Add An Animal
Daring Cardmakers: The Book Club- Words On Paper & "I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings" - Maya Angelou
Digi Doodle Shop: Ribbons & Bows
DYSU: Shine On- Glitter and Pearls
Pixie Dust Studio:  Movies- "One Flew Over The Cukoo's Nest"
Crafty Ann's: Inspired By An Elvis Song- "I Want To Be Free"
Fresh Brewed: 2 Or More Embellies- Ribbon, Pearls, Birdcage
Scrapbook Sisters: Anything Goes
Sentimental Sundays: Let's Get Sentimental
Moving Along With The Times: Precious Metals (Cage and Metallic Paper) 


E.T said...

GORGEOUS GORGEOUS GORGEOUS GORGEOUS!!!! Cant say it enough times! LOVE all the shimmery, velvety goodness! BRILLIANT!

WencheP said...

Love it! Beautiful colors. Thanks for joining us at Do You Stack Up.


Catherine said...

Thank you for joining us at Cupcake Craft this week with such a gorgeous card ! Great DP and the cage is so lovely ! Good luck !

Mary J said...

Wow, how beautiful Stacey!!! Thanks for joining us at LCI this week!

Mary J xxx

dj1952 said...

Stacey this is a gorgeous card. The colors and papers are fantastic. With the texture you have too, I'm sure that it's even prettier in person. Hugs, dj

theCook said...

Such a fun sentiment! Love your card. Thanks for playing with us in LCI monochrome challenge!

Delphine said...

Gorgeous card, Stacey! Fantastic papers and I love all the sparkle! Thanks for joining us at Cupcake and good luck! Delphine xx

Adrina said...

Wow, a very stylish and beautiful card!!
Thanks for joining The Pixie Cottage this week.
Adrina XX

Lisa Jane said...

what a gorgeous card - love that sparkly cage
Thanks for joining us at LCI this week
Lisa x
ps at Moving along with the times we have a precious metals challenge .. your card would definitely fit the bill

Lynda said...

Beautiful card - love the sparkly birdcage and birds. Thanks for joining in with Daring Cardmakers.

Lynda xxx

Marianne said...

Such a beautiful card! All the details are perfect with eachother!
Thanks for playing along at creative cowgirls challenge,

Ann Whitfield said...

Utterly gorgous and very, very elegant. Your parents will be delighted with it. Thank you for joining us at Crafty Ann's and I hope we'll see you again very soon.
Ann x

Dorcas said...

THis came out really nice Stacey! I love the bird cages and I think it works so well with the sentiment. Its also nice and blingy fancy for an anniversary. Thye'll love it!

Jen said...

This is beautiful, lovely choice of papers and the birdcage is fab. Goes so well withyour song title. Thank you for joining in with Crafty Ann's challenge this week.
Jen x

Ulina /Apricot Bubbles said...

OMG, Stacey, your card is fabulous!!!
All that sparkle - I LOVE IT!
I like the bird cage and the damask design a lot!
*sigh* what a pretty card!
Have a great weekend!
Luckily I just bought a bird cage die...

Kym's Crafty Cards said...

Stacey, what a lovely card you have made here. Thanks for taking part in Crafty Ann's Challenge this fortnight and best of luck. We hope to see you back again very soon. Best wishes, Kym, Crafty Ann's Design Team xxx

Pami said...

Wow Stacey I just love that sparkle bird cage! Gorgeous card. Thanks so much for joining in with us at LCI and MAWTT this week. Good luck. Pami x

Hazel (Didos) said...

WOW this is amazing, I love the sparkly birdcage its stunning, thanks for playing on MAWTT this week Hazel xox

Annemaritta said...

(Sorry I'm so short of words now... trying to find my mojo!!!)

papertrails leaver said...

Beautiful cards! Thanks for joining us at Sentimental Sundays for or focus on the sentiment challenge. :-) Amy

Kazza said...

A very elegant card. The sparkling birdcage and birds are gorgeous. Thanks for playing along with us at Southern Girls Challenge. Karen x

Barbara said...

Oh...Stacey, what an elegant card. I love all the glitter and you crafted this card so tastefully. I am sure your parent will love it!
Thanks for joining us at The Creative Cowgirls this week for our monochromatic challenge. We hope to see you again on Sunday for our next challenge :)

Anonymous said...

this is brilliant! I love it!! Thanks for joining us at MAWTT x

Lynda Nielsen said...

This is gorgeous. I just love the sparkle, and all the different elements. Thanks so much for joining us this week for Phindy's Place Challenge.

Pattie said...

What a beautiful glittery birdcage for the two lovebirds! So glad you could play along with us in the Tea Room this week!

Michele Gross said...

Love love love the glittery birds and cage! Gorgeous anniversary card :)

Katie said...

Great card!
Thanks for playing in The Pixie Cottage :)

KraftyKoolKat said...

Gorgeous/fabulous/stylish/elegant. What can I say!!! Thank you for joining us at Digi Doodle Shop's Best this week.


Poppit said...

Gorgeous card - love all the bling on the bird cage. Thanks for joining us for this week's Cupcake Challenge!

DesignerDiva said...

WOW Stacey that bird cage is awesome! I love it Thanks for joining us at MAWTT this week and good luck with the challenge
Hugs Laurie x

Danielle Therese Greenwood said...

So gorgeous! That bird cage die cut looks so beautiful glittered. Thanks for joining us at The Shabby Tea Room.

Anita said...

Very pretty. I love the sparkle on the birds and cage. Thanks for joining in the LCI Challenge this week.

Nikbee said...

A gorgeous card. I love the glittery bird cage. Thank you for joining us at Creative Craft.

Nikki x

Zuzana Obert said...

This is so romantic card Stacey. I love the backround book page. Thank you for joining our Book Club at The Daring Cardmakers this week.

Zuzana x x

Heidi said...

This is so beautiful Stacey!
Love the birds:)
Gorgeous card.
Have a great day.
Hugs, Heidi:)

Jo said...

Another great card Stacey! Love all that glitter! Thanks for joining in the fun at DYSU!

Julie said...

Such a lovely card. Thanks for joining us at Digi Doodle Shop's best

Jolara said...

lovely card ! Thanks for joining the Pixies this week. Joyce xo

Anonymous said...

Beautiful card.Love the cream and brown combo and all the glitter.Thanks for joining us at Digi Doodle Shop's Best :D
Lisa x

Linda w said...

Those papers are wonderful, as is the glitter bird cage. A very elegant card, your parents will love it.....I do anyway. Did you do all the glittering yourself, or did they come that way. Hugs lin

Heather said...

Oh my goodness this is just stunning. It is amazing how the sparkle captures the light so well. I can only imagine how much more beautiful this is in person

Thank you for playing along at Freshly Brewed Challenges 2 or more embellishments.

Have a blessed day

Brenda Brown said...

What a great card Stacey, love the whole design of it.
Thanks for sharing it with us at MAWTT this week for our precious metals challenge.
luv and hugs {brenda} xoxox

~Tammy~ said...

Stacy your work always blows me away! You put so much love into it, and of course you would for your parents, but all your cards have such a special touch! This is just elegant and stunning! WOW is all I can say!

Ann English said...

Very lovely card! Thank you for joining us this week for the Phindy's Place Challenge!


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