Thursday, March 14, 2024

Just Us Girls #718 -- WORD Week

Bobby is hosting this week at Just Us Girls and she has something special planned for us.  We are collaborating with the Time Out Challenge for the next two weeks!   It's our usual Word Week and the word is "BIRDS".     

By entering through the linky tool on the Just Us Girls site, 
you will automatically be entered at Time Out as well

Your project will gain twice the visibility. You will double your chances to be chosen as a design team favorite and your project may be showcased in one of the challenge blogs. Whether you join from Time Out or from Just Us Girls,  you also have a chance to win $25.00 store credit to Waffle Flower Crafts

The word is BIRDS, and Birds of a Feather at Time Out.  I used Poppystamps' matching Nordic Doves which are layered die cuts.  I used four colors, die cutting the birds once for each color... thus making it easy to make four cards in total (keeping up with my New Year's resolution to make multiples). I set the doves on vellum leaves on a dark purple background with a simple, white embossed sentiment.

Check out our fabulous guest designer for March, Tracy McNeely. Please welcome her and check out her fabulous work over at In My Opinion

Also check out the design team.  These ladies work hard to inspire you each week.  Drop by their blogs and leave them a little love.  Make sure to head on over to Time Out to check out their Design Team inspiration too.  And add a comment saying you are coming from Just Us Girls!  

Enjoy!  I am looking forward to your inspired creations in the gallery. 


Project Details
Stamps/DiesPoppystamps Nordic Doves
Papertrey Ink Prominent Petals (sentiment)
Simon Says Stamp Clustered Leaves
Pinkfresh Blanket Stitched Rectangles
Cardstock 110lb. Neenah Solar Crest
Bazzill solid purple cardstock
Misc scrap cardstock for doves
Ink Versamark
Hero Arts white embossing powder
EmbellishmentsPurple rhinestones (stash)
Desk Staples Dahle Personal Rotary Cutter
Scor Pal Mini Score Board
Sizzix Big Shot Die Cutting
Ranger Stamp Platform
Bearly Art Precision Glue
3M ATG 714 Tape Adhesive
3M foam tape


Vicki Dutcher said...

These colorful birds are awesome! Well done 😊

Carol said...

Beautiful birds and colors...great card for this fun two week theme!

Lisa Elton said...

Love the way you've used those pretty birds from Poppy! These are all lovely, Elizabeth!

Stephanie Lanzalotto said...

I love every single thing in Poppy's Nordic collection, and these gorgeous birds are no exception. I love the colors you chose - so deep and rich. The contrast of the leaves and the base layer is the perfect stage for those wonderful birds.

cm said...

Your Nordic birds are lovely and such a pretty background with the vellum leaves.
I'm not sure what hummingbirds pollinate, as we don't have hummingbirds here, as far as I know. I just made what the Crop and Create instructor showed us to make, using the stamps/dies/stencils in our package. LOL! Actually, creating a bird card was a bit of a challenge, as I have full-on bird terror. Not many birds in my collection. I'm thrilled you like it.

Sue VanDeVusse said...

Those Nordic birds look fabulous in those colors. Love the vellum leaves and that dark purple card base was the perfect choice. Beautiful card!

Tracey McNeely said...

Eliz I love the vibrant colours of your nordic doves! What gorgeous cards you made!

Nonni said...

Love this quartet of cards! This bird die is beautiful. I remember when it came out and I was totally wanting it... Seeing these cards of yours I still am!!! Beautiful color choices and I love the vellum leaves. Very fun to have this collaboration happening and creating alongside you again, Elizabeth! xx

Quillish said...

Hello Elizabeth! These cards.. your vellum leaves and the adorable birds - LOVE THEM. I see it's your card - and got a pang of.. oh I miss your takes at Time out. SO good to be flocking together <3

Bobby said...

Those birds just glow on that dark purple background, Elizabeth. They look so fancy with all their colorful layers.

Ina G said...

Loving thos beautiful coloureed layered bird Elizabeth and behind such soft vellum leaves. Of course they are just perfect in front of that gorgeous purple card base.

Kate said...

I love these Nordic Doves Elizabeth and what a sensational colour scheme! I don't have these doves but I do have some of the other animals and you've really inspired me and my next Christmas card may very well use this non-traditional colour scheme! Love the addition of the vellum leaves too and the white embossed sentiment! Lovely to be working alongside you again (even if it is for just the one challenge) and honoured to be working with the rest of the JUGS team as well! Hugs, Kate!

Greta said...

The Nordic Doves are beautifully layered and look wonderful with the vellum leaves! So fun we've combined challenges this time!

Deepti Aggarwal said...

WOW!!! These are so Gorgeous, Elizabeth. I really love the these beautiful birds and the colors you have used are simply awesome. You have designed these cards so beautifully. This is so much fun to team up with JUGS. Hugsxx Deepti