Tuesday, 5 January 2016

Bird Silhouette

 
I love the Bird Silhouette Bigz die but have hardly used it! I had a little play time over the Christmas break and came up with this - not what I first intended... my background started far less grungy but I just can't help myself adding layers until I have gone too far! 
I randomly collaged some scraps of paper onto card and die cut the bird before adding some ink and paint. I also cut the two little birds.


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See you soon
Nikki
xxx

16 comments:

  1. Fantastic use of the bird image with the wonderful designs on it.

    Love Chrissie xx

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  2. Beautiful Nikki! I love the bird with all the amazing patterns on it, what a fabulous focal piece! I hope you had a wonderful New Year! Here's to another year full of love, laughter and crafting! hugs :)

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  3. Oh this is so sweet Nikki,love the little birdies
    Hope you have a fab 2016 ;)
    Hugs
    Donna xxx

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  4. I like the grunge!(and the bird die which I've only used once, oops) Thanks for joining us at Mixed Media Monthly and sharing your art. =)

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  5. I love the way you have collaged the beautiful birds and the background you created for them! I am guilty of having this die and not using it... yet... I hope. Happy New Year Nikki! Anne xx

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  6. A wonderful background on your canvas Nikki - it shows off your bird trio on the branch wonderfully! I love this bird too - and have only used it once! Happy New Year! Julia xx

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  7. A fantastic project Nikki.
    Happy New Year to you and your family.
    Yvonne xx

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  8. Hi Nikki, I love your grungy background :) and your Seredipity bird! I think it's fun to break out the old dies and let your creativity loose. Well done!

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  9. Oh no Nikki, never too far, your background and the collages on your birds are just perfect! Deb xo

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  10. gorgeous canvas. love that your collaged before you die cut the birdie. Thank you so much for playing with the Mixed Media Monthly Challenge! Happy New Year!

    -Rachel
    rwkrafts.com

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  11. very nice piece ! thanks for playing with us at The Artistic Stamper's monthly challenge.

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  12. I love this - the collaged bird looks so cool.
    Alison xx

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  13. I don't think you went 'too far' with your background at all. It all works together very well and is a great project. Thanks for playing with the MMMC.

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  14. Just love your collaged birds.

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  15. Love this!! Those collage paper birds are just wonderful!! And I don't think you went to far with your background at all - it looks wonderful! Thank you so much for playing with us at The Mixed Media Monthly Challenge!!

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