Tuesday, 9 September 2014

The pride of the peacock


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I wanted to make something in response to the Inkspirational challenge 64 where this lovely photo was given, especially as I bought a pack of peacock feathers recently.


I found that I had a lovely digital image on my PC that I originally got from Papercraft Star (no longer in existence, unfortunately) or a wrought iron peacock.

I printed this out on to a piece of pale blue card and lightly brushed with a mix of dusty concord and peacock feathers distress inks - they look more vibrant in real life than in the photo. I then place one of the peacock feathers over this and took a photo that I then used digitally with the quote to finish the card ready to be printed. This way, I still have the peacock feather. I think it would get too damaged to try to adhere one to the card, so I felt this was a good way round it.


This is also for:

Word art Wednesday 148: anything goes
Take a word: birds
Glitter n sparkle 101: use a digi
2 cute ink 114: anything goes
Kreativeinkauf 18: anything goes
Natalie and Amy 24: things with wings
Creative craft cottage digi creations 8: digi/things with wings
Little Miss Muffet 93: blues and greens

9 comments:

  1. Ingenious use of the feather - looks lovely!

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  2. This is a fabulous card Hazel, such a good idea.
    Thank you for joining us at Inkspirational.
    Pauline GDT
    x

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  3. A very nice card and sentiment. Praying you have an awesome day filled with joy. Thank you for joining our 148th challenge.

    Carole and the DT team at Word Art Wednesday.

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  4. What a great card. To me, it has a Victoran feel about it.
    That's a clever way to make use of the feather, but still have it on hand for other projects.
    Caroline xxx

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  5. Wow Hazel what a creative way to be inspired by our photo. That peacock feather is just stunning. Thanks for joining us at Ink x

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  6. Oh that's gorgeous; love the color!

    Thanks for joining us at 2 Cute Ink! ~Michele, DT

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  7. Wow... what a creative paper/digital combo! The feather definitely worked for the inspiration photo. Wonderful card! So glad you joined us at Inkspirational!
    - Shauna

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  8. Gorgeous card. Thanks for sharing it with us over at CCC Digi Creations.

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