Friday, May 5, 2023

Nesting Friends at Countryside Corners for As You See It Challenge #298

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It's been awhile but I have a good excuse - I was moving! I didn't have a craft room or craft supplies available for a couple of weeks, but now I'm back in business, sort of! I'm in a space about half the size of my old room with twice as much stuff that has to go in it and I'm still trying to figure it all out! But at least I can work in it, and I'm sure it will become more functional as I sort and purge some more!

Anyway, I couldn't miss this week's As You See It Challenge #298. It's a fill in the blank challenge created by team member, Joanne, and here's the banner:

challenge #298

To fill in the blank, I would say that the most recent addition to my craft stash is the Nesting Friends Bundle and the Countryside Inn Suite, which includes the Countryside Corner Bundle. These charming products work very well together, especially as the Countryside Inn DSP has a bird themed design as one of its patterns.

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  • I used a card base of the returning Misty Moonlight and on it I added a layer of the Countryside Inn DSP with a striped pattern, framed with a narrow border of basic white.
  • On top of that I added a panel with the opposite side of the DSP pattern, which has a bird theme. This panel has been die cut using the Countryside Corners dies and backed with the next size die cut in Basic White.
  • I stamped two birds in Balmy Blue and die cut them along with a Basic White branch and nest using the Nesting Friends dies. I glued the nest and branch and used dimensionals to add the birds.
  • The sentiment is from the Nesting Friends stamp set and it perfectly matches the smallest die from the Countryside Corners dies.
  • The last touch was some Iridescent Pearls.
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The new catalogue is open for business!! Are you excited? What are your favourites. I will let you know mine in a coming post, but can you guess what my favourite suite has the initials E.E. If you know my style it shouldn't be too hard to figure out! Leave a comment and we'll see how many get it right.

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  1. Heather - this is simply beautiful! I am quite jealous of the new goodies! I really eyeballed this stamp set as I wasn't quite sold on it. But it looks like my mind has been changed! Love it!

  2. This is so beautiful Heather - I think these papers look much better 'in use' than the catalogue makes them appear. The birds are sweet too!

  3. That's really pretty, Heather. The contrast of the strong, dark stripes against the softer florals is lovely.


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