Thursday, 7 May 2015

MAWTT - Birds or Feathers

 Hello... I hope you are all doing ok today... it's the turn of Team B once again at

and the lovely Jessie is hosting this week and has chosen a fab theme! :-))

'Birds or Feathers'

Interpret this how you like... you could feature a bird and/or feathers...use a feather image, die, punch or even a real feather!!

I was really pleased to have this theme as I got a feather die with magazine a while back which I've been wanting to try out. So I began by cutting out a couple of feathers but then didn't know what to do with them!! Lol so had to do some heavy brainstorming..... and a lot of ideas came together to make this Christmas Wall Hanging...

Image: E-Vint
Die: Feather and Star, both free with magazine
Papers, Banner and Frames: Raspberry Road Designs
Quote: from It's a Wonderful Life... 
Stash: Flower, Sleigh Bells, Star Charm, Ribbon, Twine

Here's how my brainstorming went... you might have heard the saying ... Feathers appear when Angels are near... so I looked through my vintage images for some Angels... when I saw this image from E-Vint and saw the bells! I immediately thought of It's A Wonderful Life... Every Time a Bell Rings, An Angel Gets it's Wings... I found some Papers and Elements in my Raspberry Road Designs folders. I changed the tone of the frames and banner to match my project.

Here's the creation hanging.... and as you can see I've added some Sleigh Bells to the ribbon/twine! so there will be lots of 'Angels getting their Wings' when this is hung in our hall at Christmas! ;-)

I hope you can pop over to our main site at MAWTT and see the rest of the Team's Bird/Feather creations!! and hope you can join us in this fun challenge.

Thanks for all your lovely comments, I really do appreciate them!
Will catch up with you all soon!
Love and hugs


Wendy L said...

So delightful, a really beautiful hanger. Xxxx

meg said...

Great idea Sue love the image and embellishments the feathers tie in with the wings so well. Love the movie it's a firm favourite at Xmas. Hope you are well. Thanks for all of your lovely encouraging comments.

KraftyKoolKat said...

This is so gorgeous Sue and your brainstorms are always fantastic. I wish I could get awesome creation ideas like you. So pretty.
Hope you are well.

Craft buddy said...

Sue, you always amaze me but this is incredible. I never would have connected feathers to angel wings - you are a genius! x Jessie

McCrafty's Cards said...

Beautiful vintage style hanger Sue, I love the image and the details
Kevin xx

Hazel (Didos) said...

Ohhh this is stunning, what a fabby hanging, just perfect for the Festive Season. Love it, Hope alls well with you this week, ove Hazel (P.S I haven't seen a Wonderful Life!!! Oops!!!)

Jacee said...

This is lovely sue, what a great idea!
hugs Jacee
Simply Paper Card Design

Debs said...

WOW Sue this is simply stunning!!!! Love how you brainstormed and your idea is totally awesome!!! Fabulous saying and perfect detailing - love love love it!!!
Enjoy the rest of the evening.
Debs xx

cotnob said...

A beautiful wall hanging Sue, such a gorgeous vintage image and lovely saying - a brilliant idea.
I hope you are well.

Chrissy said...

A beautiful wall hanging Sue and love the beautiful image.Love your Christmas layout with the feather die...gorgeous.


Sue said...

This is stunning Sue. I love your design with that beautiful vintage image, gorgeous detailing and fabulous use of the feather die.
hugs Sue xx

Tammy said...

Oh Sue, this wall hanging is stunning!! I love that beautiful image and fabulous details! What a perfect sentiment too!! It's a Wonderful Life- is my all time favorite Christmas movie! :) I hope you are doing well!
Big hugs, Tammy

Kathleen said...

Great idea and a great card.

Kath x

Judith said...

This is just wonderful Sue - my Husband would love this! - it's his very favourite film - we watch it every year in the run up to Christmas! - great use of the feathers - your brain certainly stormed! - hope all is well with you this week hugs Judith xx

coops said...

absolutely stunning sue.really love the vintage image and beautiful wording and details :D

xx coops xx

Maarit at Violets Corner said...

A very beautiful wall hanging, Sue. Super use of the feathers, delightful image and detailing.

Have a great weekend, sweetie.

Love and hugs

chrissy xx said...

Oh My! This really is a thinking outside the box! Such a FABulous creation Sue..I LOve your colours and design..These feathers are so pretty, didn't see that mag lol..A lovely free gift. I'm sure it will be used lots!
We had rain this afternoon of course we would be bowling lol x

cheryl said...

Oh sue this is brill just adore your design and super colours hun. Sorry not been over for a while hun but after the weekend hope things will change love hugs cheryl xxxx

Janice said...

So love how your brain works Sue, what a great thought process! And what a beautiful wall hanging! Love the image and those gorgeous feathers. Brilliant. Glad to see your Mum's feeling better too. Have a great weekend, Jx

Pia S said...

What a beautiful decorative piece! I love this vintage style and how you combined different textures. Perfect choice of sentiment too!

Carole said...

This is so beautiful Sue, love the wording & all your fab embellies. Clever interpretation of the theme
Hope you're well, have a fab week
Carole x