Tuesday, February 18, 2014

Workdesk 246 and a Copper Quail

Are you ready for some blurfing?  You know,  blog surfing?  Well, today is a GREAT day to visit work desks all around the world in a tour organized by Julia at the Stamping Ground!!!  It usually takes me a couple days and I hit about 20 - 25 blogs but I sure enjoy the inspiration of many wonderful projects, organization ideas, and fun posts!  Here's my desk today....


I took this picture yesterday and I do have the finished card on this post.  Hmmm.... what have we here....  Left to right: Cricut Expression and some paper, beads, Scor-Pal with mat and scrap paper (where I actually work), card on the mat, another card just above it needing to be completed, upside down ink pad, cheap scissors, another quail.  The quail image is by Copper Leaf Creations and I took a class from one of their gals, Deb, last Saturday.  I finally finished this 5th card.


I embossed the quail with copper embossing powder and added a scrap of copper metallic paper to frame the bird.  Still needed something.  Then I thought of my beads.  Hmmm...


I used some black twine to thread these 2 turquoise and copper beads then glue dotted the top to the card.  I know, I'm supposed to use an odd number but it was just too much weight and bulk.  Anyway, now that you're at the end of my post hop over to the Stamping Ground and check out oodles of desks!  As the day goes by more gals link up so if you're here quite early come back or bookmark Julia's blog!

17 comments:

Krisha said...

Stunning quail card, love copper and turquoise together.
Krisha #9

Regina Hamilton said...

Your card is beautiful, and the beads is the perfect touch. #1

trisha too said...

Those beads are the perfect touch to your copper quail, Carol!

:)trisha
#21ish this week with
a quilty and journal

Nikki C said...

I don't think you need an odd number all the time I pretty sure it's up to you and they do add a lot of weight to a card but they look stunning hugs Nikki #5 I have candy too

sandra de said...

Lovely card... I really like the effect of the embossing and beads blend it beautifully.
Sandra @25

Helen said...

The finished card looks gorgeous! You work very neat on your desk, I can't do that.... Helen 10

jill said...

A lovely card. Happy woyww Jill #39

Karen Busby said...

Love that bird. My stamping doesn't ever seem to come out cleanly. going to invest in some rocker blocks and see if that helps :)
Happy WOYWW. Loved looking around your desk.
Love Karen #47 xxx

Robyn Oliver said...

Hi Carol, blurfing your desk and I see a gorgeous quail card...love the beads to finish it off (I too buck the idea of 3) the copper and turquoise work beautifully.Cheers and have a great week RobynO#51

Fuzzie Fingers said...

Beautiful card. Thanks for visiting my desk.

Nelle said...

What a nice card, I adore the colours you used.
Also loving your word play Blurfing will be the word of the day for me.
Nelle 71 xx

Super Stamp Girl said...

Oh my gosh, Carol - did you completely invent a new word with "blurfing?" That was TOO funny to read. LOL. I just love your beautiful quail card and the way you added such pretty beads to it. Simple and elegant. Thanks for sharing and Happy WOYWW!

Glenda Brooks said...

What wonderful colors on your card! Happy WOYWW!
Glenda #72

Hammers said...

Hi Carol, thanks for swinging by earlier...LOVE blurfing. I Love blurfing. I really like your card today. But the thing that made me smile the most was 'cheap scissors' my Hubby doesn't get it, when he says 'which scissors do I use' and I say 'the cheap ones' ha ha Cx #28

Karen Ives said...

Lovely card and I spy yummy beads too. Karen #101

Julia Dunnit said...

You say bluffing, I say blipping..tohmayto tomarto!!!!
that quail image is super, love that it inspired you. To carry on NAND make more cards. Your desk is looking pretty organised if you ask me.

fairy thoughts said...

like your name blurfing but sounds a bit rude. great desk and yes the beeads really finished it off
janet late agaain
#30