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Thursday, August 26, 2010

~~Hummingbirds in Flight ~~



Good morning Y'all.....Happy Friday!! Dan and I have really enjoyed watching all the beautiful lil hummers that have taken over our yard in the last few weeks. I guess they are fueling up for the big flight to Central America, because Dan has had to make food and fill the feeders several times a week. Those lil buggers are SO territorial and we both get a big kick out of watching them hoovering and dueling over the feeders.We have about a dozen pink crepe myrtle trees and they perch in them all during the day. Hence, the inspiration for this card. I used Home Accents for the hummingbirds and Home Decor for the branch. I used stickles on the flowers and then sprayed the entire card with Smooch Spritz and boy did that make a big difference ! I added the pearls and there you have it, my ode to the precious Hummingbird! Thanks for stopping by ad I hope y'all have a great weekend !!!


5 comments:

Carol<><

oh my goodness, Joy! I love this so much,

I had my feeder out, but no hummers this year. we have seen eagles flying overhead though.
they are a beautiful sight! and I have seen hundreds of dragonflies flying over the fresh cut hay.
enjoy you day!
Carol<><

Crayola58

This is really a wonderful card and depicts the "swarm" of hummers when they flit into site. My friend Marcia had about 10 feeders and the hummingbirds are almost friendly. They flit right in front of your face, almost as if they are going to land on your nose. They are a delight to watch. I love your card.
Carole

Axa

this is so sweet!

Sharon

This is just great!!! We have a couple of hummers that visit us. They are just so beautiful, just like your card!! :)

DonnaMundinger

This is so delicate and beautiful, Joy! I so love watching hummingbirds! Love the sparkle! xxD

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