I've gone a bit more grungy for my Creative Expressions DT piece this week using Sam Poole's Birds stamp set.
I coloured some card with Pan Pastels and then stamped a couple of the bird houses, I then embossed the card using a Cuttlebug embossing folder and went over the raised bits with some Distress ink to make the grasses stand out a bit more. Then I coloured the houses with felt tip pens being careful not to go over the grass so that it looks like the houses are amongst the grass. I coloured a white card blank with some mustard seed Distress ink, I think I should have used a paler yellow, and stamped the swirls, then I adhered some backing paper and the main image to it. I embellished the card with some ribbon, a couple of silver bird charms and a bird house that I'd stamped, coloured and cut out.