I don’t know if we each have a destiny,
or if we’re all just floating around accidental-like on a breeze.
But I . . . I think maybe it’s both.    ~Forrest Gump


The first thing that came to my nutty brain when I saw this new Feathers and Arrows Die-namic was the feather Forrest Gump used to mark his place in his favorite book, Curious George.

In the film Forrest is torn between  Lieutenant Dan’s conviction that your destiny is preordained and his mother’s faith that we make our own destiny.



So, when this month’s release gave us both a feather and some sentiments about destiny in the new Life’s Direction stamp set . . . well, it was . . . you know . . . Destiny.



Tips & Techniques

I used the new Chicken Wire Die-namic as a cover for this card. You can see it better from the side.


The Chicken Wire Die-namic is 4″ wide by 5-1/4″ long.

  • I cut a piece of cardstock 4″ wide by 5-3/8″.
  • I scored and folded t at 5-1/4″ so there was just a 1/8″ overhang.

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  • I attached the Chicken Wire die cut piece to this small 1/8″ overhang and then embellished it.

Here are all the ingredients.

Finished size: 4″ by 5-1/4″. Additional ingredients: Simple Stories Summer Fresh 6″ x 6″ Paper Pad, Echo Park Sweet Girl Flower Garden 12″ paper.

MFT New Product Tour

The teasing is over. All the new projects the My Favorite Things team has been revealing this week are available. You can see what the other designers are playing with today at the My Favorite Things blog,  and you can purchase all the newest product at the Brand Spankin’ New Boutique. I hope you’ve enjoyed all my little projects as much as I’ve had fun making them. Have fun shopping.


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Sweet Comments

  1. We, love the chicken wire and the card,cool feathers

  2. oh I love this, this paper so need chicken wire! Perfect.

  3. SHUT UP! The wire as the entire card front?! The colours?! I LOVE THIS Linda!

  4. Sharon says:

    Great card and Wow, we can all relate to that message and that floating feather.

  5. Christine Dearinger says:

    Linda your projects for this release have all been FABULOUS!!!!
    Love the way you have used the chicken wire for the card front.

  6. super LOVE this.

  7. really sweet!

  8. Love your cards. I love the desitny sentiment and the chicken wire die.
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  9. fantastic card. I LOVE how you used the chicken wire die-namics…..soooo COOL!
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  10. OMG. I love. the colours, the chicken wire open to the back- the feather. AH- MAZING! jaw dropping. LOVE.
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