Do You Like The Feather Trend?

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Posted: 1/14/2013 12:34:28 PM
One of my least favorite *trends*.


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Posted: 1/14/2013 2:01:36 PM
I could use some but not as liberally as the trendy scrapers are using them

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Posted: 1/14/2013 2:12:58 PM
I them. I was so excited when we got a grayish vellum 12x12 paper with feathers on it in a SC kit.


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Posted: 1/14/2013 2:28:08 PM
i do like feathers but not sure about feather pp. hummmmm



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Posted: 1/14/2013 2:34:18 PM
Not feeling the feather trend but I remembered my first card with feathers I submitted here to the gallery.... Christmas Feather Card I think they're good for festive occasions or themes. I like the Jenni Bowlin chipboard ones I could probably paint different colors.





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Posted: 1/14/2013 4:18:23 PM
No, if they are faint on the background of a paper, fine. If the design is prominent or an embellishment, no thanks.


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Posted: 1/14/2013 4:23:58 PM
as always, it seems I am way to early on trends

I've used real feathers in LOs before - specifically as kind of "designer memorabilia"

But I do like the feather trend, I don't think I will use it a lot, but I feel like especially the paper feather embellishments will be a nice way to add to my eclectic style.

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Posted: 1/14/2013 4:26:52 PM
I like the feathers but have never used them on one of my projects.


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Posted: 1/14/2013 4:32:44 PM
Love birds, but not sure about just feathers...


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Posted: 1/14/2013 6:05:54 PM
Yes I like them!


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Posted: 1/14/2013 6:17:04 PM
They gross me out so thats a no.

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Posted: 1/14/2013 6:24:13 PM
Saturday I said no. But I had those wood veneer feathers in my stash. So I challenged myself to use them. Here is my layout for challenge 1

http://www.twopeasinabucket.com/gallery/member/539946-juliee181/1884508-morning/

turns out I love feathers and need more of that wood veneer - who knew?


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Posted: 1/14/2013 6:29:05 PM
I like feathers but not on my pages.


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Posted: 1/14/2013 6:59:17 PM
Not really.

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Posted: 1/14/2013 7:38:17 PM
I am on the fence with this one.. I don't think I like the traditional colored fluffy ones.. but the paper types are kind of cute.. need to see more examples and the product in person.




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Posted: 1/14/2013 7:55:38 PM
Not a fan at all.



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Posted: 1/14/2013 8:16:03 PM
I'm not into the feathers. That being said, if I was making a layout with a photo of a bird I might reconsider the feathers.


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Posted: 1/14/2013 8:17:08 PM
Not my thing and with too boys can't think of an occasion to use them.
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Posted: 1/14/2013 9:36:13 PM
Maybe fake ones, if I had to, but I'd feel sorry for the birds if they were real (Yes, I'm vegetarian).


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Posted: 1/15/2013 2:16:05 AM
I love feathers, wings, and birds. Especially small ones as the wood veneer feathers in the SC kit.

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Posted: 1/15/2013 7:38:55 AM
Love it!


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Posted: 1/15/2013 7:44:40 AM
It is growing on me the more I see how they can be used.

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Posted: 1/15/2013 9:31:20 AM
There are a lot of trends that I don't think I'll like. Sometimes my opinion stays the same while other times I can't believe it took me so long! I'm still on the fence with the feathers....


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Posted: 1/15/2013 9:50:28 AM
I have not used any feathers yet but am loving how others use them.
The new Bella Blvd feathers look fun.

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Posted: 1/15/2013 9:57:14 AM
no........not me

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Posted: 1/15/2013 10:52:03 AM
In one word? No.


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Posted: 1/15/2013 11:30:14 AM
Yes, but ONLY on layouts of 'the girls' (my two cats). I have also used a few on layouts about birds.

Earth shattering, I know. LOL!


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Posted: 1/15/2013 11:35:57 AM
I'm ok with the wood veneer feather but the real ones remind
me of 70's, no thank you

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Posted: 1/15/2013 3:19:27 PM
Not my style.

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Posted: 1/15/2013 4:01:00 PM
Nope. Not my thing ... But then again I've said that before about other trends and then found myself liking (and buying) into the trend!


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Posted: 1/15/2013 4:56:39 PM
No way!!


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Posted: 1/15/2013 5:29:45 PM
I have made some handmade feathers out of old hymnals that I made for a swap here on the board. I really liked them. They are in my gallery if any one would like to look. I'm on my phone or I would post. I also received some made out of maps that I liked a lot. I have also seen the stamps in some fun colors Baja blue on cards etc... That I liked.
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Posted: 1/15/2013 5:36:24 PM
I'm not really crazy about them & really couldn't see myself using them but I did use them on one page. It was a page with pictures of my Grandma from the 50's. She always dressed so classy and pretty. When I saw the pictures I thought of using feathers, which was a strange thought for me!
I do have to say that I like the paper feathers I'm seeing now a lot more then the real looking feathers.



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Posted: 1/15/2013 5:48:06 PM
If anyone has the feather veneers they don't want, I'll take them off your hands!



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Posted: 1/15/2013 10:03:28 PM
Nope. I usually love everything Bella Blvd puts out, but I won't be buying their new feathers. They're just not my thing.


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Posted: 1/16/2013 12:07:50 AM
Nope. Not for me at all.



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Posted: 1/16/2013 2:48:50 AM

Love birds, but not sure about just feathers...

haha!
I can take em or leave em. I don't think I would buy a pack of feather embelishments but if some came in a pack with other things I would give them a go if I found the right spot for them


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Posted: 1/16/2013 4:55:33 AM
I would have to say no. And I really don't get the whole mustache trend either


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Posted: 1/16/2013 5:02:49 AM
"NO!

I've seen quite a few people use them and it never looks right to me."

ITA! I just don't like them. I have the wooden SC ones (came in a kit)and haven't used them yet and not sure if I will. I wish they would just fly away.
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