Wednesday, December 18, 2013

Sweet chickadees

Love this sweet holiday image of chickadees. And I even googled photos of the birds to make sure I had the coloration right. (Normally they frequent my bird feeder in winter, but so far this year we've been very short on birds. Perhaps because I keep taking the feeder away to keep the squirrels off of it....)

The sketch for this card is Sketch Saturday #278, selected for Sketch Saturday challenge #289 to pick a previous sketch.

The birds are black embossed and colored with pencils. Kraft and red seemed a good mix of colors for this lovely nature scene. The gingham ribbon also just seemed "right" for this card.

I'm entering this card in the following challenges:

Sketch Saturday #289, previous sketch
Simon Says Monday, use a stamp
Loves Rubberstamps,  holiday blitz
Papertake Weekly Challenge, last Christmas card
Word Art Wednesday #111, Anything Goes.

6 comments:

  1. I like that image very much and you have doen an amazing work coloring it. Thank you for joining us today at Word Art Wednesday with your fabulous art.
    Advent Blessings of Hope, Peace and Joy,
    Carole Robb Bisson

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  2. Gorgeous card, such a sweet image :)

    Thanks for joining in at Papertake Weekly this week :)

    Tanya GDT xx

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  3. Sandy, This is absolutely DELIGHTFUL - you did a great job on this. I love the birds image. Thanks so much for sharing in our challenge this week, and please join us again soon.
    Karen
    Word Art Wednesday

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  4. Sweet chickadees! I love that image and your coloring is fantastic! Thanks so much for sharing your talents with us at Loves Rubber Stamps Challenges and at Word Art Wednesday and look forward to seeing more of your lovely creations again soon. Have a beautiful week! Laura

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  5. Such a lovely job and you did a great job with the sketch. Thanks for joining us at Loves Rubberstamps.

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  6. What a fabulously coloured image - has a very warm and calming feel to it. Thanks for joining in the Sketch Saturday Challenge this week.

    Hugs, Vannessa
    Sketch Saturday DT

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Thanks so much for taking the time to comment!