Wednesday, December 17, 2014

Christmas bird

Wow, I can't believe Christmas is just a week away.  I have not done my shopping and I don't know what to buy. Yikes.
icy-moodboard-sssHere's another Christmas card for you.  Cardinals are such a beautiful bit of nature, I love to feature them, so of course I was inspired by the cardinal in the Simon Says Stamp photo collage inspiration.
This image is a digi from Stamping Boutique.  The twill ribbon that goes so perfectly with it has been sitting in my stash for ages; I got it at a Christmas clearance sale at one of the big-box craft stores years ago. I wanted to keep this pretty simple and naturalist, so the only other embellishment is die-cut holly leaves.
The layout for this is Sketch Saturday #340, turned 90 degrees.


I'm entering this card in these challenges:
Sketch Saturday #340
Simon Says Stamp Monday -- anything goes
Simon Says Stamp Wednesday -- Winter Inspiration photo
Word Art Wednesday #163 -- anything goes
Loves Rubberstamps #131 -- Holiday blitz anything goes
Clear It Out -- anything goes (stash is the ribbon)

9 comments:

  1. I love cardinals. I use a birdseed that is heavy on the sunflower seeds to attract them. They are such nervous and flighty birds, probably because of being so brilliantly colored. Great card!

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  2. totally love bird cards - yours is great! Thanks for joining us this week at Simon Says Stamp's Monday challenge blog!

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  3. Love cardinals especially for Christmas cards. Yours is beautiful. Thank you for sharing with us at CIO. Hope you join us again. Merry Christmas!

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  4. CIO challenge blog says MERRY CHRISTMAS and thank you for your wonderful project...stop by and play with us again <((><

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  5. Such beautiful work! Thanks so much for sharing it with us at the Simon Says Stamp Monday Challenge Blog!!! - Ashli :)

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  6. Gorgeous, beautiful card
    Thank you for joining us at Simon says Stamp Wednesday Challenge.
    Luv
    Debby

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  7. What a gorgeous cardinal, Sandy! I don't know where you found the matching ribbon, but it sure is the perfect touch! Thanks so much for sharing with us,
    Karen
    Word Art Wednesday

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  8. This is so pretty. Thanks for playing with us over at Loves Rubberstamps!!!

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  9. Who doesn't love a cardinal at Christmas time!?! It's lovely to see you playing along with Sketch Saturday. I'm really sorry that I didn't thank you earlier. Happy New Year! Hugs, Lesley

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