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Tuesday, November 18, 2008

Cardinal Christmas

I was working on my holiday cards and remembered that I had stamped these images out after borrowing this set from a friend to make my mother her Christmas card. So I set out to coloring it with my copics and once again, I think it turned out better than I personally thought it could. The sketch is one that I saw on Claudia's blog and thought it was so pretty. I layered the cardinal on Real Red and then used my SU DP Dashing to layer it on. I used my MS lace border punch to cut the River Rock and the SU photo corner punch to cut the river rock and dp and layered them. I then pierced each of them which I think just adds a little depth to the corners. The red strip down the middles is embossed with my snowflake cuttlebug folder. The flower is made with the SU 5 petal flower and one of the little flowers from the Flower trio punch(spring punch). The little tag is from y CB dies and Merry Christmas is from the hostess set Best Yet (I only stamped a portion of the sentiment to fit the tag. I finished off the card with a little stickles on the berries and popped the flower up to hang the tag on. I think that my mother will feel very special receiving this. I don't think that she reads my blog so it should be a surprise too!

Take care and hope to see you back soon!

Heidi


Don't forget about my blog candy HERE! I got 18 new cards for my rmh candy cause- thanks ladies!

Have you seen the new Whimsy Stamps? Denise, right here in the US has expanded and is starting her own stamp company and her images are adorable. I can't wait to see what else she adds! Check her out!

Sweet n Sassy is also having an anniversary- with lots of goodies too!

10 comments:

~Denise Lynn~ said...

Gorgeous card Heidi and thanks for the link to Whimsy! :) Good luck with the candy draw too.

Jackie said...

Gorgeous card...thank you for the links!

Jennifer Meyer said...

Hi Heidi,
Your card is beautiful!! I just posted on my blog, I have been super busy with holiday decorating. Could you email me your addy, I would LOVE to get a little something off to you! :)

Have a wonderful week,
Jennifer

jdmeyer6@sbcglobal.net

Loretta Rodger said...

simply fantastic! I like the paper piercing and the layers!

Rach said...

Heidi this is a gorgeous card, totally stunning. love it. hugs rachxxx

stardustgemsandribbon said...

Wow Heidi, this card is wonderful...perfect!
Hugs
Carole :-)

michelle (mishaloots) said...

heidi..this card is truly lovely..
have a wonderful thanksgiving.

Cheryl Walker said...

Beautiful card!!! love the colors on this!!! great job!!!


Hugs,
Cheryl

Ila said...

Absolutley Beautiful and so Elegant!! I love the image, colors and layers...Hugs, Ila

Stacey Schafer said...

this is my favorite card! love the photo corners!