Wednesday, October 9, 2013

Christmas has gone to the birds....

At least over at Merry Monday anyway :) If you haven't guessed, the prompt over at Merry Monday is to create a Christmas card with a bird on it. This gave me the perfect opportunity to use this sweet little Christmas bird from the For the Bids set.

I used the Winter Frost DSP from the holiday catalog and kept my colors from this DSP. I used Island Indigo with a splash of Pool Party (see what I did there...splash..pool party..LOL) and when I colored in the bird I also brought in some Bermuda Bay and Coastal Cabana with just a touch of Cherry Cobbler and Daffodil Delight.

The circle image panel is popped up with dimensionals and the edges were lightly sponged with Island Indigo. I used a blender pen to widen the "merry" in the sentiment a bit.

My sketch was inspired by an older Friday Mashup challenge.

Thanks for stopping by!

Supplies used(all supplies SU unless otherwise noted):
Stamps: For the Birds, More Merry Messages
Paper: Island Indigo, Pool Party, Whisper White, Winter Frost DSP
Ink: Island Indigo, Pool Party, Bermuda Bay, Coastal Cabana, Cherry Cobbler, Daffodil Delight
Accessories: Scalloped Edge Border Punch, Rounded Corner Punch, 2 1/2" Circle Punch,  Island Indigo Ribbon, Blender Pen, sponge, dimensionals


  1. Hey, Lisa J.! It's so good to see you at Merry Monday! I love this bold paper and the skating bird! What a fun Christmas card!

  2. Great card. Love your colour combinations and the rounded corners!

  3. Lisa, your card is stunning. That DSP is perfect for that cute little bird. Thanks so much for joining us at Merry Monday this week.

  4. Love your card...elegant and cute all at the same time! Great color choices too! :0)

  5. VERY PRETTY! I love that color and the white just pops right off! Sweet bird image too....perfect card!

  6. Such a cute card, Lisa! Just love your cute little bird and those pretty papers! Perfect card for this week's challenge! Thanks for playing along with us this week over at Merry Mondays! :)

  7. Hi Lisa. Fabulous layout and design. LOVE the bold snowflake backdrop ... perfect to show off your sweet skating bird. Love the colors. Thanks for joining us at Merry Monday. Loll

  8. This is adorable...I don't know why I haven't gotten this set, it's just the cutest. Great way to use that paper---those big snowflakes are intimidating! Thanks for playing with the MM challenge this week!

  9. Very pretty card Lisa, I love that paper and the little bird is adorable. Thank you for joining us for Merry Monday.

  10. Love your adorable card, Lisa. The papers are delightful and the sketch is perfect!! Thanks for joining us at Merry Monday!


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