Wednesday, 5 October 2016

Cardinal




Almost the same as my robin card from last week, I liked the layout I used on it so a few minor changes in the addition of an image from The Best of La Pashe 2012 and fussy cutting the cardinal.
 I used Promarkers again but found colouring this stamp much more difficult using only shades of red and some black/grey around the face. I looked at several photographs of cardinals to help me with the shading.
Many thanks to those who visit and continue to leave comments I really appreciate each one.

Challenges

http://craftingbydesigns.blogspot.co.uk/2016/10/october-anything-goes.html
http://simplycreatetoo.blogspot.co.uk/2016/09/ch-119-black-1-other-color.html
http://christmascardchallenges.blogspot.co.uk/2016/10/challenge-43.html
http://livelaughstamp.blogspot.co.uk/2016/10/critters-and-creatures-linky-party-8.html
http://craftingfromtheheartchallengeblog.blogspot.co.uk/2016/10/challenge-130.html
http://craftyourpassionchallenges.blogspot.co.uk/2016/10/challenge-332-always-anything-goes.html
http://onestitchatatimechallenge.blogspot.co.uk/2016/10/challenge-272.html
http://simplypapercraftsforalloccassions.blogspot.co.uk/2016/09/challenge-37.html
http://asnowflakespromise.blogspot.co.uk/2016/10/challenge-30.html

15 comments:

  1. Wow! This is gorgeous!! I love embossing, and all your layers of it are perfect!!
    Thanks for playing along this week at Christmas Card Challenges!!
    Debbie (CCC DT)
    Debbie's Dash of This and That

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  2. Beautoful card again, love the cardinal against the white. I have some candy on offer x

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  3. It's a another really beautiful card Meg. I love your layers and what a lovely little cardinal. Barbxx

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  4. I was thinking when I saw this image that I wouldn't be able to color this one myself, but you did a really great job with the shading. When coloring birds I too look up a photo on the web. I do love your white cards, nice touch here adding the white panels onto red ones that pick up the color of the cardinal so beautifully.

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  5. A beautiful card Meg, such a lovely design - the splashes of red are perfect.
    Pauline
    x

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  6. I do love the way you do your layers and a gorgeous bird your colouring is great.
    Fabulous card.

    Kath x

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  7. This is a brilliant design Meg, it looks lovely with that rich cardinal bird. Love the assortment of embossed board too, it really adds such interest to the layers xx

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  8. Beautiful Christmas card Meg, the cardinal bird looks gorgeous against the white embossed panels.
    Lorraine

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  9. Absolutely gorgeous Meg, love the Cardinal Bird, it's a gorgeous snowy scene and love the music embossing too, Kate x

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  10. What a wonderful card design. Stunning! Thank you for sharing with us at Simply Create Too - Myrna

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  11. Oh Wow! I love this.
    Jocelyn x

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  12. Amazing card, beautiful colouring and great desigin!!.
    Thank you for joining us at Craft Your Passion!
    Good Luck and hope to see you again.
    xx Valentina DT xx
    Tinka's paper wonderlland

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  13. Another lovely card, love your Cardinal Bird, great image and layout

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  14. What beautiful card just love the beautiful bird you colored its so pretty. Thanks you for joining us at One Stitch At A Time Challenge Monochromatic.
    Deborah DT

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  15. Love all the layers and beautiful embossing! Gorgeous card!
    Thanks so much for sharing!

    Ellie
    Critters and Creatures Linky Party
    Let's Color Linky Party

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