Wednesday, 5 October 2016


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.
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Debbie said...

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

Marianne's Craftroom said...

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

Barb said...

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

Pia S said...

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.

cotnob said...

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

Kathleen said...

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

Kath x

Sarah said...

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

Rainey's Craft Room said...

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

cuilliesocks said...

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

sweet art designs said...

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

Jocelyn said...

Oh Wow! I love this.
Jocelyn x

Tinka's paper wonderlland said...

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

Margarets designer cards said...

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

Deborah Adams said...

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

Ellibelle said...

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

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