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Winter Bird: Day 3 of 12 Days of Christmas

Happy Day 3 of the Smeared & Smudged 12 Days of Christmas! Today I bring you a very pretty card. Not dark or macabre. Just plain old pretty. I hope you agree!

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I have this beautiful set of birds from Inkadinkado (you will probably see more of them this month)…and I just love them. They are really fun and inspiring to work with. I stamped that first, and created the rest of the card around it.

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Sorry that this pic is a little dark…I did use true white cardstock though. I embossed the bird, used my one and only Spellbinder shape (I really need more of those!), and chalked the edge.

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Then I stamped the snowflakes directly on to the card using a pearly blue ink. Added a bit of patterned paper, and a line of Stickles. Easy, but again…pretty.

Please be sure to visit the rest of the Jolly Bloggers, posted on my sidebar. And may I ask a favor? Will you please check out my post from yesterday? It gives the info about voting for your favorite Bombshell DT creation…plus I put up a pretty cool card! Thanks!!! Have an inspiring day!!!

Comments

deniserows said…
ahoy...i really gotta get some stickles. they make this card so pretty, obviously. i just wanna squeeze that little birdie
DonnaMundinger said…
WOW!!! This is sooo beautiful! Love the papers and the blue is so frosty. That bird is to die for! LOVE it! xxD
Alex said…
WOW! This is beautiful. I have this set and haven't used it near enough. In fact, I don't think this bird has even gotten inky. Might have to take yet another cue from you and your creative and talented brain. Just Stunning Alison!
ldfdesign said…
it's so pretty!!!!! i love blue and white for christmas! the bird is awesome!
Jane said…
This is lovely the the colours you have used
Luv Jane xxx
An Inky Addict said…
Beautiful...reminds me the first snow fall of the season.
It's so beautiful and serene! Love that Spellbinders set--it was my first and, I gotta say, I pretty much want them all but love to use the few I have. TFS, Paula
TMCPhoto said…
so pretty and just lovely to look at. Everything about this card shouts out in the most delicate way: Winter!
Steph said…
Stunning! Love the soft color of the blue with a bit of sparkle, and that bird is fab.
KC said…
I do agree this is beautiful! such great coloring!

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