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Inspired By Music with Aurora Wings

Hello! I'm here today with a card for the latest Aurora Wings Challenge (#71) which is, "Inspired by Music." This was a tough challenge for me. I had a bunch of ideas, but I wasn't quite sure how to translate them to a card. So I decided to go with O Christmas Tree. But with a bit of a twist...

Here are the lyrics to the first verse:

O Christmas tree, o Christmas tree
How lovely are thy branches
O Christmas tree, o Christmas tree
How lovely are thy branches

The image that I used was Christmas Kittens. I could imagine in my head these little kitties singing this song (a-la Alvin & The Chipmunks), and then almost becoming so mesmerized by it (as cats often do) that they just had to attack it. My mom's cats are notorious for climbing the tree and wrecking it. She has had to change out her ornaments for non-breakables.


I colored the scene with Tombow Dual Brush Markers. I need to admit, fur is not easy for me to color. I really need to get better at it, but I think I did alright with these kittens, as I kept it kind of simple. The tree was fun to work on, as I tried to make it look textured. 

I kept the card kind of simple, as this scene is just too cute. I didn't want to take away from it with a ton of embellishments. So I used some patterned paper with a teeny pattern, some Golden Glitz Delicata Ink around the edges of my green cardstock, and just a few sequins from Doodles Paper Playground

I hope that you will join us for this challenge. I bet you'll come up with something great! Please be sure to visit the Aurora Wings Blog for more information and other projects made by the DT. Thanks so much for stopping by. Have an inspiring day! 

Comments

DonnaMundinger said…
Too cute, Alison! We should be changing the words to the song to "O Christmas Tree, O Christmas Tree. Your ornaments are history!" Kitties! Gotta love 'em and your little white ones here look precious. Love the traditional Christmas colors and added sequin sparkle. Adorable project. xxD
What a darling card, Alison! The kitties are having fun here. lol I love the clean and modern look of CAS with the vibrant combo of the classic Christmas colors. The combo is beautiful and timeless! Thank you so much for this beautiful inspiration today! Mitzi xxx

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