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2/20/2013

Thinking of You, Outlawz

Good Morning, Bloggers and I trust your day is off to a great start. Here's a card to share this morning and it's an image I had colored some time ago (ah, a snippet), but had not put on a card. An earlier post was a Thinking of You that I intended to link to the Outlawz Friday Copic/Promarker Challenge, DUH, I didn't have any copic coloring on it! Not sure where my mind went to visit that day <g>. This image was in the 'debris' pile, so I decided I'd use it and make a cheery card; I liked it better anyway as a Thinking of you card. The gray was not all that cheery, so things worked out for the best after all.
- Image from Heartfelt Creations, colored with copics, Glossy Accents on cherries & Cardinal's beak
- Diecut with S/binders 11
- sponged with DI Tea Dye while still in the die
- Bazzill textured paper cardbase
- red circle, green square (snippets), embossed with SU mesh EF
- Thinking of You Elizabeth Crafts Design die

So...I'm off to link this with Outlawz Friday Copics/Promarkers Challenge and since I also have some snippets, I think I'll mosey over to the Playground I hear there is some fun activities going on with the girls there. Almost always something going on! Won't you come along & see what we can get into? As always, thanks for joining me today. Have a great day, and Hugs. Oh yes, nearly forgot to Congratulate Mrs. A on her win at the Playground! She won a nifty stamp set.

13 comments:

  1. Hi Mary, your card is cheery - always love cardinals and this one looks very happy with those juicy berries around him. Great use of snippets too. Elizabeth xx

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  2. A great use for your snippets Mary and a really beautiful card as a result. Hugs, Anne x

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  3. Glad you got this out of the debris pile! It's beautiful!! Love the way you did the corners in red and green on here.
    Lynn

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  4. Hi Mary, lovely card, and great coloring. I love Cardinals, especially how they show up so pretty against our drab trees right now. I have a very territorial male, he chases all the others away! Thanks so much for visiting my blog, hope you had a wonderful day! waving hi from the hills of North Carolina ♥

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  5. Beautiful card. Bright and crisp.

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  6. Love the look of the tea dye that you sponged on while still in the die...such a lovely look.
    Wonderful Christmas card Mary! That is a great stamped image and you have coloured it beautifully. I hold my breath when I colour with red as it always bleeds for me...I have learned the hard way not to colour right up to the lines!

    Thanks for visiting...in the cold light of day I realize that I rushed those 6 cards...I could have embossed the card stock strips for a little more interest...and maybe used some MB corner dies for some pizzaz...but they are done and I have to remind myself that they are for 5 and 6 year olds who really don't care!

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  7. Absolutely gorgeous! Beautifully made! Thanks for sharing! xx

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  8. Hi Mary, this card has cheered me up I love birdies and this one is so lovely and bright, also,just to let you know, I have nominated you for the Liebster award for your inspiring work see my blog for details. Hugs Mo x

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  9. Gorgeous bright card. The coloring and design are done beautifully. TFS!

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  10. Gorgeous card Mary! I've never seen a red cardinal in real life - they look such beautiful birds! Great use of your snippets too :) Hugs, Di xx

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  11. Hi Mary. I love the look of this pretty Cardinal Christmas card. I always forget about inking the image while the die is still in place . . . thanks for the reminder.

    Hugs
    Sarn xxx

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  12. Lovey cheery card Mary. I love the red cardinals, we have two pairs that visit our garden, they look lovely against the snow. We're supposed to get some more tomorrow too!

    Hugs
    Brenda

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  13. Oooh la la I so love this card Mary! I love cherries and this stamp is the perfect image! A carninal for you and the cherries for me! lol It is a very cheery card my friend and I just love it! Hugs!

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