Wednesday, November 23, 2016

Cardinal Christmas

 Howdy Crafters - The cardinal on this card is a digital FREE stamp by Beccy's Place - thanks Beccy and thanks to my viewers for stopping by ~ have a blessed week ~ Gail!~

White cardstock for base of card
Cuttlebug scoring tool
Cuttlebug cutting tool
Black and White Bakers Twine
Kraft cardstock for Mat 1
Black Cardstock
Kraft Cardstock Banner cut - Sizzix Snowflake Embossing Folder
Designer cardstock scrap Green and Red Polk-a-dot for Banner Cut
Sizzix Scallop Circle Dies - 2 sizes
Green Designer Cardstock
White cardstock to print Digital Stamp
 SKETCH #2 by Verve Sketch
Coloring Mediums - Artist Loft Coloring Pencils, Spectrum Noir Markers, Micron Ink Pens
A Wink of Stella on the leaves and cardinal
Pop up tape behind the cardinal
3 Green Shiny Gems

INSIDE the card:
Paper Smooches Stitched Tag 3 - Kraft cardstock
Bakers Twine - Black and White
Art-O clear stamp sentiment - Versafine Black Ink - Misti
One Clear Shiny Gem - Scrap of Green and Red Cardstock cut in a banner - ATG Gun

It would be an honor to share with:

Viva Le Verve Sketches November Sketch #2

CHN November Patterned Paper Challenge
CHN November Extra Christmas Challenge
CHN Weekly Christmas Challenge AG
Simon Says Monday Trio - Tastic use 3 of something [3 green gems] #3
Simon Says Wednesday - Christmas to die for #2
Beccy's Place a Month of Holiday Cards
Mod Squad Sparkle It Up #2 A Wink of Stella and Gems
Pennys Paper Crafting Challenge AG #2
Die Cuttin Divas AG #3


  1. What a great mix of colours and patterns, your card is so festive and fun. I really like how you've laid out the different shapes in the background Gail, it has given your card a really interesting look. The twine is a nice touch too.

  2. Gail, your card is gorgeous! Love the banners and choice of papers behind that sweet bird! Thanks so much for playing along with us at  The Mod Squad Challenge Angie, Challenge Host.

  3. Wow, that's a great card!! Thanks for joining us at Die Cuttin' Divas this week.


  4. Like your Cardinal card. Wonderful coloring & layers. Working backwards and your grandson did a good job on his as well.
    "Sunshine HoneyBee"

  5. Lovely card and I adore the layers and the beautiful stamped image! Thank you so much for sharing and for playing along with us over on the Simon Says Stamp Monday Challenge Blog... :)

  6. Pretty Christmas Card,thanks for joining us at CHNS Patterned paper challenge this month

  7. A great card - thanks for joining us at Penny's and we look forward to seeing you joining in with next challenge.

    Helen x

  8. Beautiful card! Such a lovely design and pretty image!

    Thank you very much for joining us this week at the Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Challenge Blog!


  9. This is so pretty. Love that sweet little cardinal. Thanks for joining us for Viva la Verve!


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