Wednesday, October 12, 2011

Winter Cardinal

It's Thursday and time for another Stampin' B's Design Team challenge. Jojot wants to see birds, birds, birds on our cards this week. That is certainly not hard for me, being a bird lover. I am using a Mark's Finest Papers set  stamp set called Greetings of the Season. Isn't this a beautiful image?
Hope you'll join us this week. Just go to the link above and use the inlinkz tool to upload your pretty bird cards/projects.

I picked up this wonderful paper pad from T.J. Maxx...one of those large pads that are normally $19.99 and I paid $5.99. It is a DCWV Thankful Seasons Stack. Sooo, if you have one of those stores, you may want to check it out. You never know what you'll find there.

Challenges entered:
Stampin' Sisters in Christ #110-Anything Goes
Papertake Weekly Challenge-Get in Shape (use 3 different shapes on your card) mine are square for the base, rectangle for the punch around the page, oval for the image die.
Anything Goes Challenge Blog-#51-Die cuts/punches or both



Recipe:
Stamps: Mark's Finest Papers-Greetings of the Season
Paper:PTI vintage cream, DCWV Thankful Seasons Stack, red cardstock from Hobby Lobby, brown is unknown
Ink: Stampin'Up! Chocolate Chip
Accessories: Cheery Lynne Designs flourish die, Martha Stewart eyelet lace punch around the page, Copics, Spellbinders oval and oval scallop die cuts

14 comments:

Shirley said...

Christmas lovely! Your punched edge is beautiful as a background too!

Charlene Merrick (LilLuvsStampin) said...

So beautiful!

Emily Keaton said...

Look at all of those pretty colors to set off your bright cardinal beautifully! Nicely done on the StampinB challenge, Benzi. :)

Bonnie said...

What a bright and sassy Cardinal! He looks like he knows a secret. He makes a beautiful Christmas card.

Ellen said...

Gorgeous colors Benzi! You have to love a good deal!!Great card!

Carol L said...

The colors on this gorgeous card just popped right off the page! What a gorgeous bird image, and you've made such a wonderful card with the flourishes and pretty flowers!!

Grace said...

Oh don't you just love it when you get deals like that!!! LOVE your vivid coloring and pretty dp! Fabby card and one down already for Christmas!

Bernie said...

Oh I love that Cardinal! You've colored him so beautiful! I love birds but we don't have cardinals here. :(
Seriously! TJ MAXX!! We've had that store here for a few years but I've never been in it. I thought all they sold was clothing for young people. Guess where I'm going next trip to town? Fantastic papers and I love the punched border and swirl.
Blessings Bernie

Lovely Linda said...

Oh I love DCWV and this one is fabulous! Thank you for joining us at Stampin Sisters for Christ this week - we love to see you! {{{hugs}}}
Linda SSIC Design Team

Colleen Dietrich said...

Oooh, I grabbed four of those DCWV pads at my TJ Maxx too (different flavors, though)!! What a bargain, eh?

Great cardinal image, so richly colored, and he looks beautiful against those purty new papers.

Pam~ said...

Love the beautiful deep red of your cardinal! Pretty tweet card, Brenda! Ok, I didn't even know TJ Maxx had crafty stuff. I must go check it out. Thanks for that bit of info.

Lynne in NI said...

Fabulous! Love your very happy looking birdie and gorgeous DPs too ... I didn't know TK Maxx did crafty stuff either!

Julie Hoffman said...

Gorgeous Card! Gorgeous Papers! Great deal on your paper stack - thanks for the tip....I'll have to check that out!

Carol (Gingerbeary8) said...

Love your color combination here with this beautifully colored and shaded cardinal image. Well done!

Bear Hugs,
Carol