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Sunday, May 1, 2016

Merry Christmas, Little Bird

Top 3 Pick at Crafty Ribbons

Coffee of the Day - Maple Fudge


My post is late, but it is here just the same for the Crafty Hazelnut's Christmas Extra Challenge. sorry about that. :(  not feeling well at the moment, so doing my best to get caught up on blog posts...

anyhow, as always, we are sponsored by the wonderful Bugaboo Stamps. I do hope you will join us in getting a head start on your Christmas cards!


I used the adorable Skinny Bird Christmas Candy Cane image on my card along with papers from the Basic Grey Aspen Frost collection. the doily was sprayed with glimmer mist to turn it that lovely shiny red.

a red chevron mini bag holds a tag tied with dusty olive seam binding. I plan to add a gift card to the tag before I mail this out. the tag is the perfect size to hold a gift hard adhered with glue dots. :)

poppy red checkerboard satin ribbon wraps around the card's edge into a fluffy bow also tied with red burlap string. same red burlap string also ties one of the vintage buttons.

come join the fun with us at Crafty Hazelnut's Christmas Extra Challenges! :)
and thanks so much for stopping by!  Jennifer

Challenges:
Outlawz Mon. Greeting - anything goes
Crafty Ribbons - button it up
Cr8tive Hands Friends - anything goes
ABC Christmas Ch - 'I' for ink (I use SU! inks to watercolor my images. inks also used to distress)
Christmas at Sweet Stampin' - animals
Fab 'n Funky - bright Christmas
Craft-Dee BowZ - anything goes with a handmade bow
Pile it On - garden creatures
Glory of Christmas - stamp or digi/anything Christmas goes
52 Christmas Card Throwdown - pick a previous theme (ch. 3: Christmas animals/birds)

12 comments:

Hazel said...

Thanks so much for your lovely inspiration for CHNC challenge extra for May - and thanks for sharing for our Glory of Christmas challenge too xx

Wendy said...

Gorgeous card,fab image!...Thanks for playing along with us at Fab'n'Funky :)
Wendy xx

Michelle said...

Such a beautiful creation. Thank you for sharing it on Cre8tive Hands Friends.
Hugs,
Michelle x

April Cheetham said...

Love your cute bird! All the details are gorgeous too. Thanks for joining us at 52CCT, April x

Marie B. said...

I love all the layers on your card Jennifer...and adding a gift card to the tag will make it the perfect gift! :)

lalkygirl said...

What a fab card ,love the cute robin and your papers are lovely
thanks so much for joining us at Craft-Dee BOwZ and good luck
Tracey x

Deborah Frings said...

What a fun card. The image is just fab and I do like the ribbon treatments! Great work. Thanks so much for playing along with our Pick a Previous theme at 52CCT this week! Deborah, DT.

Lorraine A said...

Super cute card Jennifer, the little robin is adorable, LOVE it :-)

thanks for joining us on the ABC Christmas Challenge
luv
Lols x x x

Heather said...

Very cute!! Love the little hidden tag; it definitely would be the perfect place for a gift card.

Dot said...

Super cute Christmas card! I love the design, and your beautiful design papers. Thank you for joining us at ABC Christmas Challenge, dear Jen. Miss you.
Dorte x

mixamatoasties said...

Great card!

Thanks for sharing at CASS.

Susan

Helen said...

Awww...so cute!
Thanks for playing at Pile It On!
Helen x