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Saturday, December 11, 2010

FSS - Winter Chickadee - SSS86

Well, here it is Saturday already and only two more weeks until Christmas. I've been having an issue with tendonitis in my thumb for the past week so I don't even have my Christmas cards made yet.  I'm hoping it feels better by Monday and then I'm spending the whole week making them. But I guarantee you one thing, they won't have hand stitching on them! *Ü*

My card today was inspired by a sketch at The Sweet Stop Sketch Challenge. Korin always has the greatest sketches so if you need some inspiration too, hope on over and play along with us this week.

The papers and Ribbon are all from the Mistletoe collection from Close to my Heart.

The Chickadee is from the Christmas Birds Series from Fred She Said. This image is one of three birds that comes in digi or pre-colored format.
The Hand Stitching was done with matching Embroidery Floss.

Other Challenge Blogs this card was made for:
Digi's With Attitude - Anything Goes


Lesley from WI said...


Viv said...

Wow! Beautiful stitching! Love the swirl and frame and thats a very pretty bird! Thanks for playing at Digi's With Attitude!
Viv :)

Jeanette (Forest Ranger) said...

Beautiful card! Love the colors you chose to use and the image is gorgeous!

Thank you for particpating in this week's Digi's With Attitude! Challenge!

Stephanie said...

Beautiful card Nancy!

paperfun said...

Your card is beautiful in every way. The image is so well colored and your hand stitching is gorgeous.

Thanks for joining us at Digi's With Attitude!


Stampvanwinkle said...

Nancy this is a beautiful card.

Tammylee said...

This card os so cute! Thanks for playing along with us at Digi's With Attitude! Hope to see you again!

Also, just to let you know that I have Candy oN my blog!


Leslie Miller said...

What a beautiful bird image! All the texture and detail in your card is just fabulous. And the stitching -- wow!

~Michelle~ said...

oh man, eek! I LOVE everything about this!! You're using *my* birds! LOL! I just love your take on the sketch...and you KNOW I love your stitching!

Tracey Lynn 'Fred' Miller said...

I must say all your Christmas cards have been absolutely awesome! Big Hugs, Tracey