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Friday, July 27, 2012

Fred She Said - Things with Wings Blog Hop

Welcome to the Fred, She Said Winged Things Blog Hop! Summer is in full swing and flying by fast, and the FSS team wants to share a winged wonderland with you!

If you have arrived from Maureen’s blog, you are right on track. If you are just happening by, you will want to start on the FSS Blog.

Collect a secret word on each blog along the way, leave us some love on our posts and follow the directions at the end of the hop for your chance to win this FABULOUS PRIZE!

One winner will receive ALL of this:
$25 GC to CropStop
£15 GC to Bearly Mine Designs
$25 GC to Fred She Said Store

Hop ends Friday, August 3, midnight EST.

I decided to get a jump start on Christmas with my Christmas in July Card. I used the Pre-colored Christmas Cardinal along with some old Bo Bunny papers I had lying around. I don't know how I could have had these beautiful papers and never used them.
The hand stitching was done with matching embroidery floss.

Your secret word on my blog is "The"
Your next stop on the hop is Valerie’s blog.

Other Challenges this card was made for:
Clear it Out - Christmas w/ red & green
Paper & Such - Stitching
Party Time Tuesday - Christmas
Flourishes - Christmas
Shop Our Stash - Use new stash
Cards for Men - Christmas
Lexi's Creations - Christmas
Stamp with Fun - Lace Doily
Cardmadfairy's Digi Challenge - Christmas
The Friday Mashup - Christmas


luvmycards said...

what a beautiful Christmas card-love the papers and use of the Cardinal and embellishments!

~Michelle~ said...

oooh my....another gorgeous work of heart! LOVE it...your papers, your stitching, perfection! :) Thanks for all you do!!

Teresa Arsenault said...

Very beautiful design. I love that cardinal. I actually have that image and you have reminded me how beautiful it is. Thank you.
Blessing hugs,

pqueenie said...

Your card is just beautiful. Love the cardinal. Can't every start too early for Chiristmas!

veecee said...

Love the use of colours and how you've managed to incorporate the different papers and stitching without it overpowering the main image.
Am learning so much on this blog hop. Thanks for sharing.

Maureen R said...

Oh my goodness! Makes me want to wish for snowflakes! Exquisite & of course that absolutey to die for stiching. You go girl!!

Patricia St Martin said...

Just stopping by to say how delightful your blog is. Love your creation. You have done a wonderful job staying with the Christmas theme. Thanks so much for joining us at Color Me Creative. I love seeing your creation. Good luck on the challenge. Have a wonderful day. Hugs, Patricia

Janet Kay said...

I love the Cardinal, I actually use it quite often! I love your papers also, great card! :)

zehra said...

Awesome card, beautiful stitching, love it .

Mamma Mia said...

Hi Nancy - this is a gorgeous card. Love the rich colours of your card, and your intricate stitching. Thanks for joining our "Christmas in July" challenge at Lexi's Creations. Helen x (DT)

Conniecrafter said...

Oh my this is a beautiful Christmas card such a lovely treat for whomever receives it!

Patti J said...

Very pretty card, Nancy! The colors are beautiful and elegant, and your layout is perfect! Thanks for entering this beauty in the Christmas in July challenge at Timeless Tuesday!

Edwina said...

That is the prettiest Christmas card I have seen. Love the cardinal on the holly branch. Your paper is so pretty too. Thanks for sharing. Edwina Brown

Patty Chalas said...

what a beautiful Christmas card!!

Leslie Hanna said...

Great card, and oh, my -- the stitching! You have such patience. :) Thanks for joining us at Shopping Our Stash!

Debbie W said...

Beautiful Christmas card.

Moments by Marla said...

Stunning Christmas card!!!!!! The image is beautiful as are the papers and embellishments. Love it!!!

Debi said...

Beautiful card, as always, Nancy. How do I get on that Christmas card list???

Stephanie said...

Gorgeous, gorgeous stitching that is totally fresh! Thanks so much for playing along with Paper and Such this week!

Sherry said...

OH what a gorgeous christmas card.. so professional!! Who ever gets this sure will see all the talent you have.

Susan Flynn said...

I love your Christmas card and what a fab image on it and its perfect for our Christmas in July Challenge at Cardmadfairy's Digi Days Challenge. Thanks for entering hugs Susan x

Sharon said...

Love your card, your cardinals are so pretty, your card makes me want to make Christmas card already. thank you for sharing.

~ Kendra ~ said...

What a beautiful holiday card! Love the rich colors you used and your coloring of the image is amazing!! Thanks for joining us at Paper and Such!!

Calypso's Crafts said...

I'm glad to see that I'm not the only one in the Christmas spirit. This is so beautiful. Love the colors and that image is so beautiful.


Sandy Trefger said...

Beautiful card! Love the red bird and the red doily! Thanks for sharing this with the Clear It Out Challenge!

sandy's crafty creations

auscrafts said...

love this image one of my favourites

~ Sharon ~ said...

Such a pretty card. Thanks for playing along with us at the Clear It Out Challenge Blog.

Chrizette said...

Wow, this card is beautiful! Thank you for joining us at Lexi's Creations this time! Good luck in the Challenge.

DT Member
Celestial Things

PS I have a giveaway starting on my blog tomorrow if you want to drop by :)

Corrinne Quinn said...

Beautiful creation! This would be oh, so lovely framed & displayed at art :)

Thank you for playing with us at Clear It Out Challenges this week!

Lots of joy,

PS - I welcome you to join us at Tuesday Alchemy for our newest challenge!

Plastic Card said...

Stunning card. So lovely design. I like the colors you have used and that image is so cute. Thanks for sharing.

Plastic cards said... i unique and shades are going well along with it...your skills inspires me a lot...