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Monday, August 20, 2012

Merry Monday Sketch Challenge

I am so thrilled to be asked to be the Guest Designer over at Always Playing with Paper, home of the Merry Monday Christmas Sketch Challenge. I love makiing Christmas Cards so this Challenge Blog is perfect for me.

My card uses this weeks sketch along with the Fred She Said pre-colored English Robins, from the Christmas Birds Series.

The cardstock, bakers twine and pearls are all from Close to my Heart.

The Hand Stitching around the card was done with matching green Embroidery Floss.

Other Challenges for this card:
I did it! - Use a Digi.
My Time to Craft - Christmas
Crafty Ann's - Christmas in August


Wendy said...

Hi Nancy! Love your pretty Christmas card this week! Terrific papers, love the bird image and your sentiment on the die cut is perfect!
Congrats on being a Guest Designer this week for Merry Mondays! :)

sue - bearhouse said...

Gorgeous card, the image is so beautiful


Janet Kay said...

Beautiful card, I love the winter birds! :)

Notes by Nina said...

Beautiful card, the little birds are adorable. Love the sentiment too. Congrats on being GD.

Bonnie said...

Congratulations on being a Guest Designer this week! Your card literally took my breath away when I saw it! Those little birds are adorable and perfectly matched with the paper and sentiment.

LeAnne said...

Just adorable....I am in love with all things birdie, so this is a keeper in my book!

Merry said...

This is so beautiful......

Karen Aicken said...

Nancy, this is just lovely. Your colouring is wonderful - those sweet birds make for such a cheerful card!
Cheers, Karen

Julia said...

Wonderful card! Love the LO and the image and sentiment!
Thanks for joining us at My Time to Craft.

Narelle Farrugia said...

This is just beautiful! These birds are just so sweet. Congrats on being a Guest Designer at Merry Monday!

happyscrapper said...

Gorgeous! Thanks for joining us at Robyn's Fetish , and hope to see you back.

Lesley said...

What a pretty card you made for us Nancy, I love the colouring you have done and the subtle shading around the dies. Thank you for being our GD this week!

Ann Whitfield said...

Wonderful card, thank you for sharing it with us at Crafty Ann's
Ann x

Jen said...

Lovely card, like the sentiment. Thank you for sharing with us at Crafty Ann's.
Jen x

~Michelle~ said...

ooh, so very pretty! Great image for that sketch! :)