Tuesday, November 9, 2010

Cardinal on a Snowy Day

One of the most beautiful sights in the winter is a bright red cardinal sitting in a snow covered tree. That is the scene that I tried to create in this card.

Challenges:
The Pixie Cottage Challenge: Sketch #43 shown lower right.
Simon Says Challenge: Challenge is to make your project all white. The only color to be used should be on any image you decide to use.
Alphabet Challenge Blog: Challenge is B for Birds.
Cards for Men:  Theme is animals...birds are always great for a card for a man.
A Spoon Full of Sugar: Theme is snow/snowflakes.
I have snowflakes in the embossing and snowflake cutouts.
ABC Christmas Challenge: Winter Wonderland

Stamps: The Pixie Cottage "Cardinal" by Artish
              SU "Joy"
Ink: Memento Tuxedo Black and Bamboo Leaves
Copics: R22,24,29 YR07,12, E25,29
Sakura Glitter Pen and Stickles for Snow
Papers: Glossy White and Texture White CS from Stash, GKD PL White
Cuttlebug EF Swiss Dots and Snowflakes
Nesties Circles and Oval Dies
Sizzix Snowflakes Dies
Ribbon from Stash



What is your favorite winter bird?
Thanks for stopping by! Theresa

13 comments:

Jessie said...

I love the all white look! The delicate snowflakes are so pretty and really make the lovely image pop!

Mandy said...

Beautiful card Theresa, your scene is lovely.
Thanks for joining us at Simon Says Stamp for our "All White" challenge
hugs Mandy xx

Cheryl said...

oh this really is just so beautiful love that bird such wonderful detail too bless you for playing at the pixie cottage this week,hope too see you again soon love hugs cheryl xxxx

Davi said...

Theresa, You did a beautiful job coloring the cardinal and it is a such a lovely focal point. I love the layers, textures and snowflakes!!!

Michelle said...

Just gorgeous, I love the all white with the cardinal, it really is elegant.

Joni Parker said...

How STUNNING!!! Thanks for joining us at Alphabet Challenge!!

Sue W said...

Oh this is a beautiful card Theresa!

Mandy said...

A lovely card,fab image and colours....Thanks for joining us at Cards for Men......
Mandy x

Lesley said...

Beautiful card! Thanks for taking part in the Alphabet Challenge xx

Chris (catt871) said...

This is absolutely gorgeous! That cardinal stands out so beautifully on the white background!!! Thanks for joining us at Simon Says Stamp!
Chris

Patricia St Martin said...

Cardinal is beautiful..with all that white. love your layout. Thanks for playing with us at Cards for Men. Good luck on the Challenge.
Happy Crafting, Pat

Samantha said...

beautiful birds cardinals! lovely card, Thanks for joining us on the ABC Christmas Challenge this time
Samantha :0)

Kym Weber said...

Absolutely gorgeous card, Theresa! Your cardinal is stunning! Love the image on the white card! All the embossing is fabulous! Thanks so much for playing along with us at Cards For Men. Hope you’ll be joining us for the next challenge.

~Hugs~Kym