October 22, 2012

Merry Monday #38

I think it is now about 10 weeks till Christmas, every year seems to zoom on by a little quicker. With that said, it is time new Merry Monday Challenge, Lesley has created a great sketch for us.
 
 
I flipped the sketch around for this card,  I dug through the depths of my stamp for this cute little chickadee . I grew up in a very small town and as kids it usually did not take much to amuse us. I always thought that a chickadee's singing sounded like 'tea's ready' and loved it,  thinking  of course that I was so clever singing it back.
 
I used my newly acquired Authentique - Peaceful 6x6 paper pad. I added lots layers and a little foam tape. I finished with a few black pearls. I coloured the chickadee with my watercolour pencils.
 
Don't forget to stop by Always Playing with Paper to leave a comment, see the design team samples and play along with the newest Merry Monday Challenge.
 
Supplies: Natural white and black cardstock, Designer Paper –Authentic, Inspired by Stamping - Elegant Christmas Sentiments, Great Impressions - Chickadee, Spellbinders die cuts, pearls.
Cheers,
Nina
 

14 comments:

  1. I love the patterns and papers you have chosen to back that bird - lovely!

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  2. Beautiful card, Nina! Love the chickadee and how you colored it! Pretty papers, too! Have a great week! :)

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  3. This is beautiful!! Your cards are so elegant!!

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  4. This is so pretty. Love the papers and colors. Great take on the sketch.

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  5. I love chickadees. I think they're one of my favorite birds. You've colored this little one beautifully and the papers are beautiful!

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  6. the flip worked ...beautiful card Nina ...way to go. Have a great week.

    hugs

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  7. Your colouring is superb Nina! Love the muted tones and the fun paper.

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  8. Pretty card Nina, I like the Monochromatic colours and your pretty sentiment.

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  9. Gorgeous...such pretty papers. I love chickadees and this is so pretty!

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  10. Gorgeous card, love the layers.

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  11. And here is one of these lovely little birds, you know I'm a sucker for them. Your card just "sings" Sister!

    ♥ Barb

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  12. I love that you stamped the image on patterned paper! What a great look! Well done!

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  13. I love this card Nina - those DSPs are just gorgeous (so vintagey!).

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  14. You know I just LOVE Christmas cards!!! You never cease to amaze me with yours!!:) I too LOVE your bird! Another AWESOME job!

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