Sunday 10 June 2012

Skating winter bird

For this card I've used another  Bugaboo stamps supplied for my  CHNC challenge 76  'feature a creature' called 'winter birds skate'. I've coloured with copics, rounded the corners and matted on to a gold mirror card shape (with poor light the indoor photo doesn't show the gold mirror to advantage).

I've followed the sketch for Festive Friday 22:

I've used an offcut of woodgrain card for the chevron shape that was originally white and coloured with tea dye DI - this is for Hotshot craft 9: distress inks, also Our creative corner: your favourite Tim Holtz technique (using distress inks). The spotted background paper was from my offcuts box, so this is another for Pixie's crafty snippets 24 and also for Hiding in my craftroom 49: super scraps Saturday. The woodgrain is for Christmas card challenges week 28, also for 365 cards day 91: imagine this: wood.

This is also for:

Jingle belles: inspired by a song - When the red, red robin comes bob, bob, bobbin' along
Creative card crew 12: song inspired - When the red, red robin comes bob, bob, bobbin' along
Christmas stampin all year long 14: anything goes
Pile it on 24: let's get outdoors
Bizzy Becs June: bright and cheery cards
Friday mashup 62: it's for the birds
Whimsy 42: things with wings
LiaStampz 18: things with wings
Little Miss Muffet 36: rainbows, clouds or wings
Southern girls 46: things with wings
The paper shelter 67: going dottie
Card caravan (the hybrid chick) 21: clean and simple
ABC Christmas: K for keep it simple
Digital Tuesday 163: anything goes
Papertake: anything goes
Bunny Zoe 24: anything goes
52 card pick up 23
Inspire me Fridays 62


  1. What a fun image! Great card - the gold sentiment adds just the right touch of bling!

    love Mags B x

  2. Hi Hazel, fabulous card and super image.
    Thanks for sharing with us @ ABC Christmas Challenge.
    Hugs Sue W GDT.

  3. Fabulous card, very Christmasy :) Thanks loads for playing along with us at Southern Girls Challenge.

  4. Vary cute image! Thanks for playing along at Festive Fridays!

  5. Love that fun little guy ... another great holiday card ... thanks for joining us at jingle belles.

  6. oh Christmas is so much fun
    I love it really awesome

    We would like to thank you for Entering Whimsy Stamps inspirations Challenge.
    Hugs from Tammy Ortiz - DT Digi Team for Whimsy Stamps

  7. Fabulous card love your image and your colour choice. Thanks for joining us at TPS, good luck with the challenge. hugs Shirleyxxxxxxxx

  8. Thanks for joining us at Papertake Weekly with this cute little card! Such a sweet image :)

  9. I love these Bugaboo images and the layout works perfectly! Thanks so much for sharing your creativity with us at CCC!

  10. Great card, fun image and fab layout.
    Thanks for joining us at TPS
    Kat xx

  11. Gorgeous card Hazel :-) the image is very cute and the colours and simple design are fab :-)

    thanks for joining us on the ABC Christmas Challenge :-)
    Lols x x x

  12. Thanks so much for sharing your wonderful project and talents with us at Papertake Weekly, and hope you join us again soon!
    hugs, Sharon

  13. Super cute!!
    Thanks for playing at SGC

  14. omg, that little robin is just TOO CUUUUTE! what a super-adorable xmas card!

  15. Mr. Robin is gorgeous. Love the sketch. Lynn x

  16. Another fabby card Hazel, Thanks for Playing along with us again for our Keep it Simple Challenge
    hugs Samantha :0)

  17. I love these images you have with the skates on. They look so cute. Hugs Mrs A.

  18. Such a fun Christmasy card ! That bird is so cute and great coloring. Thanks for playing along with us at the Friday Mashup!

  19. Great card Hazel - and another fabby image too! Hope to rustle up a card for your challenge today before nipping off again tomorrow. Di xx

  20. A cute card! Thanks so much for joining our challenge at Little Miss Muffet!

  21. This is just as cute as can be! Love the colors and the image is darling. Not sure using distress inks is really a TH technique, but we do thank you for joining in our challenge this week at Our Creative Corner.

  22. What cuteness! Thanks for joining in the fun at CSAYL!!!

  23. Wow great use of scraps on this adorable card. Thank you for sharing and joining in at HIMCR. Hugs, Velma

  24. Such a CUTE card!!
    Thank You for joining us at PIO last week!
    Have a GREAT day!

  25. Aivan ihana korttijälleen! Kiitos osallistumisesta The Paper Shelter-haasteeseen tällä viikolla ! Kaunista kesää sinulle :) An

  26. Awww...cute card!
    Thanks for playing with us at Pile It On!
    Helen x


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