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Thursday, October 27, 2016

Christmas Cardinal


Hi peeps!  A Christmas card for you today, for four challenges!  I loosely used the Paper Craft Crew's sketch for this week, and the theme from Merry Monday is to use a bird:

Paper Craft Crew Sketch 216! PCC216 You are invited to play along with this weeks sketch. Open to ANY products. www.papercraftcrew.com

Stylin' Stampin' INKspiration's challenge is to use washi tape, and the Christmas Card Challenge has an  "Anything Goes" challenge!  So here we go:


This cardinal image is an Itty Bitty stamp from Unity.  It was stamped in Real Red on the same paper as the background DSP, which is from Kaisercraft's Silver Bells 6x6 pad.   I added some washi from my stash (very old!), some Tim Holtz holly leaves diecut from silver glimmer paper and a sentiment from Sweet & Sassy stamped in Smoky Slate:


Another card for my stash!

And another batch of goodies from the giant Halloween box...some REALLY COOL shaker stickers (Grammy might have to confiscate these for herself!):


A fun little glow-in-the-dark ghost hand sanitizer:


and sour patch pumpkins, which she shared with all her Sunday School class!


Thanks for popping in today!

16 comments:

Wendy said...

Another beautiful Christmas card, LeAnne! Love the patterned paper with your bird image! Also love the pops of sparkle from the diecut holly leaves! So pretty! OMGosh, Cassidy definitely got spoiled with her box of goodies! Lots of fun things too! TFS and have a great day! :)

Dawn Tidd said...

Gorgeous card, LeAnne. That cardinal really stands out with the white background, DSPs and the silver glimmer and looks stunning! Cassidy looks thrilled! What a fun box to open.

Lisa said...

Your card is lovely, I like the sparkle you added!! Cassidy really scored some fun stuff in her goodie box!

Susan Joyce said...

Great colour combination Leanne lovely Christmas card. Thanks for sharing at Merry Monday this week.

JoAnn said...

Lovely Christmas card and great design.
Cassidy looks like she was having lots of fun.

Bonnie said...

This cardinal looks so pretty with the sparkly holly, LeAnne! It's always nice to see you at Merry Monday! Looks like one happy girl is getting ready for Halloween!

La Papera Gialla said...

Thanks for joining us at Christmas Card Challenges and good luck!
Monica - CCC DT

Marcia HIll said...

LOVE the layout and the red and silver in this card Leanne...it really pops out in the gallery! Lovely, lovely card. Thanks for sharing with us at Merry Mondays! :0)

Kim said...

Your card is a stunner! I love the sparkle! It's the perfect time of year for glitter paper. Love the background paper that you stamped it on. WONDERFUL! Thank you so much for joining the Paper Craft Crew this week!

Susan Powell said...

The glitter paper leaves are beautiful! Actually, your whole card is beautiful!! Thanks so much for joining us this week at Christmas Card Challenges.

Debbie Henderson said...

Oh the glimmer branches looks superb with the bird and woodgrain background! Thanks for playing with us at Merry Monday!

Princess Judy Palmer said...

Oh my gosh! I haven't visited you in forever. The kiddo is getting so big! (They do that). Love your card with the subtle woodgrain, the black, red, grays and especially that silver glitter foliage!

Christyne - Stampin UP!® Demonstrator said...

Oh! My mom would love this! Cardinals are her favourite! Thanks for playing along with us the Paper Craft Crew! Christyne - DT.

Pam Staples said...

LeAnne, WOW! Gorgeous card and I just love the Cardinal. Cardinals remind me of my Grandma and when I see them they bring back wonderful memories. Thanks for playing along with the Paper Craft Crew.

JanTink said...

What a gorgeous card! So elegant. Thanks for playing along!

jengd said...

Lovely card! I may have to dig this stamp back out myself. :) So. Whose stash did those shaker stickers end up in? ;)