Cardinal Card.......

    I like birds and have always enjoyed bird feeders but unfortunately, the only birds we attract  where I live are called "Sky Rats"...AKA as the Pigeon.  I even have spikes on the roof of my house!
 So, a paper Cardinal will have to do for now.    This card makes me think those pretty photos of a bright red Cardinal sitting on a bush in the snow. 

 Here's how I made it:
50 States Cartridge- Cardinal
Christmas Solutions- Evergreen bush
Paper Doll Dress Up- Snow Border
Embellishments: Red & White twine, wooden button and swirls embossing folder. 
Paper-Kraft paper, patterned cardstock , white glitter paper.

Linking this with:
My Craft Spot- Winter Wonderland with Glitter
Make My Monday-Birds
Exploring Cricut-Winter Wonderland
The Kraft Journal- Anything Goes
Whimsical Designs- Border
UnstampaBelles-Anything Goes
Thanks for Looking!

26 comments:

  1. Holly wish you lived by me have a row of pine trees in my back yard and have seen a cardinal back there was so exciting. Mostly blue Jays, Robins and every now and then a humming bird. Love your card the button and the twine are perfect accents and the embossing is perfect.

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  2. Very pretty card! I love to watch the cardinals at our bird feeder.

    Georgiana
    Carson's Creations

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  3. Oh, what a gorgeous holiday card!!! That cardinal is stunning. :) Thank you for joining us this week at MMM! :)

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  4. Love your card and it almost looks like the cardinal I saw yesterday on a snowy branch! Thanks for entering our challenge at Exploring Cricut.

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  5. How beautiful!!!! Your cardinal is the perfect color. Awesome card! Thank you so very much for joining our challenge at Exploring Cricut!!!! :)

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  6. Pretty card and I love the white with the cardinal. Wonderful!

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  8. A lovely bright and cheerful Christmas card - thanks for joining in with us this week at Make My Monday - Jacqueline xx

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  9. This is so cute! I love the twine and button with that fabulous embossed bottom. THanks for playing at Whimsical Wednesdays!

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  10. What a great cardinal and that embossed background is a wonderful touch! Thanks for joining us at The Kraft Journal this week!

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  11. Like your Cardinal Card. We have lots of Chipping Sparrows & Doves at this time of yr. Did see a couple Cardinals but they do not stay long & are skittish. Put up a new birdfeeder that has 2 compartments to hold suet. Good idea until the squirrels get the suet. Another thing is that the suet fell on the ground & my dog ate it. I will not say how I figured out he atre the suet but I'm sure you can figure it out. Heehee. Have a nice day.
    Melissa
    "Sunshine HoneyBee"
    http://CreatedbySunshineHoneyBee.blogspot.com

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  12. LOL...I never heard penguins referred to as roof rats..that is funny and very true! Your card is beautiful. I like the twine and button as your border. Thank you for joining us at Whimsical Wednesdays.

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  13. Very pretty and striking. Thank you for sharing!

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  14. Lovely card...the colours are just wonderful. Also like the little bow with the twine in the button. Thanks for joining us at Unstampabelles.

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  15. Cardinels are definitely one of my favorites to see during the winter months. Beautiful design! Thank you for joining our challenge at Exploring Cricut:)

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  16. So lovely! I am partial to Cardinals since they are the Kentucky state bird! Thanks for joining us at Exploring Cricut! Blessings...

    Lori

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  17. Beautiful card. Love the texture and detail. Thanks for joining the challenge at Exploring Cricut.

    Crafty hugs,
    Leah

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  18. Very pretty. Love the birds too.

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  19. Beautiful card. LOL on the pigeons. :) Thanks for joining us at Exploring cricut

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  20. pretty card i love cardinals, well all birds even pigeons :) thanks for sharing with us at whimwednesdays :)happy new year :)

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  21. What a bright cheery card. Thank you so much for joining Make My Monday.
    Hugs
    Valxx

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  22. This is so lovely! I adore birds as well, so this card certainly stood out to me. :o) I love the sparkly and embossed backgrounds, the twine is gorgeous, and of course the bird and leaves that just pop. Great idea to use a wooden button on a card about nature. :o) Thank you for playing along with us at Whimsical Wednesday!

    Hugs and blessings!

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  23. Beautiful card! I Love the embossing and twine! Thanks for joining the fun at My Craft Spot!

    Kimberly

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  24. Oh how pretty..Love the embossed trim..
    thnx for playing along with us over at Whimsical Wednesdays.
    hugs
    Nanné

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  25. Great card! That is the state bird where I live! Thanks for sharing with us over at Unstampabelles!

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