Saturday, April 19, 2014

Christmas Robin

Hello, everybody.  Welcome to my newest follower - Angie - so lovely to have you here with me!  Today I am sharing a Christmas card I made with an image from Digi Stamps 4 Joy called Christmas Robin.  I like to play along in their Monthly Christmas Challenge.

Here are all the supplies used:
  • Colouring medium:  Prismacolor pencils
  • Rubber stamp:  Sentiment (Plaid)
  • Patterned paper:  Lawn Fawn
  • Cardstock:  Recollections
  • Accents:  Poinsettias, gems (Dollarama)
  • Sketch:  Christmas Stampin' All Year Long (see below)

I enjoy supporting the following challenges:
4 Krafty Girls Anything Goes 3E #1
TOP 3 A Little Bit Crafty - Paula Holifield Birds and Bees (used bird) 3E #2
ABC Christmas Challenges H is for Home (the robin is at home: outdoors) UE
Allsorts Birds and Feathers 3E #1
Christmas Fun For a Man or Anything Goes Christmas 2E #2
TOP 3 Christmas Stampin' All Year Long Sketch (see above) 1E
Crafty Catz B is for Bird, Blue, Brown 3E #1
Crafty Hazelnut's Christmas Challenge Extra Anything Goes Christmas UE
Creative Fingers Anything Goes 3E #1
Crimbo Crackers Make a Scene UE
Decosse's Dynamite Doodles 12 Days of Christmas Cards Link-up UE
Digi Stamps 4 Joy Monthly Christmas Challenge 1E
DL.ART April Linky UE 1/day
Just B Creative Crazy April Just Because Linky Party UE 1/day
Just Keep on Creating April Anything Goes Link-up UE
Pumpkin Spice Colouring UE
Simon Says Stamp Monday Things with Wings 5E #2
Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Animal Antics 5E #1
Sister Act (Cards Only) Anything Goes UE
Sparkles Christmas Inspired by Christmas Carol/Song ("Flying Home for Christmas" aka "Little Red Robin" by Jackie O'Grady) 3E #2
Suzy Bee's Bloomin' Frame It UE
Sweet Stampin' Lots of Layers 2E #1
Sweet Stampin' Christmas Glitter, Glitter Everywhere (see poinsettias) 2E #2
Through the Craftroom Door Anything Goes 2E #1
Wags 'n Whiskers Lots of Layers 2E #1
We Do Doobadoo Embellish It
Weekly Christmas Card Challenges Color Challenge or Any Christmas Card 
TOP 3 Winter Wonderland Little Robin Redbreast 3E #1
Word Art Wednesday Anything Goes with Uplifting Sentiment 5E #1

Thank you for looking at my card!  I enjoy reading your comments!  Wishing you a joyful day!

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Sue said...

Beautiful card and image,love the papers and colours.
Sue x

stampingbowd said...

Gorgeous card! Beautifully colored robin! Love the papers! I create Christmas cards all year long but it did feel a bit odd placing a Christmas card on Easter weekend so I felt quite happy seeing your Christmas card this week!!!

cotnob said...

This is a fabulous card, I love your robin image and pretty papers.

Andrea W said...

Lovely Christmas card! The robin makes a wonderful focal image and your layering is terrific. Very pretty!!!

Diane said...

What a stunning Christmas card design.

Hugs Diane

jimlynn said...

This is such a beautiful card for Christmas! I love that design and the perfect patterned papers you used for it. The coloring with those pencils is just awesome too. So very lovely.

marion said...

so very cute, lovely card, lots of hugs to you and cuddles to Kiwi and Honeydew, Marion

Doreen said...

This is just gorgeous,love the

Sue said...

Lovely card thanks for joining us at Sister Act Card Challenge..Sue DT

Lisa said...

This is so gorgeous!! What an awesome image!! You colored it beautifully!! The papers and flowers are so pretty!! I hope you have a very happy Easter :)

A Mermaid's Crafts

♥Gemma♥ said...

Beautiful card and thank you for stopping by mine and leaving such a sweet comment on my challenge card...
Happy Easter!!
hugs and xxx

Patti said...

Beautiful!! We are finally seeing Robins in our yard. such a hopeful sign of spring!!

Happy Easter Kitty and THANK YOU so much for all your wonderful support and encouragement!!

Happy Easter friend!


Anjie said...

Lovely card. Thanks for joining in our use embellishments challenge at
Anjie (DT)

Donna Ellis said...

Pretty Christmas Robin, KT! Love the bold color choices! The robins were here a few weeks ago (on their way north) and stripped the holly trees of all their berries, so this card is meaningful to me. Lovely design! hugs, de

Unknown said...

Lovely Design Just perfect for our challenge over at Suzy Bee's Bloomin Challenge, thank you so much for joining us this week, it is much appreciated, I do hope you will join us again next week for another fun challenge...
Suzy B Owner Suzy Bee's Bloomin Challenge

Unknown said...

Happy Easter Kitty to you and your BF...a lovely card here my friend...just beautifully finished.xx

Barbara Godden said...

Beautiful card, Love the way you used the sketch. Happy Easter and enjoy the sunshine

Craft Addicts - Tracy Evans said...

Lovely card, the Christmas Robin is gorgeous as are your flowers. Lovely design too. Thanks so much for joining in the Simon Says Stamp Monday Challenge. Tracy x

Desire Fourie said...

Oh wow this is just so beautifully designed and coloured with a wonderful mix of design paper. Thank you for taking the time to use this month’s free Christmas image. You have automatically qualified to receive next month’s Christmas image for free, which will be emailed to you at the beginning of May.
{Digistamps4Joy Christmas Challenge Co-ordinator}
{Doing Life – my personal blog}

Bad Kitty said...

Beautiful card

Patricia Chalas said...

Your card is adorable!!! Thanks for playing along with us at CSAYL!!!!

Alrik said...

Very nice card.

Rachel said...

Fab card - love your layering.
Thank you for sharing with us at Sweet Stampin this week, Wedgie xxx

Hazel said...

Thanks for sharing your beautiful card for CCAYR April 'poinsettia' challenge - hope to see you again soon, Hazel, CCAYR design team – and thanks for entering this for my CHNC challenge extra for April - thank you also for entering this for my Patterned Paper April challenge. x

Hazel said...

Thanks for sharing your lovely creation for Suzy Bee's Bloomin' challenge 25: frame it - hope to see you again soon, Hazel, DT x

Unknown said...

great Christmas card. I really love all those layers! Thank you so much for joining us in our B is for... challenge at Crafty Catz !
Mirella DK
DT Crafty Catz challenge – Cute and Crafty Cards by Mirella

Today's Beautiful Moments - Tracey Fehr said...

Terrific card! Love the robin image and the papers you've paired it with. Great job with our sketch challenge this week. Thanks for playing along with us at CSAYL.
Tracey, DT

Jenny said...

Ein sehr schönes Kärtchen. Danke für deine Teilnahme bei CSAYL. LG Jenny

Mervi said...

Fabulous card, beautiful details.
Thank you for sharing at Allsorts Challenge.
Sunny Easter greetings;-))m

brenda said...

What a super creation for our Birds and Feather theme Kitty, thanks so much for joining us at Allsorts challenge this week.

Hope you got my mail.

B x (Not sure if you entered my Grand Calibur candy here if not there is still time to do so)

PaperDaisies said...

What a great Christmas card. I love the design. Thank you for joining us over at Crafty Catz. Hugs Nina

Sandra said...

Beautiful card! lovely image!
Thanks for joining the TTCRD challenges this week.

Heather said...

This is beautiful! Love the color combination and those beautiful flowers. Thanks for playing with CSAYL.

Grenouille Greetings said...

A really pretty robin. Great design and paper choices too! Thank you so much for joining in with the CASSettes at Christmas at Sweet Stampin' with this glittery creation. Hugs, Lesley

McCrafty's Cards said...

This is so gorgeous, I love your embellishments, Thanks for playing along with us at We Do Doobadoo, Good Luck.
Kevin xx

What I Created Next said...

Beautiful card. Thanks for entering the challenge over at Christmas Fun - Tanya DT member

mixamatoasties said...

Great card.

Thanks for sharing at CaSS this month.

Susan x

Debbie said...

A beautiful robin image on your card. Thank you for joining us at Winter Wonderland. x

Lin said...

Just a lovely little bird, and the papers you chose to go with him are perfect! Thanks for sharing your card with us at the Simon Says Stamp Wednesday challenge!

susiestacey said...

Lovely card and just perfect for the challenge.
Thank you for sharing at Allsorts 'Birds & Feathers' challenge and good luck x Susan x

Anonymous said...

This is a classy and classic card - well done. Thanks for sharing your card at Creative Fingers challenge blog. Leona x

verybellemakes said...

Lovely layout, great DP. Thank you for joining the Crafty Girls Challenge, hope to see you again soon.

Victoria DT

Rocky said...

This is so sweet, I love robins. Thank you for joining us at CHNC.

Cindy van Oorschot said...

Wonderful card. Love this image, I've used it in the past for my Christmas Cards. Thanks for sharing with us at Wags'n Whiskers, and good luck.
Cindy DT

Unknown said...

Congrats on your top 3 at winter wonderland with this make!

Kay said...

That is a beautiful robin and holly card. Thank you for joining us at the Christmas Fun challenge. Congrats on your top 3 win. XX

Angela said...

Your card looks really fantastic,i really like the image.
Thanks for joining us at our Sketch Challenge by CSAYL
Hope to see you again,hugs and greetings
Angela DT

Sandra H said...

Good Morning .....Wow Your card is brilliant and great for our challenge at Sparkles Christmas Buddies Inspired by a Carol/Song thank you for joining in and good luck hope to see you again next time Dt Member Sandra H xx

suzARTe said...

Such a gorgeous Christmas card, I love the main image and all the pretty Christmas papers look great together.
Thanks so much for sharing your card at Anything goes, Just keep on creating, hope you will continue to play along.

Angela said...

I'm still very excited about your card.
Thank’s a lot for joining us at our H for Home Challenge by ABC Christmas Challenge
Hope to see you again
Hugs and greetings
Angela DT

Unknown said...

Lovely card. Thanks for joining us in our Embellish it Challenge at
Hugs and good luck Susan x

Deanne Saunders said...
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Deanne Saunders said...

Beautiful card!! Thanks so much for participating in our CHRISTMAS CARDS ALL YEAR ROUND challenge!! Hope to see you again for our next challenge!!
A Little Bit O' Paper