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A Birdie Christmas

Well Hello!  Today I am sharing a super quick and easy card with you.  I am a big believer in simple and quick sometimes.  I find myself more often going the long way around a card rather than keeping it easy.  One good way is to use a sketch!  Did you know that many manufacturers will post challenges to inspire their customers.  My Favorite Things is no different.  I used one of their past sketches to make this card. 






So let's get to how I made it.

I created a card base and cut a small piece of cardstock from Lawn Fawn Really Rainbow Christmas 6x6 Paper Pad and adhered it to the card.  I stamped the images from the My Favorite Things Tweet Holiday set with Gina K Amalgam ink.  I then colored them with copic markers and using the coordinating Tweet Holiday Dies, cut the images out.  I stamped the sentiment from the same stamp set on a strip of white cardstock and adhered it to the card.  I then adhered the cute birdies and holly to the card using thin foam adhesive.  Using my Lawn Fawn Glue Tube I adhered mini pompoms to the top of the hats of the cute birds. To add details to the card I added dots to the scarf with my Signo uniball white gel pen.  I finished it off by adding Kaisercraft red pearls to the holly.


Here is a closer look of those great pompoms!!  So much fun.  It just adds a fun touch don't ya think?!


I hope you enjoy your day and I'll see you next week!

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