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Cardinal Merry Christmas Card


Hi Crafty Friends! Stephanie here with a Christmas card featuring Lawn Fawn's Special Delivery stamp set and the Magic Iris Birdhouse Add-On

I started by die cutting out some patterned paper with the largest Large Stitched Rectangle and also die cut some coordinating patterned paper with the largest Stitched Rectangle Frames. Then I started on the Birdhouse. I die cut the Birdhouse from light brown woodgrain cardstock and then inked it a little with Vintage Photo Distress Oxide to give it some dimension. I die cut the birdhouse eaves out of white woodgrain cardstock. I then cut out the Christmas lights using the Build A House Christmas Add-On. I colored the lights in different colors to add a little more than just red and green to the card. I wanted the center of the card to look like the bird's house so I added in the Christmas tree scene from Snow Globe Scenes.  

After I finished the birdhouse, I moved on to the Christmas Cardinals. I stamped the parent cardinals using the Special Delivery stamp set and the baby cardinals using the Elphie Selfie and Happy Hugs sets. I added in the scarf and hat from the Yeti or Not set. Next, I embossed the sentiment with Ranger Embossing Powder. The Merry Christmas sentiment I used is from the Holiday Helpers set and the banner from the Fancy Wavy Banners set. 

I finished up the card by adding snowflakes die cut from Magic Iris Snow Globe set. It's hard to tell in the photos, but the snowflakes are cut from white glitter cardstock. I also added in white highlights with a Gelly Roll pen

Thanks for joining me and have a great day! 


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