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Monday, December 6, 2010

Birthday Card - Mom

A Birthday card I made for my mom's 82nd birthday! She loves to feed and watch the birds which inspired me to make this card. I embossed the top with a wood grain embossing folder which looks like a tree. It doesn't really show in this picture though. The pine tree branches are from MS punch and the bird from the SU punch. I added 'snow' to the branches. The bottom of the card is embossed by a SU folder and SU stamp and punches did the sentiment. I added a ribbon that I bought on clearance at Walmart for .25. I like the three D effect that the bird has with the branches.
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8 comments:

Pink Lady's Paradise said...

Very nice card. Your Mom will adore it.

Thanks for sharing,
Cindy :)

scrappingjoy said...

Thanks.

girlia said...

beautiful

Jen said...

What a wonderful card. I just love the bird too. TFS
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scrappingjoy said...

Thanks Jen! I'm off to check your blog out.

Kel said...

This is a great card. I LOVE the embossing.. I like the white with the red contrast..very nice

Besthobbyeva said...

What a beautiful card. My grandmother loved cardinals!! Great job!! Your Mom will love it!

Lynette said...

You're so clever. I love feeding and watching the birds too. I was afraid they had all left for the winter but saw a male and female cardinal yesterday!! Beautiful card.