Friday, November 2

Day 2 - "B"

"B" is for bird... and what better bird for a traditional Christmas card that a gorgeous red cardinal? Mix in some green foliage and a hint of gold and the job is done.


YOUR TURN: Create a card using the letter "B" as your prompt.
Click on the link to upload a photo of your creation:

INSPIRATION WORDS:
Blitzen, boots, bows, box cards, bendy cards, building block cards, bleaching, beads, brads, burnishing, blue, brown, black

Stamps: Cardinal freebie

31 comments:

  1. Hi Beccy this is a gorgeous Christmas card. I just love the Red Cardinal and the way he has been coloured. Take care. Hugs Jackie

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  2. É quando menos é mais... Siples e lindo!

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  3. B for bird and B for BEAUTIFUL...

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  4. What a beautifully coloured bird and card

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  5. A beautiful creation Beccy - love love it - my mom loves her cardinals - her house is full of decor - tfs

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  6. This card is really gorgeous Becky and it doesn't need more than this beautiful cardinal; the Christmasbird

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  7. I was just looking through my digital stamps and was thinking of using this one too! But maybe I'll save it for "C" day.

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  8. Beautiful bird by the berries!

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    1. Teresa, I think you should win a prize for using three "b" words in this short sentence. It is fun to say.

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    2. LOL! This is such a fun contest!

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  9. Great minds Beccy! I have already printed this image out to use for my B card. Lovely card. I love to watch the birds and of course the cardinal is just the right color for Christmas!

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  10. Such a beautiful Cardinal bird card it's is so elegant looking….well done

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  11. Oh my... I love your coloring on this image. The spot shading is... well... spot on.

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    1. BTW- How did you do that beautiful shading? I do really like it.

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    2. Hi Kathy. I call it stippled shadows although there's probably a more technical term for it. I put together a little tutorial last year that might be helpful:
      https://beccysplace.blogspot.com/2017/09/tutorial-stippled-shadows.html
      Good luck!
      Cheers,
      Beccy

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  12. Beautiful Bird and Berries!
    Like KathyA, I LOVE your colouring too :)

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  13. lovely with the little points as shadow around the leaves and the bird!

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  14. I love the colour of the cardinal. For a Norwegian like me he is an unknown beauty, only known from your challenge.

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  15. Lovely card Beccy!
    And great A-b-c challenge!
    Blessings,
    Borqna

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  16. Hi Beccy, your Christmas card looks bright and beautiful, love to see a Bellbird in a Flame tree too. Have a wonderful weekend... Megan

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  17. This is such a lovely card - stunning with the white background and the dimensional look of the frame.

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  18. Beautiful and love the shading effect that you have added.

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    1. Thanks for the link on the 'how-too's ' of doing the shadow effect.

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  19. Beautiful card...love the bird and framing.

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  20. Cardinals are my favorite birds in our yard, lovely card!

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  21. Beautiful card. My husbands favorite was a cardinal and when I see one land in the yard now it brings him to mind every time.

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  22. Beautiful card and stunning shadow effect. I always admire red cardinals although we don't know them here in this part of Europe.

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  23. Yeah! I got to use my new prize set - the Nativity. Thanks, Beccy.

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  24. Oh, what a gorgeous cardinal, Beccy! Loving the CAS design of this card.

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