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Thursday, 8 September 2016

Cute Baby Robin - Christmas Card

Hi My Crafty Blog Friends

How is your week going? I hope it is going well. My job is interesting to say the least I am looking after two boys in different classes at the same time. I hope it gets resolved soon. Though it is good for the number of steps I am doing on my Fitbit.

I have been making Christmas cards again. When I made the card for the current challenge on the Crafts Galore Encore Challenge blog I printed two of the baby robins by Beccy Muir onto watercolour card. I found the second image yesterday and I decided to colour it with my Spectrum Noir Sparkle pens. I wanted to try something different with the background.


I decided to make an aperture card. I like my apertures to have a frame. I used my tonic circle dies to create both. 


What I did different with the background this time  is to  create it first and that way I could get the blue right up to the image. The stronger coloured pens covered over any blue that got on to the image. 


I have now made over 70 Christmas cards I am not worried anymore that I won't be finished in time this year. In between times I am experimenting with flowers for the wedding. It will all be fine. 


Enjoy the rest of the week. 

Happy Crafting 

Hugs Jackie

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22 comments:

  1. Gorgeous card Jackie, and that baby robin is so cute. Great Colouring and design. Hugs Jennifer xx

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  2. Aw that robin is so cute :-)

    70 cards!! WOW you have been busy - note to self - start thinking about Christmas cards lol ;-)

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  3. This is really super tweet ! I love the colours you used xx

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  4. Such a lovely card design and a really sweet looking bird especially for Christmas! I love it! Thanks for sharing your creation with us at Cute Card Thursday! Hugs & Smiles - *Vicki*-DT member

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  5. Love the way you've framed him so sweet Hugs xx

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  6. Super cute and beautifully coloured. A neat way in which to colour all the way up to the edges. Hugs Mrs A.

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  7. This is fabulous Jackie. The aperture frame is a really good idea. I hope work gets a little easier for you. Cathy x

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  8. What a beautiful Robin on your beautiful Christmas card!

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  9. A brilliant Christmas card Jackie, this is a lovely robin. 70 Christmas is very impressive, well done you.
    I hope work gets sorted out soon. Supporting children in their learning is tough enough without having to be in 2 places at the same time.
    Crafty hugs
    Lesley

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  10. Well impressed with 70 xmas cards.
    Love the robin and the layout.

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  11. Love that cute baby robin - beautiful card! And 70 Christmas cards made already!! Think I might have done 24 at most!! Well done!
    xx

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  12. What a darling robin and gorgeous card xxxx

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  13. Gorgeous card Jackie, I like the robin image and the papers
    Kevin xx

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  14. Fabulous Christmas card Jackie, love the robin.
    Pam x

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  15. Adorable! This little robin is so sweet. xx

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  16. What a lovely holiday card! That image is fabulous--and your coloring is amazing! Very sweet! Thank you for joining us at House of Cards! Sending HUGS! :) Mynn xx

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  17. Hi Jackie....Just love this card....cute fat robin....Joolsx

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  18. Such a gorgeous Christmas card, Jackie! Love how you framed this adorable baby robin! Fantastic coloring and papers too!
    Thank you so much for joining us at House of Cards!
    Hugs, Rosi

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  19. Such a cutie, love it!

    Thank you for sharing with us at Inspiration Destination this week
    Hugs Shell xx

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  20. Beautiful robin, Jackie. ​Thanks for joining us at House of Cards this month. We hope to see you again soon.

    ​E​m AKA Creative Em
    HOC DT

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