Oct 16, 2017

Christmas Cardinal

Hello, and welcome to the Dies R Us Inspiration Blog. Judy Woodland here, and I am honored to be one of the newest members of the Inspiration Design Team. I hope you enjoy what I have for you today.

I love Cardinals, and was so happy when I found this fantastic die set from Dee's Distinctively. 

~Here's how I made this card~

I made an A2 card base with red card stock, made a mat with black, and finally added a layer of white. The corners were punched for a more decorative look.

 I die cut the cardinal with red and black card stock.

I painted a little bleach onto the beak and then sponged with a small amount of orange ink. The rest of the body and wings were sponged with red ink.

The Twig Wreath and Pine Boughs were die cut.

And then the whole card was put together.

These are the dies I used:

Dee's Distinctively Dies - Cardinal Left

 Impression Obsession - Dies - Twig Wreath 

Thanks for stopping by. I hope you like this sweet little cardinal, I know I do!!
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  1. This is so lovely Judy! The detail on the cardinal is wonderful!!

  2. Oh he is AMAZING! And you have showcased him beautifully! Love the wreath background too! I also {heart} Red Cardinals, so regal and majestic! Welcome aboard teamie! xo~

  3. So glad to have you on this team! Your card speaks for itself, such detail and lovely design. Red cardinals are so regal and yours is outstanding.

  4. This is awesome Judy ... welcome to our team! I just ordered this beautiful cardinal and can't wait to play with it. Thanks for some awesome inspiration!

  5. Beautiful! Love the cardinal paired with the wreath!

  6. What a beautiful card. Love the shading on the cardinal and your wreath is just the perfect perch for this lovely bird.

  7. the details of your bird just pop! what a great job! all the details are great!



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