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Okanagan, BC, Canada
Welcome to my crafting blog. After retirement, my husband and I moved to a beautiful location in the Okanagan area of British Columbia. I love all paper crafts including mixed media, journaling and cards. I also dabble in papermaking, photography, fibre art, and altered books. I am an active member of several card and mixed media groups and on the design team of several challenge blog. I love the world of blogging, it has opened many doors for me. My favourite quote is by Maya Angelou. “You can’t use up creativity. The more you use, the more you have.” I hope you join me in my search for my creative side. Thanks for stopping by!


Monday, June 9, 2014

Holly Jolly's Winter Bird Challenge

This week's challenge at Holly Jolly Christmas Challenges is a winter bird challenge and Fred She Said Designs is the sponsor of the challenge.

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 I have used one of Fred's digital called Pair of Robins for this Christmas card.  I tried to give the card a vintage look with torn and distress ink  edges.

I coloured my image with Copic Markers and glitter. The the die cut "Joy" is a newly purchased die from Penny Black and the papers, ribbon and brad are from my stash.

Thank you for stopping by and I hope you will join in our challenge at Holly Jolly this week.  Just create your card and enter it here.

I would like to enter my card in the following challenges:

Squigglefly - Christmas CardsOpen Mind Challenge - Something with Wings
Completely Christmas Challenge - Anything Goes
My Perfect Life - Christmas Challenges
4 Crafty Chicks Challenge - Christmas
Crimbo Crackers Challenge - Anything Goes
Crafting from the Heart - Always Anything Goes


  1. ohhh wow this is beautiful! Love the distressed papers and the fabulous coloring of this image. Love the ribbon and brad you have added as well.

    Thanks for joining our fortnightly challenge here at Open Minded Crafting Fun Challenge. Hope you will join us next time co-owner Crafting Vicky.

  2. Xmas in June? - Why not... Beautiful card :) Thanks for joining us at Open-Minded Crafting Fun. Good luck, Joanna DT

  3. What a pretty Christmas card - thank you for joining us at Squigglefly this week!

  4. So lovely. The birds are gorgeous! Thanks for sharing your beautiful Christmas card with us in the Squigglefly Christmas Card Challenge.

  5. Sweet card! Thanks for playing in Squigglefly's Christmas challenge!

  6. Gorgeous birds!! Love your papers. The red is fantastic! Makes everything pop! Love your distressing too!! Thanks so much for playing along with us at Open-Minded Crafting Fun Challenges!!! Good Luck! I hope we see you again!!

    - Susan, Co-Owner @ Open-Minded Crafting Fun Challenges
    {Scrap A Thousand Words}

  7. Great image and coloring! I would love for you to check out my blog. I'm offering blog candy for followers. http://alllthingsbeautiful.blogspot.com Thank you for sharing with us at Open Minded Crafting Fun, Amy A.,DT