Tuesday, January 22, 2013

Merry Monday/Muse challenge

Hi friends, today I am playing along with Merry Monday Theme Challenge #46 (For the birds) and Muse Challenge #1.
Merry Monday's challenge was to make a Christmas card (woohoo!) with a bird.  This challenge was right up my alley, see yesterday's post.  :)  I just got the Perched Reed Bird die from Memory Box dies the other day and couldn't wait to use it on a card.

I am very excited to join in the first ever Muse Challenge.  The challenge was to draw inspiration from Amy Kolling's card.  I was inspired by her design/layout and I just love her card!

I also CASEd this card by Cristina.

Thank you for visiting and have a great day!

Cardstock:  Very Vanilla, Cherry cobbler,  Jolly Holiday DSP (SU)
Ink:  Memento black
Stamps:  Pennant Parade (SU)
Accessories:  Perched Reed Bird Die (memory box dies), circle dies (spellbinders), Twine (PTI)




35 comments:

  1. this is gorgeous kristie

    jen xx

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  2. Fabulous card, perfect CAS christmas card

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  3. love this sweet bird, gorgeous card.

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  4. Beautiful card, Kristie! So simple and elegant!
    Hugs, Dina

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  5. Love the simplicity of this card Kristie! The red bird is really striking.

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  6. Hello Kristie, just hopped over from Darnell's blog.
    This is gorgeous, I really love the design and the colours are wonderful.
    Sue xx

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  7. Hi Kristie ... just popped in from Darnell's Playhouse and had a meander around. What a wonderful style you have ... all your cards are just lovely ... this one particularly ... love it! Anita in France :)

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  8. What a beautiful card combining the different challenges! Love the simplicity, the colors and design!

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  9. That darling bird pops so beautifully in all this white space with just the touch of green! Thanks for sharing it with us at Merry Monday!

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  10. Love this card!! Great layout and just the right amount of color. Thanks for joining us at Merry Monday this week.

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  11. Hi Kristie~

    I'm so proud of you taking this leap of creating a blog.

    However, my feelings are hurt, girl! WHY DIDN'T YOU TELL ME YOU WERE DOING THIS? LOL LOL LOL

    I found this out by accident.

    If anyone reads this, I'm not being mean. I'm teasing my humble friend, Kristie~

    Kristie, please don't be so humble with ME. I'm just Sally~ I would have been thrilled to death to have a FB message or quick e-mail from you.

    I CANNOT WAIT TO SEE ALL WE HAVE TO SEE WHAT YOU HAVE IN STORE FOR US, MY SWEET CHRISTIAN FRIEND~

    Blessings on your New Endeavor~

    I love you, Sally~

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  12. I love how you used the bird die here, Kristie! The frame is lovely and the little bow is perfect! This is going straight into my CAS(E) file!

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  13. Great use of the lifted centre panel, Kristie! Love also that you used a aperture window as a frame for your cute bird - it really shows it off.

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  14. Wonderful card Kristie, I love your little bird. Thank you for joining us for Merry Monday this week.

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  15. Love your card. The bird looks so pretty on this design. :-)

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  16. Gorgeous card. I love that little bird and how you used Amy's card layout to inspire you.

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  17. lovely card!The colors and the sketch are great!

    Hugs,Beate

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  18. Awww what a cute card! Love that little birdie. :)

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  19. Super cute!!! Love all the dimension with the negative die cut and the placement of the patterned paper and that cute little birdie! So nice. :)

    Lauren
    http://landersoncraftydesigns.wordpress.com/

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  20. Oh my gosh, this is the sweetest thing ever! I am IN LOVE with MB dies, and this little bird is really on my wish list now! Fabulous! So glad you could play with the Merry Monday challenge this week!

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  21. Adorable card, Kristie! Love your little bird and this great layout! Thanks for playing along with us this week over at Merry Mondays! :)

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  22. Great card. I love the layout and the touch of green and red with all that white. Thanks for joining us this week at Merry Monday.

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  23. That bird die is fabulous! Great job with the Muse challenge.

    It's a good life!
    Terri E.

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  24. Love your cut out for the focal point with that sweet birdie die! Thank you for using my card as inspiration! :)

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  25. This is CAS perfection. I love the white panel atop the card base. Love the way the bird's tail is over the edge of the circle. Love the tiny sentiment and the linen thread is the perfect finish.

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  26. Love your CAS design. Stunning! Thanks for playing with us at Merry Monday!

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  27. Absolutely beautiful! Super fantastic take on Amy's card and I'm so excited that you joined us for our first challenge at Muse!

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  28. Your CAS design is awesome and one that I want to try! Love the pop of designer paper and the ribon, great card! Thank you for joining us for Merry Monday this week.

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  29. This is beautiful Kristie! I love the aperture, the little bird and your colour combo!
    Lizy x

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  30. Wow look at you go!!!! Love all these cards and you have really step up your card making!!!! You go girl!!!
    Love ya
    Linda

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  31. Kristie, check out this gorgeous card! I can't believe that you've only been blogging for 2 years! I'm so glad that you've linked up!

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Your comments are much appreciated. Thank you!

Hugs,
Kristie