Sunday, April 1, 2012

A bluejay...

Spring - it presents many lovely images including birds.
I love this realistic bluejay -  and  - I just had to watercolor him. 
This image is new from Doodle Pantry this month.
Plus, it comes with some fabulous sentiments.
 There is a 25% off coupon good April 1 - 3.  Plus some ":free with purchase" offers.
The Creative Details:
Image and Sentiment: Doodle Pantry
Colors: watercolors/copic marker for outlining image
Embellishments: pearls, flowers, ferns, mounting foam
Tools: die cut frame (Cricut)

The Challenges:
Catch the Bug - spring
CardMad Fairy - die cuts or punches
Crafty Blogger Network - bird-day
Crafting When we Can - things with wings
Cupcake Craftroom - things with wings
Creative Card Crew - spring
Delicious Doodles - textures
Divas By Design - stamp something
Inky Impressions - flowers
Little Darlings - outside
My Mum's Craft Shop - Stamp it
Paper and Such - spring
Pattie's Creations - anything goes
Simon Says Stamp - anything goes
Stamp, Scrap, Doodle - spring
That Craft Place - spring
Throwback Thursday - use a cricut (used "frames")
Try it On Tuesday - spring

Stay Warm Harted,
Elizabeth

45 comments:

  1. Very pretty, Elizabeth!! Love your watercoloring!

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  2. Oh Elizabeth, this is a knockout. Gorgeous design, watercoloring and embellishments.

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  3. Elizabeth,
    What a beautiful card...I love the softness to the bird. I can see him nestled in those branches as if he was right outside my window...Very realistic. Love the embellishments too!
    Hugs,
    Georgia

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  4. Thanks for playing in our 'Anything Goes' Challenge #40, and for using a Digital OR Stamped image!
    Sandi ♥
    DT Coordinator for Pattie's Creations Challenge!
    and Pattie's shop
    Home of Pattieboop and Allie!

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  5. Wow, this is outstanding!!! How lovely your watercoloring is! I have blue jays visit me every day, letting me know when the tray of peanuts that I feed them is empty!

    Linda

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  6. Very elegant Elizabeth! Love the design :)

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  7. This is so pretty! I love your coloring and all of your added touches. Thanks for joining us at Pattie’s Creations Design Challenge.
    Hugs
    Pattie ♥

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  8. This is so nice! I love your coloring and all of your added touches. Thanks for joining us at Pattie’s Creations Design Challenge.
    Hugs
    Pattie ♥

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  9. What a beautiful card! Love that frame! Thanks for joining us in the MCT ~ Throwback Thursday Challenge :)

    ~ Cassandra

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  10. Gorgeous colouring Elizabeth. Love the colour variations of the needles, very nice!

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  11. LOVELY job with this image and paper. Beautifully colored.

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  12. Elizabeth gorgeous bird such a pretty image and lovely colours well done its lovely Hugs Elaine

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  13. Beautiful card Elizabeth, super colouring and design!

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  14. Gorgeous card, Elizabeth! Love your background and the embellishments. Great job coloring the blue jay!

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  15. This card just streams Spring! I love the image and how YouTube this card together. I can't wait to see you!

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  16. This card is so elegant. Great project. Thanks for joining us at Cardmadfairy Challenge.

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  17. This is stunning
    So elegant looking!!
    Hugs

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  18. Stunning card, love the image and the embellishments especially the flowers are gorgeous. Thank you for joining us at That Craft Place Challenge Blog :-) Kezzy x

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  19. A very elegant combination. Thank you for joining us at MMCS this week. Trudie xx

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  20. Hi Elizabeth, how pretty and elegant! Lovely image and gorgeous flowers.

    Thanks for joining in with us this week at Divas by Design.

    Sarah

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  21. Elizabeth, this is gorgeous....such an elegant card. Love your layers and those flowers, yummy!!
    hugs...

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  22. Beautiful card Elizabeth, I love that image, your flowers really set the card off.

    Thank you for joining us at That Craft Place Challenge Blog

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  23. Very pretty card. Thanks for playing along with us at Paper and Such!

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  24. Fab card thanks playing along with TioT this week
    hugs
    Ildiko

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  25. Beautiful card Elizabeth, so elegant and pretty :)
    Thanks for joining us at Simon Says Stamp
    hugs Mandy xx

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  26. Oh Wow Elizabeth! this is just beautiful! Love the layout, the bird, the greenery and those beautiful flowers. It all makes for one amazing card!
    Hugs, Sarah

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  27. Beautiful card in blue with the lovely embellishments. :)

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  28. Lovely work thanks for sharing at Divas hugs Rebekah xx

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  29. a gorgeous card, love the way you have incorporated the branch into your embellishment x

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  30. Elizabeth, your coloring is gorgeous and blends perfectly with your design. Lovely card!

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  31. Lovely card and your colouring is perfect

    Thanks for joining us at the Creative Card Crew for our Spring challenge
    Margaret DT

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  32. How beautiful! I love the blues and greens. This is awesome! Thanks for joining Emma's Throwback Thursday Challenge! Hugs- Glora

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  33. This is beautiful Elizabeth. Stunning combination of papers, patterns and colors. Quite elegant looking. Your floral spray accent is the perfect finishing touch. So good to see you also playing in the Inky Impressions challenge this week.

    Hugs, Sharon :)

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  34. So gorgeous and elegant!!! Thanks so much for joining us at Paper and Such....hope to see you play along with us again!

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  35. Superb card Elizabeth! Fantastic colouring, love it! Thanks for your sweet comment on my blog, all the best, Ira x

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  36. Beautiful card Elizabeth, great layout and love the flower arrangement. Thanks for sharing with us at Cupcake Craftroom this month, hope to see you again soon. Pami x

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  37. This is so pretty! I love the bird image! Thanks for joining us at Inky Impressions.

    xxCARLYxx

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  38. Great Card, love the image and the frame on this make Thanks for joining us at SSDS this week... Kaz DT

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  39. Lovely card with some yummy textures hun. Perfect for our 'Texture' challenge at Delicious Doodles. Thank you for joining in! Good luck with the draw.
    Hugs,
    Teri x

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  40. Wow, this is really stunning! Hugs, Karen

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  41. Beautifully colored blue jay! Thanks for playing along with us for the Paper and Such Challenge!

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  42. Wow!! What a beautiful card! Your coloring is gorgeous! Thanks so much for joining us at My Creative Time!!
    Tracy :)

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  43. The frame you chose looks perfect on this card. And wonderful coloring! I look forward to seeing more of your projects!

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