01 August 2020

Christmas Robin 2 CCC

Hi Everyone, I have 2 DT cards today this the second 

41st challenge

Our sponsor for this challenge is the wonderful 

I decided to use this image as we have a resident Robin in the garden. I printed it out on watercolour card, one with a border and one without.  I started watercolouring and after the first image, I ended up printing another 5 and doing the 6 in no time, I was so pleased with the result, I left it as a CAS card, I was impatient to get it made into a card straight away to see the finished article. I also added 3D glaze to the berries and the robin's eye.
watercolour card - Windsor & Newton
inks - Distress inks
sentiments - Crafters Companion and Card Making Magic mag freebies, 
gold mirror card - stash
banner paper - First Edition
Nuvo Crystal Glaze

The A5 size cards have an added banner and a different sentiment and the smaller square centre was printed onto white card and splattered with black ink, with the same check paper added as background.

has a challenge that we are partnering, it's
"Dog Days of Summer"
"Embossing - hot or dry" 
using a dog or other favorite animal.

Well as my Robin is a joy when he pops up at the food feeder, I guess he is my favourite animal. So here is my card with dry embossing on the background papers, I know it's not a Summer card, but our Robin is around a lot now.
 AND! after seeing the glitter glue result on this card I added it to the others also.
Robin - Sheepski Designs
coloured with Distress inks
papers - Janiscrap Designs
embossing folders - Crafters Companion 
glitter glue - Stickles
die - Tonic


NanaConnie said...

Gorgeous coloring on all the robins, Faith! Lovely CAS designs on first ones and that last one is spectacular. Lovely paper choices and wonderful card layout.

cuilliesocks said...

What an array of gorgeous cards Faith, can't beat a robin on a card. Beautifully watercoloured and designed, Kate x

crafty-stamper said...

Gorgeous selection of cards and love the beautifully watercoloured Robins and sparkly snow.
Carol x

Karen Page said...

We both got carried away with our projects this month! Don't you just love when that happens?!? 😊 Love the CAS versions but the final card is my fav! Beautiful papers!

Rosemary said...

Your robin is so sweet, Faith! You have colored him up perfectly on this lovely set of cards!

Shirley Young said...

Lovely variations of the card Faith and I love robins too. We have had such a different variety of birds in our garden this year for some reason - perhaps it’s one benefit of lockdown ! xx

Borqna said...

I agree - gorgeous selection of cards!
Good luck!

Carol L said...

You are ahead of the rush with all these great Christmas cards you've finished already! Love that little robin on the berry branch and those bits of plaid paper make great designs too! Those tiny bits of holly around the last card must have taken quite some time to arrange! Beautiful!

cotnob said...

A beautiful collection of cards Faith, such a lovely Robin.
Pauline - Crafting with Cotnob

Sarn said...

Hi Faith

A lovely set of robin cards here. Very festive. Good to get ahead too. I haven't even started!

Hugs, Sarn xxx

Shona Erlenborn said...

I love both versions! That is a great image. What a nice batch of cards you've come up with.

Darnell said...

What a beautiful image of a robin with winter berries! The great part about art being in the eye of the beholder is that we can place robins with winter berries if we want! You did you an amazing job of coloring him, Faith! Well done doing pretty batch makes and increasing your Christmas stash! Keep well! Hugs, Darnell

Mac Mable said...

Wonderful set of Christmas cards Faith and so very pretty. The robin is a favourite my end too x.

Chana Malkah said...

These are just gorgeous! I may need to CASE these. I don't celebrate Xmas but my SIL orders yer Xmas cards from me every year. I am always on the lookout for new and different! Thanks for the inspiration.

Kellianne said...

What a gorgeous set of clean and simple Christmas cards! You will be so happy when the holidays come around and you've got this stash ready! That Robin is so sweet. I love it when I get those in my yard. Thank you for playing along with us at Double Trouble! :)

Suzanne Reynolds said...

Great image for a Christmas card and love the different layouts you created with the same image. Thanks for sharing your DT card with us at Double Trouble. Hope you come back and join us for future fun challenges.

Karen Dunbrook said...

gorgeous...love these!
xx Karen

Crafting with Darcy said...

Beautiful cards with the robin! That's a great image to color and I love your CAS card!

Donna Scholz said...

Beautiful cards, Faith! Wonderful coloring and composition! Thank you for partnering with us at Double Trouble and sharing your creative talents with us!!! - Donna

Greta said...

Absolutely beautiful cards, Faith!