Friday, September 3, 2010

Winter Bird

I cannot tell you how hard it was NOT to make this bird RED! The challenge today was to make something with a bird, and use a color from your non-favorite palette. Blue is right there!!

Everyone else in the family, with the exception of one grandson (RED), and DD (yellow), loves blue. Yuck.

Anyway, this is an image from MFP's set called Tweet Blessings, which I just adore. The tree and bird are markered, and I used acrylic paint to add a little snow on the branches and ground. The snowflake charm is from MFP as well. I know you can figure out the rest.

It's very peaceful here. Mom went home yesterday, and is doing well. I have an incredible mess to pick up, but have NO other plans, except to go out for lunch and make comments that I've sorely neglected for the past week that Mom was here.

Have a wonderful long weekend, and cross your fingers for those of us who are anticipating a visit from Hurricane Earl.


Julia Aston said...

So glad mum is better and in her own house again!

You are so funny about loving/hating colors Anne! This is lovely in blue and how sweet is the little charm! You'll have to send this off quickly to one of your blue-loving relatives!!

here's hoping we just get a little windy rain - I hear Earl has lost some of his punch!

Crystal said...

Thsi is sooo sweet Anne, LOVE LOVE this darling image, your embossing, and the pretty punch on the bottom....GORGEOUS charm!!

Joanne Travis said...

So beautiful in blue! I love this clean layout.

Stef H (Glitterbabe) said...

not liking blue! EVERYBODY likes blue!!! it's stunning and yesterday's card is gorgeous too.

praying earl stays away and you have a fabulous holiday weekend.

hugs :)

Wanda Cullen said...

Well, you surprised me when you said you didn't like blue...we learn something new every day - lol! It's a beautiful winter card nonetheless1

Julie said...

This is so pretty! I love the snowflake border and the polka dot embossing is the perfect background for this scene! I am totally loving your blue card Anne!

Bonnie McLain said...

Anne, I love this BLUE card... so cute... you will use it, and the person receiving it will love it too... very nicely done. All your other cards are wonderful too... wish I could write my feelings under each one... The pumpkin one is precious... love the face on that one... so cute

Peggy said...

What a sweet wintry card! Lol on the bird not being red!

Francie G. said...

Well, I am one of those people who love that yucky blue color. lol Love this pretty creation, Anne! Such a sweet little bird and wonderful decorative border!

Glad you mom is ok! My DH just had eye surgery. He is not allowed to drive for two months. I too have been negligent in commenting. Trying to do better!