Saturday, December 18, 2021


 Hello everyone,

Phew, the last few days have been bedlam, but nice and relaxed today, all DT projects are posted, starting next years to keep me busy and also had a play with some new backgrounds I made ready for Valentine, I know, I'm so organized, drives some people crazy, but I love it..

This project is not for Valentine, this was a Christmas order and I'm allowed to show it now..

Started off getting all sorted out as this stuff can dry real fast..

Got my straw for blowing, alcohol and colours...

Picked my colours and away I went..a few dizzy spells here and there from blowing

. this is what I came up with..

Got my snowy MB branch and decided to add these 
small pine needle die cuts...

I really like this...

Die cut some little birds and coloured them and also gave them
some white dots with my gel pen..

The background got it's traditional splattering of white ink..
and I placed the bottom bird before the branch,
 just to make sure it was in  the right place...

Both branches glued down and the birds all nestled there...

Then gave one of the birds a nest with eggs in it, a bit late in the season,
 but it's Christmas...

My favourite Merry Christmas sentiment of course..

Then added another "From my house to yours"

A close up of the eggs...2 girls and a boy..

Nearly there, just need some snowflakes, special ones...

And there we have the card all done and sold...

Close up of snowflakes with the crystal gems in the middle,
 so pretty and sparkly..

So there we go,
Thank you so much for stopping by and hopefully see you tomorrow..



KarinsArtScrap said...

o wow gorgeous bg and card Chrissy

Gr Karin

Margreet said...

Stunning, Chrissy. Gorgeous alcohol background and those branches and birds are lovely.
xxx Margreet

Valerie-Jael said...

Fabulous card, Chrissy, love how you made the beautiful background. Your cards are really dreamy! Nice to hear you are organised, I'm not, I'm totally chaotic. This way it's always a nice surprise when I find something I wasn't looking for! Have a great weekend, hugs, Valerie

chrissy xx said...

So much extra stash and so much fun to be had Chrissy.
LOve the design. Made me laugh that you even know the sex of these little birds! But, I really do believe you! Can't wait to see them hatch lol.

Lorraine said...

A stunning card Chrissy. I absolutely love your inky backgrounds, and all those dies create a brilliant wintery scene.
Lorraine x

Janette said...

Hi Chrissy, my word your so busy and super organised, who can compete with that :))
I think this background is stunning, beautiful blend of colours and the branches and sweet birds are gorgeous its a work of art.
Don't work to hard.xx

Chris said...

The lovely new branches look beautiful on that amazing inky background, I like the added pine needles too, the finished card is a stunner! Can't believe you are organised enough to be thinking ahead to Valentines... I'm still trying to get the last Christmas stuff finished!

crafty-stamper said...

WOW fabulous background and brilliant scene with the dies-love the nest and eggs
carol x

Sarah said...

This is gorgeous and well worth the dizzy moments!! xx

pinky said...

You really are organised Chrissy. I have dropped the ball I think and can't get motivated at all :( I just love your gorgeous background, so perfect for your bird and eggs. Keep them coming!

Meihsia Liu said...

Oh my, this is such a stunning holiday card! Chrissy. The background colors are so beautiful. Love the fantastic tree branches and cute birds. Wishing you a blessed Christmas and every happiness in the New Year. LOVE & HUGS <3

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aussie aNNie said...

Stunning card and that blue is brilliant. xx

Pia S said...

So inspiring with all the photos to see how this card came to. Such a great use of the branches and birds and how it turned out beautifully Christmasy.

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