Monday, December 14, 2009

Birdhouse Christmas Card

Hello Friends,

Challenge entered - Magnolia-licious  
Cheryl Rowley picked the challenge this month  - to create cards that are anything BUT a square or rectangle.  So that means any other shaped card will work for this challenge!! Hope this qualifies!!!

I have entered this card at Just Magnolia - It's Christmas 
& it can be anything Christmassy


Another quick post today, I made this Birdhouse Christmas card for my Parents, they live on a property backing on to a 100 hectare Reserve with lots of wildlife. Dad loves birds and likes spotting the different types of birds. He always has handy his bird book and binoculars.  I wanted to make something a little different for them this year and when the wonderful Magnolia Ink Magazine was released with the tutorial and pattern to make this little beauty I had to give it a go. Hope they like it.

Magnolia Stamps from So Jolly Under the Mistletoe  -
Sparkling Tilda, Vintage Post, From our Family
Magnolia Paper - So Jolly Wrapped Plaid
Spellbinder Nesties
Coloured with Copics
Embossing Folder - Provocraft
Stickles, Ribbon from stash
Flowers -Wildorchidcrafts UK
Hero Arts sentiment stamped inside flap -
Hope all your dreams come true
Sm Magnet used to close flap - Basic Grey

Have a wonderful week & enjoy the Christmas Festivities.


Kellie said...

OH wow Jodie I think this definitely counts, it's absolutely gorgeous! I love the texture you have for the roof and your colouring as always is just stunning. Stunning, stunning, love it, love it want it! hahahaha. Amazing work as always.
Hugs Kel aka Boss Lady ;) xx

heidy said...

Wow Jodie ,This is gorgeous,
Hugs Heidy

Ellen said...

This is so so cute, love the little birdhouse and all the papers you used. Tilda is lovely colored too !!

Jacque said...

Oh my, Jodie...that is soooooo darling...I just love the red and white and your Tilda and all of the details are so precious...Beautiful job...Hugs..Jacque

Myrna said...

This is just to cute! Your Tilda is adorable. It's always fun to come to your blog to see what you've come up with next.

Angelwood said...

Jodie, I love this! It is stunning! Love the colors you've chosen for the birdhouse and Tilda peeking out the back window is too cute. I'm going to give this one a try too. Hugs and Happy Holidays! Angela

DonnaMundinger said...

OMG how DARLING, Jodie! I bought a few wooden birdhouses hoping to do something similar but... You are quite the inspiration! xxD

Jo said...

Jodie ... just wonderful! All your details make this very special. Your mom and dad are sure to love it.

Jo xx

Patricia Garcia said...

Wow very pretty, I like the pretty colors!! Awesome birdhouse!!


Christina C. said...

This is so stunning!! It will be a wonderful gift for some lucky recipient!!!! Fabulous job!
Hugs, Christina c.

Nancy said...

Oh Jodie your birdhouse is stunning and I am sure that your parents will love it! Your work is beautiful love all the details. Thanks so much for visitung my blog and your kind comments. Merry Christmas!

Sharon Caudle said...

Absolutely breathtaking, Jodie!!! You do the most beautiful work!!! I love everything about it! It's exquisite!! hugs!

Cami said...

Wow Jodie! I love your birdhouse with that Magnolia DPs! It came out soooo dute and your parents will love this. Love that Tilda and all you flowers. Absolutely delightful! Hugs, Cami

Kylie said...

This is absolutely stunning! I'm sure they will love it! Good luck with the challenge.

Kylie xo

Tracey Feeger said...

Gorgeous Jodie. It is just wonderful all over. What else can I say about such a beautiful creation. Hope you enjoyed your weekend.

Vivi Casale said...

Hi Jodie, your birdhouse is just stunning!!
I love you!! and Tilda is so cute!!
I love it!

Only By His Grace said...

Hi Jodie!
Your birdhouse is wonderful. I love how you have made the roof look like tiles with that embossing.Tilda looks gorgeous. Your parents will adore it. My sister loves to bird watch as well. Maybe I should get the magazine and have a go at this one.
Hugs Marion

Norma said...

Jodie, your birdhouse is precious. I'm sure your parents will love love this. Love the textured paper for the roof and the sweet Tilda image. You make me want to have a go at this project too.


Suzanne J Dean said...

So cute Jodie--I know your parents will love it! I love making those lil birdhouses & yours is spectacular!!


Karen Arthur said...

OMG, what an adorable birdhouse. Oh my, the work you did, I love it!! Great Job!!
Hugs, Karen A

Kathy said...

WOW Jodie this is just adorable!!!!! I love everything about it!! The papers are so pretty, all your details and this Tilda!! Too cute!!

Patti Jo said...

What a terrific project! Your parents will treasure it I'm sure! It is all so well done!

Ila said...

Oh Wow!!..I love this little birdhouse...the papers, Tilda and details are all Gorgeous!!..Your parents will love this...anyone would love it!!...Hugs, Ila

Leigh said...

Oh how cute Jodie. This is so gorgeous.

Cheryl said...

Oh, my, Jodie! Your birdhouse is just wonderful! I love that you used Mag paper and that little angel peeking out! All so perfectly made!
Thanks for joining!

Anonymous said...

It's darling Jodie, and so beautifully put together.

Anonymous said...

Awesome! Just absolutely spectacular - I love it, the colors, everything about it. Thanks so much for sharing and I definitely want to try it. Kerry Peasland

Katie said...

This is fabulous!
I love the paper choices and the coloring is perfect.
I'm sure your parents will love it!

Kim Piggott said...

Like they will love it!!!!
This is so very beautiful!
Gorgeously, stunning work Jodie!
kim x

Krista said...

OMG Judy, this is just to cute!! Very, very beautifull!!

Tara Godfrey said...

This is absolutely the sweetest thing, Jodie! I have been looking around you beautiful blog and all I can say is WOW! WOW! WOW! I am in awe of you stunning creations and will definitely be back for more eye candy. I love Magnolia stamps too and I have been totally inspired by visit this afternoon and have learned a lot...your colouring is breathtaking!!! You are one talented lady!

Véro said...

Jodie,your birdhouse is wonderfull!Your parents will be very happy!The colours you've choosen are magnificent!

Candy said...

You beat me to it Jodie and you have done the most fantastic job ever!!!!! It is beautifully coloured and made with the perfect papers and embellishments. Good for you :o)
Love Candy

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