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Last Post for 2012

I can’t believe we are at the end of 2012.    I hope that 2013 is a little smoother than this past year has been.      I have one last project to share with you.

 

2012-12-31 Mikes bday pheasant WM

I made this card for my hubby’s birthday last week.   I had to look at a lot of image on google in to color this guy.   He looks like the one that sometimes visits my yard.   He is missing the light colored speckles from his back but, to be honest, I was afraid of messing him up if I tried to add them.

 

Thank you for stopping by!   Have a Happy New Year!  

 

While you are here, don't forget to check out my blog candy!  (click on photo below for details)

Blog Candy from Cheryl

 

Supplies:

  • Stamps:  Fall Pheasant (digital stamp) from Digi Doodle Shop, Background Basics & Tiny Tags II from Papertrey
  • Ink:  Close To My Heart Chocolate & Autumn Terracotta ink, Papertrey kraft ink, Distress Ink antique linen
  • Papers:  Neenah crest solar white, Papertrey kraft CS, Memory Box Valise paper pack
  • Tools:  Sewing machine, Big Shot, Sweet n Sassy leaf die, Papertrey Tiny Tags die, Copic markers, Papertrey linen/canvas texture plate
  • Embellishments:  May arts twine, misc. burlap ribbon & button

 

Challenges:

Comments

. said…
This is really fantastic. Your coloring looks awesome. Happy New Year!
Jennifer Scull said…
oh my goodness Cheryl, this is stunning! my dad used to raise pheasants, and this looks so real!

Happy New Year to you and your family! :)
1CardCreator said…
Great card Cheryl, Happy New Year!
Audrey Pettit said…
What an absolutely beautiful birthday card you made your hubby, Cheryl! That image is fabulous and your coloring is just amazing! Love the die cut leaf you added and the bonus texture from the burlap. And wow on all those layers!
Wishing you a very happy New Year! May 2013 be your best year yet!
Sue - bearhouse said…
WOW!! This is stunning Cheryl. Such a fabulous image and your colouring is wonderful. I love the papers and gorgeous textures too.
Wishing you a very Happy New Year
Hugs Sue
How gorgeous!! He must of really loved this! The coloring is so OUTSTANDING!!!!!!!

I use google images a lot - especially for flowers!

Love that gorgeous leaf poking out too!!

Happy New Year Cheryl!!!!!!!!!

Oh PS: Keep an eye on your mailbox Thurs or Friday :)
cotnob said…
This is gorgeous Cheryl, what a wonderful image and beautifully coloured. I bet your hubby loved it.
Wishing you a very happy and healthy New Year.
Pauline
x
jimlynn said…
Fabulous card and such beautiful coloring on the pheasant! So pretty!
Hope you have a wonderful 2013!
Lynn
Linda said…
Happy New Year Cheryl. Let's hear it for a Fabulous 2013. Happy Birthday to your husband too!
Kimberly S said…
The card and the coloring is fabulous Cherly, I'm sure he just loved it! Have a very Happy New Year! :) hugs, Kimberly
Anita said…
Fabulous male card and I'm sure your hubby loved it. You've colored him beautifully. I'm pretty sure I would've been too intimidated to color him ;) I hope 2013 is a better year for you!
Tracy said…
Wow! You did a great coloring job on this guy Cheryl. Perfect manly card. Hope you have a wonderful New Year to come my friend. :-)
Desire Fourie said…
This is beautiful and I love the warm autumn colours. Wishing you a wonderful 2013 and may it be all you want it to be. Hugs Desíre {Doing Life}
Sue from Oregon said…
I am sure your hubby loved this! Happy New Year to you! ♥ Sue Kment
Sonia said…
Fabulous card ^_^
Beautiful image and lovely details^_^
Happy new year^_^
Big hug,
Sonia
Imke said…
This is awsome, Cheryl. A wonderful masculine card. Happy New Year !
As.I.Do.Rodos. said…
This is a fabulous card thank you for joining us at Here Comes the Boys challenge good luck Ginny ♥
Lisa S. said…
Love your colored image and the burlap behind it Cheryl. Hope your husband had a Happy Birthday and that 2013 is a wonderful year for both of you! Thanks for joining us at Make It Monday.
Cheryl said…
What a perfect card for your hubby!! Thanks for playing along with us at Kaboodle Doodles this week!
Gini said…
Stunningly gorgeous creation I love everything about it, your husband is a lucky man :-)
Happy New Year!
Thank you for playing with us at Opus Gluei :-)
Gini
xx
Electra said…
Your last card of 2012 is just perfect for our first challnege of 2013 at Opus Gluei! It is so very elegant! Thanks for joining in!
Fabulous card and colors.. Saw this on MIM..Faye
Loz said…
Gorgeous card and coloring. Visiting from MIM..Loz
Karin said…
Awesome masculine card! Love the rich colors and the texture.
Sandra H said…
Oh your last card sorry l missed this its gorgeous though! x
This is totally awesome. Just love the coloring!!!!

Thanks for joining us as Digi Makeover this week. Hope to see you again next week. DT Crafting Vicky
Pat (mspfd) said…
Hi Cheryl! This is a beautiful masculine card. Your coloring is fabulous. Love all the gorgeous details.

I hope the New Year bring much happiness, good heath and fun crafting!
Pat (mspfd) said…
Oops, I forgot to mention that I saw your beautiful birthday card you made for your husband on MIM.
KraftyKoolKat said…
This is stunning Cheryl. Your colouring is awesome. I spotted you over on MIM and came for a closer look and I am so glad that I did.

Happy New Year.
Hugs
Cathy
xxxxx
Josephine said…
Fabulous card and beautifully coloured image.

Thanks for joining us at One Stitch at a Time this time, and good luck!
Ger said…
Lovely colouring, and a gorgeous card. Thankyou for joining us at Crafty Bloggers Network.

Geraldine M
CBN DT
Debra Miller said…
Fabulous guy card Cheryl. I'm sure your hubby will love it. Saw it on MIM. Happy New Year! - Deb
Just popping over from MIM to check out your card entry. Love the image you used and the overall design of the card is great.

Lisa D.
Teresa said…
Brilliant card Cheryl, thanks for joining in at Here Come The Boys. Teresa x
Michelle B. said…
Amazing colors and your coloring is absolutely fab! Lovin the layers and all the textures. Saw it on MIM!
Beautiful! Love the image, colours and design. Thank you for joining us at OSAAT. Good luck. Hugs, Jill x
Gorgeous card! Thanks for participating in our MY HEART PIECES challenge!!
~DEANNE~
Jana said…
Gorgeous. I love your coloring. Perfect manly card. Thanks so much for playing along with us at OPUS GLUEI.

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