Thursday, November 17, 2011

Cardinals


I have just recently finished my watercolor painting,
 'Cardinals'

I love how the two are nestled in
amongst heavy snow ladened fir boughs.

There are no cardinals here in Olympia, where I live,
but when I lived back east in Rhode Island for a
time, I would occasionally see them and they were
a rare and beautiful sight to behold.

I have printed my painting onto heavy, feather-edged
cardstock cards, they are blank inside and also come
with matching feather edged envelopes.

I have softened up the edges a little bit and heavy ladened 
those boughs with a generous amount of ultra fine crystal glitter
 (which doesn't really show up on this picture very well). 

 This is not my usual smattering of a little here
 and there for that frosty look  :-)   No, it's alot!!!


Thes cards and many more are all available at
 my ETSY store.

27 comments:

  1. I'm a follower and I love your cardinals. Your Etsy shop is wonderful and picking just one is impossible! this time of year, I love anything *snowy*!!!!!!!

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  2. I'm a follower of your blog already & I love cardinals. They come to my feeders all the time. I'll be out of service through Thanksgiving weekend so I won't be able to reply until the following week.

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  3. I love all your bird stuff on Etsy & I also like the South Bay Inn cards - I think I remember that right. :o)

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  4. If I understand right, we enter three times? so here's my comment for my third entry.

    I have cardinals come to my feeder all the time. One spring I spotted a pair at my feeder. The male would dig through the seeds then daintily feed the one he chose to the female. I found out they were courting! It was the was the sweetest sight. :o)

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  5. Your paintings are so beautiful! I'm a follower and I love the cardinal cards and the White Horse Inn cards! They are so wintery and beautiful!

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  6. I am a follower, and I love the cardinal cards!

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  7. Your latest follower :) I love this giveaway. Btw, thanks for the sweet comment on my blog. Hope you can swing by again to join my Creative Bloggers' Party & Hop.

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  8. Kathi,
    I'm your latest follower. This is a most wonderful giveaway and I love the beautiful cardinal cards. You are so talented. Your esty shop has so much to choose from and if I had to have a favorite it would be something with snow and birds. I would be honored to be chosen as the winner of the cards. Come by and visit my blog sometime.

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  9. More beautiful cards! Those birds are adorable - you are so talented.

    Thanks for linking to a Round Tuit!
    Hope you have a great week!
    Jill @ Creating my way to Success
    http://www.jembellish.blogspot.com/

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  10. Thank you for a lovely giveaway! your work is beautiful!

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  11. I am a follower of your blog!

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  12. in your shop I love your magnets - the peacock is sweet! thanks!

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  13. Hi,
    I am a follower now! I went to your etsy shop and it's hard to pick one thing, but if I don't win the cardinal cards I will be buying them. My mother loved cardinals so I would be sending them as Christmas cards to my 3 sisters. Love the robin magnets too.

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  14. You are so very talented!! I love the way the red of your cardinals pops - it is very striking. I think I like the winter cardinal and this one best!
    Hugs, antonella :-)
    Sorry, I'm stopping in a little late from the Answer is Chocolate BFF Link Party!

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  15. SO pretty!! Would LOVE it if you would link this up at my turquoise lovin' party going on right now! (also doing red for the holidays) http://www.sweetlittlegals.com/2011/11/turquoise-lovin-14.html#comment-form

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  16. Such a lovely painting.

    - The Tablescaper

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  17. Beautiful! You are a true artist -- Cardinals are such a bright spot here in the Midwest, especially in the winter!

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  18. Hi Kathi,
    visiting you today from the Tablescaper's Seasonal Sunday gathering.
    The cardinal cards are wonderful and remind me that it is time to read once again my favourite Fannie Flagg book "A Redbird Christmas"!

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  19. So glad you linked up with us Kathi!

    Marie
    mylilpinkpocket.blogspot.com

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  20. You have created so many beautiful things.

    - The Tablescaper

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  21. What a beautiful painting! Thanks for linking up to Share the Love Wednesday

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  22. So beautiful!! Thanks for sharing this at Feathered Nest Friday! :)

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  23. These cards are gorgeous! Thank you so much for sharing them with us at Paper Issues! We featured them today! http://paperissues.blogspot.com/2011/12/cardinal-cards.html

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  24. Wow! These are amazing! Absolutely amazing!

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  25. these are so pretty

    Thanks for linking up to serenity Saturday. Hope you can join us again this week
    www.serenityyou.blogspot.com

    Natasha xx

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