Cardinal Christmas

I am continuing to work on my Christmas cards, having finished my cards for Caring Hearts. This is a digital image but I don't know the source for some reason. I watercoloured using Tim Holtz Distress Inks and Zig Brushes then matted with the lavender cardstock, and stamped my sentiment with Intense Black Ink. I am very pleased with how it all turned out.
Thank you for having a look today ...
Products: Unknown Digi, Simon Says Stamp Stitched Rectangles, Tim Holtz Peeled Paint, Crushed Olive, Shaded Lilac, Broken China; Zig Brushes Brown, Olive Green, Light Carmine, Carmine Red, Scarlet Red, Wine Red, SSS Intense Black.


  1. Kia, this is my favorite Christmas card you've made so far this the colors and how you watercolored it in.

  2. Love your soft pastel colors for your frame and watercolor wash. They do not take away from your beautifully colored cardinal scene. TFS Kia. Hugs, Nancy

  3. Oh, KIa, I have to agree completely with Ann that this is my favorite Christmas card so far too. It's gorgeous and so beautifully watercolored! Your sense of color for the background is amazing, and I love the lavender base. Stunning card, precious friend! Hugs and giggles! xoxo

  4. Beautiful watercolouring Kia. Love the soft tones you've used for the background. Really make the bright red bird pop. xx


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