Carolina Girl (Cely)
Bluejays get a "bad rap", but they are beautiful just the same.  The Bluejay Set from Doodle Pantry is one of this month's New Releases.   I used copics, but it also comes pre-colored...isn't that great!

My pine trees mesh with other trees in my yard so I thought this combo would give the card a little extra dimension. I chose not to emboss the brown cardstock for extra texture; I was worried that it would look too busy.

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Copics, stitching, MS frond and flower punches
My svg branch and berries (not for sale yet)
Spellbinders Octagon Nestabilities
Pearls: dark green but look light in the picture
Size: 5x5

Great Impressions: Lots of Flowers
21 Responses
  1. AllisonG Says:

    You did a fantastic job coloring the bluejay - it looks so real! I really like your color combo, too, and the flowers and branches are perfect.

  2. Lawren Says:

    This is beautiful! I love Bluejays. They come visit my yard too.

  3. Absolutely stunning Cely!!! I put out peanuts in the shell for my bluejays. And when the dish is empty, they sit on my deck and squack up a storm until I fill it back up. I love 'em.


  4. Donna Says:

    This is gorgeous Cely! Love how you framed the blue jay. I lvoe watching them out at our other property. There seem to be more of them around this year. Thanks for sharing this lovely card!

  5. Cely, I chuckled when I read Blue Jays get a bad rap - that they have with my youngest son because he got pecked on the head by one. =) Such a beautiful card. They are a beautiful bird you are so right!
    Hugs, Sarah

  6. Myrna Says:

    Not only is your card beautiful but so are the jays. Love, love your colors.

  7. Cely your bluejay card is so elegant, wow! love it!

  8. Deloris Says:

    Gorgeous! Great coloring and layout!

  9. Pat (mspfd) Says:

    Absolutely gorgeous, Cely, and such an outstanding creation! Your design and coloring are breathtaking.

  10. Soraya Says:

    very cute card and colors!

  11. Barb Says:

    Very pretty Cely!!

  12. Jackie Says:

    A beautiful card and I love the colours. A very pretty bird :o)
    Jackie xx

  13. Dawn Frost Says:

    Cely your bluejay is very elegant! Love your colouring its amazing.

  14. Celeste Says:

    Oh wow such a beautiful card.

  15. Patti P. Says:

    Cely, this is so gorgeous. I love your frame around this perfectly colored image. Our bluejays are trained, lol, they come for the leftover cat food that my husband throws outside each morning.

  16. Cely - the embellishments in the corner really compliment this Blue Jay in so many ways = a very lovely card.

  17. NanaConnie Says:

    I just got this set, Cely. What an inspiration I got from your card! Just printed out the image and will have to see what I can manage. I may have to CASE the hexagon -- I really like that.

  18. Kraftychick Says:

    Cely - love the card, particularly the colors!


  19. Jerusha Says:

    This is so beautiful. I love how you have paired the blue and brown together. So beautiful!

  20. Jenny Says:

    Perfect stitching...very sweet card Cely! You are one busy lady :) We appreciate your visits and taking the time to play with us at Great Impressions Stamps!

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