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Snow Birds

Last night we went on a special river boat cruise in Montgomery along the Alabama River. The cruise was featuring a play called "Frankly, Scarlet You are Dead." Two of our friends starred in the play and another was helping behind the scenes, and 11 of our family and friends sat together - it was so fun! We don't go out much so I especially enjoyed it.

At Splitcoast Stampers mr33634 (Marion) is the Featured Stamper and I cased THIS card. My image is from Cheryl Alger (Sassy Cheryl) and is called Backyard Vacation. I made the image work for Winter by adding some snow and snowflakes (my snowflakes are from a Sizzix Tim Holtz Die and a small ornament available at Hobby Lobby). I am entering this card in the Sassy Cheryl challenge for this week which is Fav Holiday colors.



  1. Glad you enjoyed your night out! Your card is simply fabulous! Love the fabulous image and of course, your great coloring!

  2. Oh, this is too adorable. I love those birdhouses and you've covered them so pretty with snow and ice. I really like that retro paper, too. Your night out sounds like it was really fun.

  3. Gorgeous card Nancy I love the image the way you have framed it and the snowflakes.
    Kevin xx

  4. Adorable image and I love your sparkly snow :)

  5. Sounds like a great night out. I never thought of using this image for Christmas, but it totally works. Love it Nancy and I am so glad you joined us again at Sassy Cheryl's.

  6. Yeah for a fun night out :) Such a fun image and love the snow you added :)

  7. SO glad you had a good night out watching the play starring your friends. How special that must have been.
    Your card is so rich and sweet. I love the sparkle on the birdhouses and the gold netty paper peeping out.
    Thanks for your words of encouragement - makes me feel honoured.

  8. This is a fabulous Christmas card, I love the snow on your gorgeous little bird houses.
    It sounds like you had a lovely cruise - it must be nice to get together with so many of your family and friends.

  9. Sounds like a fun cruise Nancy! I love your card - and see you used that textured stuff that I like so much! Great job making this into a winter image - especially loving the snow topped roofs!

  10. Hi Nancy! I just love this cute image and your design is so sweet! I’m so glad you joined us this week for the Sassy Cheryl’s challenge.

  11. so stunning nancy.i love the birdhouses and fabulous dimension and colours.
    your cruise sounds like so much fun too :D

    xx coops xx

  12. That sounds like SO much fun!!! I would've loved to have been along.

    This is a lovely card with the birdhouses all decked out for the holidays. SUPER cute!
    Thanks for playing along in the Favorite Holiday Colors challenge this past week with my Sassy Gals!!!

  13. adorable....perfect for the birds! a great card to honor Marion too!
    thanks for playing our Sassy Cheryl's challenge!

  14. What a wonderful card! The glitter is a perfect touch!

    Thank you for joining us this week for the Sassy Cheryl's Challenge.

  15. Sounds like a fun excursion. Love your card and your coloring of the image is fabulous.

  16. So adorable!! Really love the sparkle on this! HUGS :)

  17. Oh my gosh that is so cute!!! I love the bird house image. It looks so sweet and sparkly....two of my favorite things. I want to sing that song now...."These are a few of my favorite things"....done in my best Julie Andrews Sounds like the play was a blast. Glad you got to have some fun. Your card is adorable.
    Bear Hugs,
    Carol :O}

  18. your happy feelings on river boat cruise is reflected in this backyard vacation mood creation, fabulous, tremendous energy and fun card, yes it looks like party is in the winter...
    - hugz


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