She loved the idea and gave me full range. This is my favorite type of card to make for a customer (free range) as it allows my creativity to roam.
After brainstorming the idea for this card, I felt that the starred gold foil I have here from Rinea. I also had some left over red foil from a recent project (will be displayed on the 21st).
So lets begin. First I decided to do a shadowbox card. Knowing that the client wanted the cardinal in a tree, but snow, trees, a wreath, and poinsettia's, a shadowbox card allowed me to combine all this into layers for more cohesiveness.
After creating the back layer of snowy skies, snow hills, and snow brushed trees,
It is hard to see, but on the female I used my eBrush to tip the head and tail with red on the plain gold foil.
Rinea Foil Embossed Gold and glossy Red/Gold foil
Miss Kate Cuttables ~ Poinsettia Floral
Silhouette Design Store ~ Winter Cardinal Lisa Norris
Jolee's Boutique red adhesive gems
Scotch ATG gun
Aleene's original tacky glue