19 November 2011

A Christmas Birdie

Hi there!


Winter time here in Abu Dhabi reminds me of Summer in South-Africa, where I come from. Today was a great 'winter' day with temperatures still up to 32 degree Celsius! So with that Spring feeling in mind, I headed to the nursery and got some Petunia seedlings to plant. Our 'garden' here is restricted to a few containers, as garden soil is a scarce commodity ... sand a plenty, yes, but that doesn't work so well to get something growing!

 So , with my gardening finished (and my back aching) I headed to the craft room for a quick Christmas card!

I did some word art for the inside of my  Christmas cards... you can find it HERE!

Various other word art/ sentiments are listed in the side bar (top).


The sentiment is computer generated and reads 'Merry Christmas' in Afrikaans.




Challenges :

cas-ualfridays ~ sketch
winter wonderland ~ what a cutie
paper pretties ~Christmas in non traditional colours
forever friends challenge~ Christmas is coming (include an animal)

Thanks for visiting my blog!


9 comments:

ursula Uphof said...

So strange to think of your "winter" temps, that we are enjoying now. Tomorrow will be positively cold for you..forecast temps 22deg. Love your card Hannelie and thanks for sharing your sentiments with us.

Dora said...

Awww how cute this is Hannelie and so creative. I love how you did the ribbon for the bird's wings and tail.. so creative xxx

Rachael said...

Love the use of the ribbon for the wings and tail! Thanks for joining us at FF Fortnight :) Rachael xx

SAMARA NAVI said...

Hi "desert Dive!" (great name!) This card is beyond adorable. That ribbon on the wings. awwwwww. It is so precious. I just love your colors. It is GREAT you got completely away from the traditional colors for xmas and went with the pinks etc. I LOVE THAT! Everything about this card is gorgeous and looks like alot of thought went into it! Way to go. Good luck with your challenges and of course ours at FOREVER FRIENDS. Divine Love, Samara

Diane J said...

Gorgeous Christmas card, love the colour pallet you have chosen and especially like the ribbons for wings and tail. Thanks for joining us at Forever Friends, good luck in the challenge. Love Diane(DT)xx

Laura Davis said...

Darling!
Thanks for playing at CAS-ual Fridays!
Laura

downrightcrafty said...

A gorgeous creation thank you so much for sharing it with us at the Winter Wonderland
Hugs Kate xxx
ps I have some candy if you are interested :)

Jaclyn Miller said...

I love how you've incorporated that ribbon into your bird. It's so cute! Thank you so much for playing along at CAS-ual Fridays.

Pumpy said...

Thanks, you are so generous With you lovely Sentiments. xxx