Snowing like crazy here! And according to the weather report it will be snowing every day for the next few days. Ugh. Wish we could go south for a few weeks. But the good thing is that the Northern Cardinals look so nice sitting in the snow. This morning we had 5 male cardinals and 4 females all at once in our backyard, along with the Dark-eyed Juncos, sparrows, morning doves and one Downy Woodpecker. Love watching the birds at our feeders. I knew better then to pop out with my camera to try to get some pictures though. Good way to get pneumonia when I already have a cold.
And that's the bad news of the day - I have a very bad cold. I never catch colds. That's Joe's thing and I never even come down with one when he gets them. I cannot remember the last time I had a head cold or even the flu. I just get weird things like brain disorders, but other then that, I'm very healthy - usually. So I'm popping Echinacea and using the Neti pot and keeping Kleenex real close by. But I'm really not feeling all that sick (although my nose disagrees with that statement) so I went down to the lower studio yesterday and made a couple cards for the Merry Monday challenge over at www.alwaysplayingwithpaper.com blog. Instead of a sketch this week, she made a 9-patch grid and we were to pick a line and use that combination. I chose white, blue and dry embossed for my card. Actually I made two cards because I wasn't crazy about the first one.
Here's the card I will be entering into the challenge.
This is the first card I made. I like it OK but it's not very dramatic. Very subdued in fact but one of the great-nephews will like, I hope.