Monday, November 15, 2010

A pretty winter bird- the cardinal

When I was a young girl, (in Toronto), we used to have a male cardinal that frequented our yard in the winter. His pretty song was what caught my attention, and by following it to the source I was amazed to see such a beautiful bird. He became my harbinger of Christmas.

This is a cute little Christmas gift card I designed on my computer. Not exactly Hi-tech, but I like the way it turned out. (It's hard enough to draw with a mouse, let alone my handicapped one, so the design was deliberately simple.

It's been too many years since I've seen or heard a cardinal, but this adorable, and hardy little bird comes to my mind as the snowy season draws near.

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