Saturday, 27 June 2015

Look what I got in my mailbox!!!

Hi everyone!!!!

A quick post to share a beautiful card I received in my mail box this week!!!  Have you heard of the PONY-CASE-press???  If you haven't, I suggest you hop over to Mynn Kitchens' Blog, On a Stampage, to find out what it's all about!!! 

The card I want to share is from a sweet friend, Karen Bourke from Serendipity Dragonfly, who will be known by a lot of you.   Karen makes the most beautiful cards, and for the PONY-CASE-Press she has CASED a card of mine.

Just look at Karen's card:

The shimmer on the card is so lovely and Karen has really paid attention to such a lot of stunning detail on the card. 
Here's a closer look:
This is my card that Karen CASED:
...and just look at this little Fiscal Shrike having a look at the card

...and then having a closer look

...and then deciding he likes the card as much as I do and sitting on it happily for quite some time!!! 

...and this is a Forktailed Drongo enjoying some cheese for breakfast

...and a Cape Bullbull, waiting for his chance to get to the cheese.

We have such a lot of fun feeding the birds - there are a lot of them coming to our balcony to have a feast of meal worms and cheese!!! 
OK, all that's left to say is a great big 'Thank you' to Karen for making my day with this lovely card!!!  
I'll be doing my weekly blogvisits over the weekend and hopefully I will get to you all by tomorrow night!!!! 
Thank you so much for popping in - always a pleasure to have you here!!!!




Karen B said...

Oh Petra - I'm so glad your card arrived safely! I was getting a bit worried... It was lovely being able to CASE your card as it was so fab; I loved it. And as for your photos - they are outstanding.......all those gorgeous birds especially that wonderful Fiscal Shrike......made me laugh out loud when I saw he went in for a closer look!


Karen xxx

Desire Fourie said...

Wow Karen has showcased your card beautifully. Love the softness of the design and the butterflies sits perfectly on it, so too the cute little shrike lol. Just adore your awesome birdlife there in the garden route.
Hugs Desíre {Doing Life}

Hannelie said...

Dis n pragtige case van jou kaartjie Petra!
Hier by ons is net mossies en mynahs! LOL... ek voer hulle maar elke oggend!
Mooi bly

My Card Attic: Hazel said...

Both, really fabulous cards Petra . . . I have missed being able to pop by and see your stunning creations! I love the pictures of the sweet bids (we live in a city, and so, we don't get many feathered visitors to our garden :( but I do LOVE to see them). Have a great (rest of the) weekend my friend!! Hazel xx

Anita in France said...

That is a beautiful CASE of your equally beautiful card, Petra ... how lovely to have it IRL! Gorgeous photo's ... how fabulous to have them come to feed! Anita :)

chilli pip said...

Both cards are stunning Petra.Love the bird pics!

Geri said...

Two stunning creations...your original card and Karen's CASE! We are blessed to have a crafting community full of AMAZINGLY kid and talented people!

Awesome bird pics! I'm thinking that you & I are cut from the same cloth as I feed the birds all summer and winter! The Robins love raisins...not the regular kind, but golden raisins which are almost double the price! I have likely gone through 35 - 40 bags of raisins @ $4.28 per bag = a whole lot of happy birds!

Have a happy day dear friend XX OO

Joyce said...

What a beautiful card you received. I need to check out this pony case press. Your original card is stunning as well. I am amazed at the number of birds you are able to photograph. They all look so tame and very into card making as well. I'll bet you guys have lots of fun together.

Jen Mitchell said...

I have not heard of PONT-CASE-press so I'm off to check that out in a bit! But how nice that Karen CASEd your card. Both are so beautiful! And how lucky you are that the birds come right up and feed out of your hand!!

Rosemary said...

what a lovely CASE of your beautiful card, petra! I love the photos of all the sweet little birds who come to visit you... especially the cheeky little fellow who sat right on the card!! he definitely has good taste!

Monika/Buzsy said...

Wonderful card and take on your card Petra. She did a fantastic job. So many layers and elements. Pretty colors too. :) I bet it was a pleasure CASE-ing your card. :)

Mona Pendleton said...

Both cards are so pretty Petra! The birds look fantastic! TFS :)

Mynn Kitchen said...

What a beautiful photo shoot! I love seeing your bird friends! HUGS! :) Mynn xx

Angie said...

Oh how fun! I love the CASED card as well as yours!!!! Pretty trio of butterflies! The birds are so sweet! How fun!

Kara said...

Beautiful cards! How funny is that bird? I love it!