I’m so pleased that I inspired you to get into the Christmas spirit, even it was only to get it out of your system, until nearer the festive season Trish. You made a beautiful festive card.
Mask maker script, flower punch, character map, seamless tiling for the background paper, using the masked photo, effects, distortion effects, twirl, buttonize. For the text, I used the selection tool, promote to a new layer, in order to make the letter B stand out. I read the quote online, and thought seeing as we are now in September and winter is looming around the corner, it inspired me to use a photo I took of a Blue Jay, around this time last year.