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Wow, what great thinking and creativity! Loved the idea of using another stamp for a Christmas ornament.

Ter ;)


So clever! Love the "ornament"!

Patti MacLeith

VERY clever! Merry Christmas!

Barb in Ontario

Great card Mike! Wishing you a very Merry Christmas and a wonderful New Year!

Margaret Moody

How clever you are, Mike! Love your card and love the cage as an ornament! It works! Merry Christmas!

Patricia Willey

Oh my goodness you know what I notice? The Merry Christmas panel is the background color of the dsp above it, not stamped in WW or VV fantastic! Love your re purposed Aviary Ornament! A Merry Christmas & Happy New Year to you as well!

Ann Schach

Wow, Mike! This makes a perfect ornament! Plus it has a retro feel about it! I LOVE it! Happy holidays, my friend!

Chris R. from Iowa

What a fun idea! Such a bright and happy card! Thanks for the tips. Wishing you happy holidays and a great new year!

Joni Kelly

Now I feel incredibly tired...I kept trying to figure out what was used from the Aviary set - obviously it must be a phrase or something of that sort...right? Then I finally saw the cage! That is just TOO COOL!

Thanks for sharing!
Hugs and Merry Christmas,
Joni <><

Dawn Tidd

This is so cool, Mike. I love the Aviary set and this is awesome way to use it more!

Diane Oliver

Mike you are too dang clever! Love this idea.
Have a Very Merry Christmas and Happy New Year. Hopefully I can get something posted over the holiday break! Hugs.

tammy fletcher

Thanks Mike for another inspriation....hope Santa brings you all that you deserve...


Love this, Mike. So clever, I struggle with that set and will have to try your ideas. Merry Christmas!


Lovely card Mike! I think the cage makes a great ornament too. Love the colors too. I hope y'all have a wonderful Christmas.
Hugs, Jess

Carol Carriveau

Great idea, Mike...it does make a perfect ornament! Very smart and clever of you! I have missed your posts, nice to see. You back. In case I don't hear from you, sending wishes for a wonderful Holiday!

Brian King

Brilliant, Mike! I love the birdcage as an ornament. Beautiful card.


What a cute idea!

linda callahan

I love looking at the world from a different angle! This is wonderful - and Lucky Limeade just pops!

Mary Fish

smart, guy! love the flipped birdcage and tip to flip the stamps every direction looking for new possibilities.

Bobbi Miller

Mike, another GREAT card! I love the colors in this and to take the bird cage and make it an ornament is a super idea! I love it! You are so talented and I am so Blessed to have found you and followed you for another year! Merry Christmas my friend! Enjoy a safe, healthy and prosperous New Year as well! Thanks for all you do for us!

Sherrie Gross

Great card! Wonderful tips! Thanks for sharing:

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