Monday, January 7, 2008

Owl's It Goin'?

Hmmm it seems like I have been stamping lots of owls lately sorry if you don't like owls ... but you all know I do! This card was created for a challenge I do with my CCEE friends on SCS, we had a short break due to the Christmas & New Year holidays but we are all excited to be playing again.

Our challenge this week was to do a technique that my friend Tosh enjoys doing .... that is using kraft card and coloring the image with pastels. I have tons of pastels in this house and hardly ever use them ... so I loved the opportunity to get some of them out and play. The hardest part of this challenge was deciding what image to use .... during the break we had I took the opportunity to update my personal stamping catty and one of the stamps I had to stamp into it was this owl I got some months back but hadn't added to my catty ..... as soon as I saw it I knew it was the stamp for this challenge.

I stamped the owl onto the kraft card using black ink and then colored using my pastels. Everything else about this card I think is pretty much easy to figure out .... I added photo corners to each of the corners of the card and the pieces underneath the owl image are actually an oval shape cut in half.


Recipe: Stamps: Owl - Whipper Snapper; Verse - Hambo Stamps
Paper: Kraft; Chocolate Chip & Always Artichoke - Stampin' Up; DP - Basic Grey
Other: Black Ink; Chocolate Chip SU Ink; Pastels; Photo Corner Punch; Oval Punch; White & Brown Grosgrain Ribbon; Brown Brads; Foam Tape

6 comments:

  1. Oooo ooooo Ooooo!!! That's one of mine!! =) Love this!!! =) -Anna.

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  2. I LOVE your owl cards...keep em' comin'. Your work is amazing!

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  3. Whoooo Whooooo wouldn't love owls?
    Your cards are sooo nice,love the colors on this one,absolutely gorgeous!!!

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  4. Its the perfect Owl card, and I'd never get tired of you using your owls. Great job!

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