Thursday, 24 February 2011

3 Little Owls

Hello everyone, hope you've all been having a good week. I'm very excited as tomorrow I'm going to the Make It show at Farnborough for the first time with some of my crafty friends.
I'm here now with a card I made from the pieces of my demo at the class I held on Monday which I finally managed to put together.
I couldn't resist this stamp when I saw it as the little owls are so adorable. The stamp is by Blue Moon and I stamped it with Memento black ink and then coloured the images with Promarkers in Satin, Cinnamon, Tan, Terracotta and Dark Brown. I smudged Crushed Olive Distress ink round the edges.
The background was made by partially embossing a square of white card with the Cuttlebug leafy branch folder. I then sponged on Crushed Olive ink and swiped it over the raised areas for a stronger contrast. I stamped a Hero Arts stitched leaf design in Crushed Olive and Peeled Paint. I then pierced holes all around the edges and added faux stitching with a brown fine liner.
I assembled the card with a piece of stitched braid and a greeting - the scalloped frame is by Polka Doodles and the text is Hobby Art.

I'm entering my card in the following challenges:
Allsorts - Week 91 Inspired By Nature
I Love Promarkers - Stitching

Thanks for looking,
Fliss x

10 comments:

  1. Soooooo beautiful! I can see that this is another owl stamp that I MUST have!! Hugs, Valerie

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  2. No wonder you couldn't resist those owls they are gorgeous Fliss. Have a great time tomorrow. Annette x

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  3. Oh this is such a sweet card, Thanks for joining my nature challenge at ALLSORTS this week, Good Luck
    Hugz Fleur xXx

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  4. I love it, what a great stamp. Fab backgrounds as ever.

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  5. oh have fun tomorrow hun know you will this card is just brilliant love that image,and great layout too,hugs cheryl xxxx

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  6. Fliss, those owls are adorable ,thanks for joining us at I ♥ Promarkers this week -Kate

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  7. awww this is so cute Fliss
    beautiful card
    isa x

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  8. Awwww, they're so cute. Super card. Thanks for taking part at I ♥ Promarkers this week.

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  9. A gorgeous card Fliss, such a lovely image. Thanks for joining us at I ♥ Promarkers this week.

    Julie W x

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  10. What a lovely card, those owls are super adorable.

    Kerry

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Fliss xx