Thursday, August 15, 2013

Owls, Owls, and More Owls Part Two

Hi Dreamers!
Here I am back today with Part Two of my owls made with papers and CS from the good old scrap basket. I did not cut into any new sheets of paper or CS to make all the cute little owl cards.  I even ended up with a Christmas version  (my first Christmas card of the year!).




Materials:
Stamp: Owl from Hero Arts
Black Pigment Ink
Black Embossing Powder
Markers
Assorted DP's, CS, and ribbons
Punches and dies



Why don't we start with the Christmas version?!!  I used Cosmo Cricket Paper for the background.  I die cut and punched  two shades of yellow  and a dark green CS to make some layers for the little owl.  All the Owls are stamped with black pigment ink and heat embossed with black powder.




Embellishments: The holly dimensional stickers are from K & Company; glitter dots, red ribbon.  Sentiment on the outside: Victorian Originals.







Inside



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This a gate fold card with gold Stickles here and there.  The DP is from Stampin' Up.







Inside when card is completely opened



Close up of inside.  Sentiment is from Sweet N Sassy





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And, last but not least, this small Birthday card.  The bright yellow CS is dry embossed and I used some punched and die cut shapes to layer.  Sentiments are from Gina K Designs.





Inside


I already sent out the Gatefold card to my friend, Jan.  She loves owls, so I am pretty sure she will like this one!    The Christmas card will go in the Christmas card box.  Only 70 more to go.  LOL.

Challenges for my scrappy Owls:
Holly Jolly Christmas: glitter--card #1 uses glitter dots
Winter wonderland: cute Christmas
Paper Take Weekly: occasions
ABC Christmas: P is for----pretty paper, a pair of pre cut holly embellishments
Divas by Design: Christmas
Whimsical Designs: bingo---die cuts; free; stamps



Now, next time for sure, I will have a finished card made with my new stamped backgrounds!  Hope you are  having a great day!  I am off to get a mammogram today.   Love ya.
Karen

10 comments:

  1. 2 fabby cards I LOVE the way you added the pre cut holly! great idea, Thanks for Playing along with us this time at ABC Christmas Challenge, hugs Samantha :0)

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  2. These make me smile, Karen. So cute!

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  3. absolutely gorgeous thank you for sharing with us at the Winter Wonderland
    hugs Kate xx

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  4. Great cards Karen. Love the little holly stickers and such a cute image. Fabulous touches with the bow and glitter dots. Thanks for sharing with us at Holly Jolly this week. Meighan DT

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  5. Your little owls are super cute LOL
    Thanks for sharing it with the Diva's this week and good luck with the challenge
    Hugs Laurie x

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  6. Lovely selection of Christmas cards you are sharing with us,
    thanks for joining our P challenge at
    ABC Christmas Challenge, and good luck,
    Dorte x

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  7. Fab cards! Thanks so much for joining in at Whimsical Wednesdays - Good Luck!

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  8. Love your owl cards.
    Thank you so much for joining in with our ‘Pick a P’ challenge at the ABC Christmas Challenge.
    Annette
    Netty's Cards
    Proud to design for :
    ABC Christmas Challenge,
    As You Like It Challenge,
    Top Tip Tuesday,
    The Stamp Basket, and
    Stamp Fairy.

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  9. Hi Karen,
    These are fab. I love your wonderful owls. Thanks for joining us at Divas By Design this week.
    Hugs,
    Andie xx

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