Monday, October 21, 2013

Owl Thanks For Being My Friend

Owl Thanks For Being My Friend
Made this card for my tomorrow training roommate. I am making 3"x3" mini card as I would like to include a gift for her as well in a transparent gift pouch. Hope she likes it!

Sketch Saturday Week #281
This card layout is inspirational from Sketch Saturday Week #281 sketch/challenge as shown above.

Close-up : The owl
The owl is stamped on a white circle and colored using Copic markers. The edges are distressed with ink to tone down the whiteness. Some black faux stitching are added as the circle border.

Close-up : Punched border
On a pink card base, it is layered with a pink polka dots pattern paper which seems mimic the snow! Just perfect for the owl wearing scarf! A strip of stripe pattern paper is punched with border is attached to the card as in the sketch.

Close-up : The sentiment
The sentiment is stamped in two tiers since the card base is not lengthy enough to accommodate.

Finally the owl is attached to the card base as in the sketch using pop dots to give some dimension. Two (2) googly eyes are added to the owl! Just love him with eyes open rather than closed!

Dimension : 7.62cm x 7.62cm or 3" x 3"
Type : Vertical fold
Inlay : None

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This card is entering the challenge(s) organized by :
1) Sketch Saturday Week #281 (ends on 25 October 2013)
4) MilkCoffee Challenge - Spots and Dots (ends on 23 October 2013)
7) Desert Islands Crafts Challenge - DICC #64 - I choose 'use stripes', 'sentiment on front' and 'die cuts or punches' (ends on 31 October 2013)

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Anonymous said...

Such a cute owl image, all snug and warm in a chunky knit scarf! Lovely the stripe border too, great colour combo. Thank you for sharing at One Stitch At A Time and good luck in the challenge.

Victoria (DT OSAAT)

Ingrid Mason said...

what an adorable Friendship card, I'm sure your friend is going to be delighted to receive it (with a little gift too - lucky lady) I doubt anyone would fail to feel the love in your cozily wrapped up Owl with his wonderful googly eyes. Your punched out border is so effective. Good luck in our challenge this week. Ingrid xx (OSAAT Team)

Laura B said...

Very cute mini card! Thanks for playing along with us at DICC!:)

Planetsusie said...

This is so beautiful - I particularly like the vivid pink scarf! Very warming! This is a great image and I love your faux stitching.

Thank you for playing along with us at OSAAT this week.

Hugs to you Sue Pxxx DT member

Ros Crawford said...

What an adorable card!! Thanks so much for playing at CCCB!

McCrafty's Cards said...

Gorgeous card, I like the image,and the papers , Thanks for joining in with us at Desert Island Craft Challenge, Good Luck.
Kevin xx

Lynn (aka Lynnpenguin) said...

What a sweet card. I just love the punched border, googly eyes and faux stitching, along with the colours your chose. That scarf sure looks warm and cozy ! Thanks for joining us at OSAAt this week. Good luck.
Lynn, DT Member OSAAT

Jenn Borjeson said...

This is just adorable - what a cute little owl and I love his eyes. :) Thanks for joining us at DICC.

Sandy said...

Very cute owl, love the googly eyes and his fab pink scarf. Thanks for joining in the challenge at the Perfect Sentiment this week.

Samantha Casey said...

That owl is just so cute! I love the googly eyes too! Thanks for joining us at the Oozak challenge!


Vannessa said...

This is such a cute card. I'm sure your roommate will love it! Thank you for joining in the Sketch Saturday Challenge this week.

Hugs, Vannessa
Sketch Saturday DT

CG said...

Beautiful! Love that border too. Thanks for joining us at OSAAT this week. Best, CG

Love crafts forever said...

So cute. Thanks for playing at OSAAT.
DT Nataliya

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