Saturday, April 5, 2014

Twinkling Hoot

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Thank you for popping in.
I have not been here for what feels like weeks - a slight exaggeration I know, but I have been caught up with LIFE at the moment - that busy time between cardmaking and blogging! 


I had fun with this card - using up scraps from my box and challenging myself to work with a black sparkle paper I bought last year.


 The branch is one from 'Foot Long Stamps' and being transparent, I was able to bend it to 'fit' the card before I stamped it, then cut around it, trimming a leaf to leave space for the owl to sit on.


 The Owl is an Itty Bitty Jilli Bean Stamp from Unity Stamps. I stamped it on various scraps to paper piece it.  I coloured the eyes and dots on the hat with various sparkling pens I have.

The images were mounted onto the black background, and silver stars added in the background.
   

The sentiment was stamped on the blue base card and embossed in silver.

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16 comments:

  1. What a cute card Maxine - I love the shimmer you have happening and great paper piercing! {{{hugs}}}

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  2. Excellent Maxine. Life is sometimes demanding. Card making can be the release for its stresses. By the way I LOVE OWLS.

    Blessings

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  3. love the card! I think it is fabulous that you are challenging yourself to use up your stash! :) I need to do that more! Thank you for sharing at Jo's for Funday Friday!

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  4. So fun and love this! Cute little owl and a great way to do the branch. Precious!!
    Lynn

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  5. Cute night owl against the night sky. Thanks for stopping by Mema's Crafts this month. We hope you will come back often to play and visit with us.

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  6. Great card, and well done for using up things that you have had lying around for a while (something I have been trying to do this year). Thanks for joining us at Creative Fingers challenge - good luck x

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  7. This is really cute, and that black paper is the perfect background for this card!

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  8. Great card thanks for joining us at Feeling Crafty and good luck x

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  9. What a great night sky that paper makes! I love the stars you added. Such a fun owl, too. Using the various scraps gives such interest, all the added details. It's a great card, Maxine!

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  10. Maxine,
    This is a great way to use up your scraps (which is my favorite thing to do)Thank you for joining us this week at Word Art Wednesday. Blessings, Carole

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  11. Beautiful card hun, thanks for joining us at Polkadoodles this week.
    Shell xx

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  12. WOW- that says it all! Loving the background all shimmery and looking like the night sky. Also loving the Paper Piecing- so cool!!!

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  13. This is gorgeous - I love how you've decorated the image with your scrap papers - it's such a cool idea and it looks beautiful :-) Thank you so much for joining us over at Flat Friends, hope you have a lovely week, Em xxx

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  14. What a cute, fun card :)

    Thank you for joining in with us over at Feeling Crafty Challenge! Best of luck :)

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Thank you for taking the time to comment - it is very much appreciated and your comments are treasured. Maxine D