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Sunday, November 4, 2012

Night Owls


For this card I've used papers from Landstoken Paperdesign - on with spots and one with stripes.
The owls - made with a Stampingbella rubber stamp called "Branching out owlies" - have been  colored with Promarkers.
The moon stamp is from Magnolia. I stamped directly on the DP, then I used a white gel pen to color the clouds white.
The owls have been mounted to a tree branch, made with a Memory Box die. The branch is heat embossed using a bronze colored ultra thick embossing enamel from Suze Weinberg.
The sentiment is a rub on. I've also used are 6 pearls.

This card is for these challenges:
1) A Gem of a Challenge - #58 Polka Dots/Spots
2) Card Crafter's Circle - #47 Patterned Paper
3) Chocolate, Coffee & Cards - #25 Stripes
4) Delicious Doodles - #9 Embossing
5) Jellypark Challenges - Back to Nature
6) Forever Friends - Anything Goes
7) PapercraftJunkies Challenge - Things With Wings
8) Fab 'n' Funky - #145 Diecuts/Punches
9) Make it Monday - Anything Goes

32 comments:

aussie aNNie said...

Striking card Pia, love the clouds stamped onto DP a great effect with the owls underneath and that embossed branch is so effective..great card.x

Laine said...

This is stunning Pia, what a clever idea to use the DP as background detail. Love the cute owls. A fabulous project. Thank you so much for sharing.
Hugs
Laine
X

Crafty Lark said...

This is so cute, love the clouds and embossed branch also. xx Flora

Sue - bearhouse said...

so gorgeous! I LOVE those owls and the background looks wonderful

Sue

Lau W said...

Superb card, so adorable ! Love these owls, make me smile !
Have a nice day !
xxx

Tracey Grundy said...

Lovely card. Thanks for joining in with our challenges at our Papercraftjunkies Challenge Blog.
Tracey x
www.papercraftjunkies.com

cotnob said...

What a fabulous card Pia, your little owls are so cute and I love the background you have created for them.
Pauline
x

scrappymo! said...

That embossed Memory Box branch die is gorgeous. I have that die and have never thought of embossing it. It is just gorgeous.

I like these little owls. i especially like that they all look different! Great idea to stamp right on the PP and then use the white pen!!!

chrissy xx said...

Awhh!! This is sooooo cute..
LOve these little owls...
LOve your background too.
Chrissyxx

Pat said...

Lovely card, super papers, great image. Thanks for sharing at Fab'n'Funky this week.

Pat xx

Chrissy said...

This is so cute and fabulous Pia..I love the owls and fantastic background..

Luv CHRISSYxx

Corinna said...

Oh Pia, the background is perfect and so nice! I love the design and these little owls:-)

karen said...

Fabulous design Pia, love those owls, hugs, Karenx

Faye's Paper Passion said...

Hello Pia. Your card is Beautiful. Visiting from MIM..Faye

Loz said...

Your card is Fantastic Pia. I saw this on MIM..Loz

Skye said...

A fabulous card. So many great elements. I love the little owls and the background using the pretty design paper with the stamped moon is terrific. The embossed branch is great

Debra Miller said...

Love this - fabulous design Pia. Saw it on MIM. Deb

Sue said...

Awww this is SO cute Pia… I love owls and these are adorable… Love the gorgeous papers and how you've done the clouds and moon effect! it's a stunning card! :-)
Hope you have a good week!
Big Hugs
Sue xx

Faye said...

I really love owls Pia. The branch you have created for them looks fab and so do the clouds. X

Sasha said...

Pia, your owls are so sweet! I love how you have them sittings the tree branch:)

Lisa M said...

Ohhhh Pia, this is comical and wonderful all at the same time! I love what you've created here. The simplicity of how you created it, but so detailed and intricate as well. It's ADORABLE!!
hugs,
Lisa xx

Wishcraft said...

Love how you've used the moon stamp and those fab owls! Gorgeous card Pia :o) Hugs, Lisa x

Beccy said...

Great card - thanks for joining the Fab n Funky challenge.

Beccy x

lalkygirl said...

What a fab card ,love the sweet big eyed owls and fab background
Thanks for joining us at MIM and good luck
Tracey x

Tami G said...

saw this on MIM. what a fantastic card.. love it

Kasey ~ in Oz said...

Pia, that is one gorgeous CAS card, I LOVE how you've done the tree branch.

Saw it at Make It Monday. I'm number 52 this week, I'd love it if you'd drop by.

Cheers,
Kasey ~ in Oz

Vicky said...

A gorgeous card, thank you for joining us at A Gem of a Challenge with your polka dots,

hugs Vicky xx

cotnob said...

Hi Pia, you asked me about CD's - if I were to recommend one that has images for both male and female it would have to be Joanna Sheen's Jayne Netley Mayhew Collection Part 2, Joanna Sheen does not stock it in her shop any more but I'm sure you can pick up a copy on Ebay or just google it and I'm sure you'll find it somewhere. It has a selection of wildlife images and papers that includes birds, domestic animals as well as wild animals and I always reach for mine if I want to make a card for a man.

If you are going to start using CD's I would recommend any of Joanna Sheen's CD's just have a look at her website http://www.joannasheen.co.uk/ there is a section there were you can look inside the CD's and there is also a gallery of cards using her CD's.
I hope this helps.
Pauline
x

Nelle said...

Awwww, this is really cute!

Thanks for joining us at CC&CC.

Hugs, Nelle

Donna said...

I love it! What a super cute little card. Thank you for joining in the Forever Friends Monthly Challenge. Donna x

Stempelgedöns said...

What a great card. Love the little owls and the background!

Wattage said...

What a super cute card - it's lovely! Thanks for joining the challenge at Forever Friends, Lisa (DT) x