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Sunday, April 23, 2017

You're a Hoot!

Hi everyone! This is my very first post as a part of the Dies R Us Design Team and I want to thank you for stopping by!  I hope you will join me and my teamies daily here at the Inspiration Blog; be sure to join in with your own creation on the Challenge Blog!

Since meeting my new next door neighbor, I've adopted her obsession with owls.  I just think they are so cool and SO cute! Since I just got some new dies, I thought I'd make this to have on hand just in case I needed an all occasion card in a pinch (and, honestly, I was dying to use my new Lawn Fawn set!)



What I Used to Make my Card: (A2 size unless stated)
White Card Base
Black Card Panel
Circle Punch
Impression Obsession, Owl, #DIE283-O
Lawn Fawn "You're a Hoot" Stamp Set, #LF605
Die-Versions Whisper Stitched Nesting Squares, #DV-572
White, Yellow, Black and Orange Cardstock
Googly Eyes
Black Ink
Branch (I used my Silhouette CAMEO)

The first thing I did was die cut my owl out of white cardstock.  He's a studious, snowy barn owl so he had to be white; and he needs his glasses to watch for mice! I cut the body and wings out of white card, his nose and feet out of orange card, his glasses out of black card.  I then punched a yellow moon out using a very old circle punch.  I don't have a branch die (yet), so I used my Silhouette machine to cut out a simple branch using brown cardstock.  I adhered my owl, moon and branch to the black card base panel, then stamped my sentiment onto a piece of white card and then die cut out using the stitched square die.

I smile every time I look at this owl and I am hoping this cute little card will give you a smile, too!  Thank you SO much for stopping by, and if you have some time I encourage you to click on the links below and check out all the fabulous creations that can be made with products at Dies R Us.  Fondly, Christi



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I am entering my Wise Owl in the following challenges:
Allsorts Challenge - "I Spy With my Little Eye Something that Begins with B" - bird
2 Crafty Critter Crazies - M, #1, Anything Goes w/ a Critter
A Bit More Time to Craft - Anything Goes
Brown Sugar - #247, Use a Die Cut
QKR Stampede - #240, Feathered Friends
Moving Along with the Times - #43, Birds & Feathers


9 comments:

  1. Oh, Christi, I love this adorable little owl! The glasses are fabulous. :-D Now, I have to put on two different DT hats to thank you for playing along in our challenges at QKR Stampede and also at 2 Crafty Critter Crazies. Good luck in both of them.
    NanaConnie DT

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  2. Oh this is a wonderful card Christi !! I love the adorable owl and what a fab nightscape you’ve created with the branch and the moon. I especially like his glasses - so cute!!
    Thanks for joining us at MAWTT for our birds/feathers challenge.
    Hugs Sue B xx

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  3. Fab card, my Grandaughter would love this one, thanks for joining us at MAWTT xxx

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  4. Totally adorable, love his googly eyes! Cara x

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  5. Hoot hoot~ very cute! TFS it with Brown Sugar Challenge~

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  6. Lovely owl - I like the wobbly eyes. Thank you for sharing with us at QKR Stampede.
    Mary

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  7. So very cute! So glad you linked up with us at QKR Stampede!
    Marji dt

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  8. Hi I am linking you on my blog post on Monday if that is OK. xxxx

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