Monday, October 17, 2016

Happy owlidays


Well, I did think about printing out "happy owlidays," but I didn't do it.
This is an attempt to turn a non-holiday stamp into a Christmas card.  I took the owl on a  branch and hung some ornaments from her branch.  The ornaments are little die-cuts I bought a bag full of in the post-Christmas clearance a few years ago, either at Michal's or the Dollar Store. I think it was actually supposed to be used like table confetti or something, but I, of course, thought "Christmas cards!"
The ornaments are plain red, so I added some details with a white gel pen just to make them a little interesting. Little hanging ribbons are hand drawn as well. Owl stamp is black-embossed with some details colored in pencil.

This card is for
ABC Christmas -- U is for Under the pile (something at least 1 year old from stash = ornaments)
Craftyhazelnut's Christmas Challenge #303 -- cute
Craftyhazelnut's Christmas Challenge Extra -- anything Christmas
Craftyhazelnut's Patterned Paper Challenge-- patterned paper
Word Art Wednesday#252 -- anything goes

8 comments:

  1. Cute Christmas card. Thanks for joining us at CHNS patterned Paper Challenge this month.

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  2. A lovely CAS design and perfect for our challenge this week at ABC Christmas, thanks for joining us.
    Lorraine DT

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  3. Thanks for entering all of my Craftyhazelnut's challenges with your lovely crafting - hope to see you again soon. x

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  4. I like that you added detail to the ornaments that steps it up a notch. Great job on making a non-Christmas stamp into a holiday card. No one would know if you didn't say so.

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  5. Wonderful card - love those little ornaments!
    Thanks for playing at the ABC Christmas Challenge!
    Helen x

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  6. A FAb fun scene. I think your other sentiment would have be lovely too! Thank you so much for joining us at ABC Christmas Challenge.
    Chrissyxx

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  7. Very cute.
    Thanks for joining us at Craftyhazelnuts patterned paper challenge.
    Happy Crafting!
    Catherine X DT

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  8. Wonderful card. Thanks for joining us at Crafty HazelNuts Christmas Challenge Extra this month. Good Luck!
    Fiona xx

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