Thursday 17 April 2014

Owl Birthday

Good morning friends!

Today's share is a card I made for the Paper Smooches Sparks Challenge.

This week's challenge is a photo challenge - below is the inspiration photo ...


 ... and the card that was inspired by it.

Of course I made a Pop it Ups card  - this one is already on it's way to a friend who is celebrating a birthday next week.

I have some new Paper Smooches goodies, and used them here ... the 'Quoteables' dies are going to be SO much fun. The one without the speech 'point' makes a great little hill....

The owl is completely adorable ... I paper pieced her and the little branch.  For the Pop-up, I used the Lots of Pops die by Karen Burniston for Elizabeth Craft Designs.

Finally I decided the owl needed to be a little more festive and I didn't want to add a balloon and hide the pretty banner background paper. So I stamped a Lawn Fawn party hat, fussy cut and added it to her head. A Wink of Stella pen gave it a bit of shimmer and shine.

I can't believe I waited so long to add these stamps to my collection. I'm going to have lots of fun with them!

Supplies used:
Card size: 4-1/2" square
Lots of Pops - Pop it Ups, Karen Burniston (Elizabeth Craft Designs)
Hooties stamp set - Paper Smooches
Quotables die - Paper Smooches
Patterned paper - Stampin' Up
Happy Birthday stamp - Stampin' Up 
Hat stamp - Lawn Fawn
Tombow Markers
White gel pen
Wink of Stella
White card stock
Pink seam binding

Thanks for stopping by today.


  1. Well you gotta know I love this! Fab card!M

  2. Karen, this is so adorably sweet!

  3. love them both

  4. love the pop-up element ... and how the whole card is coordinated in colour

  5. That pop-up element is so cool - the owl looks less than impressed though, hee! Thanks so much for playing along with the Paper Smooches SPARKS challenge!!


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