Before I share my card today, I want to thank all of you who voted for me on Kylie’s International Blog Hop – I got some exciting news from her this week – my card actually placed first! Wow!!!
I am so excited and humbled! Thanks so much for your support and votes! To see my card, please click HERE
Now for today’s card- I used the Spooky Cat stamp set to create a cute Halloween card -or in this case, Owl-oween!
My card design was inspired by this week’s sketch from Freshly Made Sketches #307
To create my card, I started with a base of Pumpkin Pie cardstock, added a panel of Early Espresso, and then a Very Vanilla layer that I embossed with the Woodland Embossing folder. I used an aquapainter to add some flecks of Pumpkin Pie and Early Espresso.
I used two Layering Circle framelits to create a ring, and attached it to a circle of Very Vanilla cardstock. I embossed this entire piece with the Softly Falling Embossing folder – wanted to get the look of craters on the moon!
I layered the circle over a piece of Burlap ribbon and attached to my card front. My branch was cut from the Seasonal Layers thinlets – I love these thinlets – gorgeous leaves, the super cute Adirondack chair, flowers, snowflakes, etc. It’s such a versatile set. A must have!
I stamped my owl in crumb cake ink and stamped her eyes with Early Espresso ink. I used Pumpkin Pie ink for her beak and feet. I cut her out and sat her on the branch.
I finished the card with a linen bow and some Black Rhinestones.
Supplies for this project are listed below with clickable links to my online store. If you don’t have a demonstrator, I’d love the chance to serve you!
Congratulations, Laura! You deserve first place! I really enjoyed making the "Owloween" cards today. Have a wonderful weekend!
This is such a great card Laura! I love that owl and the textured background! Perfect for Halloween! Thanks for joining us this week at Freshly Made Sketches!
Thank you, Jen!
That owl is perfect for Halloween! Fun card! Glad you joined us at FMS!
Thank you, Linda!
Now this is complete adorable! What a fun owl this is! So glad you joined us at FMS!! And congrats on your win with Kylie!
Thank you, Jen!