Happy Owl-oween!

Sep 29, 2017 | Uncategorized | 8 comments

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! 

Thanks for stopping by!!  I hope you have time to “BEE” creative today! 



  1. Nancy Kelley

    Congratulations, Laura! You deserve first place! I really enjoyed making the "Owloween" cards today. Have a wonderful weekend!

    • Laura

      Thanks, Nancy!

  2. Jen Brum

    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!

    • Laura

      Thank you, Jen!

  3. Linda Callahan

    That owl is perfect for Halloween! Fun card! Glad you joined us at FMS!

    • Laura

      Thank you, Linda!

  4. Jen Timko

    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!

    • Laura

      Thank you, Jen!


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