Have a Hoot Owl Family Christmas Card Sneak Peek

by Joanne James18. July 2020 18:00

A late post from me today as we've been busy cycling and enjoying a dinner of homemade pizzas in our new pizza oven! I'm sharing a card using this gorgeous colour palette over at Colour Inkspiration and the current Paper Craft Crew sketch:

No photo description available.   Vertical sketch with horizontal scallop rectangle placed in bottom left corner with banner behind.

Whilst that lovely colour palette would work really well for an autumnal card, following my Autumn-Winter pre-order unboxing live session online this week, I couldn't resist making my first Christmas card with my new supplies - take a look:


Here's the low-down on today's card:

Have A Hoot - The cute little owls on today's card are courtesy of a new stamp set called 'Have A Hoot' - aren't they just the cutest?! I heat embossed them in white onto Crumb Cake to highlight the little snowflakes and coloured the owls with my Blends. Check out the punny sentiment too!

So Many Snowflakes - I stamped some background snowflakes tone-on-tone onto my Real Red card base and added a diecut snowflake in (retired) white glimmer paper and cut with my new So Many Snowflakes dies as an accent. I also added a sprinkle of snowflake sequins for a little sparkle.

Stitched So Sweetly - My stitched scalloped panel is courtesy of the Stitched So Sweetly dies; I added a couple of strips of Cinnamon Cider cardstock and DSP behind just to highlight the colour and anchor the panel - here's a close up: 


Here is the visual summary of the key products used on today's project for you to pin for easy reference:


You can see all of my 'How To' summaries on my 'How To - Tips and Techniques' Pinterest board in case you've missed any. 

Enjoy your evening and I'll be back tomorrow with another project. Until then, happy stampin'!


Stampin' Up! Supplies Used:

Table built using Product Table Builder by The Crafty Owl - Independent Stampin' Up! Demonstrator.

Comments (5) -

7/19/2020 2:22:58 PM #

Wow, these little owls are perfect for a Crafty Owl family such as yours!  Somehow I missed that CI challenge too...LOVE those fall colors!  Makes me feel a tad bit cooler!  Adorable card!


Tammy Fote
Tammy FoteUnited States
7/19/2020 2:28:36 PM #

This is absolutely adorable!!  Love it!!


Deborah Wheeler
Deborah WheelerUnited Kingdom
7/19/2020 8:24:12 PM #

Great card.  Those owls are so cute and I love the kraft card with red.  


kimberly skinner
kimberly skinnerUnited States
7/21/2020 1:55:32 PM #

I love the snowflakes tucked behind the owls!  Fabulous card! Thank you for playing along with the Paper Craft Crew this week!


Jan Musselman
Jan MusselmanUnited States
7/24/2020 4:35:52 PM #

Super cute card Joanne! Love the snowflake accents. Thanks for Joining the Paper Craft Crew this week.


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