Adorable Owls Time To Party Birthday Cards

by Joanne James21. January 2023 18:30

Today I'm sharing a couple of cards using Jacquie's layout over at Freshly Made Sketches:

Today's cards feature three new products, and two of them can be yours FREE with a qualifying Sale-A-Bration purchase - take a look at the first one:


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

Alphabet A La Mode - I used the big open space of the sketch to feature part of my sentiment, diecutting the word 'PARTY' minus the 'A' using the new Alphabet A La Mode Dies. This is a great value set of letters, numbers and punctuation that are perfectly sized to make custom sentiments for your cards. 

Adorable Owls - The star of today's card though is the cutest little owl from the 'Adorable Owls' stamp set - one of the products that can be yours FREE with a £45 purchase during the current Sale-A-Bration promotion. I stamped the owl, complete with party hat, coloured him with my Blends and fussy cut him, before popping him up on dimensionals and adding him to my sentiment in place of the letter 'A':


Dandy Designs - Both cards feature patterns from the Dandy Designs designer series paper for the frame - a great bumper pack of 48 sheets in fresh pastel colours. I loved the first card so much, I made a second one featuring a more girly colour palette, with another of the Dandy Designs patterns as the basis for my colour scheme:


Here's a close up of this card - I went with violet eyes for this little owl:


I love both of these cards - the Adorable Owls are just my favourite Sale-A-Bration freebie during this promotion. They are just so cute!

Here's a photo of both cards together:


Which one do you prefer? Do leave me a comment below - I'd love to hear your thoughts.

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. 

It has been freezing here again today - so no hockey at all, although I did enjoy a frosty walk in the countryside as an alternative. The canal that runs close to our house has totally frozen over - all of the ducks were sheltering under the bridges where the water was a little warmer and not yet turned to ice, poor things. Enjoy your day 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 (7) -

Deborah Wheeler
Deborah WheelerUnited Kingdom
1/21/2023 9:36:12 PM #

That is just fabulous!  I might have to pinch that design for my craft group!!

LeAnne Pugliese
LeAnne PuglieseUnited States
1/22/2023 2:27:26 AM #

These are so cute!  I wasn't real on board with the owl but I love how you used it here, especially with the letters! Fun, sweet creations!

Jacquie Southas
Jacquie SouthasUnited States
1/22/2023 3:23:54 AM #

What an adorable and perfectly place owl! Thanks for playing along with us at FMS this week.

Jen Timko
Jen TimkoUnited States
1/24/2023 2:35:05 AM #

Love them both!  What a fun way to use that owl.  So glad you joined us this week at FMS!

Amy O'Neill
Amy O'NeillUnited States
1/24/2023 2:57:11 AM #

These are so sweet! What cute cards! Thanks for joining us at Freshly Made Sketches this week, Joanne!

Cécile RIBON
Cécile RIBONFrance
1/24/2023 12:42:33 PM #

What a super sweet duo of cards, Joanne!This little owl is super cute. Thanks so much for playing along with us at Freshly Made Sketches this week.

Jan Clothier
Jan ClothierNew Zealand
2/3/2023 7:11:40 AM #

Cute as a button.

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