Have a Hoot Christmas Owl Collection

by Joanne James19. November 2020 09:31

Thursday already - where does the week go?! Today I'm sharing a card that I meant to blog yesterday, but simply ran out of time! It uses this week's CAS(E) This Sketch layout and the current Colour Inkspiration colour palette:


Firstly, I would like to say an big 'thank you' to the CAS(E) This Sketch team for choosing my entry last week as their winner - always an honour as the competition is stiff, with so many notable entries! If you missed it, you can see that card here. Now onto my card for this week! I thought long and hard about this sketch, especially because I couldn't come up with a design solely with words that I liked. I did come up with one non-Christmas idea that I am still playing around with, but as my challenge entry I decided to settle on creating the overall shape and mix some images in with my sentiments - after all, a sketch is for inspiration as a starting point, right? Take a look at what I came up with:


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

I used the various festive owls in the 'Have A Hoot' stamp set and created my pyramid of owls and sentiments to follow the sketch layout. I used my Stamparatus to help with positioning and stamped the whole thing onto my card (minus the mistletoe above the pair) and then stamped the owls again and diecut them, so that I could pop them up on dimensionals. This was largely because my card is otherwise one layer, and I didn't want my Blends to bleed through to the reverse. I added a few snowflake sequins, and my card was complete - a #simplestamping Christmas card, save for the diecutting of the owls!


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



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Comments (3) -

VickyUnited Kingdom
11/19/2020 1:08:38 PM #

I was so pleased to see you sailing in with the winning card at CTS Joanne!
But onto today's card - what a beauty, and VERY fitting for The Crafty Owl herself! The colours are gorgeously and those sequins are the perfect embellishment with them.
Thank you sharing your good news - your clever girl! And yes, Peter's my favourite to win next week too. Baking is clearly his passion isn't it. Will raise a virtual glass with you if he wins (any old excuse!) Vicky x


Mary Deatherage
Mary DeatherageUnited States
11/19/2020 11:40:48 PM #

Oh my goodness!  This is just so stinkin' cute!  I love it, Joanne! Smile


Deborah Wheeler
Deborah WheelerUnited Kingdom
11/20/2020 7:22:15 PM #

I just love these owls - they are so cute and cuddly!


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