Sunday, 6 February 2011

Owl love...


Thought I'd share with you a card I made the other evening for a workshop demonstration - I think it's going to be hubby's valentine's card (even though it has got a bow on it and he thinks that means it's a girl's card lol!). I got very glittery while making this one...

I cased the general idea from this card I saw on SCS then changed a few bits and pieces. The background was created by stamping three different hearts onto Real Red cardstock with Versamark then adding Heat & Stick powder then red glitter - so sparkly IRL! The frame in Early Espresso around the owl panel was created with the scallop trim border and corner punch (love, love, love this effect!).

I got a bit carried away by the cuteness of it all and ended up decorating the inside as well:

To decorate the inside of a card, just take whatever bits and pieces are left from the outside (like DSP, cardstock etc) and follow the theme through onto the inside. In this case I used the dotty DSP and Crumb Cake cardstock with the scallop trim punch and I just stamped the owl onto Whisper White, added a glittery heart and layered the whole piece on Early Espresso for a bit of extra pop. Doesn't take very long to do but really gives it that extra something. don't ya think?

Here's the recipe:
Stamps: Punch Bunch, Basic Phrases
Ink: Early Espresso, Real Red, Versamark
Paper: Whisper White, Real Red, Early Espresso, Crumb Cake, Confetti White, Real Red DSP
Accessories: Fine Galaxy glitter, heat & stick powder, scallop trim border and corner punch, heart to heart punch, full heart punch, word window punch, modern label punch, two-step bird punch

Thanks for stopping by!

x Amy x

1 comment:

JessicaLynn said...

Happy Superbowl Sunday,
I just wanted to say hello and to also say that I just love this card. The colors that you picked for it are perfect.
I am giving away a set of free clear stamps on my blog, please come on over and take a look.

Have a great day!
Jessica Lynn