Thursday 30 June 2011

Another year wiser…

I know, I know….my blogging seems a little remiss these days, but I hope your bear with me through this busy time.  We have school trips, dance shows, football tournaments and long summer nights all mixed in with a bunch of appointments and a busy work day….
Shall I get the violin out now? |Smile

I did manage an evening of crafting in last night  though and have made a birthday card for a colleague’s wife.Owl Birthday

Rubbish picture, I know, but I love these little owls from Stampin’ Up! They are so ‘in’ at the moment (or should I say ‘on-trend’….no, I really shouldn’t) so there’s lots of ideas of  how to use them on the interweb.  The punch is £15.50 and well worth it, I think you’ll find!

This is an A5 card which I’ve matted with woodgrain paper.  I’ve cut an aperture in the front (for the owls little home) and framed it using my nesties. 

I’ve cut the cute, little IMG_0067owls from designer paper from Stampin’ Up! and stuck them to the front of the aperture.  It’s a little bit hard to see but I’ve added a heart gem in between the owls too!

I’ve finished it off with computer generated greetings and added a Happy Birthday to the inside.

Another simple, but fancy looking card, don’t you think?  I hope she likes it Smile.

I’m entering this card in the following challenges:

CES Challenges {Anything but square}

Make it Monday {Linky Party}
The Crafty Pad {Bold and Bright} – You can’t get much brighter than Melon Mambo Smile.

Hope you come back soon….



  1. What a darling card! Love the little owls too!

  2. How Cute,I love these little owls! Thanks for sharing at Make it Monday.
    Hugs Julie P

  3. Beautiful! I love that wood grain paper!
    Thanks for playing at The crafty Pad this week!
    Good Luck
    Dawn xxx

  4. Aww fabby card - love how you have cut out the circle and used the wood effect paper. :)
    Thanks for sharing with us at The Crafty Pad Challenge this week. :)

    Debbie The Crafty Pad Designs

  5. what a fabby crad.. i love those cuties lol.. Thanks for playing at CES xx

  6. WHOO beautiful, love the owls, great card.

    Thanks for sharing with us at ‘Make it Monday’

    Luv CHRISSYxx

    Don’t forget. .if you leave a comment on another entrant, mention that you saw their card on ‘Make it Monday’ for a chance at second prize.. the more you comment on and mention MIM, the more chances at winning second prize.

  7. gorgeous!!! Those owls are just too cute!! Hugs Juls

  8. This is so cute, the owls are very sweet. Thanks for taking part in this weeks CES Challenge


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