Friday, 9 May 2014

Snippety owl

After wanting SU's 'Owl Builder' punch forever, I finally got one recently and this is what I made for a first play:
I used:

- 4" x 4" square white card blank

- SU's 'Owl Builder' punch and lots of little snippets. The wings were an add on, I'd spotted folk doing that on Splitcoaststampers - using scalloped punches. I don't have a punch small enough so used the smallest scalloped oval Nestie I have and just folded the wings in half along the longer part of the oval. Have to say, it really does add some dimension :)

- the branch was die cut from a snippet of SU's 'Certainly Celery' card stock using Cheery Lynn's 'Bird on a Branch 2' die

- the 'picture' and frame were die cut using MFT 'Rounded Banner' dies from snippets of white card and SU's 'Rose Red' card

- sentiment is from the Personal Impressions stamp set of dinky little sentiments I wrote about the other day - called 'Everyday Words Happy Birthday', stamped using Memento 'Tuxedo Black' ink pad

- wisely (pun intended!) for once, I left placing the owl right until the end after the sentiment was stamped and just popped him/her on with little sticky pads - I do love how the owl is touching its heart (Not a happy accident, I planned it that way - aw!) 

Di
x

24 comments:

  1. Aw indeedy!! Lovely Miss. Good idea with the wings to use the oval. hugs Mrs A.

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  2. Awwwww....this is adorable! Love the way you have him/her touching their heart.

    This would be so nice to send to little ones who live far away...wonder who that could be!!! Seems I recall two little sweethearts who live in Europe!

    That punch is so cute. I have a MB die of an owl but have never used it...my bad!

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  3. This is so sweet Di, I just got that punch too and haven't used it yet, such a cute card, Cathy x

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  4. OMG - now you got me wanting one !!! That little chap is just fabulous :-) What a superb little card and a great way to use up those 'bits' :-D
    LUV him a lot !!
    Hugz
    IKE xxxxx

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  5. Twit-twoo. Love this Di, great card.
    Hugs
    Caz x

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  6. He's just adorable Di....he's ideal for a snippets card

    Anne

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  7. Brilliant I love this fantastic little card
    Have a great day

    Patricia x

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  8. Fabulous card Di and a great use of snippets too xx

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  9. That's cute - the owl punch is great and can be used for so much more than owls too

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  10. Your card is FAB Di. Love how you did the wings.

    Everyone loves that owl punch and if you go on Pinterest there's approximately a GAZILLION ways you can use it!

    Hugs, Sarn xxx

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  11. Fabulous card Di. Such a useful punch that! There'll be no stopping you now especially if you look on interest for what you can do with it!

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  12. Love it. Have got this punch as well it's very versatile. Anne x

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  13. what a brilliant idea for the wings

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  14. Pretty owl
    fab idea
    have a lovely weekend
    hugs Tamara

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  15. Love your super little owl xx

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  16. What a hoot! Your owl is super gorgeous.
    Hugs
    xx

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  17. Lovely card Di, this punch was a must have for me too, one of the very few (two) SU items I own.

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  18. This is so cute Di sorry I haven't been able to join in the fun this week but migraines won instead LOL have a great weekend huggles Sue xx

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  19. oh my gosh, this is SO CUTE!!! You're going to love all the fun cards you'll be making next:) I love how he appears to be hosting an award show with his "wings!" Too cute!

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  20. Have owl punch envy! Clever idea to add the wings too. The owl punch is on my wish list - as are so many other things lol!
    Just managed to get something made last night for snippets challenge - apologies for not being around much. Have a lovely weekend Karen x

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  21. Oh wow Di this is simply adorable x

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  22. Lovely card Di, and I can see that a lot of thought went into the making of it ... right down to the little owl pointing to his heart. That's a great tip on how to make the wings - thanks for sharing. Hugs, Elizabeth xx

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  23. Just playimg along for fun this week. Hugs Mrs A.

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