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Wednesday, 29 September 2010

Have a 'HOOT' at Uni!

My offering today is a card for a friend who starts at Uni next week. I used this week's Friday Sketchers sketch for the layout, as I always need help with this part of my cardmaking.
I also followed the 'recipe' from Quirky Crafts, which is stitching (mine is faux, you can see it around some of the panels,)  lace (mine is paper-lace and coloured with ink...you can see it on the vertical panels top right, and bottom left,) 2 different buttons, (mine are in the centre of the flowers,) and colour teal or turquoise.
For Sentimental Sundaes they want to see 'Dimension' and I have layered/decoupaged my owl. Paper Sundaes want 'Things with Wings' and Daisy Doodles want to see 'Critters.' 
I made the paper flowers by cutting out 2D flowers, folding the petals using mountain folds on one, then layering another on top with valley folds. The owl and flowers are from a cute collection called 'Cute Nature Collection' and you can buy it from here. The papers are from Pink Petticoat and you can buy them here. 

I was surprised at how quickly it all came together, probably because I usually start cards with just a basic idea (eg the image or the colours I want to use) then work form there, but this time I had everything worked out before I started....organised....? ME....? Surely not!!! Lol!
So to recap, I'd like to enter this card into the following:
Friday Sketchers sketch #121
Quirky Crafts Challenge #35 'recipe' by Cazzy
Sentimental Sundaes challenge #22 'Let's See Some Dimension.'
Paper Sundaes challenge #37 'Things with Wings.'
Daisy Doodles challenge #18 'Critter Mad.'

Thanks for visiting!

Big Smiles from Ali x

16 comments:

Shazza said...

this is just gorgeous, thanks for joining us at Daisy Doodles
x

Dawn said...

It's great Ali! Well done! Great when things just fit together the way you want them too!!!
Big hugs for luck!
Dawn x

Spyder said...

It's great Ali, I love your owl and flowers, lovely layout too, a great card for any event!
Thank you for joining Quirky Craft's recipe this time, hope to see you next time too!
(Lyn)

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Anesha said...

Lovely card,great papers. Thanks for joining us at Sentimental Sundays.

alicaz said...

totally cute! Love the flowers and papers too!
Thanks for joining us at Paper Sundaes this week!

Caro said...

Too cute for words! Love the way you incorporated the recipe challenge. Thanks for joining us at Quirky Crafts

Cheryl said...

Oh my! This is just too cute! I love it!

Thank you for joining the “Let’s See Some Dimension” challenge at Sentimental Sundays.

**Cheryl**

Cazzy said...

I love your fun owl card, thanks for joining us over at Quirky Crafts. I bet Emily will love it too.

Cazzy x

Rhonda said...

WONDERFUL!!!!! Thanks so much for playing with us at Daisy Doodles :)

Christine aka blankiefinder said...

What a cute card, your owl is adorable! Thanks for joining us at Paper Sundaes this week!

Mayjasper said...

Fabulous card. I love Pink Petticoat papers too.
Mayjasper

Joanne Gilch said...

Ali, cute, fun and very creative with all the cutting with scissors. Congrats on the blog award, too! thanks for joining the challenge at Daisy Doodles.

Lawren said...

What a cute card, love the colors and the layers. Thank you for joining us at Daisy Doodles.

Lawren - DT member

Chocolate Fudge Cake said...

Really cute card - love the owl. Thanks for joining us at Quirky Crafts x

deb.lauder said...

I just love this card Ali - so bright and cheerful. Well done on your blog award too - WOW! you're racking them up aren't you ROF x