Thursday 2 October 2014

Owl I want for Christmas

Good morning peeps.
The Indian summer looks to be coming to an end by the weekend with threats of an advancing cold front. Still we can't complain after the driest September on record!

As I was checking through my blog links this morning I came across the latest challenge at 
Curtain Call. Appropriately it is 
as they are sponsored by Paper Smooches!
Anyway I was inspired by this to use a new stamp set that was laying around on the desk and join in with this and a couple of other challenges. Here is my card.

It's a set by Lawn Fawn called Winter Owl. We don't see many Lawn Fawn items around here so it stood out for me and I thought the sentiment was cute. I coloured him with Copics and fussy cut him along with those teeny tiny hearts!
The heart is from my Little B hearts die set and the background was embossed with a Cuttlebug folder. Snow drifts cut free hand from a scrap of white card.

I will also join in with a few  more challenges such as -

TIME OUT Challenges - Stamping -with the optional twist of apples, I chose not to twist!
Less is More - Mostly Words - hope the owl won't count against me!
Addicted to CAS - Cuddly, I'll leave that link to your imagination!
OK that's it, I better take the dog out and stretch the old legs.
Thanks for calling around and big thanks to you who leave such lovely comments, I really appreciate your kind words.


  1. Julie, that is just perfect for the challenge! Love the falling snow and how you've colored that adorable owl!

  2. This is so adorable! It's just wintry and cozy at the same time. Very good job.

  3. Oooo so cute :) love the sweet snowy scene !

  4. Fab design Julie, love that adorable owl and the sentiment is lovely too. I actually rode (early) in a t shirt this morning, I'm not sure I've ever been able to do that in October before!! xx

  5. Crisp, cute, striking and utterly gorgeous Julie.
    Thanks so much for sharing and taking part.
    Sarah xx
    Less is More

  6. So adorable. Love the way you created the snow and the snow hills. So perfectly CAS and thanks for joining us at ATCAS and TIME OUT Challenges x

  7. This is fabulous, the cute owl is so beautifully coloured and the whole design is terrific!
    Thanks so much
    "Less is More"

  8. This is DARLING, Julie! LOVE the great inlaid die/punch--it's fabulous! Thanks for stopping by my blog and for linking my technique to your blog! HUGS! :) Mynn xx

  9. That owl's so cute, Julie ... sitting amid all that glorious white on white texture ... just adorable! Thanks so much for playing along with us at Time Out! Anita :)

  10. Fab, quirky and wonderful card !!

  11. Wow, this card has such a well thought-out design! I love the inlaid diecutting and the subtle embossed background with the hills...the coloring is fabulous,too! So glad that you join the fun over Virginia’s View Clean and Simple Challenge!

  12. Lovely card and such a cute owl

  13. Aww this is adorable Julie, love your layout
    Thanks so much for joining us at Less is More
    LIM Designer

  14. Awwww super sweet and cuddly little owl all wrapped up for the snow. thanks so much for joining us at ATCAS with beautiful CAS creation.


  15. This is so cute! LOVE the white on white.

  16. So darling! Love the heart-shaped sentiment and the white on white design. Thanks for joining us at the Curtain Call!

  17. Oh this is so cute, I love that owl!
    Thanks for joining us at Curtain Call!

  18. What a beautiful snowy card! Thank you for taking the TIME OUT and join us!


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