Saturday, 3 December 2016

Holly Owl

Hello lovely peeps


It's the first Saturday of the month which means it is time for a new challenge at Crafty Calendar.
The theme this month is

 'Christmas Time'

and the sponsor is Sami Stamp




For my inspiration card I have used Holly Owl

First I coloured the image using Promarkers and then doodled a border with a black fineliner pen.

I layered up a 7x7" card blank with First Edition/CraftArtist papers (which I edged with Pumice Stone distress ink), and added some some ribbon/twine

[Edit-I've added a pic of the ribbon because it's hard to make out]


To echo the holly hanging from the branches I made my own embellishment using matching card and a Sizzix Original die and attached it to silver wire with a glue gun



I would like to enter this in the following challenges:-
  Crafty Ribbons #178 Christmas..with ribbon
Fussy and Fancy #178 Christmas in tones or pastels 
ABC Challenge U  is for Unconventional Christmas colours
Crafter's Cafe #162 Christmas and/or birthday
Doodle Pantry  #24 Anything Digital Goes
 Fab 'n' Funky #329 Christmas 
Holly Jolly Christmas Challenge #86 Create a Christmas Card or an ABC (Anything but a card) 
 Creative Inspirations #263 Christmas Creations
Country View Crafts' Challenge Christmas
My Time to Craft #335 christmas animals

Please pop over to Crafty Calendar if you can to see the fabulous makes from my teamies.

Thanks for stopping by,
Katrina x

14 comments:

  1. Such a cute image and love the pastel colours

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  2. This is lovely Katrina - I love seeing 'alternative' colours on Christmas cards although I'm not very good at choosing them myself. Mind you I've just bought the First Edition paper pad myself so I've made a start! Wonderful card. Hugs to you Sue Pxxx

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  3. What a Wonderful card.
    The map also fits the first challenge at the Sweet Stampers.
    I hope to see you :-)
    http://sweetstamperschallenge.blogspot.de/
    Hugs
    Kuni

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  4. I love your alternative colours on this cute Christmas card and the image is so adorable. Thank you for joining us at Fab'n Funky.
    Alison x

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  5. Lovely colors and card but I think your forget to put in a ribbon. Anyway, many thanks to join us in Crafty Ribbons challenge this week and good luck from Christelle DT.

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    1. Thank you Christelle. There is ribbon there but it's white organza and hard to see. I have added a close-up now :o)

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  6. Lovely card thanks for joining us at the crafter's cafe challenge
    Mónica DT

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  7. A beautiful Christmas creation! Thanks for joining us at Creative Inspirations this fortnight! xxx

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  8. Beautiful card with a really cute image! :)
    Thanks a lot for joining us at Fussy and Fancy! :)

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  9. Lovely creation. Thanks for joining us at creative inspirations this fortnight

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  10. What a prettty soft delicate card. Thanks for joining our ABC Challenge -U is for Unconventional , hugs, Carol DT

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  11. The arrangement is just perfect. Great balance. Thanks for joining in with us at Country View Crafts.

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  12. Oh this is so cute! Great colours. Thanks for playing along with us at Fussy and Fancy Friday Challenge. Pat K x

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  13. Lovely creation. Thanks for joining us at Holly Jolly. Good luck.
    Lynn aka Lynnpenguin, Holly Jolly DT

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