Monday, 5 November 2012

Cozy winter Owl

Good evening everyone!  Hope you had a good Monday!  My Monday was crazy busy... but so will the rest of the week!  I still managed to put in a bit of craft time :D

I really wanted to play with the fabulous digi that I won last time I played at Meljen's challenge.  So I made a little card with him.  He's totally adorable and was a total joy to play with!
I started out with a wonderful sketch that I will post down my blog from sweet sketch... I chose my paper and layered it... but I really wasn't happy with the look... so then I took out my Tim Holtz distresser and really had fun!  I really love how it turned out it seems that's what this card was calling for.

The paper is from Toga - Le p'tit bloc.  I used my classic squares, scallop circle and classic circle dies all from Spellbinder!  Those are really my go to dies I realize...  I seem to form some habits... going to have to break them or else my other dies will be lonely...  I added a little ribbon from my stash.

Here's a closer look at the digi that I colored with my copics.  I added some stickles to the hat and some liquid appliqué for the snow to which I added some glitter ritz in warm white.

Here's a look at the fabulous sentiment from Create with TLC,

Here's the sketch that I followed:

I'm entering this card in the following challenges:
  1. Sweet sketch wednesday - The fabulous sketch
  2. Meljens designs - Critters
  3. Cutie Pie challenge - distress your card
  4. Crafty Ribbon - Christmas
So what do you think?  Did I do good?!?  I believe that with the beautiful Meljen's digis.. you really can't go wrong...

Good night everyone!

Hugs


Vicky
xo

17 comments:

  1. Congrats on your win, your card is adorable. I love that liquid applique which is just perfect for snow.

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  2. Vicky, you card is adorable. I love the puffy paints and sparkle you have added. Thanks for joining us.
    Nancy SSW-DT

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  3. Darling card Vicky. Love that sentiment stamp. I may have to get one! Thanks for joining in the sketchy fun this week over at Sweet Sketch Wednesday.

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  4. Nice take on that sketch, Vicky! Love that image and the special effects you added to it. Very cool papers, too. :^)
    Hugs, Penny

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  5. How cute!!!! That owl is adorable!! Awesome coloring! I love your layout!!! Just awesome!!!

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  6. adorable... i love the owl... i found it on MELJEN's designs challenge blog. i am a new follower and email subscriber.

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  7. This is fantastic Vicky. I love how you colored the owl..and ofc the sentiment is just perfect! Thank you so much for joining us this week at Meljen's Designs. Goodluck!

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  8. That is one super sweet card!! I can see why you wanted to play with that image right away, it's adorable!!! Thanks for joining us at Sweet Sketch Wednesday.

    Linda

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  9. Love the sketch and the dp is rockin the background. Sweet image and perfect coloring.
    Hugs
    Berni
    berni46blogspot.

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  10. This is just oh so cute! Love your fluffy looking snow and beautiful ribbon. Happy to have you with us at SSW.
    Hugs, Heide SSW-DT

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  11. Oh Vicky your critter card is sooo cute! Love that fat little owl and your coloring is great.

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  12. Wonderful card Vicky. I love the design. And this image is great. joann sassy raggedy

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  13. VERY CUTE! Love it! It is shared on the Cmas blog too! THANK YOU!

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  14. What a super cute image!! Awesome card =)
    So glad you played along with us at Sweet Sketch Wednesday!!
    Blessings to you - Sally SSW-DT

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  15. Oh Vicky your Winter Owl is too cute for words, I just love this image and your wonderful traditional Christmas colours and papers and that great satin bow is the perfect finishing touch to a lovely card. Thanks so much for joining us this week at Sweet Sketch Wednesday and good luck.
    Hugs
    Kathie SSW-DT

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  16. So darn cute! Love the puffy paint for the snow and the added sparkles. Great job with the sketch. Thanks for playing along at Sweet Sketch Wednesday!

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  17. Adorable! Thanks for playing along with us at Meljen's this week.

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