Friday, January 8, 2016

A New Nest

It's a gray, rainy day outside so I needed something that would brighten the day up. So this card made me smile. My son and his girlfriend moved into anew apartment last week so I made this card for them.


I do love my plaid! This is a scrap from my scrap box that I used for the background. The image and sentiment is from a retired Gina K set called Owl Always Love You. I colored the image with Bic and Copic markers and die cut it with Spellbinder's Circle die then framed it with a combination of the circle die and the scalloped circle die. The leaves are die cut from Spellbinder's Foliage dies. I used distress ink to give the leaves some dimension. The sentiment I die cut with Clear Dollar Stamps Designer Labels (unfortunately they are no longer in business). I used distress ink again to speckle the sentiment tag. The sentiment is popped up from the card. I used the Tuesday Morning Sketch #333 as inspiration for this card and Addicted to Stamps and More challenge.

 

I am entering these challenges:
I hope this card brightens your day too. It's the weekend! I hope you get some time to play this weekend. I know I'm going to be pushing for some crafty time. Thanks for stopping by. Have a wonderful weekend!

Donna


11 comments:

Shelly Schmidt said...

I love this card- this is so darn cute! Congrats to your son- is he close to you distance wise?

Pam said...

This is so cute! I love the little owl image and the pink and green plaid! I'm sure your son and his girlfriend will love it!

Pam
scrap-n-sewgranny.blogspot.com

Karen Letchworth said...

hi there, Donna. What a super sweet and really fun card. I would like to invite you to stop by and share your sweet art with us at Word Art Wednesday. It's always Anything Goes, and our prize this week is $25 to Simon Says Stamp. I really hope you will join us.

Blessings,
Karen
Word Art Wednesday
www.wordartwednesday.blogspot.com

Melissa L. said...

Sweet & bright & fun, Donna. That owl is so cute and I really like the plaid background. Thanks for playing along at ATSM.

Katrina Brown said...

So, so cute! I also love plaids and the colors in this plaid are great! Thanks for sharing with us at TTCRD.
Katrina
ScrappyHorses.blogspot.com

Debbie said...

Pretty card!! I love plaid, too! (I won't use some of my plaid scraps because then they won't be there for "when I want them"! LOL)
Thanks for playing along this week at Tuesday Morning Sketches!!
Debbie (TMS DT)
Debbie's Dash of This and That

Kris B said...

Great new home card!Beautifully colored, and I love how you added ink to the leaves to give them more dimension! Thanks so much for joining us this week at Tuesday Morning Sketches!

Katie Prasolek said...

pink and green is a nice combo, you made the shade on the leaves very nicely :) thanks for joining Craft Your Passion challenge this week, hope to see you again! :)

Kasia, Craft Your Passion DT
www.artekatie.wordpress.com

Lin said...

Such a pleasing design, Donna! Love how it all came together! Thanks for joining us at the Simon Says Stamp Wednesday challenge!

Creative world said...

This is so cute...love your plaid too,and the owl is so sweet...great coloring...thanks to play along at ATSM XX Zeljka

Imagine That! Digis by Kris said...

Awww, what a cutie! :) Love the image, love the plaids and the leaves - great card and perfect for the occasion. xKris

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