Wednesday, January 20, 2016

Hope Its A Hoot

Happy Hump Day. We got to shovel 3 inches of light and fluffy this morning before we could go to work. But it was so much easier than the last snow which was wet and heavy. So it didn't take us long to shovel the driveway so we could get out. So far they haven't said how much more we'll get on Friday. Maybe I'll go to the grocery tomorrow just in case. LOL!
I worked on day 5 of Bugaboo's Jungle Birthday Celebration this evening. The theme today is to make it funny and use an animal.
I so love the card I did today. I love the contrast of the night background and the moon with the owl.

This is an image called Owl by Bugaboo. I colored him with Copic markers. I cut the moon from yellow card stock from my scrap box and then inked it with distress inks: spun straw and fossilized amber to give it more of a moon feel. The background is a dark blue piece of cards stock from my scrap box. The brown scraps were embossed with the Spellbinder's bark embossing folder for the tree with a darker brown behind it as a shadow. I added some leaves to the side made from a scrap of green and punched from the laurel leaf punch. I popped up the owl over all the layers. I used the Tuesday Morning sketch for inspiration.

I am entering these challenges:
We're on the downside of the week. And I am looking forward to the weekend. I hope your week is going well. Thanks for stopping by and I hope you will play along with the Bugaboo birthday celebration. It's so much fun!



Debbie said...

This is just gorgeous, Donna!! I love the moon against the dark sky and the embossed tree! Great border punch!
Enjoy your snow! I wish you could send it to me! LOL
Thanks for playing along this week at Tuesday Morning Sketches!!
Debbie (TMS DT)
Debbie's Dash of This and That

Julie Curtis said...

Hi Donna. I' so glad that you included your blog address in your email. I'm a new follower :) Your card is great I love owls and use them often on my cards and this one is is fun with those eyes. L like how you made the moon so big behind him and using the embossing as a tree is so creative!

Kris B said...

What a fun take on this week's sketch! I love the owl and the moon for the circle element is great! Thanks so much for joining us this week at Tuesday Morning Sketches!

Jo Nevill said...

Great card, love your wise owl
Thank you for joining us at Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Challenge this week.

Jo x

Jen Leeflang said...

Thanks for celebrating our 6th Birthday with us at Bugaboo Stamps - we hope you joined us every day to be eligible for one of the BIG prizes! Good luck in the draw!
Jen Leeflang

Tammi Cremeans said...

Awesome. Thank you for joining us over at TTCRD challenge. Look forward to
seeing you next week. hugs


Melissa Craig said...

Really fun birthday card! The moon is perfect with the owl. Thank you for joining us at Tuesday Morning Sketches.

Shelly Schmidt said...

Wonderful card- LOVE this image in the sketch with the moon behind the owl- perfect!

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