Aug 28 2011

CCMC 164 – Warmest of Wishes

I wanted to use Stampin' Up!'s hostess only stamp set, Warmest of Wishes.  That little Halloween Owl is just TOO cute!  When we received this set for FREE at Convention, I was just TOO excited!  So, I'm a LITTLE early using it…it is in the Holiday Mini that you'll be able to get next week with your hostess dollars!  I was looking for a sketch and the latest Create with Connie and Mary CCMC 164 was sitting on top of my desk.  Why not use it again?  No rules that I can only use it one time, right?  I adapted it just a little for my set.  So, here is my SECOND card using the sketch! 



I also had this strip of Pick Your Poison Designer Paper (Holiday Mini) sitting out from another project, so I took my colors from it.  I started with a base of Pumpkin Pie.  I layered on Basic Gray cardstock.  I stamped the Halloween Owl in Basic Black in the bottom right corner of the Sahara Sand.  I stamped him again on Pumpkin Pie, cut out the bag and his mask and placed it over the Basic Black.  The beak I colored with Daffodil Delight Marker.  I also "grounded" him by using a little Sahara Sand marker under his feet.  Don't like to have my critters "floating" in the air!  lol!


I decided to dress up the left side with ribbon and the Basic Black Taffeta was just muted enough to go with the Basic Grays in the Designer Paper.  I added two Black Glimmer Brads by piercing thru the cardstock and then placed the brad around the ribbon to sort of gather it.


I stamped the words Happy Halloween from Stampin' Up!'s Delightful Dozen stamp set in Basic Black on Pumpkin Pie, then punched with the Modern Label punch and placed it above the owl.  I like how this card turned out!  Enjoy!



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