Jul 14 2009

Owl Together Now


My Technique Class made this card last week using the Cut & Fold Technique.  Pretty simple…can you see where the wings of the owls have been cut and gently folded upward to give them some dimension?  This technique would work with flower petals, butterflies, dragonflies…anything that could use a little lift.

I’ve had this set, Owl Together Now, for several months.  I got it free from my upline, but never mounted it!  Many years ago, I used to collect owls…I’m sure I have a box of them around somewhere!  Funny to see how they are back in style!

The base of the card is the NEW Dusty Durango In Color!  I layered that with Sahara Sand…it is hard to see, but the Sahara Sand has the Paisley Texturz Background embossed on it.  Then I used a scrap of To The Nines Designer Specialty paper (it is printed cardstock weight!) and mounted it on Chocolate Chip cardstock.  The Owls are stamped with Basic Brown and colored with Watercolor Pencils and smoothed out with the Blender Pen.  Then I did the Cut and Fold on their wings.  When you mount it on another color, in this case, Chocolate Chip, you can see the color beneath the cut pieces.

I used a couple punches (of course!) on this card.  The NEW Modern Label Punch I cut in half and placed under the focal element with a gold mini brad.  I stamped Hoot Hoot Hooray in Basic Brown and punched with the 1-1/4 circle, then layered it on the Curly Label punched from Dusty Durango cardstock.  It is popped up with dimensionals!

I think it is a FUN card!


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