Sunday, 14 October 2012

Inkspirational Owl




This is my fourth and final card for the Inkspirational DTcall. The challenge was to use the photo as inspiration.

I have several owl stamps (rubber and digi) but they are all cute and I wanted something more realistic, so I download this owl from FreeVintage Digital Stamps. I printed it onto acetate and then stamped around it using Staz-on : moon (unknown UM) , frame ( Kanban),and flourish (Basic Grey) . I added Glamour Dust to the back of the moon. (I’ve done a close-up because it’s hard to see glitter in the photo!) . I stamped an Indigo Blu text stamp onto matt silver card and attached the acetate panel with brads. Sounds simple? It’s taken me hours ! There are several earlier attempts in the bin!

I’ve really enjoyed rising to the challenge for the design team call. Even if I’m not picked for the DT, I know I’ll enjoy joining in with the new challenge blog when it gets going.

As well as Inkspirational , I’d also like to enter these challenges:
Artful Times – Fur or feathers
Craft Ann’s – Black and white and one other colour

Shopping our Stash – Bingo – brad, black, sparkle

16 comments:

  1. Love the image and the black and white theme. Good luck with the DT call

    Best wishes Chrissie xxxx

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  2. oohhh I love owls! This is really cute! Love the color combo. Thanks for joining us at Shopping Our Stash!

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  3. Just love owls, and love what you have done with this.

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  4. Super combination of stamps and an owl of disrinction just right for us at Artful Times
    Von ☺

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  5. A great card, Marina - super stamping :)
    Thank you for sharing it with us at Crafty Ann's
    x

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  6. I LOVE the sparkly moon! It jumped out at me right away. Such patience to make all those elements work on acetate (there's a reason I don't use it often! lol) Thanks so much for playing Tic-Tac-Toe with us at Shopping our Stash, and lots of good luck on the DT call! Fingers crossed for you :)

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  7. what a gorgeous and sophisticated card! i love the layers of stamping and all of the depth and texture you've achieved! thanks for playing tic tac toe with us this week at SOS! ♥

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  8. Marina, I LOVE this!!! The glittery moon is amazing and I LOVE your use of the colors in the photo! Thanks for joining in my DT call--good luck! I'll let you know via email by the end of November if you've made it! :)

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  9. This is wonderful Marina, thank you for joining us at Crafty Ann's
    Ann x

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  10. Beautiful card! The owl is really grand.

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  11. Wow! Great card. I love all the stamp layers. All of your time paid off!

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  12. Lovely card thanks for joining us at CCC xx Jan

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  13. Terrific card! Looks so elegant :) Best wishes on the DT call...

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  14. What a stunning image you've used and I love what you've done it. A gorgeous creation.
    Juliax

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  15. Sorry I am so late - blame it on sunny Cyprus Marina!
    A delightful piece, love the way you have used the stamps - good luck!
    Thanks for joining us at Artful Times - Hugs, Neet xx

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