Saturday, March 14, 2015

Out on a Limb


Hi everyone.  Today is the start of the new challenge at Addicted to CAS.  This time, the challenge is hosted by the very talented Vicki (All I Do Is Stamp).









I used free digital images available from Scribbles Designs (click on link above), to create this fun card.  I fussy-cut the pieces and paper layered (paper pieced) the owl, sponging around the outside edges of all the pieces to add shading and depth. Then I glued it together, added clear wink of stella to the beak and eyes before coating them in glossy accents.  So fun!  The leaves with fussy-cut, sponged for shading, and shaped with my stylus and mat before mounting them to a die-cut branch.

This month we are so thrilled to have Birgit (Rapport fran ett skrivbord) joining us as Guest Designer.  Please click HERE to see Birgit's amazing "green" card, along with the cards from the rest of our talented Design Team.

Come join in the fun and play along.  Make a CAS card that includes green and enter the challenge ... hope to see you in the gallery! :)

I'm entering this card into Simon Says Wednesday Challenge - Things that fly.





Stamps:  Owl and Leaves (free digital images from Scribbles Designs); On a Limb (Stampendous)
Paper:  White (Neenah); River Rock, Baked Brown Sugar, Pear Pizzazz (SU!)
Ink:  River Rock, Baked Brown Sugar, Tangerine Tango, Old Olive (SU!)
Accessories & Tools:  Twigs & Berries die (Memory Box), sponges, stylus and mat, clear wink of stella, crystal effects

Challenges:
ATCAS #59 - Green
Simon Says Wednesday - Things that Fly



32 comments:

  1. This is so adorable Loll! Love the sentiment, what a perfect fit! happy weekend :)

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  2. This is one fabulously fun card Loll. Love this owl and love that sentiment.

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  3. How adorable, Loll! Love the glossy eyes!

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  4. Super fun!

    ps I got your sympathy card - absolutely beautiful, and really appreciated!! TY :)

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  5. Fun and fabulous! How cute is that owl!
    Hugs~c

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  6. What a sweet owl! Love the shades of green you used. I'll have to check out the challenge (I could a Christmas card for it!!)

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  7. Lovely rich greens and cute, cute owl!

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  8. Great card Loll, I checked them all out but love yours the best!

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  9. I looove your card Loll! That image is adorable and colored perfectly!

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  10. This is just too cute!
    Awesome fussy cutting - I thought they were die-cuts at first!
    Caroline xxx

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  11. What a fun card, Loll, and perfect for our "Things That Fly" challenge this week! Love the shading on all of the elements! Thanks for joining us at the Simon Says Stamp Wednesday challenge!

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  12. Such a fun card, Loll! I love the owl and how you added texture and dimension with your inking...so cute!

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  13. oh my goodness - that face is priceless! I love how yow you made a digital image in to such a gorgeous card!

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  14. Love that owl sitting so proud on his branch! great colors and design Loll!

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  15. What a brilliant image, Loll ... he's so cute ... and so beautifully coloured! Anita :)

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  16. Thanks for introducing us to Scribble Designs. She has lots of fun stuff!! Your card is a great use of her images!

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  17. This is an adorable CAS card Loll, I love that cute owl and his branch and leaves. The inking really does add depth to the images. Hugs, Brenda

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  18. A dimensional delight that is perfectly colored and executed, Lolly! This is a total smile-maker!! Hugs, Dolly

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  19. Hi Loll,

    I adore this card, love your creation, so fun and gorgeous, just love it lol!

    Love & Hugs

    Jacquie J xxx
    http://jewelscardcraft.blogspot.co.uk/

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  20. This card is alive! It's like a cut piece of reality. Lovely idea, exceptional attention to detail. I love this card.
    hugs,
    Bozena

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  21. This card is alive! It's like a cut piece of reality. Lovely idea, exceptional attention to detail. I love this card.
    hugs,
    Bozena

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  22. Love that little hooter, Loll! Simply adorable!

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  23. Oh, that's sweet image! Adorable card!

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  24. What an awesome card! Where did the greeting come from?

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  25. Eek! I love this card! I love your little owl and leaves. All of that fussy cutting and sponging was definitely worth the effort!

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  26. I love owls of any kind and this one is so perfect, Loll. I love the coloring, and his branch and the sentiment. I'm just in love.

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  27. Love this fun 'down in the mouth' little owl and a great layout too Loll.
    Sarah x

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  28. Love that owl, beautiful card, Loll! Your sponging always looks so perfect, can I ask what type of sponge/technique you use? Thank you x

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  29. Loll, I love your owl and what a great sentiment to go with your beautiful card. I hope you are feeling better!
    hugs
    jaydee

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