Monday, 4 May 2015

The cheerful stamp pad challenge 110 second week

This is my design card for the Cheerful stamp pad challenge 110 second week, which is all about owls. Please click on the link to see the lovely designs of the rest of the team and join in our challenge here.

For my card I used Concetta Kilmer's 'owl hearts' Sweet Pea digital image keeping the colouring to sepia tones, including a little distress sponging around the edges before tearing around a perspex oval template and using an offcut of brown card with a larger template to back the image. The background paper is actually from My Mind's Eye lost and found Christmas, but I think it can be used for occasions other than Christmas. This was wrapped in the centre by some lovely natural jute from Poundland, with  maroon offcut down the centre that matches the background, finishing with some lovely textured natural canvas and cork flowers, again from Poundland.

This is also for:

One sweet challenge May: things with wings
Crafty boots: things with wings
Bloggers challenge: things with wings
Craft for the craic May: wings
Crafty calendar May: things with wings
Whoopsi Daisy May: things with wings
The male room 09: birds (suitable to give to a male for 'our anniversary')
Cardz 4 guyz 68: flight
Animal friends 26: spring/featuers - bird
Addicted to stamps 103: flowers
Fussy & fancy 138: lots of flowers
Left of center 76: hearts and flowers
Hiding in my craft room 03NSD: May flowers
Ruby's rainbow 103: anything goes
4 crafty chicks 244: anything goes
Not just cards 18: anything goes
Inspiration destination 31: anything goes
Scrappers delights 44: anything goes
Sister act 104: anything goes
DL.ART May linky


  1. A lovely card , love the natural type elements, the hessian and the torn edges, cute owl too

    Thanks for joining us at cardz4guyz this week


  2. Another lovely card Hazel, good luck. Wendy DT Inspiration Destination x

  3. Lovely card Hazel, the owl image is great and I love your design and colours, hugs Kate x

  4. Fab card Hazel, the hessian looks great with that deep red. Thank you for sharing your work with all of us at Crafty Boots Challenges.


  5. Hi Hazel, a lovley sweet natural and rustic card with owls.I'm a fan of the Poundland flowers too. Perfect for our challenge. Thanks for sharing with us at Cardz 4 Guyz. Caz

  6. Awesome card Hazel, love the use of burlap and the flowers.

  7. I love all the natural tones and textures, Hazel - a great design for our 'Flight' challenge over at Cardz 4 Guyz, thanx for sharing.
    Hugz, Jan (DT) xx

  8. Love the fabulous colours and textures as well as that adorable owl. Thanks for joining in at Crafty Boots Challenges this time.

  9. Hi Hazel what a lovely card and the design is wonderful. Thank you for
    joining us at whoopsidaisy challenge good luck
    Debs DT Member. xx

    {Debs Cards}

  10. A lovely piece, Hazel. I lvoe the texture. Vee xx

  11. Hazel, this is so pretty, great job. I love the texture and the owls are awesome. Thank you for entering our challenge at 4 Crafty Chicks.

    Leanne DT

  12. Great card, love the island and fabulous backing. Thanks fir joining our challenge at Whoopsi Daisy and we hope you will come and join us again soon. Jennifer DT member

  13. Sorry Hazel my comment should have said love the owl not island . Jennifer xx

  14. j'aime beaucoup Hazel, cette jolie chouette est trop belle, biz

  15. FABULOUS choice of image from Sweet Pea Stamps and perfect for our how you coloured this one.xx{One Sweet Challenge DT Member}

  16. Lovely card!!! Thank you for sharing with us at Fussy and Fancy and good luck!
    Hugs, Sandra F&F DT

  17. Theres a lovely natural earthy feel to this
    Thank you for joining us at Craft for the Craic
    Pixie (DT Member)

  18. That is such a great card!! Love the feel--so natural!Thank you for joining us over on the HIMCR this week!

  19. I just love the textures in this great card, lots of layers, stunning. Thank you for joining us for this months challenge. Sylvie, Craft for the Craic DT

  20. Hi Hazel, sorry I'm a little late, I just wanted to say Thank You for joining us at TMR with this cute owl, he's gorgeous.

  21. Such a cute card! Thank you for playing with us at One Sweet Challenge and Sweet Pea Stamps!
    Carolyn DT

  22. Super card. I do like this image (I adore owls). I really like the soft neutral colours and all that fab texture too. Thanks so much for playing along with The Male Room!

  23. Such a lovely card thanks for joining us at Whoopsi Daisy. Louise x

  24. Hazel, love this vintage look! Thanks for playing with us at One Sweet Challenge!
    Carolyn, DT

  25. Beautiful card - thanks for joining us at the Crafty Calendar Challenge.

    Helen x


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