Saturday, June 22, 2013

Absolutely Thinking of You

This is my second post today.

I am having a very good day.  I turned in the final projects for my classes yesterday and now I have a two week summer break!  (The next break is a week-long fall break and they don't even have a Christmas break - so I am going to take full advantage of this break with a lot of time in my craft corner!)  I had a plan today to catch up on some Operation Write Home sketches, tutorials and throw-downs.  I got sidetracked by the great sketch and bold colors at the Fusion Card Challenge and then I realized that it would really well with windows which is the OWH tutorial this week!  Check out the cute little owls peeking out of their holes!!

Absolutely Thinking of You


I fused the two challenges.  Obviously, I used the sketch.  Then from the inspiration, I got the owls, the flowers, and the rich browns and teals with pops of bright colors.

The window are quite easy to do.  Punch or die-cut your window shapes out of post-its.  Line them up on the cardstock.  Then use your punch (upside-down) or your die to cut each shape.

Absolutely Thinking of You Close Up for Window Card

  • Stamps: Stampin' Up Love Bandit, Simon Says Stamp On Edge
  • Paper: Stampin' Up Early Espresso, Island Indigo, American Crafts Soho Garden 6x6
  • Ink: Stampin' Up Early Espresso
  • Accessories: Simon Says Stamps Absolutely die, Stampin' Up Island Indigo twine, Papertrey Ink wood impression plate, misc heart gems colored with copics

16 comments:

  1. Great, great card!!!
    love the lay out and those tiny owls are just great humour!
    Thanks for the inspiration and enjoy your well earned break!!
    Bye from the Netherlands,

    Marjolein

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  2. Super cute card!!! Love the use of woodgrain with the windows for the owls. Great take on the Tutorial.

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  3. Love your fusion! Those papers and owls are so cute. x

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  4. GORGEOUS card Kim - absolutely love your negative die-cuts & owls!
    So glad you joined in the fun experimenting @ FUSION - hope to see you again soon :)

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  5. What a cute cute card Kim! I like the strip of sweet floral paper. Enjoy your break, hope you have lots of time for making your fabulous cards!!

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  6. This is so cute, Kim ... those owls are brilliant peeking through their round windows and I love the detailing of the little heart gems ... adorable! Anita :)

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  7. Love this...such a FUN card! Thanks for joining us at FUSION!

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  8. super cute card, Kim! and what a great tip with the window:)

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  9. This is adorable! Love those little owls!

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  10. Super super cute! And thanks for the tip about aligning the circles...I'm so going to try that out.

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  11. I am just gushing over this card, Kim! It's awesome - I love every, single element! And those owls are adorable!!

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  12. Ooh ... I am envying your crafting time! Sweet funky card, Kim! Have fun in your craft corner! Hugs xxx

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  13. Very cute! Love the woodgrain and color scheme, and the owl windows are adorable.

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  14. This is adorable! I love the woodgrain paper with the sweet owls, so cute!

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