Tuesday, July 31, 2012

Owl always be there for you

     A while back I was asked by the lovely ladies at Can You Digi It to be a guest designer for them.  The challenge this go around is "Bird is the Word".  Here's an inspiration photo for you to draw from.
     This is a very simple card but it was lots of fun to make cause I got to play with my Distress Stains.
     For the main image panel I used some watercolor paper and swiped Fired Brick, Spiced Marmalade, and Wild Honey across it, blending them to make the sunset.  I don't have a grey stain yet so I just used some ink from my ink pad and a waterbrush to finish off the sky.  I love how it turned out.  :-)
     The mountains are an image from AnnieJDesigns which can be found in the CYDI store.  I printed them out to the size I needed for the card and then cut them out.  The little owl can also be found in the store.  His name is Ben and he's from Dana's Digital Cafe.  I colored him with Copics and popped him up on foam for some dimension.  I just printed some stars out on my computer and made the moon from a circle punch.
     Pop on over to the blog and play along. Everybody has something birdie in their stash.
     Have a great Tuesday!


Supplies

  • Paper:  Recollections, Watercolor paper, Copic XPress-it Blending card
  • Stamp:  Can You  Digi It--"Framed Mountain" by AnnieJDesigns and "Ben the Owl" by Dana's Digital Cafe
  • Ink:  Copics, Distress Stains
  • Tools:  sewing machine
  • Miscellaneous:  Yellow Stickles, Marvy Uchida white gel pen, Spare Parts brad, Glossy Accents

21 comments:

  1. Just "Whooo hooo" do you think you are? Making such a gorgeous card! Love your pretty sunset, and that owl is adorable! The sentiment is a wonderful match! Congrats on another Guest DT stint! :o)

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  2. Wow, your card is really beautiful!
    I love your colouring!

    x Shirley

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  3. Love how you have done the background, it's so pretty and that owl is so cute :)
    Lora x

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  4. I could sit and watch that sunset forever! Fantastic job on creating such a perfectly peaceful scenery. Your owl is superb H!
    Hugs,
    T

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  5. WOW!!!!!! This is stunning. I really love the way you have created that wonderful sunset and the owl is fabulous too.

    Hugs Sue

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  6. This is terrific, Tracy! Love the rich bakground and cute image and sentiment! Congrats on being GD!

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  7. Holy cow, Tracy...I am in LOVE with this card! What an amazing design! You did a fabulous job on every single detail of this. LOVE that background sunset and love the layered mountains and love that sweet owl and your fantastic coloring. The stars are a great finishing touch!

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  8. This card is AWESOME...I love the background!

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  9. Look at that gorgeous sunset! Such a wonderful background for the cute little owl!
    Kim

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  10. I loved reading about what you did to make this unbelievably cute card! Wow - it is the most adorable thing! Cute, cute, cute. I am going to try a sky like this! Hugz!!!

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  11. What a gorgeous sunset, you did a fabulous job creating it! And the owl is so cute! Hugs

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  12. Absolutely darling, Tracey! LOVE the way you've lifted so many of the details, and your sky is divine!

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  13. Gorgeous card Tracey - those colours are superb, so vibrant and I love that little owl, too cute :)

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  14. Such a cute card. I just love your owl image. And your sky looks amazing my friend.. Sounds like a fun challenge.

    Hugs~

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  15. Wow!! The way you did the background for this oh so wise owl is amazing! What a stunning card!

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  16. Your card is so beautiful!
    Cute owl and your colouring is amazing:)
    Gorgeous card.
    Hugs, Heidi:)

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  17. This is Stunning Tracy.. Love the background sky colours..Loz

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  18. Oh your background is so fabulous! I just adore this card ...

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  19. Wow!! (Owl )))lol) This is fantasic background on card. Gorgeous orange and browns.. Look like real sun set..
    Hugs
    Natali

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  20. A simple card? Simple? Heavens no, you created a fabulous background here Tracy and that owl is superb!! Hugs, Ira
    irascreacorner.blogspot.com

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  21. Love your birdie card, Tracy! Well done with the Distress Inks. Very nicely done.
    Huggies ~
    Sharron♥

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