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Thursday, 13 September 2012

Snowy Owl Kisses for Whoooooo!

Hello, everyone!  This new set of stamps, just in time to use for Christmas, is just too cute!  I'm getting a head-start on my supply of cards for the holidays!   I was going through a broken plastic cardstock and paper container, when I came across this red and white background paper - perfect for these stamps!  The stamp set is called Christmas Creatures, (shown below) released this month by Chocolate Baroque!  (click on the name, and it will take you directly to the page on the Chocolate Baroque site)  I absolutely love owls, and I am a fan of the Snowy Owl.  I think this little guy is in need of a trip to the hair salon, though!
 



































I went out into the backyard, and found a little stick to use as her perch.  I used a branch punch and cut just two sets of the three "toes" from the ends of the branch for Owl's feet.  I cut apart some white turkey feathers from my stash, and glued them in layers over the stamped image.  I found some shiny black rhinestones to use for her eyes.

Below, I wanted to show that the mistletoeflake had gotten stuck in the tree branches, and part of it was dangling down over the owl's head.  Am I overthinking this?  The snowflake is from the Gift of Christmas set, shown below.
 


I love the fact that this little bird even decorated her small plain tree with a beautiful bauble!


Christmas Creatures

The Gift of Christmas stamp set


I hope you've enjoyed your visit, leave with some inspiration, and ordered your new clear stamps!  You can save some money if you order the two sets as a "Multi-Buy"!  Click here to see this offer.

7 comments:

  1. You gotta smile at that gorgeous little owl :)
    Von x

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  2. wow, I do so love to see your take on the stamp sets as they are always so different. Love this fluffy owl, so sweet x Lavinia

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  3. I'm in hoots of laughter (unfortunate choice of words there but I can barely type & my husband will wonder what is going on in my room!). How apt to be using turkey feathers???? & I love the story of the mistletoe landing in the branches. That little ornament really helps accent her eyes too.
    Paula (PEP)

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  4. What a great card Claire I love how you have used the feathers

    Jackie x

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  5. Super card, just love the feathery litle owl. so cute. Hugs x ChrisB

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  6. I adore your fun card I too love owls this is a very versatile stamp set too might be my fav!!

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