Welcome to my blog

Welcome to my blog! I am a paper crafter that loves to share new tips and techniques. Feel free to case (copy and share everything) any of my projects. I am honored when my work is duplicated. I only ask that you provide a link to my blog if you are uploading to the internet anywhere, giving credit where credit is due. . Please do not submit my projects for contests or magazine submissions. Content within this blog are shared for personal/non-commercial use and for inspiration only. From time to time some of the products used on my blog have been provided by the vendors mentioned in my posts. Let me reassure you , I will always be completely honest with you whether I truly believe a product is fabulous or not.


Thursday, 3 September 2015

Impression Obsession Challenge~Feathered Friends


Hello Friends!

It's Thursday and that means it's time for another Impression Obsession challenge!!  This weeks challenge is "Feathered Friends! 

Play along with us and create something inspired by "Feathered Friends" and you could win a $25 gift certificate to the IO store store, just simply by playing along! Just go to the IO Blog for the details on how to play.

Check out what my talented teammates have created to inspire you.....

   IO Blog                                   

 Anna Wight
 Daniela Dobson   
  Dina Kowal 
Ellen Taylor ~That's Me 
  Jeanne Streiff 
  Jenny Gropp 
  Karen Amidon 
  Laura Fulcher
  Vicki Garrett
Kittie Caracciolo

I have two cards to share with you today.....

Owl Always Love You.....

~Stamp Cover-A-Card Sky CC215 with Memento Summer Sky on blue card stock and using a Fantastix to color, I lightly colored in between the lines of the clouds with Memento Luxe Wedding Dress.

~Frame the sky image with the largest frame from the  All-In-One-Frames-Rectangles 2 DIE291-WW.

~Stamp the "Owl Always Love You" sentiment from the Owl Always Love You CL520 clear set with Versafine Vintage Sepia in the top left hand corner.

~Die Cut  Leafy Branch DIE055-N  in green card stock.  Color the wood with a Memento Rich Cocoa Brown Marker and add a wee bit off Memento Bamboo Leaves on the leaves.  Adhere to frame.

~Stamp Feathery Owl Small D9780 with Memento Rich Cocoa and color with Copic markers YR21, N0, N3 and N6.  Sponge a wee bit of Memento London Fog around the edges and cut him out. Pop the owl up on the branch with pop dots.

~Pop the framed image up on a blue card base.

~Finish it off with a burlap twine bow.

 Leafy Branch DIE055-N
 All-In-One-Frames-Rectangles 2 DIE291-WW
 All-in-One Frames - Rectangles 2
 Feathery Owl Small D9780
 Feathery Owl Small

 Cover-A-Card Sky CC215
 Cover-a-Card Sky

Happier than a French Fry....

SM.Bird Set DIE154-A
Sm. Bird Set
Tree Frame DIE205-YY
Tree Frame
Heart Of Hearts DIE052-I
Heart of Hearts
Happier Than A Bird D17043
Happier Than a Bird
Cat Set DIE083-K
Cat Set
Other Products Used~ Versafine Vintage Sepia, Memento Tuxedo Black,& Rich Cocoa.

Thanks for stopping by and have a fabulous day!


  1. Ellen, both of your cards are amazing, but I really LOVE how you coloured the little owl! Super! xo

  2. That owl is just the cutest thing ever! And I love your little french fry! Such a great sentiment and card design. I love how you included the cat and the heart too. :) Wonderful job! Thanks for sharing.

    Katie B.

  3. this cute owl, looks so soft and fluffy and wind blown. love the effect and your creation.thanks for sharing.

  4. Oh, my, word! Why do I not have that stamp. Love this!!!


Thank you for your comments, I read and appreciate each one - you make my day!