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Color Inspiration #50

Kristina Werner has been a busy girl with real life (which we can all relate to) and all of her followers have been patiently waiting for a new Color Inspiration challenge.  So when she posted CI #50 on Saturday, I got so excited I couldn’t wait to start… then I saw the colors.  Oh my goodness!!!!  These are SO not my colors.  But it is a challenge right!  I am not the only one who was excited… as I am about to post this, there are already 105 entries. I immediately went to my patterned paper hoping to find some …

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A leafy Yoo Hoo!

This was a definite challenge for me from CPS.  I don’t know why the angled center had given me such trouble, but once the idea came, I ran with it.  I also submitted it to the Hero Arts Blog challenge to distress.  The edges are inked to fulfill that requirement.  I’m thinking this might become a Father’s Day card or my father-in-law’s birthday card.  It has a nice masculine feel. Here is another one of my owls from Hero Arts.  I like how this little guy peeks through the punched out hole from the center of the card.  He is …

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Caardvarks Challenge – Trees

Caardvarks’ current challenge requested a tree-themed card.  Trees have really peaked my interested lately but had not quite enter my stash.  Hmmmmm… guess a shopping trip is in order! Oh, I have lots of owls, lots of birds, a few branches here and there but I had no TREES!!!!  So a quick trip to Michaels resolved this dilemma.  Turns out the the whole Colorbok Friendly Forest line was up for clearance.  If you haven’t noticed… I love my Friendly Forest owl.  He has been the feature on my most recent cards.  So I stocked up on what I could use …