Challenge Cards #8 – Cupcake Hello

Hi there!

LawnFawn is sponsoring a cute and fantastic challenge at Lawnscaping Challenges Blog. The idea is to create a background! Well, can do that.

I used this little clear stamps set of mine by We R Memory Keepers Sweet Tooth. I decided to stamp the background with cupcakes and make a standing out cupcake right over the sentiment.

The cardstock I’m using for this card is Neenah Desert Storm, which I absolutely adore. Such a neat natural colour.

I also used VersaColor Inks to make an ombre cupcake which I put on dimensional squares. Love using them!

To finish the card I used my simple white gel pen and made some stitching along the borders.

Thank you for reading!

Julia

Challenge Cards #5 – Sweet Lime and Blueberries Cake

Hello!

Another challenge card, this time for My Favourite Things Colour Challenge. I couldn’t resist their fantastic colour mix and decided to give it a try. Luckily just a few days before their challenge I bought the inkpads with the colours suggested. It must be fate, haha!

So, this card has been a lot of fun to make. I used MFT Sketch from their 42nd challenge. Unfortunately, couldn’t find the link, and the picture was used from their PDF file.

To colour this little sweet cake I used VersaColor inks 42 Lime, 135 Hyacinth and Distress Ink Salty Ocean. I also decided to add some details and filled the blueberries with Viva Decor Glas Effekt Gel (Crystal Clear).

To create the background I still used VersaColor 42 Lime for lines. The paper comes from various sets, as Prima‘s and Dovecraft.

The sentiment comes from We R Memory Keepers Sweet Tooth Clear Stamps Set.

I hope you enjoyed this card and thanks for taking a look.

Julia

Birthday cards #1 & #2 – Birds and Cupcakes

Hello everyone!

First of all, a few notes about this blog. I had a cardmaking blog on Blogspot for a while. It was nice there, there’s a large are for being artsy, but… I think it’s just a bit wrong for the things I am planning to do. WordPress is so much cleaner, simplier and nicer. I prefer to stay here for many other reasons as well.

Second, the name “Art Owlery” is something I am going to keep, because I love art and owls! Simple. I hope that later it will be a major project and will allow me to make my path into cardmaking.

Third, the cards themselves! This new blog is not the only restart, my whole cardmaking is! New techinques, new items, new ideas are coming, I practise them and think about them. So here we go.

Both of the cards were created for 2 friends of mine, very dear ones. They have birthdays upcoming and I tried my best to make something to cheer them up.

Cupcake Card

The pattern paper was taken from the Prima Hello Pastel 6″ x 6″ pad. Soft melting colours of paper make a strong association with something sweet.

For the cupcakes I’m using We R Memory Keepers Sweet Tooth Clear Stamps Set. Not sure if they are selling it now, I got it as a present from my friend.

The little sentiment comes from Simon Says Stamp What’s Brewing Clear Stamps Set, which I got with their October Card Kit. This stamp set can be stretched to any limits you put yourself to!

To make these sweet delicious things shine, I added some Wink of Stella Glitter with their brush. I just love this glitter brush, it’s very neat and makes the very shimmer you need on your cards!

Bird Card

A very simple clean card is made for a friend, who is very fond of birds.

The blue square is created using the Tim Holtz Distress Ink Salty Ocean.

The stamp set with the bird and a flower is Scrapberry’s Patterns and Bird Clear Stamps Set. I used my favourite black ink VersaFine Onyx Black, which is perfect for making silhouettes, lines and sentiments.

The sentiment comes from Dovecraft, not sure which collection though. It’s quite an old stamp set.

Thank you for reading and viewing my cards! Have a great day!

 

Julia