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Friday, 19 March 2010

Another Owl........

Here's the sketch for today's Polkadoodles challenge, we were asked to use blue and brown for this sketch

So here's mine. I used the owl from the new Paper Boutique CD, he's very layered and looks quite dimensional on the card. The blue paper was printed from the Back to Nature CD, and the tiny letters are by Making Memories, the hoot letters are chipboard by Papermania

Instead of strips of paper, I did some random stitching on the card, once again I was too lazy to thread the machine, did the stitching then joined the dots with a brown pen. Pop over to see what the rest of the team came up with, and why not have a go at the challenge yourself?

Is anybody going to the Craft Show at the NEC next weekend? I am going on both friday and saturday, and if anybody is around I would love to meet up for a coffee..............I have already arranged a few 'meets', and my lovely buddy Kath is flying down from Scotland on saturday, so I am finally getting to meet quite a few blog buddies in real life. I will take photos, including some of the stands, so you folks from across the atlantic will get an idea of what we get up to at the big craft shows over here........


  1. Veery very cute!!


  2. Lovely card Enfys. Unfortunately I won't be able to go this year. Have a fabulous time.

  3. Wow, the owls are beautiful, a terrific card you've created.

  4. Too cute Enfys! Love the sentiment!

  5. This card is a hoot Enfys...love that owl!

  6. Wow Enfys love all the layering, he looks such a wise owl. Love the stitching, what a great interpretation of the sketch. Obviously I won't be at the NEC next weekend but my sister is showing. She does knitwear and felt fabric items. she has a website, www.christinegilbertdesigns.co.uk. If you see her say hello.

    Kaye x

    ps. Mothers Day in Australia is in May, so no celebrating last weekend.

  7. En I think this is adorable. Love your faux stitching. Look forward to your pics - would be so much fun to meet up with some bloggie buddies. Hugs...Kris

  8. I like your owl card Enfys!
    I am looking forward to seeing your
    photos of the craft show!

  9. I love the expression in Mr Owl's eyes. How did you do that! Gorgeous!

  10. Enfys,
    Thanks for another great card. When are you going back to Florida?
    I am still trying to find that Larilee fabric. I love that and those cards were so great. I am going to try and make this card for Dad who will be 85 years old on April fools day... Great Card..

  11. well he's perfect for blue & brown, wise old coot at that! stunning card.

    have a fabulous time at the craft show. i went to one this past weekend. it wasn't crowded to it was awesome not having shoulder-to-shoulder people there!

  12. Cute little owl! I don't know if you and Kath can be trusted together, you just might have too much fun, wish I could be there. Behave yourselves, if you can. LOL

  13. Lovely card En and I did an owl too! Great minds think alike this time it seems!
    Fliss x

  14. I love your owl. Too cute for words!! Have a great time.

    Linda K

  15. He is adorable.... love his tired eyes! Thank for sharing.

  16. I love this owl. He is very distinguished looking. Have fun at the craft show, would so love to come and meet you..but it's a bit far for me. :-(

  17. Cute card En...I can't wait for the pix of what you "girls get up to". Have a great time, but stay out of trouble...:) I wish I could be with you all! So I'd like lots of pix! TFS Jess

  18. Hi Enfys we are going up to the NEC but we are probably going on Thursday as I dont like it when it gets crowded on Saturday, anyway hope you have a fabulous time.
    Love hat owl hes gorgeous and the papers are fantastic. With love and hugs Shirleyxxxx

  19. I WISH I could come!
    But from the USA... nope
    not this time.

    Have a fantastic time. I
    love meeting internet friends!

    Happiness and Sunshine to you.


  20. Enfys, I'm passing a "Beautiful Bloggers" award to you for the wonderful work you do and the amazing card creations you make!
    Please stop by my blog and pick up the bloggers award.

  21. I LOVE it! ANother GREAT card!

  22. This is an adorable card. Love the sleepy owl. His glasses are great!
    Cheers Gina

  23. Hi, I am awarding you the beautiful blogger award. I love your work and look forward to your updates. You'll need to pop over to my blog to collect it.


  24. Awesome owl!! I just love his glasses!!! :)

  25. great card! It was a true challenge this week but you have made it look easy !!!

  26. Fab card, your owl looks so wise! Can't wait to see your pics too.x

  27. Hi Enfys,

    I came by to comment on your card for Polka Doodles. It is a lovely card, as is all that you do. I purchased a couple of the cds because I saw all the lovely things you've done with them. I also wanted to tell you that I love your "stand out from the crowd" and birdcage card also. Wow! What an imagination! Wish I had one.


    dj1952 (Debra)



I love reading your comments, thank you for taking the time
Enfys x