Tuesday 12 August 2014

Aug 12 TT #208 My Grafico Sketch Team A

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Happy Tuesday to you all.  It's time for another challenge over at Tuesday Throwdown.  This week our sponsor is My Grafico and we are following a sketch made by the lovely Judith :)

Firstly this is the sketch:

And this is my interpretation of it using Owl 6:

The owl and the die, creates the two circles.  The branch creates the middle stripe and the two embossed panels create the top and bottom stripes.  Hope you like my take on the sketch :)

My Grafico very kindly provided the team with images from Owl Digital Stamps, and I chose Owl 6.  I printed it several times and cut each layer of the feathers out so that I could emboss them in different colours.

I used gold and copper embossing powders on each layer of the feathers which I then heat embossed.  I then layered them back over the owl.  To get a clean fit I made slits down each wing and tucked the ends of the feathers in. 

I've coloured the rest of the image with spectrum noir markers and sat the Owl on a die from Tonic to look like a branch.  This is for one of my daughters besties who absolutely adores owls so I've put it into a box frame and added a few flowers to finish it off.

I'd like to enter the following challenges:

4 Krafty Girlz 2W, E3 (W1 of 2) # 24 Anything Goes
Crafting At the Weekend -M,  E3, C Unlim #4 Anything Goes (always)
Suzy Bee's Bloomin' Challenge W, C10 #40 Anything Goes
Robyn`s Fetish - W #224 Anything Goes
Stamping Sensations - M, C6, 1E – August Challenge Anything Goes
Crafting from the Heart - W, E3 - Always Anything Goes

Thanks for looking xx


  1. This is lovely Kerry, love the effect of the metallic EPs on the owl. Susan x

  2. Hi, Kerry. Love your owl card. We are teamies on TT and I had to take a look at what you're up to. I am your newest follower. Hope you will follow me too!

    kReN@ http://afourthlife.blogspot.com

  3. Such a fabulous owl creation Kerry. Love the owl and your fabulous detail.

  4. Oh my I love the owl. This is fabulous.
    Linda xxx

  5. Kerry this is fantastic, the owl is amazing and the dimension and texture is perfect xx

  6. Just adorable love the details.

    Hugs diane

  7. A fabulous card, Kerry. Wonderful colouring! Thanks for joining us at stamping sensations this month!

  8. Love the beautiful metallic colours on the owl - fabulous image, great card!!

  9. Yay! An owl! :)
    Love it!

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  10. Kerry this is awesome hun so clever how the owl is one of the circles - he is super cute too hugs Judith xxx

  11. Beautiful Owl. I love the embossing that you did to the feathers. Very adorable card. Thank You for sharing with us over at The Robyn's Fetish Challenge Blog.

    Michelle (DT)

  12. Beautiful! Thanks for joining us at Stamping Sensations.

  13. Love your take on the sketch and this frame is just adorable! Your owl is too cute! :)