23 Jan 2010

Meet Oliver the Owl

Hi all, this is my card for this weeks Sew Many Challenges #2 the theme is to use Purple, White and a splash of black and I have used Oliver the Owl.  I was thrilled to bits when I found that I was one of the 5 runner ups and won three Digital images, this is one of them.
The base paper is from Joanna Sheen's gingham pad, Oliver has been placed in a frame using MCS graphics programme, I then printed him again cut him out and placed him on top of the first image with silicone.  I coloured him with pro markers and added some embossed punched out daisy flowers with a gem in the middle of each one.  I also mounted the embossed card onto black card then added a Fred She Said flower punched out some leaves from black card and added them, then I found some black stickers in my stash and put four little black flowers in each corner ....I hope you like it and believe me the colour is purple which always looks different when a picture is taken.

This picture is a close up of the 3d effect which I hope you can see.

many thanks for looking

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Hazel (Didos) said...

Ah this is brill. I love the dimension you have in it. I got my Cuttlebug from QVC too so yours should be with you soon. I cpouldn't believe it arrived yesterday!!! Thank Goodness for Easy Pay :-)))
Love Hazelxo

Wishcraft said...

Lovely card! That owl's so cute and your flower is so pretty :o) Lisa x

Lisa said...

Hi Lorraine, Gorgeous card! Such a cute little owl image and I love the gingham paper and fab colour combo.

Lisa x

Christine said...

Oooooooooooo Lorraine, this is gorgeous, my favourite colours.
Hope you have received your bug, I am envious as mine is Green not PINK. LOL
Christine xx

Dazie said...

Oh what a cutie he is! Love the card!

~Jeri~ said...

Oooo Lorraine!! This is beautiful!!!! I absolutely love the 3D Flower on the left..its stunning! And your embossing is perfect!!! I just may have to cardlift this one!! Awesome awesome job!!!

Thanks for playing along with us this week at Sew Many Challenges. I'm so glad to see ya back!!

Doreenobrn said...

Oh Lorraine I think he is just so cute. Well done on winning the images, clever you xxx

issy said...

Gorgeous Lorraine, and a beautiful colour.


Stef H (Glitterbabe) said...

wow! this is .... WOW!

and congrats on your win!


hugs :)

Crystal said...

Oh wow this soooo very pretty, love the purple and that flower...wow...what a great layout!!!!

Lori said...

OMG I love the 3D effects you've made, this card is perfect!!!!

eiyiyi said...

Well hello Oliver~ Gorgeous card as always. Well done on winning the images! hugs, eileen

Sew Many Cards said...

WOW WOW WOW!!!!! There is sew much about this card I love- First the embossing adds just the right touch-next, Olliver is framed so perfectly and then your flower just pops off the card because it's so beautiful! I am very happy that you played with us again this week at Sew Many Challenges!


Nannieflash said...

Hi my love, wow what can I say, its truly inspirational, stunning card design, beautiful colour combo and the flower is gorgeous. Well done with love and hugs Shirleyxxx

Anonymous said...

Oh wow!! Look at these fabulous colors and such a sweet image too!! I JUST LOVE it!! TFS! HUGS

Beryl said...

Fabulous Lorraine. The black with the purple looks great anmd I love the black leaves between the layers of your flower.
Beryl xx

brenda said...

Ooooh Lorraine, I really like this one, such an unusual l/o but lovely.

B x

Sue said...

Hi Hun
aww fabby card hun lovely cute little owl, luv the colours fabby layout, sue,x

Kim Piggott said...

Oh this is so gorgeous!
Love your cute image and fabulous colour and stunning flower!
kim x

Kelly Schelske said...

Oh this is too cute! Oliver is adorable!

Tammy said...

OMGosh, Lorraine!!! This is one of the most beautiful cards I have ever seen!!! Thanks for the sweet comment on my blog honey and I can't wait to see what you can do with Michelle's images!!! You are just super talented!!!

DesertBuni said...

Gorgeous!!!! OMG Beautiful, where do I start??? Oliver is colored perfectly, your details are amazing...and that flower...WOW, LOVE it! Gorgeous!!!! Thank you so much for playing with us this week at Sew Many Challenges!

Lynne in NI said...

Ooooh Lorraine, this is gorgeous! Such a cute owl, love all the dimension, and your colours are soooo pretty too!

Danni said...

Love those flowers! Gorgeous card!

kim.mom said...

WOW!! Amazing card! Love the depth and that flower is just amazing!!! Sewwww glad you joined us again this week at Sew Many Challenges!

Cheryl said...

wow simply stunning,love those papers just love that colur combo too hugs cheryl xxxxx

~Just me again~ said...

Ohh this is so pretty. I love the whole 3D effect.

KymKreates said...

your card is spectacular with all the dimensions.
Thank you for joining us at Sew Many Challenges!

Kym Weber said...

Wow! Absolutely gorgeous! Love the added flowers and bling bling! You did a spectacular job!

Thanks for playing with us at Sew Many Challenges. Hope you'll be joining us for the next challenge.

Hugs, Kym

Ann Whitfield said...

Gorgeous, just gorgeous! The colour and all the elements are just perfect.
Ann x

Karen said...

Must have taken you ages to make but so worth it. A beautiful card, love the colours, the images and the composition. Smashing work!

Kim said...

Beautiful card, I love the owl and the purple together! Loving the embossing and the flowers too!
Kim xXx


Good morning Lorraine, wow what a gorgeous card, i am loving Oliver, your detail is just stunning hunny, hugs Linda x

cats whiskers said...

Such a lovely card dear, fabulous colours and lovely image
Hugs Jacqui x

Kelly said...

I love the colors and the layering of the flowers is beautiful. Great job.

crafterGM said...

Oh how cute is he love colors great coloring. Thanks for palying at sew many cards hope to see you next friday. Gloria M.

Suzanne said...

Wow, gorgeous, love everything about it. Thanks for playing at Sew Many Cards.

Mary said...

Beautiful card! I love the flower and all the dimensions! Thanks for joining us this week at SMC!


Audrey (aka Hippieaud) said...

What an AMAZING card, wonderful use of the image and your embellishments and layout are just FANTASTIC!! Thanks so much for playing at SMC:)


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