Monday, February 7, 2011

A little owl art

Sometimes I am a little slow to get in on a trend. I've seen birds and owls around for a while and didn't care for them too much at first. But I've been slowly breaking down and now I love owls. What better way to celebrate my new love then to make a little somethin' somethin' to display.





 Here are the supplies I used:
  • tan polka dot scrapbook paper
  • scraps of brown and cream cardstock
  • a dictionary
  • circle punches
  • circle cutter
  • 12 x 12 piece of wood painted white
 My design is inspired by this stamp from Hampton Art and an owl in the Stampin' Up catalog.
 I hand drew the owl base and belly...
 and inked the edges of all the paper and the wood.
 I used circle punches and a circle cutter for the eyes and hand cut the nose and feet.
 Love those little feeties!
His name is Norbert!


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9 comments:

  1. What a really cute owl. I just posted an owl project this morning. I just love owls. I am your latest follower. I would love for you to come and check out my blog and follow me back. I am having a blog party that starts tonight at 8pm EST. Hope you can make it to that.

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  2. That little owl is so cute! I know what you mean I am not much of a bird person either. Well in my house anyway lol! I like the owl though he is cute. Well done. Thanks so much for swinging by my blog. I would love to have ya follow me! I am returning the luv right and following you. I look forward to tooling around and seeing what else you have created. Thanks for the nice words on my table redo :)
    Deb
    http://dejarenew.blogspot.com

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  3. That owl is darling, isn't it funny how they grow on you! Thanks for visiting and your nice comments!

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  4. I'm so glad you stopped by and linked up this project. I really do love it. Thanks for joining in the fun. Hope to see you next week again.

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  5. Found you on blue cricket and love owls. Wish I could be as skilled as you! Great job.

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  6. Great job on your owl!! He's so cute!!
    Found you at Blue Cricket!

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  7. I just earned that stamp set yesterday! WOOHOO! I love me some owls too! I got to say yours is pretty darn cute!

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  8. How cute! I love that you used the dictionary page for his tummy!!

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