Skip to main content

A Cute Little Owl

This week's Squigglefly challenge is to use a die or embossing - super easy to help with the rush of the holidays. I used a fun new set by Cheryl Grant Alger called Warm and Cozy. The set has 2 sentiments (I used one), a mug of hot chocolate full of marshmallows, the fun hat I used, and this adorable owl.

I embossed my bg snowflake paper out of my stash, colored up my owl with some SU! alcohol markers, and added some Snowtex. Cute, cute, cute!

Come join in the fun - there are so many great new (and old) images in the Squigglefly shop. I have 20 of them on my current wish list!!

I am also entering this in the:

Clean and Simple Challenge on Splitcoast Stampers which is to use music on your card (my bg paper has music done in kraft on it - you have to look closely)

Anything Goes Christmas/Holidays at Pile it On

Moving Along with the Times - Christmas Climate

Jingle Belles - ATG Christmas



  1. Love this,great image and

  2. This is gorgeous Nancy, I love your embossed background and adorable owl.

  3. What a cutie with his snow covered body and his hat. Great background too.

  4. This is adorable! I love how you embossed that dp and snowed on the owl!!

  5. AWE!! That owl is just the CUTEST!!! I love the snowflake background too!! Hugs & Smiles - *Vicki*
    My Blog: Stamp Smiles

  6. Fantastic card, love the cute owl! The snow looks real, just amazing!

  7. Nancy,
    Oh so cute - I am loving his top hat! Your card's finish is very awesome - and the snow is perfect!

  8. Cute, cute card! Love the little owl and the way you did the background is so different and pretty! Love it!!!

  9. This is so gorgeous Nancy, I love your design
    Kevin xx

  10. ahhhhh, so cute! I love that great background, but I love the way the "snow" seems to be blowing against that top-hatted owl!!

  11. oh this is wonderful Nancy! I really love your snow and that you let it pile on top of the sentiment too. Great use of the sheet music too!

  12. Love your owl card Nancy...I wish I would have been in Alabama little longer so we could have gotten together!!

  13. Nancy, what a delightful card! Right down to the amazing coloring in your little owl, the background and textures look amazing! LOVE IT! hugs, de

  14. Ah this is super, Thanks for playing on MAWTT this week, Hazel (Didos)xx

  15. aw love this nancy.such a sweet owl and your textures and embossing are stunning ;D

    xx coops xx

  16. Love the fab image,this is just

  17. An owl in a top hat, that is just the best. Love everything about your card. Enjoy your day.

  18. I always like owls but the texture in the back ground is the winner here....Lis

  19. Soooo cute - love the textured background!!!

  20. Such a cutie pie all drenched with snow which looks so very real. Brrrrrr it makes me cold. But I love cold. Lol. Super embossing on dp.

  21. What talent you have, my friend. You are great with mixed media! Love the snowy touches here.

  22. Fabulous Christmas card!
    Thanks for playing at Pile It On!
    Happy New Year!
    Helen x


Post a Comment

Popular posts from this blog

Brotherhood Wishes, a Paper Purse, and a Special Mug

Hello friends. No more fun travel or parade pictures - back to every day normal life.  On a positive note, I have been able to fit in some art. Hereis an art journal spread I finished this weekend. I am adding it to Alison's Summer Landscape challenge theme at **Art*Journal*Journey* .   I started the pages in my journal around July 4th after seeing Dina's stripes inspired Mixed Media challenge on and got as far as stamping some foliage at the bottom.  I was stuck after that, and I wasn't sure where to go with it next.  A few days later, I was clearing out some things in the craft room and ran across a Thomas Kinkade book I cut up and use in my Bible Journaling.  There was a picture of  the San Francisco Bridge and another of some mountains so I tore them out and added them to my page with Gesso representing some of the beautiful things in America and also Alison's countryside theme.  They did not blend in very well and I needed to alter them to wo

My Favorite Parade

Hello Friends! Hope you had a good weekend.  I look forward to this weekend every year because I love the Fourth of July Parade in Prattville.  It makes me feel like things are right with the world - it is a bit old fashioned, a bit innocent, a bit quirky (actually a whole lot quirky), and a lot of fun.  Anyone can be in the parade as long as you remotely look patriotic.  My kids used to ride their bikes in the parade when they were younger. I thought I would share a few pictures. The mayor and City Council had one of the first floats (by the way all the floats and cars throw candy, necklaces, and toys so the people watching are all paying close attention so they can catch the good stuff). Notice how the floats are really just trailers with a few decorations. This was one of my favorites - it was the sanitation department and they had all their candy in a toilet on the top of the truck - lol!  I am pretty sure it was tootsie rolls - lol again! The local judge - isn't she pretty?  

Hot Air Balloons, Santa Fe, and Watermelon

Hello friends. Posting Day Three from our New Mexico Trip.   When  I was 26, I was on a hot air baloon team.  Our lead pilot back then was awesome and was asked to do a lot of commercial flights and invitationals. My favorite experience was at an invitational in Telluride, Colorado.  Flying down the middle of that city was amazing, but flying around Albuquerque was always wonderful as well.  Anyway, I wanted my daughter to experience the special feeling of being in a hot air balloon in Albuquerque (the balloon capital of the world).  Her son was a bit afraid so he stayed with me. Allie was lucky to have the owner of Rainbow Ryders as her pilot and she met a wonderful woman who is an established travel blogger (I will try to get her contact info and share it because she was very interesting and I bet her blog is interesting too).  They hit it off really well, and she was so encouraging to Allie who wants to get into Social Media Marketing.  For the travel blog video they got to go insid