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Winter Owl Card

Greetings! Today I have for you my second installment as a Smeared and Smudged Design Team Member. This card is a little bit Winter, a little bit mysterious, and has a little bit of magic in it.

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I love this owl stamp from Inkadinkado. It’s got so much going on… the owl has a certain quiet power. And the swirling snowflakes remind me of something out of Narnia. Then there’s the sentiment. Also powerful in my world. And quite beautiful. It’s also from Inkadinkado. I used platinum embossing powder for both.

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See the shine? If you click on the photo to enlarge it, you’ll also see that I used a couple of spritzes of Black Gold Glimmer Mist. In addition, I added a couple of gems from JoAnns, and a tag from Basic Grey. The cardstock is from Prism.

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Isn’t he majestic? He also reminds me very much of the movie Labyrinth. Which, now I am totally in the mood to watch those 2 flicks!!!

So, that’s my card. Quiet, simple, and strong. Pure magic!

Comments

Dani said…
I always get a weird feeling when I see an owl. I don't know why but I do. I remember when I was in highschool I was driving home late one night and there was an owl sitting on the bridge. It did not move as I passed by it. Totally freaked me out because the owl was the size of a small child and I thought it was going to attack the car! I still get chills when I think about it!
Erica said…
You have the most amazing style! Your are a creative genius! This is an awesome card. The gold embossing does so much for this card. WOW!
I love it! Owls are so cool, and I've always been obsessed with the moon, so, this is awesome!:)

-Laura
Dani said…
I meant to tell you that I like you card! The gold and the Damask paper is so lovely! +
Donna said…
Oh Ali...I LOVE this stamp and you have made into something really special!! Your embossing is amazing honey!! Really love this! Xx
Randi said…
Beautiful Alison!! Love the owl, and love, love, LOVE, that sentiment!! Perfect with that owl, too!

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