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Owl Dear

Hello! It's my turn to post another new project over on the A Day for Daisies Blog, so of course I wanted to share it here as well. With the new system in play at ADfD, 3 of my posts each month are whatever images I'd like to use. And my goodness...there are so many to choose from! Today, I made a 6x6 mini page with the enchanting image called Owl Dear. I have a love for birds and magical looking images, and this one certainly suits me.

I colored this beauty using only a few Zig Clean Color Markers and a water brush. I really didn't want any "color."Just neutral tones. I'd actually like to color her the same way again but bigger.

I have this cool shimmery metallic paper that I used for the background, some vellum and gray scraps that I dry embossed. But the most important other additions to the mini page were the stamps I just got from Hero Arts. Oh man, I hope you don't get sick of seeing them because I am going to use the new Dreams are Made set all. The. Time. I am always looking for great sentiments that are different, and these sure are perfect!

The sentiment I used today reads, "We are such stuff as dreams are made on." I love the style of the clouds and stars too. I think these stamps worked really well with Owl Dear. This Friday, there will be a new A Day for Daises challenge posted, so please be sure to visit! I'll be back tomorrow with a new Wicked Wednesday ATC Challenge. Thanks for stopping by. Have an inspiring day!

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