Monday, November 23, 2009

WHOO loves you?




I do..... DUH!!!! Did you really have to open the card to find out?

The above sentiment is what I have created to place on the inside of this card, which I generated using the computer.
Ever wonder what happens to your cards after they have been received by their intended recipient?? I doubt they get tossed out. Probably don't get their rightful spot in a frame. I know that my daughters like to keep theirs on display. The recent shampoo gift set (HERE) that I created for Emily posed a particular problem because she didn't know what to do with the little box and tags. Knowing she would never go out and actually purchase a craft magnet, I simply told her to take one off of an ugly magnet and glue it onto the backs of those tags. SIMPLE and what a Clever way to get your artwork up on someone's "Hall of Fame"....
Doesn't every child strive to earn their spot rightful spot? I know I've got a very special "Report Card" on mine right now!

MOVING ONTO "THE CARD".......... First, I have used HERO ARTS (Whoo loves you: apparently this stamp set has sold out, however, Hero Arts has so many other amazing Stamp Sets to choose from. Looking for Owls? There are 5 My Cute Stamp sets that also contain Owls ). Second I used one of the two owls and a little trio of hearts to create my own patterned paper then tied a fun ribbon around the card base.

Using scalloped "Nestabilities", I cut out a circle & a square, glued them together. Third, I stamped the sentiment "Whoo loves you in grey and stamped the second owl Twice (once onto the white square, then onto an orangish scrap of paper which I cut out and adhered using foam squares, over the first owl. Notice that I don't waste my time trying to cut out his feet or curly Q). Fourth, I glued a strip of magnet to the back of my tag, added a little clip in which I threaded a piece of string through and tied it around my ribbon. FINITO...

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If you missed my fRaZzLeD? card from yesterday, scroll down because I think she is swell...

10 comments:

Sandy said...

What a cute card...love the little owl and the ribbon is perfect!

Pat (mspfd) said...

Everything about this is perfect. Love this fun, happy card.

Stef H (Glitterbabe) said...

must be all that wine you drink - LOL. you are SOOOOO CREATIVE!

how super.

hugs,

Mina said...

great card Justine...I love this owl hes fab and no of course \i didnt need to open it lol...thanks for joining in with my candy...good luck
Mina xxx

Cindy Haffner said...

Oh your Owl is cute as can be!!

NinaB said...

I love your owl card and I like your idea of putting your artwork on magnets. I've been eying this Hero Arts set for awhile now. I should've probably grabbed it when I could.

Danni said...

Cute card!! and clever magnets!

~Denise Lynn~ said...

Super cute Justine! Love that ribbon too! Funky and fun!

Wanted to let you know you can definitely enter the Whimsy card contest! Have fun! :)

Helen F. said...

Your owl is such a cutie. Love your card Justine ~ it makes me smile! Like your magnet idea too~
Fun Tip: I've used the big magnets that come as advertising on the covers of our yellow pages telephone books here in FL for gluing my stamp art on (you can usually grab lots from the neighbors too :)
Thax for visiting my blog.

Lynn Mercurio said...

Adorable Justine. Sometimes I love to create my own sentiment for my cards...it really gives it a special personalized touch.