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Sunday, 16 December 2012

OSAAT #144 Blog Hop

There's an extra special challenge today at One Stitch At  A Time and this time it is

Use a Digi

We are also having our very own Blog hop this week and there are lots of opportunities to win prizes along the way.

the lucky winner who uses a Stitchy Bear Store image is all of the images that the DT are using this week.

You must use a store image to win the main prizes and all other entries will be in a draw to win one of the images from the blog hop.

If you take part in the bloghop you have lots of extra chances to win images from each of our talented Design Team.
The rules are as follows:-

·         Bloghop runs from 16th December through to January 5th

·         You must leave a message on each of the DT blogs. Collect a special letter from each of us. On Completion of the blog hop you will find the instructions of where to email these letters to.

·         The prize for the overall winner will be the full set of all the images used by the Design Team. All hoppers who successfully complete the hop will get a gorgeous free image, Christmas Pixie by Ike

·         All Winners will be announced at 11am on 6th January

·         Our next challenge #145 will be from 12 noon on the 6th January

·         The full order for the blog hop is as follows. My letter can be found below my card details.








TrishaYou Should Have Come from Here

You Are Here

CraftyGirlYour Next Stop



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Claire from Hope Jacare has created a very special image for this blog hop and named her Oona Owl in honour of our intrepid DT Co-ordinator Choccy. I am especially priviledged to have been the first person to work with this beautiful image and hope I have done it justice.

I used a colour swatch from Outlawz as inspiration for the colours using green, dark brown and grey as my main colours and adding lots of shading to add depth. I of course used my favourite Promarkers and Flexmarkers and adding some subtle glitter accenst with a Sakura clear glitter pen. I used a Nerstabilities die to cut the image and a mat in dark brown card.

Using a sketch from Try Stamping on Tuesday for the layout I covered the card blank with co-ordinating strips of paper from First Editions paper pad, using brown grosgrain ribbon to cover the joins.

For embellishment I used some lovely swirls cut from a Sizzlits die and rubber stamp combo, added some glitter pen faux stitches. The pretty flowers are Primas and the button centre completes the card.

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Now to continue on your merry way you need to collect the letter ‘O’ from me and pop along to your next stop which is

I hope you have enjoyed our little bit of fun and would like to take this opportunity to wish you all a Wonderful Christmas and lots of Love, Luck and Happiness for 2013

Materials Used in this Project are as follows:-
Card Size – A5
Image – Oona Owl  by Hope Jacare Doodles
Paper – Daydream First Edition pads by Dovecraft
Embellishments – Prima Flowers, Boofle button by Papermania, ribbon
Tools – Letraset Promarkers & Flexmarkers, Sizzlits swirl die, Nestabilities labels, Sakura clear glitter pen, small ink pad for distressing
Techniques – Diecutting, Distressing

I would like to enter this card into the following challenges (in Alphabetical Order):-


Hazel said...

A lovely image and great card. All the best for the festive season. Hazel x

RoseC said...

How exciting for me to participate in the first ever OSAAT Christmas blog hop!!! Lovin' your beautifully colored Oona Owl on this pretty and colorful card. TFS and Merry Christmas to you! Hugz, ~ Rose

Foxycrafts said...

Love the card, Mandy.

Love Joan xx

Crafting Vicky said...

WOW another stunning card from you! I really love the way you have colored this owl and the fabulous paper you have used! Awesome!

Love crafts forever said...

Gorgeous coloring Mandy.
Hugs Nat

Sunshine HoneyBee said...

Like the Owl & flourishes. My Daughter & I like Owls. Excited I won the OSAAT challenge this wk and perhaps I can get the Owl as one of my digis with the $9 digi prize. Merry Christmas!
"Sunshine HoneyBee"

Josephine said...

Gorgeous card, Mandy! I do love that owl- he's so cute!

Jennie - The Crafty Wife said...

What a super duper Oona Owl you've created, Mandy. Lovely papers and flourishes too. Wishing you and your family a very Happy Christmas. Jennie xx

Mian said...

What a wonderful card and I LOVE that owl, such a cutie! Great layout and fab papers.

Thank you so much for sharing your creativity with us this week at Love to Create.
Best of luck and we'd love to have you visit again!

Love to Create Design Team Member

CraftyGirl said...

Love how you colored your owl and the stitching on the swirls.


CraftyGirl Your Sister OSAAT DT

Jackie Randolph said...

Beautiful card! Thank you so much for sharing with us at Love to Create Challenges

Crafting Vicky said...

oh I'm back with a DT hat on! Just got to say again how amazing I think that your card is! ;)

Thanks for joining us as Digi Makeover this week. Hope to see you again next week. DT Crafting Vicky

CG said...

So cute! Love the coloring. Happiest of Holidays to you! Best, CG

ike said...

That's a gorgeous card. I love the owl and your colour scheme rocks !! :-D xxx

Nozzer said...

Love, love , lve him!
Merry Christmas from a first time blog hopper!

Barbara xx

Karen said...

Very cute card! I like the owl. Thanks for joining us at Inky Impressions.


Pajalu said...

What a gorgeous card. Thank you so much for playing with us at Try Stampin' on Tuesday

Karen said...

What a fab card. Love that Owl, the colors and the fancy swirls you added to the card. Thanks for sharing it with us this week over at Try Stampin' on Tuesday.

Paula Reid said...

Great idea covering the joins with ribbon - looks good. Thanks for playing along at Try Stampin on Tuesday.

Lucy Patrick said...

Lovely card and owl, thanks for joining in at The Paper Shelter's special Birthday challenge. XOX Lucy

DonnaMundinger said...

Gorgeous coloring on that adorable owl. Love your swirly die cuts too. xxD

loulou said...

That owl is so adorable. Love the combo of the dotted and striped papers. cheers Linda

Anonymous said...

Your card is great, but I`m so sorry it doesn`t fit to our challenge at shapes and more because I can`t see any hearts.

Hugs Ivi

Dreja said...

Eine superklasse Karte!

Danke für deine Teilnahme an der Stempelsonnenchallenge.

LG Dreja

Craftin Suzie (Susan Wykes) said...

Thanks for sharing your lovely card with us at Delightful Challenges, Susan x

craftygranny said...

Gorgeous image you did a fab job. Merry xmas hugs trisha x Dt buddy

Shelia said...

great coloring on this cute owl! Love the flourishes and flower too. Thanks for playing along with us at DRS Designs.

Deanne Saunders said...

What a cute card! Thanks for participating in our LOVE TO CREATE challenge!!

Melanie said...

A lovely card!
Thank you soo much for taking part in our "Something New" challenge over at Penny’s..
Sorry for commenting soo late… Hope to see you again in our current challenge.

(DT Penny's Paper Crafty Challenges)

Pinkies Sparkly Creations said...

great card thanks for joining us at fat pages and cards with attitude and good luck emma xx

Heather said...

Your card is so cute!! Love your coloring!! Thank you for joining us at Really Reasonable Ribbon!

Laurian said...

What a cute card love that image and your colouring!
Thanks for sharing with us at Vickies Challenge over at Lady Annes and I hope we see you agian soon!

Unknown said...

G'day Mandy, your owl is adorable and so well coloured. Your layered flower is a fabulous finishing touch.
Thank you for sharing with us at Vickie's Challenge at Lady Anne's and good luck with the draw. I hope we see you again next challenge.
*Hugs* ~ Nana Vic

Marianne said...

Such a cute image, and I love the papers you've used.