Stamps: Waltzingmouse - Great Big Owl
Inks: Memento - Tuxedo Black
Dies: WMS - Big Owl; Die-namics - Celebratory Greetings
Accessories: White Lustre Card; Stampin' Up! Card - Basic Black; Gold Mirri Card; Copic Markers; Wink of Stella - Clear and Gold; SUEF - Arrows
I've told you many times that owls are my favourite birds - I love the character in their faces, so I had to use an owl on my project. The inspiration for the colours comes from this week's Muse Challenge - MUSE#115 and Chrissie's fabulous card. I picked this wonderful owl from Waltzingmouse Stamps and stamped him on white card. I coloured him with Copic markers and added sparkle all over with Wink of Stella brushes in gold and clear. I cut him out with the matching die. I cut a panel of black card and embossed it to give some texture to the background. I cut a branch and greeting from gold mirri card. On the inside I cut a mat layer of black card and on the white panel stamped a few of the coordinating circles stamps, and left space for a message.
I took a couple of close-up photos of the owl's head showing the subtle sparkle that you get with the Wink of Stella brushes. The first one was taken in bright sunshine and the sparkle is just amazing, but even under artificial light (second photo) you can just about see the shimmer!
Do drop by the blog and check out the inspiration pieces from the rest of the team and have fun! You can have cute birds, funny birds, realistic birds, just remember that your project must have a masculine feel. You've got plenty of time to play along with us, submission deadline is Tuesday 12th May at midnight (7.00pm EDT). See you soon.