Tuesday, 8 September 2020

Creepy Cute Cafe Crow

 


It is time for another challenge for Team B at Through The Craft Room Door


The sponsor for this challenge is Oddball Art Co.
There is a prize of $10 to spend in the store for the lucky winner.



We were given this set to use Creepy Cute Cafe Img 523.  I don't really make halloween projects so I chose to use the crow from the set.


I had an idea to position the birdies like a Mommy Bird giving some advice to a baby bird so positioned the digital stamp to suit this. 

I coloured the image using Promarkers in greens as it looked like my Grandad's budgie when I was growing up. I added some detail to the feathers with coloured pencils. I thought I had a die I could make a branch from but the couple I have wouldn't sit right in the circle so I decided I would draw my own. Not sure I will get any artistry awards for it though LOL. The background is coloured with a very pale blue which I have given a mottled texture to with a blending pen. The camera hasn't picked that up very well as it is so subtle.

I decided to make it into an easel card as it is a long while since I made one of those.

On the front the bottom paper has such a lovely dainty design in the corner. The squares of green are a double sided paper so I have turned one over and added faux stitching with a fine line pen. I have added ink to the edge of the paper. The Image I have cut out using a Fiskars circle shapecutter template then a circle of green card. I used a new set of dies Crea-Nest-Lies XXL to cut the scalloped circle. These are brilliant dies as they are a decent size and lots of nesting shapes in one set. Considering how fine the scallops are they cut really well and this was quite thick black card. I have added 3 iridescent sequin flowers and green gems.

The bottom section has used more of the same papers and I trimmed the floral one using a Martha Stewart border punch. The sentiment is an old one from AI Factory who have now retired. As there are so many layers the easel sits behind this sentiment section without any need to put any other raised item to hold it up. Finally for a bit of whimsy I added some googly eyes to both the birdies. 

Our challenges at Through the Craft Room Door are always Anything Goes so easy to enter. I hope you will join us.

Card Details -

 

Size – 6’ Square Easel

Digital Image – Crow from Creepy Cute Café Image 523 by Oddball Art Co.

Digital Sentiment – This Little Birdie Set 1 by AI Factory (retired)

Dies Crea-Nest-Lies XXL 69 Circle Open Scallop

Punch – Scallop Polka Dot Border by Martha Stewart Crafts

Colouring Medium – Promarkers, Coloured Pencils

Embellishments – Flower sequins, gems, googly eyes

 

 

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


47 comments:

  1. Such a sweet design

    Thanks for sharing both at I Love Promarkers and also Aud Sentiments,

    Hugz Tinz

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  2. Fabulous card!! Great way to use the crow. Thanks for joining us at Catch The Bug/Stella Says Sketch. Bonnie GDT

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  4. A fun and colourful birdie card for our 'Coloured image' theme at Allsorts challenge, many thanks for joining in.

    B x

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  5. Youre card is so beautiful. Thanks for joining us at the Saturday Bugaboo Challenge.
    Hugs Ilonka DT

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  6. Cute image. Lovely colouring too. Thank you for sharing it with us at CDSunday Plus Wynn DT

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  7. Your branch is fine and I love your little bird.
    Pamela
    CD Sunday Plus DT.

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  8. What a fun take on our mix-up! Cute colors for some wise crows, lol. Thanks so much for playing at TSOT!

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  9. Mandy, love your crow giving advice to his young friend! Great job coloring!! Thank you for sharing your creative talents with us (and the sage advice!) at Try Stampin' on Tuesday!!! -Donna

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  10. What a fab card! I just adore that crow :) Loving all your paper layers - very pretty! Thank you for joining us at Polkadoodles Digi Choosday Challenge. Good Luck! Maz x

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  11. OMG such a cute card Mandy! Thanks so much for playing in our challenge at the Artsystamper Challenge Blog! Good Luck in the draw and hope to see you again next challenge!

    Darlene
    ARTSYSTAMPER CHALLENGE
    DAR’S CRAFTY CREATIONS
    Please stop by for a visit.

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  12. Perfect sentiment for these cuties! I love your card! Thanks for joining our Anything Goes Challenge at Lil Patch of Crafty Friends. I hope join us again real soon!
    Hugs, Joy
    Joyfully Stamps
    Lil Patch of Crafty Friends, Owner/Coordinator

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  13. Oh, what a cute card. I like the little birdies.
    Thanks for sharing it with Paperminutes.
    Hugs
    Heike DT

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  14. What a sweet card. Thanks for showing it for paperminutes this week.

    mamapia

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  15. This is just so cute I love it and thanks for sharing at Colour crazy challenge this time and good luck

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  16. I love the way you have designed this card. A really cute image too. Thank you for sharing with us.
    Jocelyn x
    CD Sunday Plus DT

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  17. This is such a cute card! Thanks so much for sharing at Allsorts challenge!
    Ellibelle's Corner

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  18. Cute card and thanks for joining us at Crafty Calendar Challenge hugs Sue x

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  19. What a cute card and the perfect message for just now! So sweet. Thanks so much for joining us for the Aud Sentiments Challenge. Crafty hugs, Jenny (Aud Sentiments DT) xx

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  20. Great easel card Mandy love the papers and cute image
    Carol x

    Thank you for joining us at 613 Avenue Create
    Carol DT x

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  21. I just love how you took a tiny element from the digi set and made it the focal point of your card! The mama bird is giving some great advice to her baby bird and this fits our 'family ties' theme perfectly! Thank you, Mandy, for sharing this project in the Path of Positivity September Challenge. We hope to see you again soon. x
    Ps Thanks for reminding me I have this paper collection :)

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  22. Mommy bird does look very worried. A great card.
    Thank you for joining us.
    Carol xx
    CD Sunday DT

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  23. Cute card. Thanks for joining us at Angie's Digital Stamps Anything Goes Challenge

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  24. A delightful card . Thank you for joining us at Creative Craft Cottage challenge good luck Ginny DT for Creative Craft Cottage
    My Blog As I do Rodos

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  25. Mandy this is awesome. I love the eyes on the parent bird. Thanks for joining my challenge at Sparkles Monthly. Love Dawn x

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  26. Love this! Thanks for joining us at Bugaboo ~ Catch the bug challengeblog. Hope to see you again next time.
    DT Ine http://creaine-cards.blogspot.nl/

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  27. Adorable image beautiful card ! Thanks for sharing at 613 Avenue Create xx Please join us again.
    https://wwwkraftyjean.blogspot.com/

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  28. Fabulous easel card. Love your paper choices and adorable birds. Thanks for joining the Stinkin' Inkers challenge.

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  29. such a cute card! Thank you for joining us at INTAAS. Jennie DT xx

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  30. So pretty! I love the colors and the birds eyes ;) :)
    Thanks a lot for joining us at Creatalicious! :)

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  31. Great scene. Perfect for this time. Thanks for sharing with us at Colour Crazy.

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  32. Beautifully done! Nice creative compromise! Thanks for a lovely submission to our challenge at 613 Avenue Create!
    Hugz,
    Chana Malkah, Owner

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  33. Great design! Thanks for joining our ATG challenge at Penny's Challenges. I hope you join us again! Hugs, Mary

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  34. Love the birds they are so cute you wouldn't guess they came from a Halloween set. Thanks for joining in our challenge at Sparkles Monthly Dawn S DT

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  35. Great card, fabulous image
    Thank you for joining us
    Margaret
    CD Sunday plus DT

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  36. Super card Mandy, I am with you there re Halloween cards, don't really make them either. So love how you have used one part of the image to create this card, it is a great way to make a card for a challenge and also have more uses :) :) Thank you so much for joining us at I❤️Promarkers this fortnight. Love and hugs Mimi xxxx

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  37. I love easel cards, they're so great for displaying an image. A great choice of image and you've teamed it with the perfect papers. A beautiful card.

    Jo
    CD Sunday Plus DT

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  38. OMG this is so cute Mandy! Thanks so much for playing in our challenge at Mix It Up!
    Darlene
    Mix It Up
    DAR’S CRAFTY CREATIONS
    Please stop by for a visit.

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  39. So wonderful! Love these cuties!
    Thanks for joining us at Dreamfactory Challenge!

    Hugs,
    Conny

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  40. Your easel card turned out so cute. Thank you for joining us over at Penny's Challenge. Best of luck and hope you visit again. DT~Jana Forrest

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  41. Your card is way too adorable. Thank you for joining us at Art Impressions.

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  42. So sweet, great easel card with paper and colour combos. Thanks for joining us at Angie's Digital Stamps Anything Goes Challenge

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  43. Great card - love his eyes!

    Thanks for joining us at the Artsystamper Challenge.

    Helen x

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  44. Me again!

    Thanks for joining us at Scribbles Designs too.

    Helen x

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  45. Hi Mandy,
    what a very lovely scene you have created and such a lovely design easel card.
    Great colours used.
    Thank you for joining the MAWTT Challenge.
    Lots of crafty love. Jenny L. DT

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  46. Fabulous creation! Thanks for joining us for Week 36 at Polkadoodles Craft Challenge!

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  47. Oh this is beautiful.
    Thanks for joining us at Craftyhazelnuts patterned paper challenge.
    Happy crafting!
    Catherine x DT

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