Cute Owl Card with Henry David Thoreau Quote

Cute Owl Card with Henry David Thoreau Quote



Owl Card

For this card all the pattern paper is from the Recollections Signature Graceful Paper Pad. I really love the patterns. I got this paper pad, because I loved the ledger patterns, glitter accents, beautiful colors, and distressed touches. I’ve already made several beautiful cards with this paper pad. I am working on several cards with quotes, so the ledger patterns are the prefect background for quotes. My one complaint about this card stock is it is much thinner than I am use to. I had a hard time getting the setting right on my cricut, to get clean cuts. I ended up using low pressure, low speed, blade at one, and used 4 multicut to get good cuts. To make this card, I started with a kraft A2 card base. I cut a circle border from Give a Hoot at 1 inch, and glued that down. Then I attached a thin yellow strip of paper to the cicle border and made some dash lines. I cut the retangle charm at 1 1/2 inches a couple of times. Then I glued those layers together to make a thicker tag. I wrote my sentiment with a brown Zig Calligraphy Pen,

Our truest life is when we are in dreams awake. 
~Henry David Thoreau

Then I used some hemp to attached the tag to the top portion of the card. The cute little owl was cut at 3 inches and then attached with pop dots. For finishing touches, I punched a couple flowers and attached them with brads and then corner rounded the edges. I hope you like this card.


Paper: Recollections Cardstock, Recollections Signature Graceful Paper Pad

Die Cuts and Dry Embossing: Cricut Give a Hoot Cartridge, EK Success Daisy and Petunia Punch

Embellishments: Recollections brads, Hemp

Writing: Zig Memory System Calligraphy Dual-Tip Marker Pure Brown

Adhesive: Zig two Way Glue Pen, Scotch Advanced Tape Glider (ATG), 3-D Dots

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