Tuesday, January 25, 2011

Wise Penguin

I decided to give the PTI BlogHop a go this time. I hope you like what I've done :)

The challenge this month was to use a set you either haven't used yet or one you hadn't used in a long time. (Sadly these projects are the only time Wise Owl has seen ink.)

I have a sweet boy who just really loves penguins. I had been thinking of trying to turn PTI's Wise Owl upside down to make it a penguin. I'm very happy with how well it worked!

I started with a base card of summer sunrise. Then I used the cute leaf motif in white ink to create my snowflakes on the black background. I used Simple Alphabet to put my sentiment on the Summer Sunrise ribbon. I stamped the large owl body from Wise Owl in white on Black CS Then I made a mask with the belly cut out and sponged his belly with the white ink. His eyes and beak were stamped on white and cut out and glued on. I stamped his feet directly onto my white square and glued down the body over them. I distressed the edges of the square before placing it over the ribbon onto my card.

While I was playing I decided to see if the smaller owl would fit on a domino ornament. :) It does.
I originally got this idea while I was bell ringing in front of JC Penney during the holidays. Their ad campain was "So many gifts, who knew?...Who who who." (with the h & o in red to read ho ho ho)
So I kept thinking the"who who who"
might be cute on an owl ornament.
I stamped him in Staz On and added the branch, Santa hat, & words freehand. I colored them in with BIC markers, spray sealed them and glued ribbon around for the hanger. All the Santa hats turned out just a littl different. But they are all so cute. (And my MIL has already requested one.)

:) See what else I'm up to on my Cute C Me Facebook pg: