The little things that make me happy here on Bliss Road~~Emily Keaton

Thursday, May 19, 2011

StampinB Spring Scene Challenge

Welcome to another rainy day on Bliss Road! The highlight of our rainy yesterday was more after-school puddle jumping. It keeps the cabin fever at bay! The kids are having a blast with their umbrellas and boots. I've gotta admit: it is pretty satisfying to walk across the mother of all puddles in a good pair of rubber boots and coming out the other side with feet still toasty and dry :). I imagine there will be no shortage of puddles this afternoon, too. Look out soggy world, here we come!!

Our Stampin' B's Challenge this week is to make a spring scene. And while my kids and I have been "making some {spring} scenes" of our own this week out there in our wellies (in full view of all the high school spring sports teams practicing--in the rain--on the HS practice fields we walk beside on our route home), it hasn't been the kind of spring scene I could easily capture in a card. So, I instead went with a "spring as the season of love" scene. Some cute paisley DP with spring colors immediately came to mind, and pretty soon, with the help of my Stampin' Up Two-Step Owl Punch, I had this card:
There's a whole lot of punchin' goin' on in this one!! But it was definitely a hoot to make. :)

Well, thanks for stopping by to check out today's little slice of bliss! If you'd like to try your hand at this week's Stampin' B's Challenge, post your project on your blog or SCS gallery, and link it up to the Inlinkz tool on the Stampin' B's blog. We'd love to see what you create!! :)

See you soon!

Card Recipe:
Stamps: Schlosser Designs Boughs
Solid Paper: snow storm CS; baja breeze, regal rose, close to cocoa, chocolate chip cardstock from Stampin' Up!
Patterned Paper: Tiffany DP collection from We R Memory Keepers
Ink: Palette burnt umber, SU baja breeze

Accessories: SU two-step owl punch, SU small heart punch, dollar bin small blossom punch, Provocraft small leaf punch, SU word window punch, SU modern label punch, sponge dauber, sewing machine, Studio G Sparkle Writer
Techniques: machine stitching, punch art, sponging


Marisa said...

Too cute :) Just got this punch and can't wait to use it. Love the bow in her hair and heart between them. Great spring card. Happy splashing - do some for me too!

Pam said...

Very cute Emily! Love the owls, and how you dressed them up!!

pam124 said...

Emily, the owls are so darn cute. I didn't get the punch set for these. Your certainly have used them to the max. Such a fun and springy card. This is the "hootiest" card evah!

Silke Ledlow said...

Totally cute Emily! I'm a sucker for sweet owls..LOL! Hugs ~S~

Benzi said...

Awww, this is too cute, Emily! Love that little bow in the girl owl's hair....maybe that should be feathers. LOL We all know love blooms in the spring. Good job with the challenge
Hey, you're having too much fun in the mud puddles. Oh, to be a kid again.

Mona Pendleton said...

Too cute Emily! Those little owls are darling! What a hoot ;)

Joanne (jojot) said...

how very sweet these hooters are....they are lookin quite happy in their little world which you created so beautifully

Carol Hurlock said...

Oh aren't these owl the just cutest. What a fabulous card. I love that you have a boy and a girl!!! Even though you are drenched with rain and puddles, you have captured a sweet spring card in this scene my friend.

Bear Hugs,
Carol :O}

Emily Leiphart said...

This is adorable and so pretty, Emily! I've always wanted that owl punch and you've made me want it even more after seeing this card. Those little blooms in tree are so cute!

Anita said...

Emily, this is so adorable. I love those owls and your papers are so pretty.

Jessi Fogan said...

I love it!! What a sweet card - love the girly owl, and her little bow, and the lovely paisleys :)
Hopefully you get some nice weather soon - we actually got up to 20 Celsius the last couple of days., but going back to 6 tomorrow. I'm sure it'll feel even colder after these nice days!

Auntie Em said...

These little owls are so cute! I love your colours and sentiment!
Thanks for sharing! :)

Unknown said...

Super CUTE card! TFS ;D

Vicki Dutcher said...

So cute! Just a fun card~

suzARTe said...

such a cute card Emily, the little pink bow looks great

Crafty Math Chick said...

What an adorable scene! I love these punchy owls and how you have them looking at one another! So cute! I really have to give mine some love one of these days. love all the punchin' going on!

Sue Lelli said...

Emily this is so ADORABLE! LOVE the owls and the sentiment!