Wednesday, 17 August 2011

Twit Twooooooooo!

Hey!

OK so I'm finally caught up on the chores, on Google Reader and I sit down all ready to get inked up and what happens...? Nothing! Nada! Mojo is still on holiday mode it seems....*sigh* Don't you just hate it when that happens!

So seeing as my mojo is MIA I figured that I could share a card with you that I made before I left for my trip by the sea-side. I had a few cards to make for birthdays last week and this week and thankfully my mojo was still with me for them!

This card was created for my nephew, Charlie's second birthday:

Twit Twoo Today!

I don't usually do cute but I do love to indulge in it every now and then and you can never beat a good pun IMHO!

Owl Close Up

I wanted to add some interest to the card for Charlie, and seeing as he's not exactly reading yet and unable to appreciate the punny sentiment, I opted for some good ol' googly eyes. I've recently inherited a huge pack of 'em since I made my guy watch the kids show, OOglies (have you seen it? It's seriously funny!) He was so inspired by it that he purchased a load of googly eyes to attach to random objects on his desk at work to make the days brighter. Gotta love that kiddy sense of humour of his :D

Seeing as this card features quite a lot of Hero Arts goodness I'm gonna enter it into their challenge this month, Creatures & Cards for Kids (also the technique of making a scene too) BTW - that owl on my card was a total bargain: it was purchased as a digi image. For less than a dollar you can print sheets of these cuties off and colour the days away - check it out for yourself here!

Right I'm off to get some inspiration around blog land to get my mojo into gear. I'll be back tomorrow with a new CASE study - mojo or no mojo - ha!

Catch ya later!







Card Deets
{twit TWOO today!}
Stamps: Ledger Cling Stamp, Sweet Owls Digi (Hero Arts)
Ink: Antique Linen, Vintage Photo Distress Inks (Ranger)
Cardstock: Kraft, Vintage Cream (Papertrey Ink)
Accessories: Promarkers, Felt Thickers (American Crafts), Brown Alphabet Transfers (Doodlebug)/Googly Eyes (Thanks, Chris!)


23 comments:

Lindsay said...

This is so so cute Amy! I Love that owl!

Tanya said...

Way too cute!

I'm Renee said...

He's so stinkin' adorable...
your nephew will love those googly eyes!!
Just a fabulous card!

Lucy Abrams said...

Oh I just LOVE this Amy. you ROCK!!!!!

Marisa said...

Too cute, love the googly eyes :)

Debby said...

Oh that is twooooo cute Aimes! Sorry, had to be done! And i'm a sucker for a pair of googly eyes!

JanR said...

Seriously cute!

Karen B. said...

Of course this is seriously cute!

Jenny said...

Oh yes, we luuuurve the 'ooglies' in this house too, the coolest kids programme ever! IMO :)
Your owl is so cute especially with googly eyes and love the punny sentiment too. Off to check these digi's out now :)
Hope you mojo returns soon :)
Jenny x

Lynn said...

I'm going to have to check out the ooglies...never heard of them! And this Owl is so adorable! I love those big ooglie eyes! And seriously Aimes...your mojo doesn't ever go! You are so talented!

Cathy said...

I love this card. I do cutsie cards all the time and I love a good pun. This is one that I would "lift" if you don't mind :)

TFS.

Marion said...

Absolutely ADORABLE! You should do cute more often if this is what you can come up with! LOVE IT! Tooooo cute!

Jess said...

Cute cute cute!

Love those furry looking letters! Your colouring of the owl is impeccable!

Katiejane said...

Now that is the cutest card I've seen in a long time. Aimes you should so "do cute" more often.
It's Fabidabulous!
Katie xx

Rachel Izakowicz said...

This is just adorable! And those googly eyes add the perfect touch. I hear ya on the mojo - seriously haven't come up with anything good in months :-( Hoping the autumn will inspire me to get crafty again! x

Maureen said...

love the punny card! SOOOO adorable :) Can one paper piece those owls? lol Love the ledger paper on it as well :) I hardly think your mojo is MIA since you have so much of it even in your little pinkies :)

Arlene said...

WOW, that owl look very real! Really great card for a boy. Yep, I know how you feel...my mojo leaves me when I finally have time to craft...go figure! Hope it comes back soon...love your work and find a lot of inspiration from your work.

Sharron said...

So ADORABLE--you do CUTE as well as you do CAS! Love the owl and am thrilled to see he is a digi. Fun card!!

Brenda said...

I think I am in love with this card!

whoistracy said...

So very cute!! Love the eyes on this little fellow.

paperella said...

Oh Aimes, what a cutie hootie! You should definitely indulge more in fun and cute, love your take on this style!
xoxo

Andrea M said...

This is soooo ADORABLE!!! Aimes, I love this sweet little guy!!!

Carol's Ink Spot said...

This is so CUTE!

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