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Sunday, May 26, 2013

Bird is THE word at Pile it On! ;)

Coffee of the Day - Toasted Coconut

okay, how many of you now have that song going through your heads? isn't it a HOOT? ha! yep, I'm an evil one bright and early on a Sunday morning!

if you are here for the Operation Write Home Memorial Day blog hop, then scroll down or click here.


Today's challenge over at Pile it On is to 'put a bird on it'! our lovely little robins flew the nest several days ago. right at the poor mailman I'm afraid to say! it was quite the comedy of errors, but then would you expect anything less at my house?! nope, didn't think so! they are still hanging around the house with their momma Robin, as I hear their beautiful songs. the babies sing at a much higher pitched frequency. it's so very sweet!

anyhow, on to my birdy card......
we are sponsored this week by Paper Nest, so I am using the fun graduation owl digital image to help me get a few graduation cards completed. I'll be posting several more grad cards in the next few days.


papers are Authentique Curiosity, 2013 digi was a freebie from Paper Crafts magazine, wood veneer is Freckled Fawn, embossing folder is Sizzix, and the remaining items are from my stash. 

Challenges:
Pile it On - put a bird on it
Chocolate, Coffee, & Cards - use a number
Sweet Pea - birds of a feather
Totally Paper Crafts - buttons
Moving Along with the Times - embossing
Sassy Studio - graduation
Crafting by Design - graduation
House That Stamps Built - fur, fins, or feathers
Going Grey with Scrap Creations - wedding, anniversary, or graduation
Craft Your Passion - party animals
Pause, Dream, Enjoy - happy....... (graduation)
Pink Elephant - graduation
Great Impressions - celebrations
613 Avenue Create - anything goes
Robyn's Festish - birds

18 comments:

Jenny said...

Hi Jennifer! So glad to see you have joined our challenge this month! Your graduate card is wonderful! I love the lace edging of the bottom - thanks again for sharing with us at Great Impressions Stamps! Hope and pray you are doing well!

Hugs,

Jenny

Deanne Clarke-Saunders said...

Such a cute card!!! Thanks for participating in our CHOCOLATE, COFFEE and CARDS challenge!! Hope to see you again next week!

~DEANNE~
A Little Bit O' Paper

Tammy said...

Adorable graduation card Jennifer! I love that sweet owl image and fabulous embossing folder! Thanks so much for joining us at MAWTT!
Tammy x

Chana said...

Oh, I think the new grad will really like this wonderful card. Thanks for playing on our street at 613 Avenue Create.
Hugz,
Chana, Owner

craftybunny said...

Great card and just perfect for a graduation.Love the owl and all the details you've added.Thanks for joining us at Craft Your Passion.Hope to see you again next week :D
Lisa x

Sheri (a.k.a PaperCrafty) said...

Lovely grad card! Thanks so much for playing along with The Pink Elephant!

Bonnie Irvine said...

Great combination of paper, embossing, and embellies on this well designed card. Gorgeous trim and wooden word. Thanks for joining us at Craft Your Passion for our Party Animal challenge. I hope we see you again soon.

Lozzy T said...

Beautiful card, gorgeous colours and design and love the owl..Thank you for joining us this month at Sweet Pea Stampers and hope to see you again. Good Luck..Hugs Lozzy x

Stef H said...

love the card! lots of graduation parties this year. alot of church members have open houses for them. i can go broke - LOL.

today's coffee sounds scrumptious. i love the coconut creamer too!

have a great holiday!

hugs :)

Edie said...

Hi Jennifer, love the muted color tones in your card and I basically love the design of your card. TFS with 613 Avenue Create.

Sharon said...

Beautiful card. Love the owl!
Thanks for playing along with us at Crafting By Designs.

Elizabeth Hart said...

I love this graduation card Jen - so cute with the little "swell"

Cuttin' and Stampin' Cards said...

Great Card. Thanks for playing along with us at Crafting by Designs.

Tammy S.

Michelle said...

Very cute card. I love all the papers that you used on this. They go so well together. Cute Owl. Thank You for joining over at The Robyn's Fetish Challenge Blog

Michelle (DT)

Debbie said...

your papers are PERFECT! love the spattering too. Glad you could join us at DTBST, and good luck.

DebbieM
SSD DT

Sharon said...

Hi Jennifer - CONGRATULATIONS! You are our winner for the Anything Goes with Graduation Twist at Crafting By Designs. Please email us you info and we'll get your prize sent right away!

craftingbydesigns@gmail.com

In subject line, please enter "Challenge Winner/Graduation"

Hugs, Sharon

Ruza Rebel said...

Adorable card! Great DP and embellishments! Thank you for joining our DTBST Challenge this week.
Ruza, SSD Designer

Kym's Crafty Cards said...

What a lovely owl card you have made. Thanks for taking part in the Sweet Pea Stampers Challenge this month of “birds of a feather” and best of luck. We hope to see you back again very soon. Best wishes, Kym, Sweet Pea Stampers Design Team xxx