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June 8, 2011

Woohooo! CAS

Happy Wednesday!

Bird week, day three!

Stamps: Paper Smooches
Paper: SU! cs, recycled packaging
Ink: Prisma markers/Copics
Other: tree branch, CM corner punch

My youngest son found just the right branch for me after I explained what I wanted to do with this card....such a great kid!!

We have a new Belli Challenge for you today! 

Challenge #119 - Branches

Pull out your stamps of branches and ink them up, paint your chipboard branches, cut a small branch off a tree in your yard, or cut out some branches from designer papers, whatever tickles your fancy. Have fun adding "branches" to your project!

The Creative Belli challenge is open to any type of projects...all are welcome!  So come play along!

Enjoy your day!

I shared today's creation with -

Creative Belli -  branches
Crafts and Me -Stamp something
Digistamps 4 Joy - wings
Gingersnap Creations -  use packaging materials
Paper Shelter Challenge - celebrate
Craft Room Challenge - Anything Goes 
Paper Take Weekly - Anything Goes 
The Stamping Boutique - Men Only
Tuesday Throwdown - Animals 
Bows 'n Berries -Masculine.
Craft Your Passion - Anything goes.
Critter Sketch - Kraft paper.
Cupcake Craft - Things with tails.
Make it Monday with Kraft Outlet -It's a guy thing.
Make it Monday - Always anything goes.
There's Magic in the Air - Masculine.
Woodware USA - Masculine.
Dream Valley Challenges - Stamp Something
Crafty Emma - Clean & Simple 
Designed 2 Delight -Masculine card, without flowers 
Fussy and Fancy -Card for a male.
Stamp Man - Boys & men.
Some Odd Girl - Masculine.



Dawn B. said...

Awww this is as sweet as can be.. I love the branch. We used to have a big hoot owl in our back yard. I would hear him all hours of the night. So sweet Maria. Have a wonderful day.

Dawn♥ said...

Maria, love your CAS card. Sweet little image to. Dawn♥

maryr917 said...

this is a great cas card maria and I love that you used a real branch for this latest "belli challenge". looks like we were on the same wave length

Riet said...

So gorgeous card Maria.

Hugs Riet.xx

joy said...

I just adore this card! That sweet litle owl sitting on that branch is darling!

Anonymous said...

LOL!! This is just too cute Maria!! I love the added branch on your creation!! very clever!! :)

Crystal said...

Maria this is fabulous, LOVE LOVE your CAS design, just PERFECT!

Danni said...

Aren't you clever with your branch! Genius!! Wonderful and oh so cute card!

Zoechaos said...

Love this card that branch is inspired and the green yum! Thank you for joining us for our first Craft-Room Challenge, we hope to see you again. XOXO Zoe

Carrie said...

Ohhh I love this card!! that is is sooo cute!! Thanks for playing along in our C&S challenge at CES this week x

Shelly Schmidt said...

The touch of the branch is so awesome in combination with your wonderful owl. Perfect card for the branch challenge!

Maria said...

Great card, and I love the branch on it. Good luck in the Craft-Room Challenge and thanks for joining us. Maria x

Kim B said...

Cute card, love the little owl. Thanks for joining us at the CRC.

Elizabeth (Beth) Moore said...

I just adore that little owl and how you composed this card! Thanks so much for joining us at The Kraft Journal!

Susan said...

Hi Maria

What a "hoot" your card is! I would have never thought to use a real branch like that! So creative! Good luck in the challenges!


Joan Ervin said...

Your little owl is adorable, Maria, and I love how you used the real branch...sooo clever!!!!!!!!

craft-roomjulia said...

A truly adorable card using such a fresh colour, and I love the branch idea. Good luck and thanks for joining Craft-Room Challenge, good luck and hope to see you again soon.
Julia xx

Bunny said...

What a lovely card..Thank you for joining us at Digistamps4joy and good luck..

Bunny GD DS4J

Chrissy said...

Such a cute little owl...I think I'm inspired to join in ...
Thanks for sharing with us at ‘Make it Monday’


Don’t forget. .if you leave a comment on another entrant, mention that you saw their card on ‘Make it Monday’ for a chance at second prize.. the more you comment on and mention MIM, the more chances at winning second prize.

Donna said...

Super sweet card Maria and just perfect for our 'things with tails' challenge this week, this lil fluffy owl is so cute, I love him! Hope you are keeping well hun...thanks for joining in the fun with us at Cupcake :) Donna x

Shelly said...

Really sweet little owl... less is definately more here! Thanks for joining us at Cupcake and Good Luck! Shelly x

Kathy said...

This is adorable, the real twig is the perfect touch. Thanks for joining us at D2D for the manly challenge this week.

Peggysue said...

So cute, like the CAS! I’m so glad you joined our Masculine challenge at Designed2Delight. Please come back again next week!

hazel said...

This is such a cute card, I love it. Thank you for joining us at Craft-Room Challenge.
xxx Hazel.

Céline said...

so cute card,
thanks for playing with us at fussy and fancy this week
céline F&F dt

Lisa Jane said...

Oh this is so cute .. i love the use of the branch
Thanks for linking up to Make it Monday
Lisa x
Don't forget......... if you leave a comment on another entry, mention that you saw their card on "Make It Monday" for a chance at second prize. The more entries you comment on the more chance you have of winning second prize.

Nikki Byrne said...

Sooo sweet. What a cute owl, I love it. Thanks for joining our first challenge over at craft room challenge. Nikki DT

Clare said...

This is gorgeous! love the layout and colours. Love, Clare x

Debs said...

Gorgeous card love your adorable owl image, thanks for joining us at TPS this week.
Hugs Debs

Debi said...

What a great idea Maria- I'd never of thought of that :-) thanks for joining us at CRC Debi x

Bella´s Bastelecke said...

What a gorgeous card, thanks so much for joining us at TPS this week…………..


jackid said...

That little branch is such a brilliant idea love it great card thanks for joining us atCRITTERS
Jacki xx

The Crafty Den said...

Hi Maria, what a gorgeous card. I love the cute image and the CAS layout is fantastic. Thanks for joining us at cupcake craft challenge this week. Hugs, Denise x

Kristina said...

What an adorable card, the owl is just too cute! Thanks so much for sharing it with us at The Kraft Journal!!

Anonymous said...

love it Maria! the perfect branch indeed! How awesome to have great help right on hand! : )

Ildiko said...

Oh my goodnes this is stuning. Thanks playing along with Paper Cupcakes this week

Pat (mspfd) said...

Love everything about this! What a great CAS design with great colors. The branch is so clever.

Kim Hughes said...

be still my heart...I LOVE, love, LOVE your card!!!

Charlene said...

This card is so cute...and wasn't that ever nice of you son to find you that perfect branch for it? Thanks for joining us at Digistamps4Joy ~ Charlene GD DS4J

Kim said...

I love owl images. This is so cute. Thanks for playing along with us at Tuesday Throwdown.

Silvia(Barnie) said...

Just a fabulous piece.

bosenberries said...

Thanks so much for playing in Bows and Berries Masuline challenge!! Robin

SmilynStef said...

Don't you love it when your family helps you create ... so glad you joined our creating with packing materials at Gingersnap Creations.

penny4thoughts said...

Great way to recycle your packaging! Another great entry to the GC challenge.