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Owl Card Color Challenge

Update: This card was picked as Cupcake Inspirations Sweet Pick!
Over on Cupcake Inspirations, the designers gave us a color challenge. As you may have seen from my last few posts, I'm obsessed with my Cricut Maker 3, so any new cards I've been making have been reliant on my new piece of hardware. The color challenge was as follows:

I've sort of been on an animal kick. Something about the layering of animals with cardstock to create dimension always looks good to me. I talked about in my last post how I wanted to make an owl card but ultimately went with a llama instead. Today I got to live out my owl fantasy.

I found an owl on Cricut Design Space but changed the colors to fit the challenge. I also wanted this to be way bigger than the tiny Twinchie card from yesterday. Here was the result:

A simple but very effective card. What I love about this card is it's an "I love you" card with a much younger aesthetic. I could see giving this to a niece or nephew, just because.

I still have a lot of tinkering to do before I release my Cricut Maker 3 review, but overall, I'm thoroughly impressed with the speed and efficiency of the machine. Thanks to Cupcake Inspirations for the - well - inspiration!

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  1. Love this owl card! So glad you played along with us over at Cupcake Inspiration Challenges. Whomever receives this card will love it. Hope you come back and play along again!
    Sandy, DT

  2. How FUN is this owl? I love the colors you used and that sentiment ROCKS!!! Thank you for playing with us at The Cupcake Inspiration Challenge!!

    DT Member
    Cupcake Inspiration Challenge

  3. I love it, so bold so funny so awesome, thanks for playing our challenge at Cupcake Inspirations. Way to go! Have a great day!

    Leanne DT/CIC

  4. Super fun. You clearly have a handle on the Cricut machine! Thanks for joining us at Cupcake Inspiration!


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