Saturday, October 5, 2013

Happy Owl-oween

Happy World Card Making Day!

Today, October 5th, is officially World Card Making Day! This holiday is an opportunity to celebrate the creativity of handmade cards and the personal connection that they create between friends and family. It’s also a time to get a jump-start on the holiday card-making season!

Designed To Color, has decided to celebrate this special day with an awesome Blog Hop!! Our Design Team and special guests have made some amazing cards! Several of us will also be sharing some card-making tips along the way. 

Please leave a comment on each designer’s blog and then a comment at Designed To Color once you complete the hop. They will pick 1 random winner for a prize package consisting of goodies 
from various sponsors including: 

Crafter's Companion
Yumi & Fumi Handmade
…..just to name a few!

You have until Monday, October 7th, at 11:59pm MST to leave a 
comment on each blog.  The winner will be announced 
on Wednesday, October 9th.  GOOD LUCK!

This is the card I designed for the hop.  My tip for you is to think 
outside the box when it comes to media that can be cut with dies.  
This sparkly corrugated paper cut like butter!

Stamp: Darcie
Die: MFT Stamps
Papers: Bo Bunny

I know you will be inspired to create something special for World Card Making Day. Be sure to stop by the Designed To Color  
Facebook Page to share your creations. 

Now off to Laura's terrific blog.  Click right here to be transported.

See you tomorrow!



  1. Those googlie eyes and that sentiment are a real hoot, happy world card making day.

  2. Awesome Halloween card! I love how all of the elements came together and I love that sparkly corrugated paper!

  3. Happy WCMD!!! So happy to have you join us on the hop - LOVE that tip. I'm so bad about NOT thinking outside the box like that. I'll have to try cutting some cork next time around. :D I love your googly-eyed owl - so stinking cute! Adds such a fun dimension. **hugs**

  4. Great!! Love the fun papers and that cute owl! neat touch with the squiggly eyes~

  5. What an adorable Halloween card!

  6. I love owls and this is such a sweet card x

  7. LOVE that corrugated paper - and thank you for the reminder, Susie! i never stray from the standard cardstock/patterned paper in my Cuttlebug. need to think outside the box! love your googly-eyed little owl friend - such a fun and bright card!

  8. Great card! Great combination of designs/colors of card. Its a great tip and its something I may need to do more of in future card making projects.

  9. I am an owl fan.... I loooove it :)

  10. Wow, love the texture, the black makes all the clean lines pop and what a sweet owl, love this card! Thanks for the tip too, haven't tried using more than cardstock in my die cutting machine, XOX Lucy

  11. Wonderful card Susie, I love owls & I his googly eyes :o)

  12. Fun card Susie, I love Halloween and Owls!

  13. Hoot, Hoot - I like the colorful background for your owl.

  14. This is so cute, Susie! Love the fall colors and sparkle diecuts! Adorable owl! Thanks for the tip!

  15. Love the owl.

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  16. Ha ha! Love the googly-wiggle eyes!! That put a smile on my face! Thanks for sharing!


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