Baby Girl Owl Shadow Box..

I'd like to thank the girls at Use It Tuesday for having me as a guest designer this week for there embossing challenge.    It's always fun (and a little nerve racking) to be a guest designer on another blog but embossing has always been one of my favorite medias to design with.   I use to emboss everything I created so I knew I'd have no worries on coming up with something.    I just counted 42 embossing folders and 27 powders in my stash-Yikes!

Owl Shadow Box

Owl Shadow Box

    I designed this 12x12 Owl Shadow Box for my new little niece, Ella.  Her nursery has an owl theme so when I saw the owl die cut from Cricut Kate's ABC's cartridge, I knew it would be perfect for her new nursery.

Baby Girl Shadow Box

For accents, I added swirls and bubbles texture embossing along with crystal glitter and some white gel pen doodling.

    The Use It Tuesday Challenge blog is about using your hoarded craft supplies, so my stash for this project is the pink striped paper that's been sitting in my paper file 4-evah and of course I used 2 embossing folders out of my 42 count stash!

Pink Owl

I think it turned out so cute and I look forward to seeing it in her nursery.

Don't forget to come and join in the challenge fun this week at Use It Tuesday .  They want to see your embossing style- heat, texture, mix it up, whatever- they want to see you link it up!

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  1. Wow, I'm so glad you got to share your talent as a Guest with us at UIT. Stunning shadow box

  2. What a cute shadow box! I'm sure this will look perfect in your niece's nursery. :) The embossed leaves and letters are a great idea to go with the dimensions in your design. Thanks for being the guest designer over at Use It Tuesday!

  3. Beautiful job. Love the color combos and the embossing. TFS

  4. What a super cute project! Love that stripe-y paper!!! Thanks for joining us at 4 Crafty Chicks this week :)

  5. Thanks for playing our challenge at 4 Crafty Chicks, great job, super cool! TFS!

  6. Holly - this is so beautiful and cute. Love it. TFS

  7. How pretty- love the embossed leaves!

  8. Visiting from Jaihart. Like the Owl. Wonderful embossing. I'm going to be a Guest Designer at Use it Tues 7/24. I submitted my creation and like you always wonder if my creation will stand up to the the creativity of the DT.
    "Sunshine HoneyBee"

  9. Thanks for linking up to Jaihart! LOVE your shadow box...because I LOVE everything you make! Smiles, Jill


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