Saturday, September 22, 2012

Have An Owlsome Fall Y'All Blog Hop!!

Welcome to the 
Have An Owlsome Fall Y'All 
Blog Hop!!


If you arrived here from Paula's blog, then you are on track!! 

We are so happy to have you join us today!! The hop starts at Heather Lynn's blog so please start there. You won't want to miss out on any of these wonderful projects!! This is a 2 day hop and the line up will be different each day. Please start HERE today (9/22) and tomorrow (9/23), so we can send you in the right direction!!

Our first "Well Owl Be" Blog Hop went over so well, we decided to do an owl themed hop 4 times a year!! Our next hop will be right before Christmas and we hope you will come back and join us then, too!!

One grand prize winner will win a Cricut cartridge and a stamp set sponsored by Erica's Craft Room!! Thank you, Erica, you are so generous!! Please be a follower and leave a comment at all of the stops in the hop for the chance to win. There will also be other blog candy along the way!!


For my project, I created a canvas Halloween wall hanging. I didn't know where I was going with this, so I didn't take pictures or write down all the ingredients, but I'll try to remember. The background paper is from Me and My Big Ideas Spiders and Bats Mambi Stack. I used a small paper plate for the shape of the full moon and spritzed the canvas with Tattered Angels Glimmer Mist in Peach Delight. Once it dried, Spiced Marmalade and Wild Honey Distress Inks were added. The moon was inked with Mustard Seed and Scattered Straw Distress Inks. Crackle Medium was randomly applied around the canvas and then inked with Spiced Marmalade once it dried and cracked. The edges were covered in stencil paste and painted black once it dried. I wanted it to look like spider webs, so once the paint dried, I used an Adirondack Paint Dabber in Snow Cap. "Halloween", "Boo", "Spooky" and the bats are from K Andrew Designs Fall-O-Ween stamp set. Click HERE to purchase this set.


The owl is a Spellbinder's Nested Owl die. It was cut twice and then the top of his head, wings and feet were cut out. The eyes are a combination of Spellbinders Beaded Circle dies, Circle dies and punches. The edge of the Beaded Circle die was used to give feather definition to the wings with a Distress Marker in Peeled Paint, and then they were attached with foam tape.

I am entering this in the following challenges:
  1. DL.Art Thankful Thursday Halloween or fall colors or an owl or all
  2. Sunday Funday - Linky Party
I have blog candy!!


All you have to do to win this set of Cloud 9 Designs Halloween Rubber Stamps is:
  1. Be a follower
  2. Leave a comment here
That's it!! I will be out of town for two weeks, so I will choose a winner when I get back on October 7th.

Now make sure to head over to sweet and talented Heather's blog next. Here's the entire line-up in case you get lost along the way or want to revisit anyone:

Lisa - http://indymermaid.blogspot.com/  < YOU ARE HERE

89 comments:

  1. wow!! I LOVE this!! I LOVE how you layered him.. the colors are amazing!! what a GREAT owl!!! Fantastic!!

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  2. this is so awesome it is beautiful at the same time. you are so talented my friend. hugs

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  3. Lisa you are truly a Jill of all trades. This is stunning. I love the spiderweb effect and adore the paper plate moon. Fantastic job using the Spellbinders die cut on those wings. Looks just like plumage. Fabulous wall hanging and love the spooky owl eyes.
    So happy to be in the hop with you.
    :O)
    Jessica S

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  4. WOW Lisa!! This is awesome!!! I LOVE that owl and the whole canvas is just stunning my friend! You are so super creative and I just love seeing what else you come up with!!
    TFS my sweet friend and have a GREAT weekend!!

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  5. Lisa,
    Thank you sooo very much for being in my owl hop again! I hope you will be back for the Winter one! :)

    OMGoodness, your owl canvas is beautiful! I LOVE all of the details and of course the owl. You are just so amazingly talented! This is AWESOME!!! I hope you are having a great time on your trip!

    Hugs,
    HL

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  6. What an amazingly "scary" owl. I just love the color and textures you used!!

    I am your newest follower :)

    ~Jenn J~
    1scrappyjenn at gmail.com

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  7. This is amazing, Lisa! That is such a pretty owl! The background spiderweb effect is so cool too! Love this! :)

    Karen
    craftedwithlovebykaren.blogspot.com

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  8. I am simply amazed at your project!!! Girl you got talent!!!! Can't wait to see tomorrow's projects!!! I am your newest follower. You can visit/follow me at http://cutonedesignsbyrobin.blogspot.com/

    thanks so much for all of the awesome projects!

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  9. Gorgeous! I can't believe the moon is out of a paper plate, very creative. Love everything about it. TFS


    Tara

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  10. Scary yet beautiful, hard to achieve in one project but you did it.

    Nana
    ♥ My Crafting Channel ♥
    Email Me

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  11. OMG !!! Lisa this is absolutly beautiful! I love the look and all the texture and the owl is amazing! Im so happy to be in this hop with you!

    Joe

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  12. Wow Lisa, you rock this project again.. That owl is super amazing on that canvas.. love all the layering and detailing...
    TFS - enjoy the hop and have a wonderful weekend sweet friend...

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  13. LISA! I love this owl! He is spooky but super cool all in the same way! I LOVE IT! You are so talented! I showed my hubby and even he was in awe of it! The background paper and everything just ties in so well! It is amazing!!! Hope you are enjoying yourself my wonderful and sweet friend!

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  14. This is a work of art! The background is AWESOME!!!

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  15. Oh my gosh Lisa, what an awesome wall hanging!!!!
    Love the green owl, he is absolutely fantastic!!!!
    The background is perfeect!!!!!
    Just love it!!!

    Have a wonderful weekend :)

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  16. Another amazing project! I love the way you can see beyond the actual tools you use and combine them to make things so unique - such a gift. This project is just so creative.
    Hugs,
    Larelyn

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  17. This is GORGEOUS my Fab Friend...Love the Colors...the Green Owl is so Fantastic!!!!!Very Spooky but Cute Too!!!Enjoy your 2 weeks off.You deserve it!Take card my Fab Friend.
    Have a Fabulous and Fun weekend,
    Migdalia

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  18. Lisa - OMG!!!! This is absolutely amazing. Love it all WOW! TFS

    http://karonskraftykorner.blogspot.ca/

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  19. Wowzers Lisa..this is fantastic. All the detail and little extra touches that you are so good at just make this beyond awesome! LOVE it!

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  20. I love your owl and all the colors you used on your canvas!

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  21. Wow this is really incredible. Love the mixed media and the use of the patterned papers and dies!

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  22. Great wall hanging- that owl is positively spooky!

    Sheri R

    sherii at cfl dot rr dot com

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  23. Alright now and this is so cute. The papers and owl is so fun. I have to say your owl is spooky. lol TFS AJ-

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  24. Girl this is fabulous!! But then again EVERYTHING you do is AH-MAZING!! I love everything about it especially all the texture you added and the shading is just perfect too. I'm so happy to be joining you in this hop my friend!!

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  25. I have been a follower for quite some time and I adore your designs! Love the project! TFS!

    mb6464@hotmail.com
    marciasmemories.blogspot.com

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  26. What a cool owl-love the colors and details!

    jrugg@sctc.net

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  27. Lisa, what a beautiful picture! The owl is so adorable!

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  28. Great colors Lisa So super duper cute and spooky I just love everthing about it.
    Thank you for joining my DL.ART thankful Thursday challenge
    DIANA L.
    http://dianamlarson.blogspot.com

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  29. love that OWL.. his colors and patterns look great! thanks for sharing and the chance to win im a follower.
    -jamie
    babyblueangel_30@yahoo.com

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  30. so much precious time and love is GLOWING thru this painting. Fantastic job as always!! Happy to have been in the line up with you today.
    Paula
    faithful2god_2000@yahoo.com
    www.scrapyourworld1.blogspot.com

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  31. What a fabulous hanging. My students would definitely love to see this hanging on our classroom door. Very appealing.

    Stay Creative,
    Georgiana
    Carson's Creations

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  32. Lisa your project is fabulous!! Love all of the vibrant colors and the owl is awesome and the best part is you can hang it up.
    Hugs,
    Cindy Lou

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  33. Oh, I Love your Halloween Wall Hanging! Love that Green Owl!One of my favorite colors! You did an Amazing Job! Thanks for Sharing and Thank You for the chance to win! I'm already a follower of yours! :0)
    cindymarshall63 at hotmail dot com
    cindys-greencricut.blogspot.com

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  34. How cool is this? What an amazing wall hanging! Thank you for being in the hop ...I am a follower!
    Teresa
    www.createenjoyshare.blogspot.com

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  35. Fantastic creation my dearest friend:) I love your Halloween projects..all a piece of art:)
    Your owl is amazing:)
    Happy Sunday,
    Big big hug,
    Sonia

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  36. This is fantastic! I love the color you chose for the owl!
    Christina

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  37. spooky cute canvas!! LOVE the owl!!

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  38. WOW! That is a fantastic halloween canvas!!! LOVE LOVE LOVE it! :)

    Amanda
    cricktncrafts.blogspot.com

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  39. What an owlsome project you made, Lisa. The owl just jumped right out at me off of the page. Thanks for sharing. i am a follower

    marianneDOTwanhamATgmailDOTcom

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  40. Fabulous project! I really love the colors and his "look"! thank you!

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  41. Wow that is quite some project. Lots of work to this one but it sure was worth it. So "Sweet" thanks for the inspiration. I am now a follower of yours and would love to have you come visit/follow me as well at www.ladybugstampers.wordpress.com. Happy crafting.
    Linda

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  42. What a cool creepy owl! I've never seen that die!

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  43. Oh me oh my! This is marvelous! What a SUPER neat canvas. All of the mediums you used look so awesome! The Crackle Medium around the canvas is so cool & that owl is so spooky looking!
    I hope you are having a WONDERFUL weekend my sweet friend!
    Shelly

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  44. OOOOOOH Love those SPOOKY eyes! :) hehehe!! What great colors too! Love the spider web edge and the itty spiders you added too. Very fun.

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  45. Oh Lisa,
    This is just a fabulous as ever!!!
    Charlotte

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  46. Love it. What a great idea to use a plate for the moon

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  47. I love the spookiness of this card and your green owl...loving it!

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  48. That owl is so cool, just love it! You did an incredible job with it. I am also a new follower of your blog!

    Susie
    http://scrappyrandomness.blogspot.com/

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  49. I love the colours you have used.. edgy and fresh :)

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  50. This is a beautiful wall hanging. Halloween is one of favourite holidays and a hanging like this would look great hanging on my wall!

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  51. How delightfully spooky.

    Be blessed, Beckie

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  52. Gorgeous!!! That black web around your wall hanging is simply amazing! And that owl looks so mean and scary :)

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  53. Lisa, this is stunning!!! I just love all the details!! Hope you have a great weekend!!

    Laurie
    scrapsbysissy.blogspot.com

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  54. Fabulous canvas!! I love home decor items like this!!

    Tracy
    http://scrappininthewoods.blogspot.com

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  55. What an awesome owl!! What spooky eyes! And love his wings!
    Pam
    pamdanner1973@gmail.com

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  56. Very spooky!! Great job though:)

    aashuk@mymts.net

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  57. cute little stamps, thanks for a chance to win them.

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  58. Lisa, your canvas project is kinda spooky but. . . absolutely stunning! Love the colours, embellies --- love everything about it!! (except the spiders --- I don't like those critters!) LOL

    Thanks for a chance to win your blog candy! I'm your newest follower! :-)

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  59. I love your owl Lisa, although he looks ticked off:)) great colors.
    cathyplus5.blogspot.com

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  60. Wow, this is fantastic. I love the owl and the scene you created.

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  61. Wow Lisa what an awesome wall hanging!!!! The colors are so vibrant!!!!! Fabulous work as always my friend!!!!!

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  62. All I can say is WOW!!!!! You did an awesome job!! Love it!! Just wish I was as talented as you!! ;)
    TFS!!!!



    http://ibecircled.blogspot.com
    ilovetonkinese2 at hotmail dot com
    Rexann♥

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  63. My sweetest friend, you went all out on this one! :o) You are amazing with canvases! (How many are left from that ten pack?!) The scene you've created is so authentic I don't even know what to say! I think my favorite part is the brilliance that is the "cob web" exterior. Your idea to achieve it worked PERFECTLY. My other favorite thing is the exquisite owl. The texture, dimension, and fabulous colors are out of this world insanely perfect. Masterful creation, my talented friend! You are such an inspiration. :o)

    Hugs and blessings!

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  64. Fabulous card. The owl and background looks awesome!!

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  65. Wow the steps to create this piece was well worth the effort. I think I'll have to play with glimmer mists now. Thanks for sharing

    Toni
    itztoeknee@yahoo.com

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  66. Very cute!! I love colors of your owl!!
    Angela
    http://angelascraftyspot.blogspot.com/
    chewiescrappin@hotmail.com

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  67. You definitely have me speechless on this one, this is a work of art. Wow wow wow.. love the owl, the background... FABULOUS.. hugs

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  68. Spooky owl, great card. I'm following your blog and hope you will come follow mine.

    Smiles Sher
    ShersL84bed@aol.com

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  69. Wow!! Love your canvas, you did an awesome job!! I am now a follower:)

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  70. Beautiful canvas project!!! TFS

    mvasquez69 at aol dot com

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  71. Wow, this is a brilliant idea!! Love how you created the background for your owl!!!
    Hugs Trish xx

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  72. Lisa, this canvas is off the hook!!! I adore it!! The owl is awesome and his eyes are SO creepy!! I love all the different techniques you used for all the different effects. And a paper plate? Who knew!! Awesome!


    amyis300 AT hotmail DOT com
    scrapthissavethat.blogspot.com

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  73. This owl is so scary that he is cute. Great colors and composition. Thanks for sharing.

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  74. What a "hoot".....love it.....I love his colors...so cheerful and "spooky".....see you when you get back!!!

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  75. spooktacular and elegant all in one love it!

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  76. Wow, I love this! Your owl is spooklicious and the background is awesome! I'm already a follower and just love your blog!

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  77. As always your card is awesome. Love the color of the owl and the background is perfect spooky halloween. Nice being in the hop with you.
    Ashley

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  78. WOW-WOW-WOW!!! Lisa, this owl project is awesome!!! I am in awe of you, girlfriend... lol!!!

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  79. Fabulous owl! Love your colors!
    I'm already a follower here.
    DeniseB

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  80. Holy smokes! This is spooky and fabulous, I LOVE it!

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  81. WOW your card is FANTASTIC Lisa!That owl is GORGEOUS and LOVE the colors!!!:)

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  82. Lisa this is really great. I love the different textures and look of this. Not cutesy at all. Wonderful job on this, it is really wonderful.

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  83. Oh wow, this is really cool. I love that black background.

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