Thursday, February 9, 2017

Tecolote Thursday

Hello Friends! Hope your week is going well! I have a new creation to share with you all.  It worked out this week for me to play along with two different blog challenges.  I was inspired by the sketch over at Fab Friday and the theme over at The Paper Players. Two great blog challenges and the creations from the designers are amazing!  Make sure you check them both out.



I wanted to create some Valentine's Day theme cards for my club members. I recently found a new love for owls, especially after the passing of my grandmother a few years ago.  She was born in Tecolotlan, Jalisco, Mexico.  The name of the town, Tecolotlan comes from the words "tecolote", which means owl and "tlan" means town of owls. I started collecting owls in remembrance of her. I also started incorporating owls in my creations. So when I saw the sketch from Fab Friday, I knew I wanted to create the cute punch art owl with circle punches. The "love" sentiment is since retired but I like it and it worked for my cards.  I don't have any small alphabet stamps so I figured I would just hand write the owl sentiment. The DSP is from the Sending Love DSP Stack from the Occasions Catalog.



Think this is the first time, in a long time that I have created several Valentine's Day cards and mailed out!  Yay. Small steps lead to bigger ones, right! Can't wait for my friends to get their cards in the mail.  Thanks for stopping by today!  Hope you have an awesome day!

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8 comments:

  1. Kathya, I LOVE this owl! So clever, and very loving. I love your explanation of your new love for owls, too - what a great way to remember your abuela! Thanks so much for playing at Fab Friday!

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    1. Thank you so much Heather! You all come up with great challenges at the Fab Friday blog.

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  2. So sweet! Love your little owl and your sentiment is too cute. Perfect colors too! Thanks for joining us at Fab Friday, hope to see you again soon!

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    1. Thank you so much Amy! The Fab Friday sketch really inspired me to play along with you all.

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  3. Kathya, your Valentines are adorable and I know your friends will enjoy receiving them! So happy you joined my challenge at The Paper Players this week! XX

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    1. Claire, thank you so much! It was fun creating these cards, your challenge this week inspired me!

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  4. Wow! What a super fun card, Kathya! You did a great job of punching for this image and it's just fantastic! Oh, and P.S - you're personal photo on the side of your blog is just gorgeous! Love your makeup! Thanks for joining us at The Paper Players this week! Crystal, DT

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  5. Kathya,
    I am so enjoying visiting your blog! Your owl cards are clever, colorful and supercute! I appreciate you sharing how the owls are a tribute to your grandmother. Thanks for playing along at Fab Friday.

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