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OK, You Win! The Owl Punch, Too!

Stampin Up Owl Builder Punch Just Because Card & Envelope Liner By Mary Fish StampinUp

Many of you felt kind “sorry” for the Owl Punch when it lost by only one vote to the Tree Punch on my recent reader’s choice poll.  See yesterday’s post here.  At your suggestion that I give the Owl Punch “equal time,” I whipped up today’s card.  I hope you enjoy it!  Please share your comments and questions HERE.


  • The three darling patterns of Mint Macaron, Calypso Coral, Basic Black and Very Vanilla are from Pretty Petals Designer Series Paper Stack.  This card-friendly 6 x 6 collection is one of My Favorite Things from the Stampin’ Up! Annual Catalog.  Enjoy my FREE Designer Series Paper Color Chart.

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  • I think the pattern on the owl mimics the owl’s eyes.  See it?

Stampin Up Owl Builder Punch Just Because Cards By Mary Fish StampinUp

  • Classy!  And Many More stamp set is a “little black dress” of stamping sentiments.  You could substitute any of these sentiments with this layout!
And Many More
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  • The Decorative Label Punch adds a curvy detail and pop of color below the sentiment.

Stampin Up Owl Builder Punch Just Because Card By Mary Fish StampinUp

  • One of the benefits of the Crumb Cake Medium Envelopes is that they are opaque.  This allows you to save a little designer series paper when you add a liner.

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  • Hover and Pin it!  This photo shows key products for today’s Owl Punch card that you can save or pin to Pinterest.  See ALL my labeled product photos in one spot on my How to Make Simple Cards board on Pinterest.

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MORE OWL PUNCH, PLEASE!  Here are a couple past samples I created using the Owl Punch.  You can find past samples by typing in a theme, tool, stamp set or Stampin’ Up! product in the SEARCH tool on the top right of my blog or visit My Gallery, which is organized by year.

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40 thoughts on “OK, You Win! The Owl Punch, Too!”

  1. Hope this own punch NEVER retires as We ca make the owl say what We want
    Some have talking birds SU has owl plus punch to match. Bravo for the cards and the owl set

    • Hope this own punch NEVER retires as We ca make the owl say what We want
      Some have talking birds SU has owl plus punch to match. Bravo for the cards and the owl set

  2. Dang that is a cute card! The owl punch is so much fun! Glad you gave us a peak at him/her even if it didn’t win. Really trying not to buy more paper but now that you have shown the variety in this pad might have to rethink that decision!

  3. So adorable! I forgot what I voted for. So thank you for making both. Good way to get yourself “out there”! Love your videos.☺ Lynn

  4. Great way to resurrect an oldie but goodie punch! Love the colors, lay out, and of course the cute owl…great card Mary!

  5. Why don’t you do a card with each punch? It’s always fun to see what you come up with.

  6. Thanks Mary for doing the adorable Owl card for us. It is so cute – brings a big smile to the heart. A beautiful job as always.

  7. Lost my owl punch along with my great collection of SU punches in the big fire. So many unreplaceable. He’s such a cutie.

  8. Thanks so much for doing an owl card, too! That was so sweet of you! Love them both and love the colors you chose! Love all your cards, Mary!

  9. Super cute card Mary! The colors are lovely and I like how you used the decorative label punch at the bottom of the owl panel, adds a little pizazz. Thanks for sharing!

  10. Oh I LOVE the Owl Punch and SO HAPPY you made this darling card with him.
    THANKS for sharing.

  11. Awwww, MsMary that is a cute and lovely card , I love that guy , he’s one of my fav, love the colors and the layout, vary nice , at first I was using my med envy frame but then I thaught, I’m using the wrong , I love saving my dsp , lol
    Hoarding, lol,
    Thanks for sharing my little guy!! ❤️
    Have a wonderful weekend
    MsFrenchie , lol❤️❤️

  12. I really expected to see the owl sitting on a branch made from the tree punch yesterday so I was disappointed yesterday. Thanks so much for making an owl card today! I love the owl punch and I love your card today. This punch is so cute and the combinations are endless. It turns out adorable every time! I love how you used the decorative label punch too. Will CASE this one! Thanks, Mary!

  13. This is such a cute, easy card, Mary. You always come up with great ideas. I love the different DSPs and the pop of color with the Calypso Coral. Have a great Saturday.

  14. {Squeal!}. Oh thank you for featuring the owl punch! Such an adorable card – must CASE it! Snow here in Ohio this morning too – ugh! Have a great weekend Mary! Love love love today’s card:-). Thanks again!

  15. Mary, I love both of your cards the tree and the owl card. They are so sweet.
    You are so talented. I have a question for you.
    How can you hover and Pin the card from your site. Thank you so much Mary. Have a great day, Ellen Hinds

    • Thanks, Ellen. If you put your mouse (hover) over any of the photos, you should see a “pin it” button in the top left. If you click on it, it will take you to Pinterest and you can save to a board there. Please give it a try and let me know if you have further questions.

      • Thanks Mary, I have a IPad and Ido moth have a computer . Can you help me.?Thank You,Ellen Hinds

  16. Yay! I was so excited to see the owl punch card today! I voted for the owl, I love that punch! Very nice card, and what a wonderful way to use the decorative label punch too. Love the colours, love the style, love everything!

  17. I love this card. I think the owl punch would have won if we would have seen this card ahead of time!! I follow your posts everyday and love the inspiration you give everyone. I sat down on this snowy Saturday morning in April and copied your card. Love it! Thanks for all the time you put into giving the rest of us inspiration. You’re truly gifted!

  18. Dear Mary: Both of your creations are excellent. You are one gifted lady; and that’s an understatement. Thank you for sharing your tIme and talent. Stay well.

  19. Love this card! He/She is adorable! I love that you “whipped up” a card! Even when I copy a card it takes me forever!

  20. Thanks Mary for equal time for an equally neat and so versatile punch! Love the card and will be so easy to whip up today for a special friend.

  21. Excellent Mary!!! I’m so happy you gave this adorable and versatile punch it’s well deserved chance to shine too.
    And your beautiful card is a perfect example of the fantastic things we can do with it. I love the way you dressed this cutie up, the colors and your layout are awesome,
    Thank you for sharing this sweet card with us today.

  22. Oh Yes Mary, the poor Owl! This card is very nice and like you said simple. Thanks so much for sharing. This is one I can do. I have the owl punch, and have never made an owl. Today is the day. Maybe I’ll even use some “Brights”!

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