Thursday, 29 October 2009

C.R.A.F.T. Challenge No.23 Halloween

This week's challenge at C.R.A.F.T. is Halloween, we had to do it at some point. I love Halloween, trick or treating with my 8 year old all dressed up, and the weather starting to get colder, going into late Autumn.
For my card I've used a spooky house digi image from Digital Delights, coloured it with pro-markers in oranges and greys/black, and added some orange gems to the top. I've used the pumpkin Cuttlebug embossing folder, distressed it, then added spiced marmalade Distress ink to it. The pumpkin image is stamped, cut out, then framed with a metal embellishment. The spooky stamp is stamped with black soot Distress ink and I've added bits of it around the word to make it look more 'spooky'. The DP is MME Boo to you.
The prize this week at C.R.A.F.T. is a lovely digi stamp and digi backing paper from Gina at Your Special Delivery.
I'm also entering this card into a few challenges:
1. Stamp Something - Halloween
2. Daring Cardmakers - These are a few of my favourite things, to use at least 5 of your favourite things. Ok, my favourite things are Cuttlebug embossing folders, square cards, gems, the colour orange, metal embellishments and lastly digi images from Digital Delights. (that's 6, I added an extra incase any of them don't count).
3. Secret Crafters Saturday Challenge - orange and 1 other colour. I've used shades of oranges and greys.
4. Crazy For Challenges week 8 - It's all geometric - use at least 3 different shaspes. I've used a square, rectangle, oval and circle.
5. The Pink Elephant - the colour black, hardware and distressing. I've distressed the embossing and used a metal embellishment.
6. Cuttlebug Be Inspire #55 - to create something with your 'favourite' on it. I've listed my favourite things already, but will add again that it's my favourite colour orange and my favourite time of year.


Kathy said...

Wonderful image and fab card altogether! Love the way the orange takes centre stage - it really glows.
Thanks for sharing with The Daring Cardmakers

StampOwl said...

what a fun card!

Cassie said...

it's wonderful! orange has really captured my attention this year for some reason!
thanks for joining in at cuttlebug challenge!

Helen said...

Fab card!
Thanks for joining us at the SCSC!
Helen x

Jane Carroll said...

lovely card

thanks for joining us this week on SCSC :)

Hugs Jane x

Lynda said...

Oh Wow I just love this to bits. It's fab. Thanks for joining in with DCM this week.

Lynda xxx

~Denise Lynn~ said...

Fantastic Halloween card! Love all the orange and the fun image! Great HPH pumpkin too! Thanks for joining us at Stamp Something! :)

Cheryl said...

brilliant card love it so effective too love cheryl xxx

Trimgym said...

Great card Julie



Hope Jacare said...

Fab card Julie - wonderful image!x

Ann said...

oh wow such a fun card - love it.

Happy Halloween.

Ann xxx

ANAT S said...

Wonderful Halloween card!

Anonymous said...

I love your `spooktacular` card.that stamp is gorgeous..
Thanks for joining in with the CB this week:)

Cheryl said...

wow great card hun love it,great stamp too thanks for your comment you left on my blog hun i am not too bad hun hope you are keeping well take care love cheryl xxxxxxx

Maggie said...

luv luv the stamps and how you use the metal tag.

WeirdCat said...

Fab card, I love the way you have done the pumpkin
Ruth x

Anesha said...

Stunning card!!! Anesha

Mimiko said...

This is great! So fabulous and spooky :)

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