Saturday, October 5, 2013

Candy Corn Halloween

     I'm getting close to the end of my Halloween cards, thank goodness, and will have to mail some of them really soon since they are going overseas to Japan.  The others can wait until after the move and by that time, some of them won't even have to be mailed.  I can hand-deliver them to the grandkids who already live in my soon-to-be new city.  After all, being close to family is the whole reason for this move.  :-D

    On this card, I used an image from Lacy Sunshine, "Candi Corn Sticky Wings", and I think she's just adorable!   The theme for their challenge is "Stitching, real or faux."


The sketch came from The Outlawz
and the colors from the challenge at Color Throwdown.

     The image is colored with ProMarkers and I used glitter gel ink on her wings.  The embossing folder is by Cuttlebug but I don't remember the name of it.  I've had it at least 2 years and this is the first time I've used it (hanging head in shame.)  Papers came from my 12 x 12 scrapbooking papers and they just really worked for that color combo.  The sparkly bats were in my stash from last year and the bows are some of those I sewed up myself.

     Challenges:
Allsorts -- Autumn colors
Card Makin' Mamas -- Trick or Treat
Challenges and Candies -- Colors of Autumn
Crafting by Designs -- Anything goes
Crafty Catz -- Anything goes
Crazy 4 Challenges -- Halloween
House That Stamps Built -- Happy Fall
Just Inspirational -- Think Pink or Halloween
Moving Along with the Times -- Anything goes
Penny's Paper Crafty -- Anything goes
QKR Stampede -- Fall
Shelly's Images -- Inspiration photo w/ fall colors
Stamping Chef -- Stitching

     OK, that's the end of my break today -- now it's back to work.  I have files to organize and label for the office and very few days left to get it all done.  Happy Stamping.  NanaConnie

32 comments:

DonnaMundinger said...

Super cute, NanaConnie! xxD

Lizy Bartaby said...

aww fab halloween card Connie! Love the image and background paper :)
Lizy xx

Darlene (SCS:akronstamperdpk) said...

This is just adorable Connie! Great coloring and design ... love the added sparkle!
Thanks so much for joining our "October – Photo Inspiration" challenge at Shelly's Images! Please come back and join us again real soon!!
Darlene
Shelly's Images Store
SHELLY’S IMAGES BLOG
DAR’S CRAFTY CREATIONS

Christin Myhre said...

Great card. And thank you for Joining the stamping chefs Challenge. :)
Christin DT TSC

Donna Hanley said...

Connie, She is just darling and you colored her so sweetly. Love those bats and bows also. B-T-W Is your move within the same state or are you going to a new state all together? I'm glad you will be near family now. Talk to you soon.

*Vicki* said...

Such an adorable image and gorgeous coloring Connie!! Love those added bats too! :) Thanks for sharing and Happy World Card Making Day my fellow crafty friend! HUGS

Sheila H said...

This is so sweet - pun intended!

Vicky F. AKA Crafting Vicky said...

I haven't commented on your blog in forever... so I'm doing the tour now ;o) Great DP with this and love how you have colored her up.

Dawn Lancaster said...

Too cute NanaConnie! I too have been MIA in the last week as I had a little trip to Menorca in order to soak up some sunshine before winter sets in! Hope all is going well with the move!
Hugs
Dawn xx

CRAZYCRAFTSHED said...

Gorgeous card Connie love the image and fabulous colour's thank you for joining us this week at Crafty Catz
Hugs Dianne xx

brenda said...

A wonderful take on this weeks theme .

Thanks so much for sharing your creativity with us at Allsorts challenge.

B x

Keti said...

Lovely card. I love the colors and how you used a little glitter on the card. Perfect.

Thanks for playing with us at Izazovi i sladkiši.

Hugs, Keti (DT)

Sylvia Anderson said...

Such a cute image & I love the sparkle on the bats.
Thank you for joining in the Stamping Chef challenge, good luck x

Benzi said...

A candy corn-y Halloween...love that fun sentiment. Great card for Halloween, Connie.

Wendy L said...

Great card, perfect for the challenge, thanks for joining us at Allsorts.

Wanda Cullen said...

What a fun Halloween card and I love your touch of sparkle! Thanks for playing along with us at Color Throwdown!

Kerrie Brown said...

lovely card

thank you for entering at The Stamping Chef Challenge

Luv Kerrie
DT

Lisa Winnard said...

This is lovely, love the stripes! Thanks for playing along @ TSC.
Lisa DT

Debs said...

Fabulous card - cute bats and bows :o)
Thanks for playing along at MAWTT this week.
Good luck.
Debs xx

Deanne Clarke-Saunders said...

Cute!!!!! Thanks so much for participating in our QKR STAMPEDE challenge!! Hope to see you again for our next challenge!!
~DEANNE~
A Little Bit O' Paper

Deanne Clarke-Saunders said...

...and thanks so much for participating in our THE STAMPING CHEF challenge!! Hope to see you again for our next challenge!!
~DEANNE~
A Little Bit O' Paper

Jill Tiffany said...

Lovely card. Thank you so much for sharing your creation with us at Penny's Paper Crafty this week.
Hugs,
Jill

Andreja L. said...

Such a perfect creation! I like the colors you use and your Hallowen-Fall scene which you made.
Thank you so much for joining us at "Izazovi i Slatkiši"
Hugs, Andreja

Vicky said...

Super cute Halloween card, love those bats,
thanks for joining us on MAWTT, this week, Hugs Vicky

Bunny said...

This is lovely, thank you for sharing with us at Pennys and good luck.

Caz xx

Emily Thubbron said...

Nana, what a beautiful card. I love the color combo and the image is simply adorable. Thanks so much for sharing your creation with us at QKR Stampede this week.

Emily T.
QKR DT Member

Mad Moose said...

Cute card. Thanks for joining us this week at Crafty Catz. Naomi x

Manderly said...

Beautiful work, Nana! Love what you have done with Candi Corn's wings. Thanks for sharing with us at Lacy Sunshine's Challenge! xxxoo

nscropper said...

Adorable card! :) Thanks for joining us at JIC!
Cindye DT

Glenda Atkins said...

This is super adorable.I love this image which you colored so well, what great eyes she has! Love the faux stitching too! I always adore your little bows and they look wonderful in black!
hugs
Glenda

Anita Blake said...

Love this card connie and such a lovely well coloured digi. I love the colours and bats lovely...Many thanks for joining us at JIC this month with our second monthly challenge Halloween or Pink. many thanks Anita DT

Deedee Anderson said...

She is definitely adorable, and I really like how you colored. Such sweet papers, and that sentiment made me giggle. I'm sure your grandbabies are going to love having their Nana so close by! :-)