Sunday, August 31, 2014

Are You Afraid of a Spook?

     Well, I'm definitely into fall this weekend (my favorite season) and am thinking of (and working on) Halloween.  I have done so many cards since Thursday night that I'm doing two posts today because I can't wait to share them.  :-D

     This one uses a fabulous, fun image from QKR Stampede.  They have a 2 week long blog hop and their challenge is an Anything Goes but you have to use either a QKR Stampede image or a Eureka Stamps image this time.

I used Sketch #216 from Sketch Saturday.
My stitched ribbon substitutes for the stars in the sketch.

     I used ProMarkers to color the image, then die cut it and the two mats (one from dp and one from CS) with octagon dies from QuicKutz.  I love browns and oranges for fall cards and especially for Halloween cards.  They reflect the fall colors we find in nature and tell us there's a quiet end of summer coming.  That makes me so happy because the hot summer weather is over finally!  :-D

     The background dp is embossed and glittered, and both dp are from DCWV, but they've been in my stash longer than I care to admit.  The ribbon came from  Sentiment was printed with a computer font and matted with brown CS.  The bow is one of the ones I make by hand.

4 Krafty Girlz
As You Like It
Clear It Out
Crafty Creations
Delightful Challenges
DRS Designs
Hiding in My Craft Room
Just Us Girls
Moving Along with the Times
Outlawz Coloring
Top Tip Tuesday
Treasured Times

     I'll be back tomorrow with another Guest Designer card but I'm not telling you which team until then.  I am honored to have been asked to Guest Design in September for two different teams.  See you then.  Happy Stamping.  NanaConnie


Chasing the Dream said...

Hi NC, This is so fun and whimsey for Halloween, Great DP and coloring. I too Fall is my fave season,

Camille Short said...

I look forward to starting my Halloween cards this the little ghost poking around the pumpkin.

jimlynn said...

Fun!! Love that pumpkin face and your coloring on this. The DP is perfect for Halloween too. I really need to start working on some of those cards for the grands!

Carolina Girl (Cely) said...

Love your card and the BIG pumpkin. I'm the same way. I have so many cards I want to share and trying not to post too many each day. Don't even have the time to find a challenge to put them in. goal is to enjoy making them above all else...just like you. I'm still a summer gal, but Halloween and Fall do have lovely and fun colors.

Susan Sieracki said...

Eeeeekkkk...I LOVE this card. Halloween cards are my absolute favorite and this is a beaut! So cute and that designer paper is awesome!

Shelia said...

Fabulous Halloween card!! I really like the shape you used to die cut the image! Thanks for playing along with DRS Designs!

Sandy Palmer said...

Awesome Halloween card! Love that image! Thanks for sharing it with us at Delightful Challenges, "Layer It"! :)

Marisa said...

Great papers and Halloween card. Thanks for joining us at Just Us Girls.

Lynn's Place said...

Thanks for joining us @ CIO challenge blog...what a cute take on our challenge...hope you stop by and play again <((><

Lena's Creations said...

Super cute and fun card for Halloween. Love your take on the sketch.
Thanks for joining in the fun at Hiding in My Craft Room.
Lena – DT
Lena’s Creations

Asha said...

Another super fun fall inspired card - LOVE that pumpkin, NC!
hugs, Asha

Shelly Schmidt said...

Darling card! Love the pumpkin and your coloring. Oh I love Autumn, but so not ready for it to arrive!

Kat W said...

Fabulous spooky card!
Thanks for sharing with us at Top Tip Tuesday!
Kat x

sue k said...

Great Halloween card, great background and image. Thank you for joining us this week at HIMCR.


Linda Simpson said...

Love the pumpkin he looks fabulous. Another gorgeous card.
Linda xxx

Emily Thubbron said...

Nana, Your card is fabulous. I love the stitched ribbons. Great sentiment too. Thank you for joining us at Clear It Out.

Emily T.
DT Member

Dawn Lancaster said...

Such a fun card NanaC! I love that image & the paper you've used is just perfect!
Dawn xx

Annette said...

Lovely spooky card. Love the sentiment. It reminds me of Ghostbusters!
Annette - Netty's Cards
Proud to design for :
Crafty Little Fairies,
Top Tip Tuesday,
ABC Christmas,
As You Like It and
The Stamp Basket.

Sherri said...

Darling Halloween card! I love the way you colored your image & the ribbon behind him was a great idea! Thanks so much for joining in on the QKR Stampede & Eureka Stamp blog hop!

Karen C said...

Thanks for playing with us this week at Top Tip Tuesday’s anything goes Challenge! This is beautiful!
Karen C GDT

sue t. said...

I love a great Halloween card and this doesn't disappoint!! Thanks for playing along at Just Us Girls!

Joann Burton said...

I agree with you I also love this time of the year. And I thought I recognized that image. Beautiful coloring Connie and a fabulous Halloween Card. Hugs, joann sassy raggedy

Cheryl said...

I also love this time of year and I love your card!
Great coloring on the pumpkin!
Thanks so much for joining us this week at Just Us Girls!

karalschuknecht said...

Beautifully colored and love the background too. Thanks for joining us this week,
Karal DT For QKR Stampede

Alex H. said...

Great spooky card... love the image :-D. Thanks for joining us at Sketch Saturday!
;-) Alex H.

Leslie Miller said...

I love QKR images! I recently picked up one for Halloween and I'll have to get to that pretty soon. This is darling and fun! Such a cute tiny bow, too!

Zoe said...

Thank you for joining this week at QKR Stampede and Eureka Stamps Good luck and We hope you'll join us again soon
Zoe x
Handmade with lots of Love