Monday, October 12, 2015

Carve a Smile

     I love Doodle Pantry stamps!  This one is from a couple of years ago and I don't think I've used it before.  Shame on me!   But it's just too cute to languish in the stash any longer.

I added my sentiment to the inside, wanting to keep the outside as CAS as possible.
It's also from Doodle Pantry.  This time, I guess my "white" space is black.

I took my colors primarily from House That Stamps Built.

     The doily is cut with a die from Cheery Lynn, from paper by Lawn Fawn.  The bow is one of those I make myself and toss in my stash for use as needed.  It was made from white satin ribbon and I used my ProMarkers to 'dye' it the shade of purple I wanted.

AAA Cards
Catch the Bug
Cheery Lynn Designs
Come and Get It
Crafting by Designs
Crafting for All Seasons
Crafty Addicts
Crafty Creations
Creative Corner
Creative Moments
Di's Digi Designs
DRS Designs
Fussy and Fancy
Little Miss Muffet
Mod Squad
My Time to Craft
Outlawz CAS
Really Reasonable Ribbon
Scrap and Craft
Stamping Boutique
That Craft Place
Time Out

     It's the start of  new week and for those of us in the US, we're celebrating Columbus Day today.  It's not a huge holiday as celebrations go but most of the city, county, state, and federal offices are closed, along with most of the banks and some of the schools.  Me?  I'll take any excuse to stay home and craft all day, especially after being gone a good share of last week.  Happy Stamping.  NanaConnie


Pat (mspfd) said...

Oh my gosh, this is adorable. The black background makes everything pop. Love the doily... I think you have enabled me to go shopping. So glad you joined us for this month challenge. NC! Miss you!!

Linda Simpson said...

Fabulous and loving the image, sure made me chuckle with the ants. Love the doily which sets off the topper superbly.
Linda xxx

Anne Temple said...

Too cute! Love your pumpkin image and that sentiment is perfect.

jimlynn said...

Great coloring on the pumpkin (which is adorable!) and the shading around it too. Love the way you added the doily die behind it. Wonderful card!

sandie said...

This is such a cute stamp and I bet it feels good to have finally used it. I love how you kept it CAS and the doily is the perfect touch. Thanks for joining TO

Sandy Hulsart said...

Connie, what a fabulous card, love how you used the doily to frame the pumpkin, perfect! Good luck and thanks for joining in on the fun at Cheery Lynn Designs challenge.

Barbara said...

I don't think that I have ever seen a stamp of a jack o lantern with ants on it. Too clever and cute. Thanks for another entry to the challenge this week at the Mod Squad.

Céline said...

fun card
thanks for playing with us at di's digi

Deanne Saunders said...
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Deanne Saunders said...

Adorable card!!! Thanks so much for participating in our STAMPING BOUTIQUE challenge!!! Can’t wait to see you participate again in our next challenge!!
Deanne at A Little Bit O’ Paper

Jane said...

Really fun stamp, love that pumpkin's face! Thanks for playing at AAA Cards.

Nonni said...

What a fun Halloween card! I love the big, bold pumpkin. Thanks for taking TIME OUT and joining our challenge!

Sassy Raggedy said...

Oh wow, I love that doily die. What a wonderful card. The image is so fun and colored beautifully. Thanks for the great comment on my Halli and Ella...Hugs, joann

Dawn Lancaster said...

Aww, NanaC, this is just too cute! I love the little ants & your gorgeous doily!
Dawn xx

My Paper Cat said...

Thanks for playing at Time Out

MagsB said...

What a fab card! I love the doily mat, and the image is just so cute! Thanks for joining in at CRAFT Challenge!

love Mags B x

Jackie Scott said...

All those ants on that wonderful pumpkin! Great coloring - such a cute card!

*Vicki* said...

I really love this gorgeous frame around your image!! Such a fun design and oh those ants are so cute! :)

Bonnie said...

What an adorable Halloween card! Thanks so much for participating in the Cheery Lynn Designs Challenge this week and good luck.

McCrafty's Cards said...

This is gorgeous Connie, Thank you for joining in with us at Scrap & Craft Challenge, Good Luck
Kevin xx

Heather said...

Ha, that sentiment is so fun with that image. Love how you added the little bit of purple with the bow. Thanks for playing with The House That Stamps Built.

Amy Ottmers said...

Super cute!!! Thank you for joining us at TSB, good luck!!! Amy DT

Annie said...

Wow I love this - thank you for sharing with us at My Time to Craft. Annie xxx

Stephanie said...

This is so cute, thanks so much for playing along with us this week at Catch The Bug, hope to see you play along next week.

Beth Brovold said...

Oh I have many stamps that I haven't touched!! I love this image...wonderfully done...thank you for sharing with us at Fussy and Fancy! Good luck!
Take care,

nwilliams6 said...

Super spooky and fun card! Love that scary image. Thanks for sharing it with us in the DRS Designs Challenge!!! Hugz

Shona Chambers said...

This is such a brilliant image and wonderful use of Autumn colours. Love the 'punny' sentiment too!! So very glad you joined us at TIME OUT!!

Faith A said...

GREAT card. love the sentiment

Debbie said...

Fun card!
Thanks so much for playing along with us at AIMPDC10!!

Bad Kitty said...

Your card is gorgeous !
Thank you for joining us at The crafty addicts !
Good Luck and hope to see you again.

Gail said...

Thank you for joining the DLART Thankful Thursday #166 Challenge - Have a blessed day!
Gail Scott http://DL.ART DT member

Jenny Colacicco said...

Cute pumpkin - i feel bad for him with the knife and the ants though!! Great colouring. Thanks so much for joining us at AAA Cards!

Ceal said...

great halloween card, thanks for joining us at AAA Cards!

Debbie's Time Out said...

Connie this is just too cute. Love the image and really like the orange doily on black background. Thanks for joining the Cheery Lynn Designs challenge. Best of luck to you.

Linda said...

Nice card with funny image! Love the sentiment and doily aswell ;)
Thanks for joining our Halloween challenge over at Creative Corner Challenges.
Linda, DT CCC

Ellen said...

Oh my goodness, how adorable! I too love that image and I don't think I have used it this year. Your black background is perfect and I adore that little bow! I'm so happy you joined us for the Doodle Pantry AIMPDC! I hope you will join us again soon.

Margot-craftcorner said...

Fabulous card !!! Thanks for joining us at Scrap & Craft challenge !! Margot xx