Saturday, October 24, 2015

Hauling Pumpkins to the Jack-o-Lantern Carver

     I've been playing along in the Progressive challenge over at the Outlawz for nearly a year now and I love all the freebie images we've gotten over those many months.  The image for October (Gerda Steiner Designs) was no exception.  I just know this little guy is hauling all those pumpkins off to the jack-o-lantern carver to have happy or spooky faces put on them.  Personally, if it was up to me, I'd be taking them to the pie maker for pumpkin pie!  :-D


I used the sketch from the Wednesday challenge at The Outlawz.


     I colored the image with my ProMarkers and then fussy cut it.  The dp which I cut with the circle die (QuicKuts) is a digital paper from Kitten Scraps but I used chalk to color the background on it rather than leave it white.  That helped the image to stand out from the paper a bit more, as did mounting the image on dimensional dots.

     The curved strip is dp cut with two of my new curved dies from Spellbinders.  That particular paper has been in my stash for a couple of years and I think it's from a stack by DCWV.  I know I've had the Halloween ribbon for at least 3 years and couldn't begin to tell you the manufacturer if I racked my brain for an hour.

     The leaf is cut with a die from Cheery Lynn and the little flower is handmade from the bits which fell out of the scallops on the curved dp strip.   I added a small, brown pearl to the flower center.

Challenges:
4 Crafty Chicks
Artistic Inspirations
Die Cuttin' Divas
DL.ART Thankful
DRS Designs
Going Grey with Scrap Creations
Hanna & Friends
House That Stamps Built
Inky Chicks
Love to Scrap
Moving Along with the Times
Outlawz PAM
Passion for ProMarkers
Time Out

     I know I missed posting on a lot of days last week, but between classes and doctor appointments, I just didn't have any crafting time.  Next week will include some days with no posting, too, but I hope to be back to my normal routine in a couple more weeks.  It's becoming obvious that I'm going to have to cut back a little so daily posts probably won't happen for a while longer.  Hope you'll still stop by when there is something new to see.  :-D  Happy Stamping.  NanaConnie

19 comments:

  1. This is gorgeous Connie, love the autumnal colours and sweet image. Great interpretation of the sketch too.
    Hugs
    Linda xxx

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  2. I love the cute image and your beautiful layered design. Thanks for sharing it with us at PFP this week.
    Lorraine DT

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  3. Beautiful card and adorable digi image. Hugs, Lori m

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  4. What a cute image and you have colored it so well. Great card, friend. hugs, Teresa

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  5. Great design and fabulous colouring. Love that adorable ribbon. Thanks for joining TO

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  6. Gorgeous card Connie. I love the cute image and your colouring is perfect. Thanks for joining in with our 'lots of layers' challenge over at PFP this week. Hugs, Denise x

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  7. It's beginning to look a lot like FALL! Very pretty and cute card Connie. Love that image and all the orange. Great take on the sketch!!!

    Lynn

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  8. Awww . . . how cute! I love that little wagon full of pumpkins. Thanks for playing with The House That Stamps Built.

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  9. You did such an awesome job coloring the image. I love the words on the circle. Thank you for joining the DL.ART Thankful Thursday Fall Food Challenge. KatieO, DL.ART-DT member

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  10. Super cute! What a great autumn image! Thank you for joining us at Moving Along with the Times.

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  11. A fabulous card
    Thanks for joining this weeks challenge at Passion for Promarkers
    Lorraine x

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  12. Oh my word that is just as cute as can be!! :) Love your sweet image and the circle frame around him!! Fabulous coloring too NC!! HUGS

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  13. Cute image & I love your take on the sketch!
    Hugs
    Dawn xx

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  14. You card is so sweet. I love your story about your image. I make up stores in my head when I stamp. Thanks for joining the DRS designs challenge.

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  15. WOW, seems I missed this on the challenge, I LOVE it.

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  16. I still adore this card and it still makes me smile! Thanks for entering it in the DRS Designs Challenge! Hugz

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  17. So cute! Love the little wagon of pumpkins. Thanks so much for playing with us at Time Out!

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