Wednesday, August 23, 2017

Toil and Trouble

     For those of you who question whether or not I know it's only August, yes, I do know.  Despite that, I posted my first Thanksgiving card on Monday and today I have my first Halloween card.  But I was a winner in the FB challenge at Sasayaki Glitter and chose this image as my prize.  Then I just couldn't wait to get it colored up and made into a card.  :-D  It's called "MacBeth Witches" and it makes me think of the Hogwart's Choir singing "Toil and Trouble" in the first of the Harry Potter musical scores, a favorite of mine.

     The theme at the Sasayaki Glitter blog challenge is "Colors of the Rainbow" so I did my best to use as many colors as possible, while still having a Halloween color palette.


     I used a combination of ProMarkers, chalks, and polychromos pencils to color.  I cut the image with a stitched, rectangle die from Die-namics.  I layered together two scraps of CS, then used the same die to cut a window in which I inlaid the image so it becomes all one layer.  I added the sentiment and a small gingham bow and called it finished.  A delightful CAS design which will be easily mailed.

     Challenges:
Color Inspiration Monday
Crafty Sentiments
Cupcake Inspirations
Digi Choosday
Get Creative
Pammie's Inky Pinkies
Sasayaki Glitter
TTCRD

     This is the mid-day of the week so we're closer to the weekend than we were yesterday.  Hooray!  Happy Crafting.  NanaConnie

11 comments:

Donna Ellis said...

Wow! You succeeded beautifully with the colors of the rainbow, Connie! Looks fantastic with the green background, faces and ribbon! Darling card, too! xx

Hema SJ said...

Hi Nana....your card is so beautiful....loved the rainbow colors. Thank you for sharing with us at TTCRD Blog

Hema - DT @ TTCRD

Kim Heggins said...

Too darn cute...love your sweet trio of spooky witches, adorable. Thank you so much for playing along with us at Cupcake Inspirations.

Daffodil Cards said...

A Wonderful and bang on time to post it LOL. Love it.
Faith
x

Wendy said...

I love your colors and coloring!! Yes, I love Harry Potter #1 too (all of them really!!) This is adorable and congrats on your win!!! Thanks for joining in the fun with us again at PIP Challenges <3

Linda Simpson said...

Fabulous Connie, loving these witches!
Hugs
Linda xxx

Indy's Designs said...

What a fun card! Love those three witches! Thanks so much for sharing with us at Cupcake Inspirations!
Debbie

Pam Tiedtke, or Pammie Lou said...

Happy Halloween, NC! Such a darling image and your card turned out great. All your "toil and trouble" paid off! lol
Thanks for sharing it with us over at PIP Challenges.
Hugs

Anna said...

Wonderful card! Thanks for joining us at Crafty Sentiments this week! Anna

Jane Proffitt said...

What a lovely creation! Thank you so much for joining us at Polkadoodles Digi Choosday and best of luck with your entry.

Jane DT for  http://https://digichoosday.blogspot.co.uk

hester said...

Fabulous card! Gorgeous image
Thank you for joining us at Digi Choosday! Hester