Friday, October 13, 2017

Ain't Scared !

     Isn't it usually the one who's shouting the loudest about "I ain't scared" who's actually the most scared?  :-D  Well, over at QKR Stampede this week, I'm not at all sure who's doing the shouting - the jack-o-lantern or the ghost but I know we have a new challenge starting today with a theme of "Anything Goes" and an optional twist of "Pumpkins" but only if you want to follow it.

     The image and the sentiment are both from QKR; the image is "Carved Pumpkin 17304" and the sentiment is called "Ain't Scared." 

     I did the coloring with ProMarkers, including the shading on the ghost.  I wanted him to seem transparent so colored the sections of pumpkin behind his arm and his fingers with a pale shade of yellow instead of shades of orange. 

     I cut the image into a square and punched the corners (Fiskars punch), then added the sentiment piece to the lower corner.  I found two scraps bits of dp and used them on the background.  The bow is hand tied from a scrap of sheer ribbon and I deliberately frayed the tail ends.

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     I'm so glad the weekend is coming up.  I plan to do a bit of laundry and then I'll hide out in my craft room both days.  I'm not going to pick up a broom or push the vacuum; I'll use paper plates all weekend and cook only in the microwave with disposable dishes.  I need craft time!!  The last two weekends, I've done a couple of cards but did mostly housework.  This week, I really need the down time to recharge emotionally. 

     Happy Crafting.  NanaConnie


kReN K said...

So cute! TFS, my friend!

Darlene said...

OMG this is too cute Connie! Perfect! Thanks so much for joining in the fun at our Double D ‘Fright Night’ challenge! We hope you’ll come back often.

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Elizabeth Hart said...

What a fun image for Halloween!! Thanks so very much for joining us this time at the Pattie's Creations challenge, Elizabeth (DT)

Linda Simpson said...

Love this image very much Connie, fabulous sentiment and gorgeous colouring.
Linda xxx

Daffodil Cards said...

Your transparent colouring is awesome, I LOVE the image and the card.

Pattie G said...

Nana Connie,

This is adorable! It fits our challenge, "Shades of Autumn" so well.Thanks for joining us at Pattie's Creations Design Challenge.

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Aunty Sue said...

Lovely card and thanks for sharing at Crafty Catz this week and showing an interest in our gdt

Jenscrapstoo said...

Thanks for sharing your talent, Great Card!!
Thanks for joining us at Hiding in my Craft Room
Cheers Jennie DTM