Sunday, August 19, 2018

Too Cute to Spook

     OK, this weekend I've gotten inspired to make a few Halloween cards and I started with this darling little witch from Conie Fong.  Who could resist that cute face and that sweet little kitten cuddled in her arm?


I took inspiration from the sketch at The Outlawz
turning it a quarter turn and I also took a bit of a liberty with it.


     She's colored with ProMarkers, then fussy cut.  I used a set of framing dies from Spellbinders to cut the black piece behind the image.  I cut those from different pieces of scrap CS and inlaid them to make the one, large framing piece.

     The 'moon' is cut with a plain circle die from QuicKutz and the bats are cut with a Cottage Cutz die.  Those were also cut from scrap bits rescued from the trash can.

     I printed and hand cut the sentiment.  The three tiny dots are negative pieces which fell out of the Spellbinders die cut and I just used them like gem embellies.

     Challenges:
Crafter's Castle
Crafting by Designs
Double D
Hiding in My Craft Room
Jo's Scrap Shack
Lil Patch of Crafty Friends
Pixie's Snippet's
Scrappy Land
Send a Smile 4 Kids

     I'll have another post later this afternoon - not Halloween, but Christmas instead.  I'm still hoping our 103F weather will change and get cooler.  Throughout the summer this year, 5 out of every 6 days have been 100 degrees or higher, and even those which have been below 100, have been 98 or 99.  That started the last week of May and I'm really tired of it!  I'm trying to entice fall by doing cold weather cards.  :-D  Happy Crafting.  NanaConnie

15 comments:

  1. What a cute Halloween creation Connie!! Thanks so much for joining in the fun at our Double D ‘The Moon and the Stars’ challenge! Good Luck and we hope you’ll come back often.

    Darlene
    DOUBLE D Challenge Blog
    DAR’S CRAFTY CREATIONS Please stop in for a visit!

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  2. Hi Connie!

    What an adorable image - and perfect colours for Halloween as well. Black, purple and orange truly go beautifully together - and your colouring is fabulous as well! Great to see you in the Playground, I already added you to the yes please list for the prize. Good luck!

    Hugs

    Di xx

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  3. Saw this on the Outlawz, I love it, so cute and pretty.
    Faith
    x

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  4. This is very cute!! And I love that gorgeous die you used to frame her! Thanks for playing with Jo's Scrap Shack.

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  5. Another cutie! I love these Halloween colors. I feel inspired to make some Halloween cards, too, and hope to soon. Thanks for sharing this at Double D. It's perfect!

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  6. She is too pretty to be called a witch! Love the colors on this fabulous fall card!

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  7. Awe! She is a cutie for sure Connie! Fabulous coloring and a really fun Halloween design! HUGS

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  8. Adorable card and yes she's definitely too cute to spook, super Halloween card x

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  9. Love your take on the sketch and how you framed the focal image. The large moon with the bats is perfect for this challenge. Thanks for sharing it with us at Double D Challenge Blog. We hope you will join us in future challenges.
    Kathy
    DD DT

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  10. Such an adorable little image, and I love the die cut background frame. Great take on the Mood Board, thanks so much for playing along with us over at the Double D Moon and Stars Challenge. Hope we see you back again soon!!
    Judy~ DD DT
    {Judy's Happy Place} Stop by and see me!!!!

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  11. Great snippet card and, yes, the image is far too cute to spook. x

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  12. Oh no, she is not a witch. Awe, so cute and delightful, simply a great halloween card. Thanks for joining us at scrapyland-blog.com.
    Hugs
    Berni DT
    scrapyland.

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  13. What a fun Halloween card; love the colors!
    Thank you for joining the Crafter’s Castle’s August Challenge! –Tasha ☺

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  14. This is just adorable. Thank you for joining in the Anything Goes Challenge at Lil Patch Of Crafty Friends.

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  15. This is so beautiful!! She's so gorgeous and colored perfectly!! What a gorgeous card!! Thanks so much for playing along at Scrapy Land!!

    Lisa
    A Mermaid's Crafts

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