Wednesday, September 16, 2015

I Really HATE Spiders!

     I hate spiders, I really do.  I can't even stand looking at photographs of real ones and I definitely don't want to see them creepy-crawling up the wall or across the floor.  But when I saw this freebie image from Judy at Blue Jeans, Coffee and Friends, this goofy little spider was so cute, I just had to use him for this card.  Thanks, Judy!!

     I bravely grabbed my ProMarkers and colored him up, adding sparkle gel ink to the web.  Then I cut the image piece into a simple square and offset it onto four layers of textured CS.  I added the two ribbons and tied a double bow.  The final touch was the sentiment, printed and added above the spider.  A very simple design, worthy of a spider who scares off everything else.  :-D

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     This is the last of the 10 cards I had to make for a neighbor and, since she's paying me for them, I've agreed to swap out any she may not like with ones I've made (or will make) for my own family.  That way, I know she's absolutely happy with everything she gets.  Her only instructions amounted to giving me the genders and ages of her grandkids and two nieces.   Not a lot of information on which to build but I think she'll like what I take to her.  You'll see most of the others over the next couple of weeks, as I have time to get them posted.  Happy Stamping.  NanaConnie


Donna Hanley said...

I'm with you on spiders but this one is very cute and would not hurt a fly let alone us. LOL You were very generous with your arrangements with your neighbor, but I can't imagine she would not like any of your cards. Have a fun day.

Unknown said...

That's a great way to use the little guy! I also downloaded him but haven't figured out where to put him just yet. That's the only kind of spider I like--a digital one!

Jo said...

He's the most adorable spider I've ever seen! Love all the layers on your card.
hugs Jo x

jimlynn said...

Cute, cute, CUTE!!!!! Love that little spider and he almost looks happy waiting on the fly! The web in the corner is precious too - and I may even have one of two in my corners of the house!

*Vicki* said...

AWE! This makes me smile!! I love this Connie!! Yes, I concur with you on the spiders AND crickets...but if they look like this on a card...I'm more than happy with that! :) So fun!! HUGS

Unknown said...

Thanks for following me. I'm following you now!😀

Wendy Ann Batchen said...

I hate spiders too. Thanks for joining us at Sisters of Craft and good luck. Wendy DT x

Teresa Arsenault said...

The shoes on him are cute and your design is fabulous.

Suze said...

I don't like spiders either but this one is a cutie. Love all the layering on this card. Thank you for joining in the Digi Images only challenge at Incy Wincy Designs this week.

Jane said...

Yep this spider is right up your street and I can see why you were tempted. Great colours and placement, great card. Thanks for playing at AAA Cards.

Faith A at Daffodil Cards said...

OH! what a perfect spider for the season, love it and your colouring and layering a fabby card.

Aunty Sue said...

Awesome image and card and thanks for joining us at CRAFTY CATZ for our Autumn challenge.
Aunty Sue DT

Dawn said...

Of all the spiders I've seen lately, he's definitely the cutest!
I get the cats to see to the others of hubby to put them out!
Great card!
Dawn xx

Judy McKay said...

Pretty cute spider and card. I don't like them either. Thank you for joining us at Incy Wincy Designs this week. Hope to see you back here again soon. Judy DT

Ceal said...

How fun and adorable is your card! thanks for sharing with us at AAA Cards!

Andree said...

A super card. The image is brilliant.
Thank you for joining in with the Crafts Galore Encore September Challenge "Anything Goes" and good luck x

Eve's Been Reading said...

I love this it's great fun! Thanks for joining in the fun with us at The Pencil Cases Challenge Blog and our challenge of 'B is for Bright'. Yvonne (DT)

Unknown said...

This card is so beautiful! I love this cute spider and your sentiment is great! And i think it was great idea with this simple yet very beautiful design! Thank you very much for sharing your wonderful work and this funny fellow with us at 613 Avenue Create this week. Good luck and hope to see you again soon!

Linda Simpson said...

Fabulous love this spider.
Linda xxx

Anonymous said...

Great colouring on this funny little guy.Just love the bright colours and layering.Thanks for joining us at Craft Your Passion.Hope to see you again next week.
Lisa x

Unknown said...

Just love your card !And that spider Thanks for joining us at the The Pencil Cases Challenge Blog for the B is for Bright Challenge xx Susan DT

Natalie said...

such a cute and fun card! :D
Thanks for playing along in the Morgan's Artworld Challenge.

Scrappin4kim(Jennifer) said...

Like most, I hate spiders too but this one is reaally goofy and fun!! Great card!!

Jacqueline said...

Hi NanaConnie,

Nice to see you join the Sisters of Craft Challenge!
I like your card. Very funny and love the image and combination of colours.

Hugs, Jacqueline

Jenny Colacicco said...

This spider straddles the edge between comedy and cute so i think he's ok!! Great card and coloring. Very brave ;) Thanks for joining us at AAA Cards!