Wednesday, September 12, 2018

Dust Off the Spells, You Wizards and Witches

     I've been working on Halloween cards and have almost enough to send out to all the kids, grandkids, and great grands.  However, this particular card is for a friend who celebrates her birthday on Halloween and I try to do a Halloween themed, birthday card for her each year.  I've always teased her that she must have magic spells to keep her age from showing.  :-D

     I also did this one for the challenge at Catch the Bug (Bugaboo Stamps image) and it should bring a smile.



     Believe it or not, this is a single layer card.  I started with placement of the black and white. outline image (plus the sentiment), then I scanned some saved packaging from a stamp set I bought a couple of years ago, and used my Word software to make strips of it at the top and bottom of what became the card front.

     I colored with ProMarkers, added the bow, and it was done!   Fun card but not all that fast.  Scanning and playing with the Word program took nearly an hour before I ever got to start coloring.  :-D

     Challenges:
Cardz TV
Crafter's Castle
Ellibelle's Crafty Weds.
...Give a Crafter a Cookie
Jo's Scrap Shack
Outlawz Festive Friday
So Suzy/Crackerbox
That's Crafty
Tuesday Throwdown

     I'll be back tomorrow with yet another Halloween card.  Happy Crafting.  NanaConnie

12 comments:

Lori Kobular said...

So cute and spooky! I love that shelf witchy things!!

Linda Simpson said...

This is gorgeous, love the image!
Hugs
Linda xxx

*Vicki* said...

LOL!! What a really cute Halloween scene! Fabulous coloring and I really love that paper you've used!! :) Halloween cards are my favorite! I'm like a little kid!! LOL!

Claire Grantham said...

Hahahaha - I love this, it's amazing. I've never seen this one before..time to get my purchase on LOL. Thanks for joining us at Anything Goes with the Catch The Bug Saturday challenge. Claire DT

Debra Davison said...

Love this card !! Looks like a bookshelf from Harry Potter !! Thank you for joining in on the IF YOU GIVE A CRAFTER A COOKIE Challenge !! Please join us again !! Debra Davison / Design Team

Julie Odil said...

I love this, Connie! I wouldn't have believed it was a one layer card without reading your description. Very nice! Thanks for joining in this week at Catch the Bug Challenges. Julie O, guest designer at Bugaboo Stamps.

(AJ) ArtJypsy said...

Cute. Love this sentiment and Bugaboo image. Thanks for playing along with us this week at Jo's Fun Friday. AJ DT JSS

Waving My Wand said...

What a fun card! Halloween cards are my favorite! Thanks for linking to the challenge at Crackerbox & Suzy stamps! Terri - Design Team

Helen Pigott said...

Very Cute design Connie.
Thank you for joining this months challenge 'Forever Autumn' at That's Crafty!
Helen x

Ellibelle said...

What a cute Halloween themed card, and loving the colors.
Thanks so much for joining in at Ellibelle's Crafty Wednesday challenge this month!

Priya Satish said...

Cute little card.Thank you for joining the Crafter's Castle challenge. - Priya Satish DT

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