Sunday, May 2, 2021

Spooky Spider

      Many of you know that since they restarted in March, I've been trying to play along in the monthly (2nd of Month to 28th) "Anything Halloween Goes" challenges at Two Old Bats, a challenge dedicated to year-round Halloween.  I was invited to be a Guest Designer this month and I'm thrilled to share with you a card I made using an image a friend sent to me last fall when I was still suffering from the loss of all my digital images.  Unfortunately, I have no idea who drew the image so can't give full and proper credit.

     The first thing you should know is that I HATE spiders!  They are just so creepy.  My phobia is so bad, I can't even stand to look at pics of them!  But this one is kinda cute with his goofy smile and crossed eyes.  :-D

This is my take on the sketch at Crafty Friends.

Colored w/ water colors & ProMarkers
Cut w/ Cottage Cutz die
Matted w/ white CS scrap - hand-trimmed corners
Sentiment printed and hand cut, mounted on Pop Dots
Mesh 'ribbon' w glitter added
Embossed card front
Tiny spider & cat each stamped on acetate
       (colored w/ 'puff' gel pens)


     I hope you'll take time away from your Spring cards this month and play with something Halloween, then come and enter it into our challenge.  Happy Crafting.  NanaConnie 


Faith A at Daffodil Cards said...

This card made me chuckle Connie, wonderful Halloween colours and card. I love this spider, even though I don't like them. What made me not quite as bad with them, was living in Riyadh and having to use a full can of Raid to kill just one 3inch cockroach, spiders weren't so bad after that! Yuck!
Faith x

Diane said...

FABULOUS card, what a cute cute spider though I dislike them myself (almost as much as snakes and mice lol). Thank you so much for being our guest designer at Two Old Bats!!
Diane TOB DT {Nellies Nest}

Darlene said...

Oh Connie this is such a cute card and I'm also a member of the 'I hate spiders team'! LOL Thanks SO MUCH for being our guest designer! Let me know if you'd like to be our GD for another month ... we'd love to see more of your fun creations and I'm sure I can round up some images to send you if you need! Thanks again and GREAT JOB!

Lori Kobular said...

I love that adorable spider on the pumpkin! What a great Halloween card! Thanks for being a Guest Designer on the Two Old Bats May Halloween Challenge!!

Leslie Miller said...

You're not kidding this is a CUTE spider! If he was hanging in my doorway I might not find him so cute, but on your card he's adorable! I really love the image and your coloring. A totally fabulous card, Connie! I'm so glad you're guesting with us this month!

Linda Mc Enery said...

I'm impressed you were able to colour this image, knowing your phobia! I'm not a huge spider fan either, but this is super cute. What a goofy face! Your glittery mesh is fabulous. Thanks for sharing this with us at Digi Doodle Studios!

Diane Louise J said...

Hello... thanks for entering your spooky card into our sketch challenge... cute expression on the spiders face... good luck in the draw.
Diane Louise (Team Leader, Crafty Friends Challenge Blog) xx

Annettes Hobby Rosettes said...

This looks great nice work.
Thank you for sharing with us over here at World Wide Open Design Team Challenge and best of luck with your entry.

Annette DT / Admin / Registered Owner for


Beautiful creation!
Thank-you for joining us at the Crafts Galore Encore Challenge May "ATG".

Judy V said...

Fabulous creation! Thanks for joining us for our "Bring on the Glitz" challenge at Digi Doodle Studios!

Judy V said...

Fabulous creation! Thanks for joining us for our "Bring on the Glitz" challenge at Digi Doodle Studios!