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Saturday, October 20, 2012

#2 Sweet or Spooky?



Since it is now the season for sweets.... Halloween Sweets.... and spooky ... Halloween Spookies ... at Sparkle And Glitter With Rick... we have combined the two into our theme for this fortnight's challenge ... Sweet or Spooky Halloween!  We have a super sponsor prize from I Brake for Stamps, who carries the rubberised stamps of Rick's Designs, if you're not into digis....

Here is my creation, using the Scarecrow Halloween Style image... I think this is one of the most character-filled and delightful  scarecrows I've seen... I could just hug him! Although I imagine not many people hug scarecrows...

Scarecrow has been coloured with Spectrum Noir pens, and glitter pens. I then chalked the background with pearlescent chalks, in brown, cream and orange... it's quite pale.  I then pricked a border of holes , so that I could handstitch the edges in running stitch.  I have added French Knots at the corners.

I liked the way that the image filled the card, so I have't added a sentiment.

This creation is also shared in the challenges at...
Charisma Cardz #41 Clean and Simple (23/10)
Crafts 4 Eternity #94 Pumpkin Spice (26/10)
Heck Of A Challenge #2 Spooktacular (31/10)
Ladybug Crafts - #2 Halloween (31/10)
Little Miss Muffett #46 Halloween Colours (31/10)


I do hope you'll join in our Sweet or Spooky Halloween Challenge at Sparkle And Glitter With Rick.  You don't have to use an RSD image, but we'd love to see you create with them if you do (and there are so many sweet and extra spooky images to choose from)! Come on over and join the fun!


Thanks for peepin'!

15 cared to share!:

Love crafts forever said...

So cute.
Hugs Nat

Paula-Kay Bourland said...

Nice fall card. Thanks for joining us at LMM Halloween Colors challenge.

Olga said...

Hi Pauline!
Love this boy!Great coloring!
Thank you for playing at Crafts 4 Eternity Challenge!

Sharon said...

Gorgeous Pauline!!

cotnob said...

This is a fab card, such an unusual image.
Thank you for joining us at Crafting for all Seasons.
Pauline
x

Debra Miller said...

Great card Pauline. Thanks for joining us at LMM for our Halloween Color Challenge. - Deb

NGCARDS said...

Gorgeous creation hun! Thanks for playing along at Charisma! xxx

Bunny said...

This is Lovely, thank you for sharing with us at Charisma Cardz,
and good luck.

Caz xx CC DT

Carly said...

ok ... totally spooky! I tell you what if I ran into this guy in a field I would be scared!

OOH! spooky!

Thank you so much for joining us over at Crafting For All Seasons for our Spooky Challenge.

Love your card and great colours too!

xoxox Carly

Lisa M said...

I can't say as I ever have, but I think I could hug this scarecrow!! I love the coloring you've done here and those cute pink cheeks. :) Your hand stitching with the french knots looks sensational! I really, really like that!

Thank you so much for joining our challenge and sharing your wonderful talent and creativity with us at Heck of a challenge.
Lisa xx

Hazel (Didos) said...

Ah hes way to cute to scare the Crows, Love him and how you have coloured him up, Love Hazelxox

Berit Synnøve said...

So cute !
Lovely image and great coloring.
Thanks for joining Crafts 4 Eternity.

Hugs Berit

kanda said...

Oh this is so adorable. Love this image and the colours xx

michele said...

Fabulous! Thanks for joining us at Crafts 4 eternity this week hugs x

Sweet Fairy said...

What a stunning card. So lovely design. I like the colors you have used and that image is so cute. Also love the CAS style design like Plastic cards which make the card POP. Thanks for sharing.