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Friday, October 5, 2012

A Hallowen Easel Card

Hello all! This fortnight's challenge at The Poodles Parlour is Halloween and is sponsored by Bugaboo Stamps and The Digi Garden. Be sure to check out my teamies inspiration too. They will certainly put you into the Halloween Spirit, get it, Spirit, hahaha. I know, puns are awful but I couldn't resist.
I used a Silhouette file to create my easel card. I merged the Bugaboo images Hween Brat Wizard and Hween Bench. I colored them with my Prismacolor pencils and used purple and gold Stickles on his hat and robe and orange Stickles on the pumpkin. Bling on a roll down the side. Pop dots lift my bat and sentiment off the page. The pumpkins along the bottom are another Silhouette cut file and I left room for a sentiment there too which I will add with a white gel pen once I decide who this one is going to.
My lessons learned: I carefully colored and shaded my image and then decided he needed some sparkle. That explains the Stickles. However, I didn't need to be as precise with my coloring if I had decided that ahead of time. Ah well, he has a lovely shaded robe and hat...under all those Stickles ;o)
I would like to share my card at:
Charisma Cardz bling/shiny, closes October 11,
Moving Along With The Times in the dark, closes October 11,
Paper Play shine on, closes October 11,
Catch the Bug Challenge seasonal/fall, closes October 13,
My Sheri Crafts apple or pumpkin, closes October 13, **ooo-la-la award winner!**
Crafting For All Seasons costumes/dress up, closes October 17

12 comments:

Cheryl First said...

Super sweet card! Love the great bg paper, and all the added borders and die cuts
Thanks so much for joining us this week for the Catch the Bug Challenge! Hope to see you again!

((HUGS))
Cheryl First
aka Cafexpressions
DT Member for Bugaboo Stamps

cotnob said...

This is a lovely Halloween card, such fab bright colours.
Thank you for joining us at Crafting for all Seasons.
Pauline
x

Elaine said...

Hi Barb wow .....this is fantastic what a superb card . Thank you for joining us at the Crating for all seasons Challenge this time Hugs Elaine

Vanessa (aka V'ness, Nessa, oldschool) said...

great bling girl!
thank you so much for joining us gals at charisma!!!

Danie May said...

This is such a striking card for Halloween! I love the cute image and the colors are so vibrant they really make the image pop. Your night sky and pumpkins are my favorite bits! Love it! xx

Sandy Palmer said...

What an adorable easel card! I love your little image guy, and that sparkly pumpkin sitting on that bench! Thanks for sharing them with us at My Sheri Crafts! :)

Carly said...

gorgeous! I love the colours and the fabulous design!

Thank you so much for sharing your spooktacular (HA HA HA) card with us over at Crafting For All Seasons Costume/Dress UP challenge.

xoxox Carly

Sarah said...

I just love your card! Super cute image and love the Stickles! Thanks for joining us at My Sheri Crafts!

Vee said...

Wonderful card, love the design and all the bling. Thanks for playing with Charisma this week.
xx Vee

Debs said...

Fabulous card - great design and super cute image.
Love her blinged up hat.
Thanks for playing along with us at MAWTT and Charisma this week.
Good luck.
Debs xx

Debs said...

Fabulous card - great design and super cute image.
Love her blinged up hat.
Thanks for playing along with us at MAWTT and Charisma this week.
Good luck.
Debs xx

Jan Hennings said...

This is beautiful!