Sunday, 3 October 2010

Spooky Greetings!

I really need to get my timing sorted - it's not good trying to blog a new make when cooking the tea - if I dash off its 'cos the yorkshire puds are burning - lol!!

Here is a card I have made for one of the boys friends whose birthday is on Halloween:



You know when you have an idea in your head how you want a card to look and this is the closest I can get - I wanted it to look as if the house was up on a hill. The house is a digi from Spyder and have used basic grey eerie backing paper and then torn and layered black card across the bottom. The image is an Elzybells one (it also had a witch on - but I cut her off - just to show the 2 boys - to try and represent my sons). I have downloaded a spooky font and printed off the greeting and then distressed it. Phew - think I need a cup of tea now, sometimes I think tooooo much - lol!!! (p.s. - the sentiment is meant to be cut at a jaunty angle).

Hope you like it.

I would like to enter it into the following challenges:
I did it creations - spooky
Incy Wincy - anything goes
Paper Cutz - anything goes
Stamp Something - celebrate (birthday)
Catch the bug - anything goes.
Delightful Sketches- purple green & black (on the backing paper)

I think this is ok for Spyders challenge - if not Lyn just let me know - and I'll remove my link:-)

Thanks for looking. xx

23 comments:

  1. I like the house in the back. Very creative!
    ☁☀☁

    Jasmine Wilmany

    http://www.jasminewilmany.com

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  2. fab card! love the images and the papers!xx

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  3. brilliant, I love halloween cards!

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  4. Spooooooooky card! This is great, the house on the hill is a great idea
    Linds x

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  5. Great card, love the spooky house

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  6. This is perfect for the challenge, love it! Scarrry house looks even spookier up on that hill!
    Thank you for joining in with the Challenge!!

    (Lyn))

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  7. You had a great idea and pulled it off too. But I totally know what you mean about the card in your head looking different to the card you end up with, I hate it when that happens. Hope your roast was scrummy. xxx

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  8. awesome card! I love the "scene" look of it! (I wouldn't go trick or treating to that house in the background though...lol!)
    Thanks for playing with IDIC this week!

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  9. Love how you tore the paper to be a hill. And, the bg paper is really cute. I love this card. Thanks for joining us at I Did It Creations.

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  10. Such a cute card - love all those bats! Thanks for playing at Paper Cutz this week!
    melissa

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  11. Wow I love your project it is just awesome! Thank you so much for playing along in our Anything Goes challenge this week at Catch The Bug Challenge Blog.
    I wanted to wish you luck and I hope you come back next week when we have some wonderful things planned and a very special Blog hop with lots of ways to win!
    Tammy Miller DT Coordinator, Bugaboo Stamps

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  12. Such a beautiful card Ali and fantastic colouring! love the gorgeous design and detail, love the house

    Hugs Linda

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  13. Such a lovely card! I love all the spoooky elements together!

    THanks for joining us at IDIC this week
    xxx

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  14. Love that card, you've done a great job. Hope the yorkshires didn't burn ;) It's been fun to visit over from Nina at Tabiboo. Catherine x

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  15. Brilliant card. Love the haunted house. Jaqui x

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  16. What a brilliant card, love it x

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  17. Wonderful card :)

    Thank you for joining us at IDIC.

    Hugs Gurkiss



    http://gurkiss.com/scrapbooking

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  18. I love that house!!
    Thanks for playing along with IDIC this week!

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  19. GREAT work, some of my favorite DP! Thanks so much for joining BUGABOO's challenge this week:)

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