Saturday, October 6, 2018

Productive Day

Created this card using a digi set [image and both sentiments] from Beccy's Place named "You're a Hoot" and a wonderful template and tutorial named "Owl in a Hollow Log" [you can find it here- card went together pretty quickly and I love the way it turned out.
Entered into: 
Beccy’s Place Challenge- Oct                                              (
2craftycrittercrazies Challenge #6                                     []
Bugaboo Stamps- Anything Goes                                      (
Word Art Wed Challenge- #354-355 Anything Goes     (

The monthly challenge at Little Scraps of Heaven [LSOH]  is to create a Halloween card. I made a card using LSOH's image named "Little Frank." I used to scrapbook and had made Halloween pages with this haunted house scene. I reduced my template down to A size and used scraps to make this card… oh, and one ghost sticker that is hovering near a 2nd floor window. The card base is a Double Triangle Fold [tutorial here-] The Happy Halloween sentiment is a freebie [ find it here-]. I created the Eeek sentiment plus moon and bats that serve as the base of the Happy Halloween sentiment. I wanted to make the jack-o-lantern look like it had depth, so I used an exacto knife to cut the eyes, nose and mouth from the card. Then mounted the jack-o-lantern onto a scrap of yellow paper with thick foam tape squares.
Entered into: 
Little Scraps of Heaven- Halloween Challenge  (FB)           (
Double D’s Challenge- Scarecrows and Pumpkins              (
Di’s Digi Stamps- Include a Pumpkin                                     (
A2zscrapbooking Monthly Challenge- Frightfully Fun       ( 
Stampendous 31 Days of Halloween Challenge                     []

One of the current challenges at wecraftcards Forum is to create a card that features brown [plus white, cream and black if needed.] When looking for inspiration, I stumbled upon this wonderful bag that I've had in my stash for many years. I love the way the swirls look against the brown background so just had to upcycle it. I also used two scrapbook tags [one on the front and one inside], brown ribbon, a few diamond rhinestones, and a brown rub-on butterfly. The pretty filigree butterfly on the inside of the card is a sticker, once again, from my scrapbook stash.
 Entered into:
We Craft Cards Monday Challenge- Color Challenge [brown] (

One of Simon Says Stamps challenges this week is to create a tag. I attempted to make a mixed media tag using two skeleton leaves that I found at Goodwill a short time ago plus a wonderful freebie sentiment from Scraps of scrapbook leaf paper, sheer ribbon in two colors and yellow, rust and gold rhinestones finished the tag with style.
Entered into:
Simon Says Monday Challenge-Tag It                          (
Crafty Hazelnut’s Patterned Paper Challenge             (
Artistic Inspirations Challenge-Challenge #208        (
Cute Card Thursday- #550 Anything Goes                  ( 


  1. WOW! These are all so cool Kathy! Thanks so much for joining in the fun at our Double D ‘Scare’n Up Some Pumpkins’ challenge! Good Luck and we hope you’ll come back often.

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  2. Fabulous projects Kathy, well done! I love the "tree" you created for the first card, what a great idea to have the little owl peeping out through a hole. The second card has some very cute characters, the little monster is really sweet. I like the interesting fold too.
    The "Happiness" card is lovely, I really like seeing a combination of browns and creams. I was surprised to read that the butterfly was a sticker, I thought I was looking at a little piece of lace.
    Your autumn inspired tag is fabulous, what great colours! I like the skeleton leaf in the background and way you've tied the pieces of ribbon together. Well done.

  3. The Halloween card with the fun fold so delightful!! Thanks for linking up to our October challenge gallery at a2z.

  4. These cards are so fun, love the owl in the tree one and Halloween one is very cute. Thank you so much for joining us at Simon Says Stamp Monday Challenge. Hugs, Sandra

  5. Fab projects! Thanks for joining us at CCT.x

  6. Fabulous cards! Love your pumpkin card. Thanks so much for joining us at the Di's digi designs challenge.


  7. Such a nice scene with the little Frank, the pumpkin and the ghost! Thanks for joining in over at a2z Scrapbooking for the October challenge.

  8. Your owl card is fabulous, love how you have used the woodgrain shape to make a peep through. SO glad you joined our challenge at 2 Crafty Critter Crazies, CarolG

  9. Fantastic cards and Such a fun card entered into A2Z. So glad you joined us at A2Z Scrapbooking.

  10. Wow what wonderful cards and how clever to cut out the eyes and mouth of the pumpkin on the 2nd card, it really gave it the depth! Your card is perfect for our Frightfully Fun theme over at a2z Scrapbooking, so thanks for sharing it with us and I look forward to seeing more of your amazing creations again soon! Hugs, Gwendolyn

  11. Great cards - really cute.

    Thanks for joining us at 2 Crafty Critter Crazies.

    Helen x


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