Friday, 15 October 2010


Good afternoon everyone, hope you are all OK. Firstly, I would like to say a big thank you to everyone who made suggestions about dealing with a 4 year old who won't sleep through.  She is getting slowly better and I know in time all will be well.

I found a fabulous place for papers and she is giving away the ones I used in my card - Bearly Mine Designs - you must check it out.

I have used the shown below from Sketch Saturday..................

...................and here is a closeup of my card............

The image of the witch, the two bats and the small tag sentiment are from Penny Black. I have used water colour crayons for the main image and TH Distress Ink - Black Soot for the bats.

The "Spookylicious" sentiment is from an Inkadinkadoo set. It has been cut out with my deckle edge scissors and inked around th eedges with TH Distress Inks - Tea Dye and Scattered Straw as has the tag. I have added fibres to the tag in purple, orange and green. The buttons are from the Papermania Capsule collection.

I am entering the following challenges:-

All the following have Halloween challenges

Sentimental Sundays - Tag and sentiment,

Cupcake Craft Challenge - Scary Creatures,

Tuesday Taggers - More than 2 legs,

Craftalicious Challenge and Paper Cutz - Anything Goes,

Flourishes Timeless Tuesday - Inked and edge distressing,

The Wild Flower Patch - Black, Orange and Green.

Penny Black Saturday - Two or more Penny Black stamps and,

Meljens Design - Tag It!

Please leave me a message so I know you have visited, your comments mean everything to me.



Clarissa Schupp said...

Oh what a fabulous halloween card, its so cute.
Thanks for playing us this week at Stempel-Magie.
hugs Andrea

mfc.melissamade2 said...

oh my this is wonderful - love that sparkly black paper!! Thanks for playing at Paper Cutz!

Jacqueline said...

Adorable!! Love your take on the sketch you used! Thanks for playing along with us at The Wild Flower Patch!

Liz McGuire, said...

Hiya, great spooky card. Love all the details.

Liz x

Netty said...

This is spookily adorable, love it, such a fab card. Enjoy the weekend, Annette x

TannyP said...

Just so fun & blingalicious! I really must get some of those book spellbinders =) Thanks for joining the Sisterhood challenge this week!

Wishcraft said...

Fabulous card :o) Love the image and sentiments and all your details. Lisa x

Shell Shearer Swinscoe said...

Great Halloween card, just love those cute little bats!
Thank for joining us at MAWTT this week!
Good Luck!
Hugs Shell xx

Kath Stewart said...

love your spooky card...great use of your images...thanks for joining in the fun this week at PBSC...hugs kath xxx

Pootle said...

What a fun Halloween card, all of the elements work really well together. Fab halloween papers too!

Zoechaos said...

Certainly more than 2 legs here LOL and it is the season for spooky things. Thank you for sharing with us at Tuesday Taggers, xx Zoe

Lisa Jane said...

Fab card - love those Dp's and the sparkly black background
Thanks for joining us at MAWTT this week
Lisa ;)

bumblealsie said...

Think I have been away too long. Eye Candy for the ladies only? Where is the pic of Penny Cruz for the boys? Oh and talking about lack of sleep. I had dreams of the Chilean miners escaping up through my living room floorboards. Any ideas how to get manky muck out of a woolen carpet?

Bianca said...

Very spooky and cute ;-). Thanks for playing with us at Stempel Magie! Lg Bianca

Kathy said...

Adorable!! All your details are fabulous and I love the sentiments!!
Thanks so much for playing along with us at Sketch Saturday!

Heidi-Mari said...

Nice card! Love all the detail.
Thank you for joining us over at Stampin for the Weekend

melsanford said...

This is brilliant! What a fab image :-) Love 'n' hugs, Mel xx

Kay Carley said...

This looks lovely! xx

a Seeker of the TRUTH said...

Awesome halloween card. truly inspirational!!!

Thanks for sharing.
happy crafting!


Ellibelle said...

This is so cute! Love the Penny Black image. Fun sketch too.
Thanks so much for playing along at stamp something this week.
Oh, and just to let you know, if you like Penny Black stamps there's a fairly new Penny Black challenge blog Penny black @ All sorts with several prizes up for grabs.

Darlene said...

Great job! Very spookalicious!! Thanks so much for joining our challenge at The Sisterhood! Hope to see you again next challenge.

Teresa said...

A fun Halloween card thank you for joining us at crafts and me this week.
Teresa x

Ann English said...

This is really cute! Thank you for joining us this week at Sentimental Sundays!

Sprytebyrd said...

HI! :o) Oh, oh, oh... the "Spookylicious" is just awesome!!! I LOVE it!!! I am so into Halloween cards and this one is just perfect in everyway!! So cool!
Hope you're doing well - so nice to pop into your blog every now and then... wish there were more hours in the day so I could come by more often!! Hugs to you!
Thanks so much for joining us in our Tags challenge at Meljen's Designs this week! Good luck!
Dee (Spryte)♥
Sprytebyrds Spot

Jilli said...

Fab halloween card, great image. Thank you for joining in the fun at Sketch Saturday, Hugs Jillix

Brenda Brown said...

Fabulous card, those colours and the bats really give it a Halloween feel.
Glad you could join us at MAWTT for my Halloween challenge this week.
Luv Brenda xoxox

Lin said...

This is so cute. I love that image. Your bps go so brilliantly too. I am off for a shufty myself!

I don't manage to get around here anywhere near as often as I would like as you always have something to inspire me.

Lin xx

Suzie McFloozy said...

BEautiful card - you really rocked a difficult sketch x
Thanks for joining in with us at the creative cottage challenge blog x
((hugs)) Suzie xx

blackdragon said...

Hello Ali.... its been along time...i'm sorry.
Hope you get your 4 year old to sleep through soon.... then maybe you can tell me how to do it as one of my twins who are now 5 has never slept through the night yet.
What a delightful card you've made.
Thanks for sharing with us at TT this week.... i'll try not to be so long before i visit again.

Dorcas said...

Super duper card! Love it's spookiness! Thanks for sharing!

Jenn K said...

Super Sweet! Thanks for joining us at the Wild Flower PAtch

Lauretta See said...

this is gorgeous! love that little tag. Thank you for playing with us in the MELJENS challenge this week! Good Luck!

Unknown said...

Hi Ali,
Oh hun, I am such a bad friend, how did I miss this post (and others it seems!!) sorry hun! Anyhoo, I love this little card, that sentiment is fabulous and I love love love the image, so cute! Great papers too.
Dawn x

Di said...

fabulous scary card!
thanks for joining SFTW!
Hugs Di xx