Sunday, 9 October 2011

A Quirky Spooky Challenge!

Here I am, nearly late for adding my card to the Quirky Craft's Challenge, which has started over on the Quirky Craft's Challenge Blog! (I know coz it's my turn to set the theme) And what are we doing this time round?!? Well, I decided it just has to be...
Spooky/Halloween
But of course, I know there's a few of you out there who don't do Halloween, so your challenge for this fortnight will be...
Black, Gold and Glitter!!
Of course we don't mind if you combine the two and make a spooky halloween in black gold and glitter. I've sort of done that! I've made my first centre Step card. Click here to see a tutorial on how to make one. (There are others to chose from! (I had this urge to add huge googly eyes to those boobs!!)
This Challenge is sponsored by Niki from Limited Runs, who has kindly offered 3 digi's to our winner!
Here's my card. Not very spooky at all! My big mistake was using too thinner card, so to compensate I added extra bits in the layering. I also added some gold ink to the edges, which I then covered with sparkly gold embossing powder. I've used Pink Petticoat papers along with a slice from a double sided scrapbook page my eldest daughter, Emma bought back for me, from her trip over to Seattle. (USA really do have so lovely Halloweeny Papers!!)
The digi images and sentiment (which is a set of four and a freebie!) can all be found in Niki's store. I've 3D-ed the pumpkin just to make it pop out a bit and also changed the whole image to a PGN, with clear background, so I could print in over the Pink Petticoat tangerine sky/stars papers, then fixed another image over the top of it. This way I didn't have to cut out all those little twigs, just cut them off . I fixed the bat with a blob of silicone glue. All coloured with ProMarkers.
Nikki also has a Limited Runs Challenge so if you use any of her images for this challenge, go and join in over there too!! (I have!)
Challenges
Limitedrunsstamps-use Limited Runs Digi
Artwithnoboundaries-Halloween
ClearitoutChallenge-Halloween
Tuesdaythrowdown-Halloween
cupcakecraftchallenges-Halloween
Fussyandfancy-Fall or Halloween
Littledarlingschallenges-Fall or Halloween
Craftycalendar-spooky
Abcdtchallenge-pumpkins.
Freshbreweddesigns-pumpkins
onestitchatatime-anything goes
totallypapercrafts-animals

25 comments:

  1. This is fabulous Lyn...love the images and colours. The spider webs are fabulous,love the fold...awesome.

    Luv CHRISSYxx

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  2. Love this quirky card Lyn

    Hugs Jackie x

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  3. I love that bat - not a bit frightening.

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  4. Oh wow!! Your center step design is just gorgeous!! Love the details and fun images!! Thanks so much for joining with us at the Tuesday Throwdown Challenge this week!! Hope you will join us again! *Vicki* - Oct GDT

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  5. Oh, this is a great, center step card and a super Halloween card.
    Thanks for joining us this week at Tuesday Throwdown.

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  6. What an adorable card. I love the papers you used. Thanks for joining Art with No Boundaries.

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  7. your step card is brill lyn, love the colours and those wee critters are fabby. hugs heidix

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  8. Great folded card and love the Halloween theme! Thanks so much for joining us at Art with no Boundaries this week!

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  9. I really like this. What a fun combo of elements. Thanks for shareing with us at Art With No Boundries.

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  10. amazing, thanks for joining us at Clear It OUt

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  11. Hi Lyn! This is such a FUN CARD! I love the owl image and your adorable sentiment! Great fold card with lots of fun spider webs, spiders and bats!
    Thank you for joining us at Fussy and Fancy for our, "Fall or Halloween" Challenge!
    Hugs, Sheryl

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  12. Lovely card Lyn, looks complicated to do a center step, I will have to try it one day! Good challenge, popular already, and it is great that we have all come up with something different.

    Cazzy x

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  13. too cute and love the design!

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  14. Super card!
    Thanks for joining us for the Little Darlings Challenge.

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  15. Oh wow Lyn that is one fabulous Halloween card, love your bat and that poor owl looks very suspicious of the pumpkin to. hugs Shirleyxxxx

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  16. Oh my goodness how cute this is!!! I love the images and colors. such a spooky fun Halloween creation!

    Thanks for sharing and for playing along with us at Freshly Brewed Challenges Month long Prize challenge for October: Pumpkins!

    Heather D.
    www.freshbreweddesigns.com

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  17. Lovely Halloween card and that little bat is so cute. Thanks for joining us at OSAAT. Hazel x

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  18. Super cute Halloween card!! Love the fun stepper fold. Thank you so much for playing along with us at the ABC DT Challenge!!

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  19. Fab Halloween card Lyn, love the images and the fold, many thanks for sharing with Cupcake!

    Warm hugs
    Maarit

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  20. Great halloween card :) Thanks for joining us at Cupcakes this week and good luck x

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  21. This is adorable!! I love the images and the fun design! Thanks for joining us at Crafty Calender this month!
    Tammy :)

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  22. Fabulous card, love the image and colours

    Many thanks for joining in with our Anything Goes challenge over at OSAAT. Hope to see you back again soon.

    Mandy (DT member for OSAAT)

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  23. Gorgeous creation, love all your images and papers and what a fabulous layout, great job! Thanks so much for joining our challenge this week at One Stitch at a Time
    Deb
    xxx

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  24. OOOHHH, what a lovely creepy card...:)
    Thanks for joining us at Art with no Boundaries! Do visit us again!

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