Little Witchy

Hello my crafting buddies.  I am smiling and doing a little happy dance because I finally have new counter-tops and a new back-splash.  I love the results so I posted a mini video on Facebook if anyone is interested.

Another reason that I am smiling is because I enjoy creating cute Halloween cards, although I only know 2 people with Halloween birthdays.  Creating cute spooky little cards is just fun for me.  Today I have a couple of those cards to share.

The image (Little Witch)) and greeting (A Little Witchy) is from Mo Manning.  The little cat is part of a collection of cats from an Impression Obsession die.  My selection of papers include purple and black as my main colors accented with a little orange to bring out my images almost pumpkin colored hair.  The card-stock is Bazzil, but the DP is unknown because it came from my scrap pile. I also pulled the flowers and the piece of ribbon out of my scrap pile, but I think they were part of a Recollections pack (not sure). 

I completed the inside using the same paper as the front as well as a second cat. Masked out a space for the moon and added a fence using a Tim Holtz die.

I used the following copics to color my image:
Cape:  BG45, 47, 49, 53
Outfit:  V04, 06, 09, YR07, 18, 19
Broom: E53, 57, 59
Hair:  E19, YR18, YR67
Kitty:  C3, 5, 7
Skin:  E01, 11, 13

I would like to enter the following challenges:

Crafty Sentiments - Anything Goes (10/24)
The Paper Shelter - #269 Halloween (10/24)
Inspiration Destination - #108 Anything Goes (10/24)
House That Stamps Built - 0916 Photo Inspiration (10/25)
Colour Q Challenge - #364 Photo Palette

My second Halloween card was all about the composition of the paper.  The stamped image is from Stampin' Up and I thought keeping it black and white was perfect for this particular card.

The paper is a combination of sheets from My Mind's Eye and the Chillingsworth Manor collection released by Echo Park. A Spellbinders die and an EK Success border punch was used to create a mat for the image.

Here is a side peek of the inside.  It pretty much follows the layout of the front, which I often do with my cards if I have enough paper left.

Thanks Jen of iCreate for the inspiration to create this card.

I'd like to enter these challenges:

Cardz 4 Guyz - #142 Boo Halloween (10/23)
Kraftin Kimmie Stamps - Wonderful Wednesday ATG (10/24)
The Male Room - #46 Halloween (10/24)
Craftin' By Designs - Halloween (10/24)
Addicted to Stamps - #216 Anything Goes (10/25)

I hope everyone has a great week and for those that do go out for Halloween, I hope it's spooky and fun for the kiddos.

Thanks for stopping by.

Sending hugs from Texas

"Remember to make time to make stuff"


Lois Wyche said...

Beautiful Halloween cards!

Heather said...

Two fabulous cards! That first one is really gorgeous! Love the color combo and that adorable image. Plus, the sentiment is really fun! Thanks for playing with The House That Stamps Built.

Daffodil Cards said...

Two beautiful cards. The second really holds my attention, it's beautifully done and, to me, shows Halloween of to what it means in the UK. Love the dies, papers and embossing. Thank you for joining us at The Male Room Halloween challenge. Faith DT

Marjeta said...

Gorgeous cards. Specialy first one impressed me.


Marilyn Webb said...

Both gorgeous cards!! Thanks for joining our challenge this week with Kraftin Kimmie Stamps!
Marilyn DT

Anna said...

Wowwww this halloween card is very beautiful!
Thanks for joining us at Crafty Sentiments this week!

Cheri said...

Your cards are both fantastic!!!! I love the Mo Manning image and your coloring is stunning! So glad you came over and played along with us at The House That Stamps Built. Your card is perfect for our inspiration challenge.

Sian said...

I love both of these, especially the top one!

Michelle said...

Fabulous cards, both inside and out! Love that adorable white stamp. Thanks for joining us at ColourQ!

Joan said...

Great Halloween card, love the black and white image and the Halloween colours

Thanks for joining us at cardz4guyz this week


Isobel said...

Happy Halloween great cards thanks for sharing at Crafting by Designs good luck

Glittered Paws said...

Love both of your cards - but the first one with the witch is my favorite. Great job on both. Thanks for joining us at The House that Stamps Built this week. Hope to see you again soon. Shirley DT

Chris Dring said...

Wow! These are two amazingly crafted cards! LOVE all the layers, embellishments, and details you piled on to them!

Patty Sue 2 said...

I love your cute Halloween cards. I have the same DP as you used on this card and I love it. I used it on a Christmas card, but your use of it on a Halloween card is perfect. Thank you for joining the fun at The Paper Shelter Challenge. I hope you will join us again. I always love to see your fabulous work!

Kuni said...

What a beautiful card.
PS: my new challenge blog start on 10th november and i hope to see you.

TRACEY MO said...

stunning halloween cards fab layout & colouring.

thanks for joining us at I D


Patti J said...

Great cards! Thanks for joining us at The House that Stamps Built!

Deborah Frings said...

Super cards. I really like the skull and sentiment on your second card. The layers and papers are just great. Thanks so much for playing along with our Halloween challenge at The Male Room this week! Deborah, DT.

Lisa said...

TERRIFIC Halloween cards, love that cute little witch! Thanks for joining us at ColourQ!

Asha said...

What a super cute Halloween project, Mema! Thanks for joining us at ATSM.
x Asha

Sheila H said...

Your cards are perfect for Halloween. The

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