Mornin’ y’all – welcome to Tuesday. I’ve got no Finn pics today – we spent yesterday working and playing and I didn’t pull my camera out once! It’s hard to catch him on the move and he was doing a lot of moving!
We’ve started letting him off the leash a little more when we’re at the barn and down in the arena. He’s learning to follow or run ahead of the golf cart. He’s pretty cute – we’ll get done playing ball and head back to the house. When we get to the horse trough, he makes it quite obvious he’s going to leap off – so we stop. Pretty good people-trainer, huh? Then he puts his front paws on the side of the trough and drinks and drinks.
And then we’re allowed to go! 🙂
So, my card today is a Halloween card. Just in case you didn’t surmise that from the title of the post! And it’s a fast one – so it’s pretty perfect. I used the Spooky Fun stamp set, some Halloween Scenes Edgelits, and the Halloween Scares stamp set. Take a look-see:
I played along with two challenges on this one. The first, from The Paper Players, inspired the layout.
And the second is a photo inspiration challenge from Just Us Girls.
I started with a panel of Elegant Eggplant and stamped the black cat from the Halloween Scares stamp set all over it in Basic Black Archival Ink. Then I SNAILd it to a mat of Pumpkin Pie card stock. The next layer is a piece of Halloween Night DSP, SNAILd on Pumpkin Pie and then to the card front.
Next up is a harvest moon, cut with the Circles Layering Framelits from a piece of Crushed Curry card stock. I cut the black tree with the Halloween Scenes Edgelits and adhered it over the Crushed Curry moon with Multi-Purpose Liquid Glue, then SNAILd it to the card front.
For my sentiment, I stamped Happy Halloween from the Spooky Fun stamp set in Elegant Eggplant on Whisper White and SNAILd it to a Pumpkin Pie mat. Then I popped it on with Stampin’ Dimensionals.
I stamped another Basic Black Archival Ink cat from Halloween Scares on Whisper White and fussy cut him. His tail was a little persnickety, but I held my tongue just right between my teeth (on the left side – not the right!) and got it done. Then I adhered him with a little Liquid Glue. The final touch was a few Silver stars from the Metallic Enamel Shapes.
On the inside, I stamped the moon from Spooky Fun in Crushed Curry on a Whisper White panel and then stamped the Spooky Fun sentiment over that in Elegant Eggplant. While I had the Elegant Eggplant out, I stamped a couple more cats in the corner.
I SNAILd the panel to a Pumpkin Pie mat and into my Elegant Eggplant card base, popped the card front on with Stampin’ Dimensionals and the card was done!
My Whisper White Medium Envelope got some more Elegant Eggplant Spooky Fun cats across the front – and I added a strip of the Hallowen Night DSP, too – just for ducks…
…and then added more of the DSP to the envelope flap.
Et Voila! Quick, easy and super spooky, right? I mean….black cats everywhere! Okay – I don’t really believe all that black cat hooey. Good thing since I’ve got two of them, huh!? But, they look good and spooky paired up with a craggy black Halloween Scenes tree in front of a harvest Halloween moon! Hope you like!
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CARD CUTS USED IN THIS PROJECT:
Elegant Eggplant Card Stock: 4 1/4″ x 11″ (card base, scored and fold at 5 1/2″); 3 7/8″ x 5 1/8″ (card front)
Pumpkin Pie Card Stock: 4″ x 5 1/4″ (mats for card front and for inner liner); 1 3/4″ x 3 1/8″ (mat for DSP panel); 3/4″ x 2 1/2″ (mat for sentiment banner)
Whisper White Card Stock: 3 7/8″ x 5 1/8″ (inner liner); 5/8″ x 2 3/8″ (sentiment banner)
Halloween Night DSP: 1 5/8″ x 3″ (front DSP panel); 1/2″ x 4 3/8″ (strip on front of envelope); envelope flap
Crushed Curry Card Stock: 2 3/8″ Circle (moon)
Basic Black Card Stock: Halloween Scenes tree die cut
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That’s awesome Mary! Love those cats stamped across the background. Fantastic, clean design! 🙂