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Wednesday, 31 October 2012

Happy Halloween!

Happy Halloween my friends,

Have you got the witches blood brewing and the 'tricks and treats' all ready for the night ahead??

To mix things up a bit, I have a very un-Halloween card to share with you. This is the a card for Mynnette's DT call (details here). I based this card on Mynnette's sketch here:



I was going to do die cut Xmas baubles but then saw the Trigger Tuesday photo (see below) and off went my mind in a completely different direction! I was attracted by the flourishes and big flowers and using the colour combo from Colour Q this week, my Xmas bauble card ended up looking like this!!


I stamped, coloured and cut out the yellow flowers then raised them on foam pads to give the card dimension. The centre is a little saffron yellow brad. A bit more stamping, a few little gems and there you go....my very non-Halloween and Xmas card. Funny how you start in one direction, then see a photo and you completely go in another direction! I think that makes crafting all the more fun!!

Trigger Tuesday's photo and colourq's combo:

                         

Have a spooky night and stay safe!!

9 comments:

  1. This is gorgeous Sandy...love the bunches of flowers...so so pretty and an awesome entry for the DT! Happy Halloween!

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  2. Very very nice! Absolutely love the colours- just what we need on these rainy days.
    I'm glad you've diagnosed your wondering mind as chronic creativity...I hope it's infectious! LOL.
    It's 1 Nov today so I'll wish you Happy All Saints instead.

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  3. Lovely card, Sandie, love your unique approach to the colors! Thanks for joining us this week at the colourQ.

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  4. LOVE the amazing colors! Fabulous combination of challenges! Thank you SO MUCH for joining in my DT call! Please stay tuned until the end of November--you'll receive an email letting you know if you've made the team or not! :)

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  5. Gorgeous colours - love the scrolls and the big flowers!

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  6. So pretty Sandie, love the flowers. Thank you so much for joining us this week at the colourQ!

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  7. What a wonderful take on the challenges. Your flourish background and randomly stamped flowers are just beautiful! Thanks for joining us at colourQ!

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  8. What a lovely card! Great use of the colors! Thanks for playing at ColourQ!

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