Halloween is approaching, and whilst it is not a huge holiday here in Australia, trick or treating is starting to take off as something fun for the neighbourhood kids to do. We took our boys out last year and they loved it! We got together with a few other neighbourhood families, the kids had a sausage sizzle dinner (the parents might have had a wine or two!) and we wandered around out block looking for decorated houses that looked like they were taking part. Since our kids are young it was all over by 6:30 (so barely dark!). A good fun evening had by all.
I still don’t really get halloween cards (do you send them to people in the same way you do Christmas cards? Send them to all your family?) But they are fun to make so I have made a couple that I will be sharing this week.
The first is one I made as part of this weeks Just Add Ink sketch challenge. The sketch we had to work with is shown below – but you’ll notice my card flips the sketch on its side.
I used a basic black card base, and then added a strip of DSP from the Monster Bash DSP pack. The image is cut out of another piece of DSP from this same pack, and I have added a Pumpkin Pie mat. The sentiment comes from the Birds of A Feather stamp set.
The final thing I added was some mini googly eyes – no surprises there as I am adding eyes to everything lately…I can’t stop myself!
If you are interested in the products I used to make this card, click the image above and you will head straight to a listing of all the products (and you can add them to your cart straight from there….a nice new feature!).
This is such a fun halloween card Shannon! I love the drama you’ve created by using the white DSP over the black base so your Pumpkin strip really pops! Such a cool looking monster too!! Thanks for sharing with us at Just Add Ink this week.
Love this cutie! Such a fun card, Shannon. I totally don’t get what you do with Halloween cards either! Lol We should ask our American Demonstrator friends!! Thanks for sharing your awesome creation with us at Just Add Ink this week. See You in 6 weeks!! xOx Jackie
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