Monday, October 20, 2014

Happy Pumpkin Season

Fall day here today but this afternoon the sun made an appearance. That hasn't happened much lately. I was home today sick from work. I slept late today but my head is still congested and at times I feel achy. I did get a flu shot last week and it seems every year I get sick right after I get the shot. They say it isn't possible to get sick from the shot so maybe it is just coincidence. But I will likely go back to work tomorrow and live with the congestion.
        I had a little time this afternoon to work on a few cards. I am working on my MIL's Christmas cards as her birthday present. I need them done by this weekend because she's coming for a visit. But the card I have for you tonight is a Halloween card. Easy peasy!

I used the sketch from Sweet Sunday Sketch. The image and sentiment is from Bugaboo and colored with Copics and then used yellow Stickles for the smile and nose. The circle background paper is from my stash and thought the Halloween colors were perfect! I used a cobweb embossing folder on the black background and added some cobweb ribbon the the left edge. I finished by using faux stitching around two sides of the card. I can't believe how fast Halloween is coming up so I better get a move on.
I am entering these challenges:
Speaking of the Outlawz, you need to check them out this week. It's party time over there with lots of games, challenges and prizes. Lots of fun! I hope your week is off to a wonderful start.Thanks for stopping by!



Carolina Girl (Cely) said...

I'm so sorry you are sick. I got my flu shot too but I wonder if it's the weather change that's attacking our head. Great sketch and what a fun bugaboo image and sentiment. Hope you get those cards done.

cass said...

Great card, fun pumpkin, thanks for joining us at Open Minded Challenges this fortnight

Stef H said...

cute card.

so sorry you're not feeling well. change of weather i'm sure. i got both a flu AND a pneumonia shot this year.

supposed to warm up this week. one more lawn mowing and then i can probably put the darn thing down for the winter!!!!

feel better soon.

hugs :)

Julie Reed said...

Very cute, love the glittery mouth.
Thanks for sharing with us at Open-Mindede Crafting Fun.
Julie DT

Mandy said...

Gorgeous card Donna, so cute and I love the embossing folder you've used.
Thanks for joining us at Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Challenge
Mandy xx

Shelly Schmidt said...

Loving this cute Halloween card- loving the circle DP and your stitching, and the shimmer in his teeth too : ) Fell better soon! Allergies?

Susan Kennedy said...

So cute!! Love the embossing.. great papers! Fantastic!! Thanks so much for playing along with us at Open-Minded Crafting Fun Challenges!!! Good Luck! I hope we see you again!!

- Susan, Co-Owner @ Open-Minded Crafting Fun Challenges
{Scrap A Thousand Words}

Melanie Smith said...

I love how you used the embossing folder....super cool. Thank you for playing along with us over at Open-minded Crafting Fun! Melanie DT

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