Saturday, September 30, 2017

Happy Birthday to Me and Blog Candy for You

Blog Candy closed!
Today was my birthday and I've been trying to find time to get together a blog candy to celebrate my birthday and my 1500th post to my blog. So today is the day! Yippee! I finally got it together. But first, I managed to finish a card too.

I wasn't really happy with the photo be cause I colored the cat with Spectrum Noir Sparkle pan and the photo makes it look blotchy. But in real life he is sparkle plenty! I also used white gel pen on the cat to accentuate some of the areas that kind of faded with the sparkle pen. The cat image is from Eureka Stamps called Black Cat Smiling. I die cut him with MFT Stitched Circles. The embossing was done with Stampin' Up spider web embossing folder. There are lots of layers. I die cut some of them with Spellbinder's Scalloped Circle and MFT Stitched Squares. The sentiment is from Papercrafts magazine. The bow which I faux stitched is from MFT Blueprints 3 dies.
I am entering these challenges:

Now on to the blog candy. Please leave a comment on this blog post with your email so I can let you know if you've won the candy. Here's what I am giving away:

Simple Stories Chipboard Stickers
Paper Artsy Mini Stamp
1 roll washi tape
Making Memories Eyelet Letters
1 package extra large eyelets
Studio G 6 Epoxy brads for Halloween
Just Rite Quiet Moments Stamp Set
2 Paper Mache stars
Stack of assorted 6x6 paper (double sided and single sided)
Please leave a comment before September 30th and I'll choose a winner on October 1st. Thanks for stopping by, friends. I hope you have a lovely weekend.



Shelly Schmidt said...

Fun Halloween card- love the black cat and the embossing in the background. Glad you are getting time to stamp. Fun Blog candy!!! Hope your Birthday was a riot!

Lisa Lynn said...

Donna, Happy Birthday to YOU!!!! Love the cat image and a great Halloween card. I hate when the pictures don't turn out the way you want especially when you have glitter or foil paper. Enjoy your day you deserve it. It is so nice of you to have a give away which I don't need....I am trying to get rid of bunch of supplies myself, hehe.

Rosie Guiher said...

Happy Birthday to you! Hope you have a great day. Love the Halloween card. Neat spider web. Your cat still looks cute to me. Thanks for sharing.

Kuni said...

Your card is so wonderful.
Thank you for joining us at the Sweet Stampers Challenge and i hope to see you again.

Pam said...

Well I hope you had a wonderful birthday! Happy Birthday to you! My birthday is Sept. 22nd. Love your cute Halloween card! I love all things kitty (and I love embossing)!

Karenladd said...

Happy Birthday to you, and I hope you spent it doing everything you love! your Halloween card is adorable...and that cute kitty made me smile. The white pen accents really bring him to life! Thanks for the chance to win some blog candy..and enjoy your weekend too!
kladd94803 at aol dot com

wannabcre8tive said...

Your card is very cute. I love the embossing folder, I don't think I have seen that one. The sweet little bow was the perfect embellishment to tie up your fab card. You did a great job on the sketch.

Have a great day.

Glenda Atkins said...

Happy Birthday Donna, hope you had a great day! Love the card, nice take on the sketch and you cat looks good to me.

SHartl said...

Well happy birthday to you donna! What a fun Halloween card, and I love that embossed background. I can never resist a cute kitty either!

Crafting With Jack said...

Happy Birthday x Sparkle doesn't always come out well in photographs, but your card is great. Thank you for joining us at 2CraftyCritterCrazies

seelenvoll kreativ said...

Die Karte sieht einfach sooo spooky aus. Tolle gemacht! Vielen Dank für die Teilnahme bei den Sweet Stampers. LG Karina

SHartl said...

I thought I had left a comment several days ago but am not seeing it so will comment again. Happy birthday to you Donna! I always celebrate my birthday for the entire month so you can do that too! Love this smooshy little kitty and thanks for the chance to win some blog candy.

Julie Odil said...

Happy birthday, Donna! I like glitter pens but have the same trouble. They're hard to photograph the results. Very cute card, though.

Thanks for joining us this week at QKR Stampede. Julie, DT member

Diane Louise J said...

Thanks for sharing your lovely Halloween card with us at Crafty Friends Challenge Blog… good luck in the draw and please join us next time.
Diane Louise
[Team Leader for Crafty Friends Challenge Blog]

Stef H said...

super cute card! a blotchy cat is good. makes it spookier~
what? the twins will be a year already? holy moly! time sure flies!
take and post lots of pictures!

we desperately need rain. the weathermen say that the trees will not be colorful this year because of lack of rain. however, if we want to make them colorful... water them. well duh!!!

i won't mind a harsh winter if it's only harsh temperatures. if it's snow... get me outta here! the weather all over is strange so... what will be, will be.

happy october to you. be well, be safe, be happy, be blessed. hugs from me to the twins.

seelenvoll kreativ said...

Sooo eine schöne Halloween Karte. Vielen Dank für die Teilnahme bei den Sweet Stampers. LG Karina

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