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Saturday, 18 October 2014

This'll scare you!!!

Or maybe it won't! This week's challenge theme at Sweet Stampin' is 'Halloween'. I made this card using the cute (and not scary) Count Draclewis from Prairie Fairy. he's coloured with copics, cut out and mounted in front of his 'coffin' which I hand cut (not having a coffin die:) it's embossed and then studded with nail heads (which I bought at a bargain price at the Ladybugs Crafts Ink closing down sale). The cobwebs are Memory Box die cuts (love this die!) I chalked the edges of the black cardstock to make it look dusty. The little spiders are doodled using a white gel pen.
 Our generous sponsor this week is Crafty Devils (how apt!!!) who are giving a £15 voucher to the lucky winner, so what are you waiting for, get stamping and join in!
Have a lovely weekend.
Chris
x

Challenges
fairytale challenge Happy Halloween
alohafriday dies or punches
stempelsonne #126 Autumn/ Halloween
thestampingboutique trick or treat
A little bit crafty -Boo
cuteasabutton Halloween
liastampz Halloween
lilredwagon spooky
themaleroom Halloween
thepapershelter monsters or mythical

30 comments:

Tracey T said...

Brilliant! Love the coffin with it's padded lining! xx

Doreen said...

This is just gorgeous,fab colours and details.xxx

Sammy said...

He's soooo adorable. Love this card a LOT! x

aussie aNNie said...

Hi Chris, Ha, This is one pretty neat and wicked creation, super awesome image and loving the colour combination.xx
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Desire Fourie said...

Such a fun design, but definitely not too scary at all. Love the cob webs.
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Tina said...

Eine tolle Halloweenkarte.
Vielen Dank für die Teilnahme an der Stempelsonnenchallenge.
LG Tina

Chrissy said...

Oh! He is wonderful Chris..fabulous colouring and love the spider webs and your little coffin is brilliant..

luv CHRISSYxx

chrissy xx said...

Awhh! All Pairie Fairy images make me laugh lol..
Who could be afraid of this little chappie..FABulous colours and design Chris..
LOve his little 'house'.
Chrissyxx

Linda said...

Chris... this is fantastic, where do I start. I love the coffin with nail heads, great finishing touch. This image is adorable, and yep that die is one of my favorites also. Thanks for joining us at The Stamping Boutique. Linda

Penny said...

Oh, too cute, Chris! The image is definitely not scary, but oh so darling! Love him! Love that fab coffin you created--especially with the embossing and nail heads! Wonderful die cuts & spiders, love the dusty look and really fun sentiment and palette! Great card! :^)
Hugs, Penny

Kathleen said...

I have absolutely nothing Halloween related and it doesn't really mean much to me as we were not brought up with it, so I would have to make more than a coffin lol, great job you did with that looks brilliant. Cute image and love all the spiders webs.

Kath x

Claudia said...

Tolle Karte. Vielen Dank für die Teilnahme an der SsC.

LG, Claudia

Deborah Frings said...

Great work! I do like the nerdy Dracula! Very impressed with your embossed coffin too. Thanks so much for playing along with The Male Room this week!!

Craftin Suzie (Susan Flynn) said...

What a fab card and definitely a too cute to spook one! Thanks for joining us at A Little Bit Crafty, hugs Susan x

Maarit at Violets Corner said...

Love the card, he's so cute!

Warm hugs
Maarit

Anonymous said...

Wow das ist ein klasse Werk.
Hab lieben Dank für's mitmachen bei der Stempelsonne
Liebe Grüße
Vanessa

Vicki Dutcher said...

He is too adorable to be scary :) Thanks for joining in at TMR~

Colette said...

Brilliant card, fab image and great details, thanks for playing along at The Paper Shelter challenge, good luck, hugs, Colette xx

Lena said...

Can not help but love this !!
What a cool guy ..
Love the colors ..

Thank you for participating in The Paper Shelter challenge this week!
Hug Lena

Joanne said...

Great card! The image is adorable and I love how you created the coffin! Thanks for joining us at Little Red Wagon this week :)
Joanne xo

Marie said...

Great monster/mythology card. Thanks for joining us over at the paper shelter last week. We now have a new fun challenge up.
Love n hugs
Marie, who's runing way behind this week.

Chris D. said...

Holy crow! This card is too stinkin adorable! Love it!

Kuni said...

What a cool card. Beautiful.
Thanks for joining us at the Stempelsonnen challenge.
Hugs
Kuni

Anonymous said...

Very nice like your Halloween Card Looks awesome.
Thank you for joining us at Fairy Tale Challenge.
Hugs Elfie

Bianca said...

That´s such a great project for Halloween! I love all that fab little detailsyou have add. Thank you for joining us at Fairytale Challenge! xx Bianca

Mari Kocjancic said...

Such a cute little guy! Thank you so much for joining in the Aloha Friday Challenge! We hope to see you again for our Halloween Challenge :)
-Mari K.
Kitty Bee DT

Cely said...

lol he is so adorable! thanks for joining us this fortnight for our spooky cute challenge at lia stampz!

Francesca Lopez said...

love the wonderful coloring and the image is adorable. Thanks for playing along at Cute As A Button Challenge hope to see more of your beautiful creations over at our challenges. xoxo Francesca

chanya13 said...

So cute card!!!. Love colours and image :) Thanks for joining us at Cute As A Button Stamps. I hope you get to join us again for our next challenge. Agnieszka DT

Louise van Vuren said...

Great masculine card for Halloween. Like the image and the hand cut coffin. Thanks for joining us in The Male Room
Louise xx