Thursday, 29 October 2015

Spooky!

Hello friends

It's Halloween Eve-Eve!

 I have to confess I'm not a big fan of Halloween so when I decided to
make a card I still went down the cute road - 
albeit a black owl with spooky eyes!

I rummaged in my box and found some Tim Holtz papers and edged 
these with black photo corners and mounted onto a kraft card.

I then chose Victorian Picket Fence, Wreath, Sprigs
and Woodland Owl as my die cuts.
Amazing how different they look cut from black cardstock.


 I dotted the Woodland Owl's eyes with a white gel pen.


The sentiment is typed and printed onto orange cardstock.
The font is Chiller (appropriately named!)


That boy of mine has the dies in stock, 
just click on the die names to take you there.

Are you celebrating Halloween?

Take care friends - FDD tomorrow.

17 comments

  1. Hi Christine,
    That's a great card for Halloween, I'm not a lover of Halloween either but I do love Orange and Black together.
    Chris xx

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  2. Great card, love how you have used the owl. Not a fan of Halloween so I won't be doing anything for it this weekend.

    Michele

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  3. Christine like you I'm no lover of Halloween but I do love the wreath, my next investment I think, thanks Ann

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  4. Wonderful card Christine love the owl die and backing paper xx hazel

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  5. Hi Christine, love this card . love Jean Z xxx

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  6. Good Morning Christine!
    Another not in favour of little kids being dragged around to knock on doors either!
    I will admit the Owl looks different done in black card!
    Have a lovely day and hope the rain stops!
    Take care
    Love Marg

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  7. Hi Christine
    No not a lover oh Halloween myself either ,but the Grandchildren get together with 4 friends and their Parents taking it in turn at each house every year , they dress up and face paint and dress up the house too , and have a snack party with games, dancing etc they really look forward to it and enjoy it.
    A lovely card Christine loving the black owl and even the font looks spooky .
    Take Care
    Elaine H X

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  8. Good morning Christine
    I'm not a lover of Halloween either, but you've made a lovely card! The dies look quite different cut in black and orange card.
    Janice x

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  9. Morning Christine,
    Like you I'm not into Halloween, but your card is a real fun one.
    Lydia
    X

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  10. Good morning Christine
    Love your Halloween card especially the backing paper. I'm not a fan of Halloween, I find Trick or Treating very difficult. My older children love it especially the dressing up but my youngest is not a fan either. Your card is perfect, cute not gruesome.
    Take care
    Lesley

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  11. Hi Christine,
    I don't like hallowe'en but I do love your card it looks really great.
    Have a good day. Take care. x.

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  12. Hi Christine,
    Add me to that list of, "I don't like Halloween." I love fall, fall colors and your pretty card.

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  13. Hi Christine, A fabulous card, I'm loving the owl and the fabulous 'script' sentiment, very aptly named.
    I'm not a fan of Halloween either.
    Lots of love from Patricia xx

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  14. Hello Christine,
    Oh oh, I'm the odd one out. I really enjoy Halloween, going around with my granddaughters (9 and 11) trick or treating. It's a big thing where they live, because there are lots of young children, and everyone has their pumpkins out, and windows decorated. When we come down home, it's very quiet here as no one bothers much.
    I love your card.
    Maureen xxx

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  15. Hi Christine.
    I do celebrate Halloween, as it will be my fifty first wedding anniversary. We did not know about Halloween back then lol. take care Kitty.

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