Thursday, October 3, 2013

STR186 & STS5

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Happy Thursday, peeps! I am continuing on my vintage Halloween theme, this time using a digital image of an old Halloween postcard.  I used the Seize the Sketch from this week:



as well as the challenge 186 from the Shabby Tea Room, which requires a pumpkin, burlap and twine!  So here we go:

LeAnne Pugliese WeeInklings STR #186 STS#5 Vintage Halloween

I am in love with this fetching little black cat….and the quartet of jack-o-lanterns as well!  I turned the sketch a quarter turn to make it fit my image.   I stamped the background of my Early Espresso card with a cheesecloth stamp in white craft ink, and added a little burlap banner accented with a piece of pumpkin pie cardstock that I distressed, then separated so that it has a suede look to it.  I added a little distressing, a cool brad, some twine and a few Tim Holtz stickers:

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Isn’t he a handsome guy….and check out the message on the postcard:

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And sticking with the cat theme, here’s the inside:

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Love this vintage look!

Speaking of cats, Cassidy told me today she was calling “heaven” on her toy cell phone:

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I said “Heaven?  Who are you going to talk to in heaven?”  She said “Pumpkin!”  You may remember that Pumpkin was my 18-year old kitty that we lost about a year ago!  I almost cried!  The things this child thinks of!
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Enjoy your day!

Wee Project Details
Stamps Cheesecloth (ret CHF); Halloween (Recollections) Black Cat & Pumpkin (100 Proof Press)
Card stock & Papers     Early Espresso, Pumpkin Pie, Confetti Cream
 Ink Craft White, Early Espresso, Smoky Slate
Accessories Burlap, Adhesive Sheet, Twine, Brad, Tim Holtz stickers, Digital Postcards (Luna Girl)
Tools     1/8" Circle Punch

8 comments:

  1. Great vintage image LeAnne and you used the sketch well! But my favorite part is the image on the inside, so cute!! I hope Cassidy and Pumpkin had a nice chat ;)

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  2. Oh LeAnne, I love your card and wowza you should win those sketch challenges but I might try to play along. You pulled a heart string with Cassidy calling Heaven. So sweet.

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  3. I just love vintage black cats and pumpkins. Great Spooky card LeAnne!

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  4. Love the cheesecloth stamp and the burlap ribbon on this! And yes, it is amazing what the little ones pull out - I frequently wonder where they come up with some of what they say.

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  5. love how you flipped the sketch to work with that awesome image!!! :)
    Thanks for joining us on Seize the Sketch

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  6. Ohh my goodness..what a great card! I love everything about it! You vintage postcard is to die for :) Thanks so much for joining us at The Shabby Tea Room!!

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  7. Your vintage halloween card is adorable! Love what you've done. Having the sketch rotated is awesome!

    Thanks so much for joining us at Seize the Sketch!

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  8. LeAnne ...fantastic card ! I love this vintage look :)Thank you for joining TSTR challenge :) xoxo Aneta

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