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Monday, October 24, 2016

JUGS366 and IM272 Happy Halloween


Happy Monday, everyone!  It's a week until Halloween!  Have you sent out any cards?  I made a big dent in my (hoarded) stash, but it's always fun to use my Halloween stamps, so I decided to make another one  The Just Us Girls photo challenge was too cute to pass up, and the In(k)spire Me sketch worked with the stamp I had in mind!


So here we go--it's pretty clean and simple!  I started with a Basic Gray card base and added some Frightful DSP from My Mind's Eye:


I got this little cat on a pumpkin a few years back from 100 Proof Press!  He just cracks me up!  I have had the cats border as well as the "Halloween" for a while, too....I believe they are from Graphic 45.  The "Happy" and the flourish are both from an older Crafty Secrets set.  I stamped them all in Basic Black ink and colored in the pumpkin with Tangerine Tango ink, then added some sequins...easy peasy!  I did do the sketch in the landscape mode, as the elements fit better that way!

 

The inside was stamped with an older Lizzie Kate sentiment, which I love too!


Out in the mail it goes!  And thanks for popping in today!

Have you hugged a pumpkin today?


"Trust in the Lord with all your heart and lean not on your own understanding; in all your ways acknowledge him, and he will make your paths straight."  Proverbs 3:5-6


8 comments:

  1. What a fun Halloween card, LeAnne! Love the polka dot paper in Halloween colors and those adorable black cats! Love the black sequins too! I have made quite a few Halloween cards which are ready to go out in the mail today! WooHoo, for once I was prepared! LOL TFS and hope you enjoy your Monday! :)

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  2. Halloween is my least favorite "holiday" BUT, your card makes it fun! Now there are more companies I have to search on Google :-) With the card shown in the portrait version, it looks like it could easily be an easel card. Love the pumpkins with sweet Cassidy. Have a blessed week.

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  3. Super 'Halloween-y' LeAnne ... a total treat!
    =]

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  4. I just sent my Halloween cards out today. LOL! This is CAS perfection! Love the orange/gray/black with that cool kitty atop the pumpkin! Thanks for joining us this week at Just Us Girls!

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  5. I like the inside as much as the outside, that's a fun sentiment!! Cute card LeAnne. Cassidy looks like she enjoyed that pumpkin hug!

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  6. What a fun Halloween card! I love the littel black cats. Thanks for joinig us at Inkspire me this week. Marion

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  7. LeAnne, what a great take on the inspiration photo. I love the embossing on that DSP and the line of cats creeping along the top is perfect! So glad you joined us at JUGS this week
    hugs
    jaydee (GD)

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  8. Whoa somehow I missed this! Love it! I love the retro stuff in your stash!

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