Tuesday, 18 October 2011

Passion For Promarkers & Papaertake Weekly Halloween Double Header


Happy Tuesday one & all! I've got a double helping of scary cards for you today. My first offering is my GDT card for this week's challenge at Papertake Weekly, where we want you use

HALLOWEEN HUES
(ie. purples, oranges, greens, black etc. It doesn't have to be a Halloween card though.)

As you can see, this little Bildmalarna scarecrow is not really that scary at all. That's because this is for my recently turned 1 year old nephew, so I went all out cute & colourful for him instead. He's coloured with Distress Inks & the papers are Fancy Pants - Oct 31st. I embossed the purple co-ordinations paper & the bow was off a chocolate box or something.

This next card is an altogether much spookier affair. But I love the image & I hope my 8yr old son, Jack will too. This is my DT card for Passion For Promarkers, where lovely Lisa has chosen our theme this week, which is

STARS

 

This is Mr Punkinhead from Kraftin Kimmie. He was a doddle to colour & I added Distress Stickles to his eyes & mouth to enhance the effect of the light inside his head. It sounds wierd writing it like that, but you know what I mean. The sentiment comes with the image & the papers are Fancy Pants once again.


The layout for both cards is based on the fab sketch at Quixotic Paperie where they have a new monthly challenge back up & running again. Yippee!!

There are also other Halloween themed challenges that I am entering these cards into at Creative Card Crew, Simon Says Stamp, ABC Challenges, where B is for 'Boo!'  

I hope you'll now go and check out the fabulous inspiration of my wonderful D-Teamies at Papertake Weekly & Passion For Promarkers & play along with us this week. There are fabulous prizes to be one, including a £20 voucher to spend at Crafters Companion available at Passion For Promarkers. What  re you waiting for!!

Well I hope you are all having a good week so far. Thanks so much for looking.
Big Hugs,
Andie xx

21 comments:

Jo (Boots the Monkey) said...

Whooo hoooo what a super guest ! So glad to have you on board ! Love your spooky cards. I love the image on the first one, very cute but I think my fave is your second card, very different. Love the image and that sentiment is just perfect !

Hope you are OK and having a good week so far !

Hugs,

Jo x

Dena said...

Awe, I haven't seen that Bildamarla image yet! It is so cute!!! Love the bright colors on that one! You second card is cool too.
Hugs to you my friend!
Dena

Sharon Caudle said...

Oh they are BOTH fantastic, Andie! Totally opposite sides of the spooky spectrum, and each of them are amazing and beautifully colored! The first one is soooo adorable, and that second one is AWESOME!!
hugs, Sharon

Pysselfröken said...

Stunning! You are the queen of coloring!

Lorraine A said...

Gorgeous cards Andie ,, I love how you did one cute and one spooky ,, I must say the pumpkin head is fabulous ,, love the image and am sure your son will too :-)

luv
Lols x x x
thanks for joining us on the Simon Says Stamp Challenge :-) xx

Donna said...

Fantastic Halloween cards Andie, your colouring is amazing and so are your fab layouts :) Donna ♥ x

Marcea said...

What a really wonderful card for our Halloween/Goth challenge. Thankyou so much for joining us on Simon Says Stamp Challenge this week
-x-

paperfun said...

I love your cards. Your work is amazing!

Thanks for joining in our spooky fun at Creative Card Crew.

Mari

Marjorie said...

Hi hun,
Love these cards hun, the colours are gorgeous on the first one, and I just love Mr. pumpkin head, your layout is stunning!!
Hugs,
Marjorie

Alina said...

great job, Andie, very beautiful cards!
thanks for joining us at Quixotic Paperie!
hugs, Alina

Rebekah said...

I love the gorgeous halloween cards Andie I esp love those halloween hues a darling image and wonderfully coloured! Hugs Rebekah xx

Larissa said...

Bith these cards are fabulous! Love your colouring of the images.

Hugs,
Larissa

Fluffles said...

Great colouring on both your cards, love them both. Jx

Victoria said...

This is an absolutely stunning card, thank you so much for sharing it with us at the abc b is for boo challenge,

Vicky dt x

Grenouille Greetings said...

Cute scare crow, prettily coloured but I love your second card, Andie. Striking and fun! Very Tim Burton and I love it! Hugs, Lesley

PetraB said...

These are great cards and each so different!

Mary J said...

Oh Andie, what really fab makes! Love what you've done with my sketch over at Quixotic Paperie - thanks for joining us!

Mary J x

Sandy said...

Two fun Halloween cards, very cute images - love them both
Sandy

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Lou Mac said...

Two really fun Halloween cards. Especially love the second one! So pleased you're pleased about the sketch challenge being back up and running! :)

Thanks for joining us over at Quixotic for our 'Sketch Challenge' this month.

xo Lou Mac ~ QP Designer.

Kim Dellow said...

Gorgeous, thanks for joining the Quixotic Paperie Challenge. Kim

Maheen said...

Gorgeous cards.i love the way u have used the color and i like the head of Mr.pumpkin.
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