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Sep 5, 2013

Halloween Whimsy

I had this cute image colored for some time now, and finally got a chance to turn it into a card. It was one of the new rubber stamps illustrated by Crissy Armstrong for Whimsy Stamps. Isn't it adorable!! The name of the stamp is "Trick or Treating".

Of course I wanted to color the little girl in a lady bug costume, only I didn't realize that I colored it backwards, as lady bugs are red with black dots not black with red dots.  My 7-year old however noticed it right away after seeing it LOL. 
I did like how the coloring turned out, so I just left it as is, especially since I did all the fussy cutting  before my daughter told me about it being wrong.

Here is the list of copic colors used:
Skin: E0000, E00, E21, E11
Girl Costume/boots: C0, C2, C4, C6, C
Wings: B0000, B00, B02,  B05
Hair: E31, E35, E37
 Puppy: E51, E31, E35, E37
Cape/Hat: BV00, BV02, BV04, BV08, Y11, Y15

And here is another view.
The whole image was stamped a second time onto gray card stock, then I adhered the fussy cut colored pieces onto the gray. 

Not sure if you can tell, but I have randomly used the happy halloween circle postmark sentiment all over the designer paper in the back, and then I stamped it onto white and used a circle punch to punch it out, then added it to the left. It's from the set "Holiday Postmark greetings". I just recently got that set, but it's an older Whimsy set, and comes with several circle postmark greetings for different holidays. Very versatile. Here's a view of the complete set. I love that it includes the postmark lines on the  bottom. 
Holiday Circle Postmarks

The  letters used to make the word "Boo" are from Whimsy's alphabet set "Spell it Out".
Designer Paper is from one of My Minds Eye 6x6 paper packs, but I changed the look of it, but stamping the circle halloween sentiment all over it. I embellished with some ribbon and twine, a little black button, and then to finish it off I added a die cut bat (using a cuttlebug die).

And that should be about all about the card. Hope you like it! 

I would like to enter this to a few challenges:

4 Krafty Girlz - Anything Goes
Crafty Ribbons - Anything Goes with Ribbon
Addicted to Stamps and More -  Anything goes 
Baffies Kreativladen -  Dog, Cat, Mouse
Inklings and Yarns - Always Anything Goes
Lady Anne's Stamp Challenge - anything goes
Penny's Paper-Crafty - Spooled items (I used twine and ribbon)
Simon Says Stamp -  Animal
Card and Scrap -  Use Dies (I used nestabilities circle and scallop circle, and bat die)

Have a fabulous day everyone!! 



Kraftyscot (Donna) said...

Lovely card and colours...thanks so much for joining us over at 4 Krafty Girlz
Hugs Donna DT xx

Marianne's Craftroom said...

Adorable image and a fab fun card. Thanks for playing at crafty ribbons. I have some candy and would love you to hop over

brenda said...

Lovely colours, super stitching and the frosty moon makes a perfect card Ellie.

B x

sandie said...

how funny that your 7 year old picked up on this! I think it looks great as it is and the added sparkle is fun! Thanks for joining us at ATSM

Marianne said...

Great Halloweencard!!
xxx Marianne

Tina Chianna said...

Oh wow what a fantastic card. Love your colouring skills and the fab layout. Thank you for entering it into the 4kraftygirlzchallenge blog and good luck. Tina-Maree DT x

susiestacey said...

Gorgeous card Ellie, love the stamp - so cute x Susan x

Anonymous said...

Such a beautiful card, love the image and those fabulous colors. Thank you for joining us at 4 Krafty Girlz this fortnight. Abbie xx

Melanie said...

A lovely card!
Thank you soo much for taking part in our "spooled items" challenge & good luck in the draw…
Hope to see you again in our new challenge on Wednesday.

(DT Penny's Paper Crafty Challenges)

Heather said...

A fabulous card Ellie, a love design and colour scheme. A beautifully coloured adorable image and lovely details!!!

Thanks for joining us at Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Challenge,
Heather xx

Anonymous said...

this is such a cute card ellie! the image is so sweet and beautifully coloured. i wouldn't have noticed the lady bug colours, at first glance i thought it was a butterfly.

Elizabeth Hart said...

This is such a creative card - I love everything about it. Too cute. Thanks so much for joining us this time for the Lady Anne's Stamp Challenge and we hope to see you again soon, Elizabeth (DT)
Lady Anne's Stamp Challenge

Amy Johnson said...

What a cute image and card! That's so funny that your daughter noticed the lady bug coloring, I never would have noticed had you not said anything. She has a good eye for detail!

Cathy said...

I love your card. The image is so sweet. I love every little detail. AWESOME.....

Shannah said...

Oooh this is gorgeous Ellie! Love the double layered stamp, and how you've used the postmark stamp as a background - really cool! Hugs, Shannah xox