Sunday, October 2, 2011

Thank You for Autumn and Halloween!

 2 loads of laundry today. 
1 dinner with home grown sweet potatoes. 
Lots of dishes!
2 cards for today.

This card is inspired by the following autumn challenges:
365 Cards, Day 212 - Colorful background (stamp background with 4 colors)
Stamptacular Sunday - Autumn inspiration picture
ABC Challenge - They're back and anything goes!
Lollipop Crafts - Anything goes
Penny's Challenge - Anything goes
Simon's Says Stamp - Anything goes
Simply Create - Stamp older than 6 months (Simple Sketch is almost older than me!)
Crafty Creations - Clean and simple
Oldie But A Goodie - stamp older than 6 months and for a male

A simple Halloween card inspired by the following challenges:
Crafty Calendar Challenge - A Spooky Birthday for their 2nd year
Hand Stamped Sentiment - Halloween with a sentiment
I Did It Creations - Halloween
Moving Along with the Times - Spooky goings on
One Crazy Stamper - Halloween or fall theme
Really Reasonable Ribbon - Halloween and include ribbon
Stampin' Bs - Halloween
Designed 2 Delight - Progressive free image of Patches the Ghost!
Designed 2 Delight Card Ideas - use color pencils
365 Cards, Day 213 - Card on a Card

Thanks for stopping by ~ SAM


Kim Mc said...

OH, OH!!! LOVE them both!!! The colors and layout on the first one are beautiful! Love the medallion on the center and the colorful background is spot on! The second is "spook-tacular!" So cute and Halloween-y! I love it when you get to play along in my Design Team challenges! Keep'em coming, Mom!
Aloha, KL

Stampalicious said...

I love how simple and beautiful your card is, love all those leaves on there too, thank you for playing with us at Stamptacular Sunday, hugs, martina

Patti J said...

Ditto everything that Kimmie said! These are both fabulous, Sally! I'm glad that you found time to create :) poor thing - I hate dishes! Great job, dear friend!

Bada-Bing Creations said...

Fun card, love the panel that flips up! I also LOVE that background paper! Thanks for playing at Hand Stamped Sentiments!

downrightcrafty said...

wow what a great creation and perfect for our Halloween Challenge at the Secret Crafter Saturday Challenge
Hugs Kate xx

Shell Shearer Swinscoe said...

Great Halloween card, love the embossing!

Thank you for sharing with us at MAWTT this week, good luck!
hugs Shell xx

ike said...

FABULOUS - I love both of these. Great embossed backing on the Halloween ghost card. The Autumn card is very pretty. Thank you for joining us at Simply Create.
Ike xx

bettand said...

I just love the patterned papers with leaves and the buttons make the perfect frame for the txt in the center:) Thanks for playing at Stamptacular Sunday Challenge this week and good luck. Hope to see you back next sunday for a new challenge. Bettina x

Olga said...

awwwwwww, both cards are too cute!!!

Suzanne said...

Love the cute ghost and the embossed background, thank you for joining us at stamptacular sunday challenge x

Heleen said...

Great card/envelope! I love the background. Did you make it yourself or is it an excisting patern.
Thank you for joining us at Stamptacular sunday and I wish you luck woth the challenge.


Debs said...

Fab cards - love the leaf one - the colours are perfectly Autumnal.
Thansk for sahring it with us at AOBG this time.
Good luck.
Debs xx

Leah (*BeeCherryLady*) said...

Oh made dinner AND combined all those challenges!
Wow, thats a job itself! LOL!
I LOVE both the first with the stamped background and the second with the hidden fold up message...
GREAT job!

Thanks for sharing at ABC! ~Leah

dstandard said...

Oh wow love how you used the image and how you embossed it after you did it! Cool! Thanks for playing at Designed 2 Delight!

Joy said...

Gorgeous cards and techniques, love them both...thanks for joining us at Simon Says Challenge blog

Shannon said...

Super cute. What an adorable little ghost and I love how you decorated the inside to match. Thank you for joining us at Hand Stamped Sentiments.

Dana said...

They are both adorable!! I love the spiderweb embossing folder on the one!! Thanks so much for joining us at One Crazy Stamper for our challenge this month =)

Emily Keaton said...

Thanks for playing along with the Stampin' B's DT Halloween card challenge! This Halloween creation is absolutely adorable!

Andie's Space said...

Hi Sam,
These are both wonderful. But I love the Halloween card. The DP is fab & the embossing on the cute image looks great. Thanks for joining us at Secret Crafters this week.
Andie xx

Janneke said...

Amaing cards!
Thank you for joining Stamptacular Sunday Challenges this week ;o)

Anonymous said...

Sam: What a beautiful fall card--love your colors. The sketch was perfect for this one! Glad you joined us for our "Older Than 6 Months" Challenge at Simply Create.

Simply Create Design Team Member

Jeanne S said...

Sweet projects! Thanks for playing the Really Reasonable Ribbons challenge!

Jacilynn said...

very cute stuff! I love them all
Thanks for joining in OCS challenge this month!

mommyof5kidz said...

That is flippin' adorable! Thank you for playing along with us at Really Reasonable Ribbon!

Madge H. said...

Love the black white and orange theme - it is so crisp looking. Thanks for joining us at OCS for the Oct. Challenge.

Distressed Miss said...

Both gorgeous card.
Thanks for joining us over at ABC hope to see you for the next challenge.
Big Hugs

Sue said...

Nice card. Love the use of the black, white and orange. Thanks for joining us at OCS for this month's challenge.