Saturday, September 9, 2017

Trick or Treat (or whatever)

Hello crafty friends!
Boy, it's been almost a month since I've blogged! Hubs and I went on vacation from August 19th
through September 3rd, driving back to Illinois and Wisconsin to visit with
both our families. In there was a 50th Wedding Anniversary party, my 
niece got married, and my great niece and nephew (twins) had a party to 
celebrate their 5th birthday. Lots to do!
Most of my posts from August until the beginning of September were scheduled.
This is a rare post: it will go live as soon as I hit the publish button - not scheduled!

While on vacation, I was able to get a little coloring in.
(I can't leave on vacation without SOME type of craft supplies, so I took
my pencils and markers along with a bunch of images to color)

Since it's getting on to my favorite holiday - Halloween, I took
along some Grumplings in Costume stamps. Here's one of
the images made into a card:


 and the inside:

This grumpy cat-o-lantern was colored with PrismaColor pencils on kraft card stock.
I used a Faber-Castell PITT artist pen to re-draw the outline, since
the pencils tend to make them fade.
You know what I realized? I don't have a Halloween
themed embossing folder. Not one.
I need to fix that.
And I will. (wink)

It was great to get back to my craft room again. So I'll
be making more cards soon.
But not sure when.
Hubby and I just started binge watching Game of Thrones so....

Thanks for stopping by. I hope you have a fantastic day!


I'd like to enter this card at:

 



Supplies:
Stamps: Taylored Expressions - Grumplings in Costume; SSS - Trick or Treat
Ink: Memento - Tuxedo Black, Tangelo
DP: DCWV - Spooky Delight Stack
CS: Recollections, scraps
Accessories: GC; Taylored Expressions - Grumplings in Costume die; SB - Sm & Lg Std Circle
Nesties; PrismaColor Pencils; Faber-Castell Artist PITT pen; MISTI; Cuttlebug EF; Jolee's 
Boutique rhinestones
Adhesives: SA by 3L - tape runner, Thin 3D foam squares

4 comments:

Dotty Jo said...

This is great, Chris. The pencil colours look really good against the kraft, Jo x

Lindsey said...

C'mon Chris... even I have a couple of Halloween embossing folders, what's going on?!? The swirls work just fine though, and your grumpling is awesome!

Mandy said...

Fabulous Halloween card Chris! I love the embossed background and the image is so cute.
Thanks for joining us at Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Challenge
Mandy xx

Kim S said...

LOVE your grumpy little pumpkin and how fun is he on that graveyard background! Thank you for playing along with us at Freshly Made Sketches.

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